Computers will be as intelligent as humans by 2030, claims Ray Kurzweil

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Computers will be as intelligent as humans by 2030, claims Ray Kurzweil

We'll connect them directly to our brains to become 'funnier, better at music and sexier', claims Kurzweil

Ray Kurzweil, the speech recognition pioneer and now director of engineering at Google, has suggested that it will take just 12 years for computers to become as intelligent as human beings. Kurzweil...

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