[ExI] Fw: upon pondering your next million years

Olga Bourlin fauxever at sprynet.com
Fri Aug 22 23:04:40 UTC 2008

From: Jonathan El-Bizri
Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2008 5:51 PM

At 08:20 PM 7/23/2008 -0700, John Grigg wrote:

>>> P.S. Damien, when do you plan for a new edition of _The Spike_?

> I think Kurzweil's book has made that impossible. (Pretty strange to 
> recall that I'd already finished writing the first edition 12 years ago, 
> and was awaiting publication in 1997...)

>Which is a pity, since I give your book to almost everyone, and the few 
>people I've given a copy of Kurzweil's 'tome' to still haven't made it 
>through the first chapter :>

Ahh, and some of them may have been introduced to Singularity with this 
video (Kurzweil's book gets flashed towards the end ...):



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