The most illuminated R-y Kurzweil (pbuh) is giving a sermon
tonight in San Francisco on the coming technological singularity,
which will grant us all bliss everlasting in a computational
It's due in about 30 years, plus or minus a few decades.
In this virtual heaven not only will we get everything we
ever wanted, plus a pony, but the ponies will talk, and get
everything they ever wanted too, and shoot frickin' lasers
out of their eyes.
I'm going, and may catch a late movie with friends
afterwards -- if the singularity does not arrive early
during the talk. If it does arrive, we'll instead
simultaneously download all movies ever made or capable
of being made into our neoneocortexes.
Google has altered its famous Philosophy page and footnoted the change, SEW points out after noting an older Cnet piece. The line on the page once said: "Google does not do horoscopes, financial advice or chat." It was a poke at portals, and, well, was written before Google became, well, a portal of sorts. It has chat now, so one wonders, can Google Finance be far behind?