Ray Kurzweil, a prominent inventor and "futurist" who has long predicted that mind and machine will one day merge, has been making arrangements to talk to his dead father through the help of a computer.
"I will be able to talk to this re-creation," he explained. "Ultimately, it will be so realistic it will be like talking to my father."
Kurzweil's father, an orchestra conductor, has been gone for more than 40 years.
However, the 63-year-old inventor has been gathering boxes of letters,...Full Story