The bold futurist and bestselling author explores the
limitless potential of reverse-engineering the human
Ray Kurzweil is arguably todayâ€™s most
influentialâ€”and often controversialâ€”futurist. In How to
Create a Mind, Kurzweil presents a provocative
exploration of the most important project in human-machine
civilizationâ€”reverse engineering the brain to understand
precisely how it works and using that knowledge to create
even more intelligent machines.
how the brain functions, how the mind emerges from the
brain, and the implications of vastly increasing the powers
of our intelligence in addressing the worldâ€™s problems. He
thoughtfully examines emotional and moral intelligence and
the origins of consciousness and envisions the radical
possibilities of our merging with the intelligent technology
we are creating.
Certain to be one of the most widely
discussed and debated science books of the year, How to
Create a Mind is sure to take its place alongside
Kurzweilâ€™s previous classics which include Fantastic
Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever and The Age
of Spiritual Machines.