8 shocking predictions for life after 2020 from Google’s genius futurist

Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Comedy Central Kurzweil thinks that our cyborgification will make us more, not less, human. As Kathleen Miles noted at the Huffington Post, nanobots and the like won’t just increase our logical intelligence, but our emotional intelligence. ‘We’re going to … create deeper levels of expression,’ he said. Say Kurzweil runs into Google cofounder Larry Page while moseying down the street. If he wanted to say something clever to his boss, he won’t need to rely on his brain’s computing power. He’ll be able to accelerate his wit digitally. ‘I’ll be able to access (something clever to say) in the cloud — just like I can multiply intelligence with my smartphone thousands fold today,’ Kurzweil says.


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