Singularity-Doku online: Transcendent Man

(Youtube Direktplaylist, via Martin)

Vor zwei Tagen hatte ich erst den Trailer gebloggt, schon hat jemand die Kurzweil-Doku „Transcendent Man“ bei Youtube hochgeladen.

The compelling feature-length documentary film, by director Barry Ptolemy, chronicles the life and controversial ideas of luminary Ray Kurzweil. For more than three decades, inventor, futures, and New York Times best-selling author Ray Kurzweil has been one of the most respected and provocative advocates of the role of technology in our future.

In Transcendent Man, Ptolemy follows Kurzweil around the globe as he presents the daring arguments from his best-selling book, The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology. Kurzweil predicts that with the ever-accelerating rate of technological change, humanity is fast approaching an era in which our intelligence will become increasingly non-biological and millions of times more powerful.

Transcendent Man [Documentary]