orgdclibrary. orgrol. roroland. co. jpddotomen. comdealabs. If you’re a regular reader of BDDFTD, you could be considering, “Jeez, Brother Dave, why might you buy a so known as complete assortment of bagpipe track?Wasn’t it just mid Spring last year when you wrote a snarky verse dissing bagpipes?”Well, I cannot justify or defend my activities in this particular example. Oy. But I commend you on your powers of recollection. And, yes, you’re accurate, I did write and proceed to hold my pointed out place in right here verse:Brother Dave’s Doggerel For The Day, 05/14/13Bagpipes are played at solemn memorial servicesFor our fallen squaddies, firefighters, and policemen. Those pipes wheeze and wail so the living won’t failTo not only honor the dead, but to also envy them. 2013. 72, 465–468. doi:10. 1016/S0378 87410000237 3Rice Evans, C. A. , Miller, N. J. In The Age of Spiritual Machines 1999, Kurzweil predicts that by the tip of the twenty first century artificial intelligence could have led to advantageous immortality for humans. He expects that the merger of human and machine primarily based intelligences will have stepped forward to the point in which most conscious entities will no longer have an everlasting physical presence, but will move between automatically superior our bodies and machines in such a way that one’s life expectancy will be indefinitely prolonged. Kurzweil isn’t the sole holder of this expectation, although he can be among the more optimistic in his timeline. Physicists Dyson and Tipler indicate a future in which human identity is located in the guidance that makes up the feelings, recollections, and stories of each person. In The Physics of Immortality: Modern Cosmology, God, and the Resurrection of the Dead 1994, Tipler conjectures that the universe will cease to increase and at some aspect end in a contraction that he calls the “omega element. ” Tipler sees the omega point as the coalescence of all suggestions, including the assistance that has made up every grownup who ever lived.