The Merging of Humanity and Technology: A Future of Symbiosis or Obsolescence?

Appy Sharma
5 min readApr 2, 2023
The Merge

In the course of human history, our innate curiosity and desire for progress have driven us to create innovative technologies that shape our lives. In recent years, the rapid advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have brought us closer to a future where machines can talk to machines, potentially eliminating the need for human intervention. As we stand on the cusp of this transformative era, it is important to reflect on the implications of such a future and whether the human race might end up becoming a mere “computer chip” in this grand machine.

🧠 The Philosophical Point of View

The Inception

As we ponder the potential merging of human consciousness with computer chips, we must consider the age-old question: What makes us human? Is it our physical bodies, or is it our minds, emotions, and the experiences that shape our existence?

In his book “The Singularity is Near,” futurist Ray Kurzweil predicted that humanity would eventually reach a point where the distinction between human and machine becomes blurred. This merging, often referred to as the…

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Appy Sharma

A whimsical developer from Sweden with a knack for Programming, Artificial Intelligence, UI and UX design. https://www.appysharma.com