In their 2015 solar outlook, investment bank Deutsche Bank is predicting that solar systems will be at grid parity (when an alternative energy source cost is lower or equal to that of electricity from the electrical grid) in up to 80 pe..."
"If we really want to, we can ACHIEVE SINGULARITY IN FEWER THAN 10 YEARS, long before Kurzweil's very conservative 2045 prediction.
Read Ben Goertzel's book:
"couple things to post links to:
Science on Screen mini-lecture+movie series at Coolidge in Brookline:
Boston Skeptics group http://bostonskeptics.com/"
"Once again last evening, very stimulating and lively discusions with optimistic friends genuinely interested in their dazzling futures, even if a bit cautious. That's also exactly how we got here without accurate maps from the past."