- May 26 & 27 - All libraries CLOSED for Memorial Day
Transcendent Man: A Conversation About the Future was broadcasted on Wednesday August 3rd in 500+ movie theaters across the country. The speakers panel included physicist Michio Kaku, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, inventor Dean Kamen and others. It was a live discussion of the Transcendent Man documentary by Barry Ptolemy with the subject of it - futurist Ray Kurzweil present. Discussion explored Ray Kurzweil's idea that in next twenty years exponential growth in nanotechnology, genetic engineering and robotics will lead to merging between man and machines that is called Technological Singularity. Our library has the following several books by Kurzweil that explain his ideas and the movie Transcendent Man.