Dreams of achieving immortality by having your consciousness uploaded, merging man and computer in the predicted 2045 “Singularity,” are just that — dreams.
In the end, Farina’s potshots against intelligent design and Discovery Institute completely miss their targets.
First principles matter, and those of transhumanism and Christianity could not be more contradictory.
The event at which I moderated the discussion about Ray Kurzweil’s book was the 1998 George Gilder Telecosm conference.
World-class chess, Go, and Jeopardy-playing programs are impressive, but they prove nothing about whether computers can be made to achieve AGI.