Friday, September 16, 2005
Bring on the future
Glenn Reynolds, also known as Instapundit, writes in Tech Central Station:
[A]s we look at the pace of change, we tend to take change that has already happened for granted. But any of these stories would have been science-fictional not long ago. And they're still a big deal now, they're just a big deal that people often miss. Much as we get "velocitized" in a speeding car, so we've become accustomed to a rapid pace of technological change. Except that this change isn't just fast, but continually accelerating.Read the rest of his piece, as well as this fascinating interview he carried out with Ray Kurzweil, author of "The Singularity Is Near : When Humans Transcend Biology."