Why Immortality Will Not Cause Overpopulation

The first reaction to the possibility of immortality: “We can’t become immortal – we will overpopulate”. This article proposes that the response should instead be, “Okay, then we need to make sure we are prepared for the increasing population”.

Ray Kurzweil and the Singularity

What is the singularity? And what is so special about its promoter Ray Kurzweil? The Director of Engineering at Google, is an expert futurist who has correctly predicted the majority of our technological advances. But what brought him to fame was his promoting of the upcoming Technological Singularity.

The Singularity to be the theme of a movie by Christopher Nolan

The upcoming Singularity will soon be thrust into the popular media thanks to ‘Transcendence’, a movie produced by Christopher Nolan. The movie will feature Johnny Depp, who plays a character that will have his mind uploaded to a supercomputer with the aim of making the first true artificial intelligence.

Google hires expert futurist Ray Kurzweil

Google has hired Ray Kurzweil as Director of Engineering. Ray Kurzweil is most well known for his books, ‘How to Create a Mind’, and ‘The Singularity is Near’. It is clear that Google is preparing itself for epic technological achievements.