Summary: Explores the limitless potential of reverse-engineering the human brain, outlining the controversial implications of increasing intelligence in order to address global problems while comparing emotional and moral intelligence and considering the origins of consciousness.
Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.82 KUR
Summary: Transcendent Man explores the theories of inventor, futurist, and best selling author Ray Kurzweil (The Singularity Is Near), who predicts that in the not-so-distant future, the science fiction behind The Terminator, Blade Runner, Total Recall, The Matrix, and I Robot will become science fact. The film follows Kurzweil as he journeys the world sharing his mind-bending vision of a future in...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama Films 2011