Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

Monday Spotlight: The Age of Spiritual Machines

by Rob - May 29th, 2006.
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Back in 1999, Ray Kurzweil published a fascinating book called The Age of Spiritual Machines. Rather than do a traditional review, The Ottawa Citizen newspaper invited me and A.K. Dewdney — who used to be Scientific American‘s games columnist — to have a dialog between us about the book.

That piece was great fun to produce, and I think it still makes good reading, so I’m offering it up as this week’s Monday Spotlight, highlighting one of the 500+ articles on my website at

On Ray Kurzweil’s The Age of Spiritual Machines


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