More info on the future of human civilization…

We are approaching a technological singularity where the human animal will bond with the information machine.  I believe that we have already crossed the event horizon towards this metaphysical point in our species evolution, and are fast approaching a society that will have no native memory of the one that proceeded it, i.e., the 20th century will become a romantic memory, unconnected to how we identify ourselves as modern humans. We will see our 20th century counterparts as quaint historical figures who lived in the time of emergent computing technologies, and we will understand their history as a natural progression attributed to sustained technological advancement in direct accordance with Moore’s Law. 

Before you start doubting that the event horizon is behind us, look at the device in your hand, and think about how much your life would change without it.