siliconbits (943161) writes "Fujitsu asked BT's former Futurologist, Ian Pearson, to write a report on how technology is influencing our lives. He still believes, like Kurzweil, that the day when machines will become sentient is not far. Indeed he says that the so called technological singularity will happen as early as 2015." Link to Original Source
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