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Transhumanists claim a beautiful and apparently now-not-so-distant utopian future made possible by artificial intelligence, life extension and cybernetic technologies. But upon examining the convergence of these technologies and the history behind them, Age Of Transitions details how this movement of "transcending human limits" was born out of pseudo-science eugenics, and what the implications are for a world divided by the have's and have-not's.
Scientist Michio Kaku explains how artificial intelligence will revolutionise homes, workplaces and lifestyles, and how virtual worlds will become so realistic that they will rival the physical world. Robots with human-level intelligence may finally become a reality, and in the ultimate stage of mastery, we'll even be able to merge our minds with machine intelligence. For the first time, see how a severely depressed patient can be turned into a happy person at the push of a button -- all thanks to the convergence of neuroscience and artificial intelligence...
Are we prepared for dealing with the prospect that humanity is not the end of evolution? The latest findings in genetics, robotics, artificial intelligence, bionics and nanotechnology appear in the media every day, but almost no analysis is found of their common aim -- to exceed human “limitations” and capability. Literally to transcend humanity, or transhumanism. This three part series covers the notion of transhumanism and conducts enquiry into the scientific, ethical and metaphysical dimensions of such a technological development...