The bold futurist
and New York Times bestselling author
explores the limitless potential of reverse-engineering the human brain.
Ray Kurzweil is arguably today’s most influential—and often
controversial—futurist. In How to Create a Mind, Kurzweil presents a
provocative exploration of the most important project in human-machine
civilization—reverse engineering the brain to understand precisely how it works
and using that knowledge to create even more intelligent machines.
Kurzweil discusses how the brain functions, how the mind
emerges from the brain, and the implications of vastly increasing the powers of
our intelligence in addressing the world’s problems. He thoughtfully examines
emotional and moral intelligence and the origins of consciousness and envisions
the radical possibilities of our merging with the intelligent technology we are
Certain to be one of the most widely discussed and debated science books
in recent years, How to Create a Mind is sure to take its place
alongside Kurzweil’s previous classics, which include Fantastic Voyage: Live
Long Enough to Live Forever and The Age of Spiritual Machines. Download and start listening now!