Ray Kurzweil on How We’ll End Up Merging With Our Technology

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From the New York Times, two book reviews by Ray Kurzweil:

He argues, as have I, that merging with future superintelligent A.I.s is our best strategy for ensuring a beneficial outcome. Achieving this requires creating technology that can understand and master human emotion. To those who would argue that such a quest is arrogantly playing God, he says simply: “This is what we do.”

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/14/books/review/thinking-machines-luke-dormehl.html?&moduleDetail=section-news-0&action=click&contentCollection=Book%20Review&region=Footer&module=MoreInSection&version=WhatsNext&contentID=WhatsNext&pgtype=article&_r=0

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