#321 – Ray Kurzweil: Singularity, Superintelligence, and Immortality

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(00:00) – Introduction
(07:06) – Turing test
(20:52) – Brain–computer interfaces
(32:32) – Singularity
(38:51) – Virtual reality
(41:31) – Evolution of information processing
(47:57) – Automation
(57:58) – Nanotechnology
(59:52) – Nuclear war
(1:01:57) – Uploading minds
(1:09:39) – How to think
(1:16:09) – Digital afterlife
(1:25:29) – Intelligent alien life
(1:28:19) – Simulation hypothesis
(1:32:31) – Mortality
(1:40:11) – Meaning of life