Transcendent Man

Transcendent Man is a 2009 documentary film by American filmmaker Barry Ptolemy about inventor, futurist and author Ray Kurzweil and his predictions about the future of technology in his 2005 book, The Singularity is Near. In the film, Ptolemy follows Kurzweil around his world as he discusses his thoughts on the technological singularity, a proposed advancement that will occur sometime in the 21st century when progress in artificial intelligence, genetics, nanotechnology, and robotics will result in the creation of a human-machine civilization.


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    director Barry Ptolemy
    editor Doobie White Meg Decker
    events death
    musicBy Philip Glass
    producer Barry Ptolemy Felicia Ptolemy
    productionCompany Ptolemaic Productions Therapy Studios
    publisher Docurama
    theme documentary independent