While waiting for a meeting to start today, several of the attendees started discussing Ray Kurzweil's book 'The Singularity is Near'. If you're unfamilar, the book is Kurzweil's bold prediction of how, within the next 25 years, Moore's law will usher in a utopian like age of technology-driven health and wealth, the likes of which we can not presently fathom.

The conversation lasted for 10 minutes while the meeting presenter attempted, with increasing levels of frustration, to display his Powerpoint slides using the room's projector.