Humans and Machines Living Together

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What will technology achieve in ten...twenty...perhaps thirty years? Technology is evolving at a faster rate than human evolution. At this speed what will be the outcome of our attempts to stretch our abilities and enhance our minds beyond our biological limit? Ideas, mine included, seem to lead to a belief that the progress of machinery that will someday bring us to face the inevitable- the creation of a life form more capable than man.

Computers are starting to operate more and more like the human mind, becoming a significant partner to the human race. Computers have long since been the thinkers and organizers of humans that we no longer acknowledge them as mere robots but as a growing part of ourselves and our technology. Slowly they are beginning to become a part of us, physically and mentally.

A leading roboticist, Hans Moravec, has suggested that we are disappearing into the machines we hav

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