Ito: Think twice about immortality and the singularity | Cutting Edge - CNET News
“Ray Kurzweil’s vision of the “singularity” — when nanobots make humans immortal and computer progress is so fast that the future becomes profoundly unknowable — is a bad idea. That’s the perhaps surprisingly contrary opinion of Joichi Ito, who as a high-tech investor and director of the MIT Media Lab might be expected to be a natural ally. The lab, after all, aims to be at the center of today’s technology revolution”
Gerd adds: I totally agree with Joi on this issue - watch the video!