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Product Description: A groundbreaking and compelling book that gives readers an in-depth understanding of the most thought-provoking and important technological innovation of the twenty-first centuryEvery day, social media is automatically uploading our thoughts, memories, preferences, beliefs, and history to a virtual existence, essentially creating a "mindfile" of ourselves...read more
By Ray Kurzweil (foreword by), Rothblatt and Ralph Steadman (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781250046635 | St Martins Pr, September 9, 2014, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Virtually Human explores what the not-too-distant future will look like when cyberconsciousness―simulation of the human brain via software and computer technology―becomes part of our daily lives.

Paperback:

9781250046918, titled "Virtually Human: The Promise-and the Peril-of Digital Immortality" | Reprint edition (Picador USA, October 6, 2015), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A groundbreaking and compelling book that gives readers an in-depth understanding of the most thought-provoking and important technological innovation of the twenty-first centuryEvery day, social media is automatically uploading our thoughts, memories, preferences, beliefs, and history to a virtual existence, essentially creating a "mindfile" of ourselves.

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Product Description: Virtually Human explores what the not-too-distant future will look like when cyberconsciousness—simulation of the human brain via software and computer technology—becomes part of our daily lives. Meet Bina48, the world's most sentient robot, commissioned by Martine Rothblatt and created by Hanson Robotics...read more
By Jeff Cummings (narrator), Ray Kurzweil (foreword by), Laural Merlington (narrator) and Rothblatt

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9781491532881 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, September 9, 2014), cover price $59.97 | About this edition: Virtually Human explores what the not-too-distant future will look like when cyberconsciousness—simulation of the human brain via software and computer technology—becomes part of our daily lives.

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Hardcover:

9780715645376 | Gardners Books, February 28, 2013, cover price $32.25
9780670025299 | Viking Pr, November 13, 2012, cover price $27.95

Paperback:

9780143124047 | Penguin USA, August 27, 2013, cover price $18.00

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9781491518830 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, April 15, 2014), cover price $9.99
9781469203843 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, November 13, 2012), cover price $29.99
9781469203850 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, November 13, 2012), cover price $24.99

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Product Description: Ray Kurzweil, the bold futurist and author of the New York Times bestseller The Singularity Is Near, is arguably today’s most influential technological visionary. A pioneering inventor and theorist, he has explored for decades how artificial intelligence can enrich and expand human capabilities...read more

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9781469203867, titled "How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, November 13, 2012), cover price $69.97 | About this edition: Ray Kurzweil, the bold futurist and author of the New York Times bestseller The Singularity Is Near, is arguably today’s most influential technological visionary.
9781469203874, titled "How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed, Library Edition" | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, November 13, 2012), cover price $39.97 | About this edition: Ray Kurzweil, the bold futurist and author of the New York Times bestseller The Singularity Is Near, is arguably today’s most influential technological visionary.

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Product Description: For over three decades, the great inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil has been one of the most respected and provocative advocates of the role of technology in our future. In his classic The Age of Spiritual Machines, he argued that computers would soon rival the full range of human intelligence at its best...read more
By Ray Kurzweil and George K. Wilson (narrator)

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9781452601830 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, April 25, 2011), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: For over three decades, the great inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil has been one of the most respected and provocative advocates of the role of technology in our future.

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Rare book

Hardcover:

9781605299563 | Rodale Pr, April 27, 2009, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Rare book

Paperback:

9781605292076 | 1 edition (Rodale Pr, December 21, 2010), cover price $18.99 | also contains Transcend: Nine Steps to Living Well Forever

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The creator of the Kurzweil Reading Machine, the Kurzweil synthesizer, and the Windows 95 voice-recognition program offers logical forecasts about twenty-first-century technology.

Paperback:

9780140282023 | Penguin USA, January 1, 2000, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: The creator of the Kurzweil Reading Machine, the Kurzweil synthesizer, and the Windows 95 voice-recognition program offers logical forecasts about twenty-first-century technology.

Prebinding:

9781439504413 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $26.00

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A controversial scientific vision by the author of The Age of Spiritual Machines predicts a time in which humans and machines will merge and create a new form of non-biological intelligence, explaining how the occurrence will solve such issues as pollution, hunger, and aging. Reprint. 150,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780670033843 | Viking Pr, September 22, 2005, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A controversial scientific vision predicts a time in which humans and machines will merge and create a new form of non-biological intelligence, explaining how the occurrence will solve such issues as pollution, hunger, and aging.

Paperback:

9780143037880 | Penguin USA, September 26, 2006, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A controversial scientific vision by the author of The Age of Spiritual Machines predicts a time in which humans and machines will merge and create a new form of non-biological intelligence, explaining how the occurrence will solve such issues as pollution, hunger, and aging.
9780118844895, titled "Geology of the Country Around Harrogate" | The Stationery Office/Tso, November 1, 1994, cover price $40.00 | also contains Geology of the Country Around Harrogate

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A leading scientist and an expert on human longevity explain how new discoveries in the fields of genomics, biotechnology, and nanotechnology could radically extend the human life expectancy and enhance physical and mental abilities, and introduce a cutting-edge program designed to enhance the immune system and slow the aging process on a cellular level. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9781579549541 | Rodale Pr, October 1, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Presents information about aging and illness, offers a program of diet and lifestyle choices allowing people to live longer and avoid sickness, and examines current and future roles for biotechnology and nanotechnology in health.

Paperback:

9780452286672 | Reprint edition (Plume, September 27, 2005), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A leading scientist and an expert on human longevity explain how new discoveries in the fields of genomics, biotechnology, and nanotechnology could radically extend the human life expectancy and enhance physical and mental abilities, and introduce a cutting-edge program designed to enhance the immune system and slow the aging process on a cellular level.

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The creator of the Kurzweil Reading Machine, the Kurzweil synthesizer, and the Windows 95 voice-recognition program offers logical and readable forecasts about twenty-first century technology. 65,000 first printing. Tour. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780670882175 | Viking Pr, December 1, 1998, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The creator of the Kurzweil Reading Machine, the Kurzweil synthesizer, and the Windows 95 voice-recognition program offers logical forecasts about twenty-first-century technology

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780140868883 | Viking Penguin Audio, December 1, 1998, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The creator of the Kurzweil Reading Machine, the Kurzweil synthesizer, and the Windows 95 voice-recognition program offers logical forecasts about twenty-first-century technology.

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