At TED, miracles and fears

March 21, 2014

CNN | Inventor Ray Kurzweil looked two decades ahead to a time when, he argued, people will use nanobots to connect the capillaries of their brains to the cloud, merging biological thinking with artificial intelligence and enabling a leap in human capabilities equivalent to the great advances of millions of years of evolution.

The 30th anniversary gathering for the organization built around the subjects of its acronym — technology, entertainment and design — has been to a large extent focused on the “T” part. […]