Ray Kurzweil -- the guy who developed the world's first computer speech recognition programs, among about a billion other things -- has some pretty extraordinary predictions for what technology might soon be able to do for the human body."Like telling your cells they can let a few calories slide here and there."
Cory Doctorow opens his mouth, and nerdgasms
fall out: at any given moment, he's liable to be spouting off about
feral robot dogs, space domes over Disney World, or building a haunted
hotel modeled after a Quake level ("I'll open-source this idea," says he). And we'd expect nothing less -- after all, he's one of the superclocking brains behind BoingBoing, that exalted bestiary of sweet-ass geekdom.