What has been the relationship between Buddhism and tech in the past? What will it be in the future? Is Buddhism itself a technology for becoming a fully enlightened buddha? Is a “fully enlightened buddha” a synonym for the technological Singularity, the realization of carbon/silicon human/machine superintelligence popularized by Google’s Chief Engineer, Ray Kurzweil? What would Buddha say about that device in your pocket? Or in your hand? Or implanted in your brain?
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Dr. David Komodo Kittay teaches philosophy, religion, and technology at Columbia, where his courses are called “life changing,” translates exoteric and esoteric Buddhist texts, and founded and teaches at The Harlem Clemente Course for the Humanities at the Drew Hamilton Houses on 143rd St. He is a Tibet House Board member.