Over 20 years ago, Ray Kurzweil published a book called The Age of Spiritual Machines. I’ve always been interested in science, science fiction, and technology but when I found that book in late 1999, I quickly bought it after reading the first chapter in the bookstore. In general, I usually embrace positively technological determinism but, in this book, Kurzweil foresees a new paradigm in which future humans actually merge with technology.

One of the many fascinating predictions Kurzweil makes is that, one day, technology will have advanced to a point where I could have my brain’s complete matrix of interconnections…

Jim Cash

Finding and sharing ways to help young people develop as creative thinkers and makers.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store