Hopefully this hasn't been posted. First heard about Ray and his revolutionary theory 3 months ago when Rolling Stone Magazine interviewed him. Basically, by 2045, computers will surpass us in intelligence, the universe itself will become conscious, and humans will live forever.
Why believe a guy like this? Straight from the article:
Over the past four decades, Ray Kurzweil has established himself as one of the world's most prolific and influential inventors... who has been called the rightful heir to Thomas Edison.
Here's a link to the article:
Interesting. 2045 is not that far away. And he's popping a ridiculous amount of pills to make it to 2045.