FUTURIST UPDATE: Year’s Best Stories about the Future

Futurist Update, Year-End Special   This year THE FUTURIST featured the writing of inventor Ray Kurzweil, management futurist Paul Saffo, science fiction author Brenda Cooper, environmentalist and MacAuthur Fellow Lester Brown, nanotechnology pioneer K. Eric Drexler and roboticist and TED fellow Rodney Brooks, among many other of today’s most creative …

THE FUTURIST: How to Make a Mind

February 2013 • Special Check out The March-April issue of THE FUTURIST magazine! How to Make a Mind By Ray Kurzweil Can nonbiological brains have real minds of their own? In this article, drawn from his latest book, futurist/inventor Ray Kurzweil describes the future of intelligence—artificial and otherwise.Read more.   …