In the book, “The Singularity is Near,” author Raymond Kurzweil envisions a future where information technology advances so far that it allows the human race to break the barriers of our biological limitations.

The result is a world where the use of technology to enhance our bodies, and the world around us, produces a civilization where problems, such as pollution, disease and hunger, are solved. Kurzweil ’s ability to see how information technology can be used beyond the bounds of its initial purpose produces solutions to problems that were unsolvable.

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