Kurzweil
Ray Kurzweill, author of The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology and featured before in this blog (link and link), was recently a guest speaker at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he discussed how our lives might look like in forty years, given the ever accelerating rate of information technology.

The talk, entitled “An Exponentially Expanding Future From Exponentially Shrinking Technology”, was chaired by Richard N. Foster of Foster Health Partners, llc.

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(via John Morales of the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford)