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Nanotechnology

In the Singularity movement, human beings are so yesterday

New York Times
11 June 2010

According to the Singularity, as soon as a couple of decades from now, human beings and machines will so effortlessly and elegantly merge that poor health, the ravages of old age and even death itself will all be things of the past.

Singularity University, based at the NASA Ames campus in Silicon Valley, states that its mission is "to assemble, educate and inspire a cadre of leaders who strive to understand and facilitate the development of exponentially advancing technologies in order to address humanity's grand challenges."

The term "Singularity" has been used to refer to a future time of rapid and accelerating development of various sciences and technologies including biotechnology, nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, robotics and genetics.

In the Singularity Movement, Human Beings are so Yesterday (New York Times)

Singularity University website