By Monica E. Oss March 15, 2012 Oh, my favorite futurist has been at it again. This title is the key takeaway from Ray Kurzweil's keynote address on Monday at the South By Southwest Interactive conference. In one of his pronouncements, Mr. Kurzweil claimed that not only will artificial intelligence (AI) evolve to the point that we can carry on human interactions with robots, but that we will easily accept AI as an equal and contemporary to our own consciousness. "We are a human-machine civilization. Everybody has been enhanced with computer technology...they're really part of who we are," he said. "If we can convince…
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