Get creative, says Kalam

June 7, 2006

Can the computer challenge the brain? Quoting author Ray Kurzweil, former Indian President Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, predicted that by 2019 the computational ability of an ordinary PC would exceed the capability of human brain. However, the creativity of the human mind will always be superior to the most powerful computers in the horizon, he said. “Creativity comes from beautiful minds,” he added.

President Kalam is an Indian scientist who served as the 11th president of India from 2002 to 2007. He made these observations while participating in an IBM event.

Speaking at a meeting attended by IBM’s chairman Sam Palmisano and other dignitaries, Kalam urged “knowledge organizations” such as IBM to make creativity their business. […]

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