Siri can make an appointment for you. IBM’s Watson beat a human contestant on Jeopardy. But will they ever really think? Futurist Ray Kurzweil shares his thoughts on the nature of the brain and describes how biological and technological advances might augment the human mind.
Ray Kurzweil is the author of How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed (Viking, 2012). He is based in Boston, Massachusetts.