Successfully controlling or instructing machines and computers, just by thinking the right commands is already in the realm of science (2015 DARPA BMI research). Imagine the advances we’ll see in a decade. Thought based communication? Multi-location existence? Or, the Matrix?
If a computer can pass the Turing Test, is it smart enough to be called an AI?
What would a realistic timeline for directed human evolution be? What would the milestones be?