Jun 152011

Dr. Ben Goertzel is a both a young pioneer and modern legend in AI, robotics, and transhumanism (site).  He is the kind of down-to-earth-yet-occasionally-overly-optimistic cultstar scientist who is in fact making every effort to actually design humanity’s future.

A strongly recommended read, but to be fair, this piece is definitely geared more toward those with more than a passing interest in cultural & technology, AI, and robotics.  That being said, however, if you’re really interested in the words of a man who is seriously considering what it means to be human after we begin designing ourselves, then you MUST READ!!

Part 1 –  Part 2

Dr. Ben Goertzel


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