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Heard on Campus: Ray Kurzweil
Penn State Live - "Within 20 years we will understand how the brain works and we'll have artificial intelligence that commands emotional intelligence at human levels. Being a human being is about going beyond our limitations -- we're the only species that can."

Ray Kurzweil, award-winning inventor, futurist and national best-selling author, forecasting the future of technology. Kurzweil spoke in Schwab Auditorium last night (Tuesday, Oct. 26) and was the second lecturer of the 2010-11 Distinguished Speaker Series held by the Student Programming Association.
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Inventor, author Kurzweil to speak at Penn State
Centre Daily Times - Inventor and best-selling author Ray Kurzweil will speak at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Penn State’s Schwab Auditorium as part of the 2010-11 Student Programming Association Distinguished Speakers Series.

Kurzweil is the author of four national best-sellers including “The Age of Spiritual Machines” and “The Singularity is Near.” He is ranked No. 8 on Forbes Inc. magazine’s entrepreneurs and was named one of “16 Revolutionaries Who Made America” by PBS.

Among Kurzweil’s accomplishments is being the principal developer of the first CCD flat-bed scanner, omni-font optical character recognition system and print-to-speech reading machine for the blind.
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Posted 10/22/2010 12:10:05 PM | Permalink
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Meet the Transhumanists Turning Themselves Into Cyborgs
WIRED
With the rapid advance of biotechnology, the term has acquired a new vogue, attracting famous adherents such as futurist Ray Kurzweil. Swiss photographer Matthieu Gafsou, who has a degree in philosophy from the University of Lausanne and is a member ...

Daily Californian

Wild Nothing exhibits a satisfying return to form with dreamy, lo-fi pastiche Indigo
Daily Californian
Ray Kurzweil, an author, inventor and leading expert on AI, inspired the title and overarching concept of the album. Kurzweil is a futurist who explores technological singularity as inevitable. Tatum himself doesn't want to cry doomsday when discussing ...

Futurism

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Futurism
A ROBOT ARMY. If you believe futurist Ray Kurzweil, by 2030 we'll all have armies of microscopic robots flowing through our bodies, diagnosing diseases and delivering drug treatments where needed. One big problem? We don't have a good way to get ...

create digital (blog)

The promises and perils of AI that's 'smarter' than us
create digital (blog)
Ray Kurzweil is arguably one of the great inventors of his time. During his teen years in the 1960s, he developed pattern recognition software that could write music in the vein of famous composers. In 1976, it was the Kurzweil Reading Machine, which ...

Neuralink: How The Human Brain Will Download Directly From a Computer
Interesting Engineering
According to Ray Kurzweil, computers by that time will be far more powerful than the human brain. Humans will be able to create machines that really do have subtlety and suppleness of human intelligence. And they will combine that power with ways in ...

The Mac Observer

Facebook's Assault on Democracy Foretells AI Future
The Mac Observer
Other than attention-grabbing pronouncements of Ray Kurzweil and his brethren, no one has really proved the inevitability of the Singularity, capital S –the day when machine intelligence supplants human intelligence, rendering the latter redundant, ...

Noisey

Wild Nothing Is Back To Doing What He Does Best
Noisey
Jack Tatum is fascinated with a computer scientist. The press material for his latest album as Wild Nothing leads with a quote from Ray Kurzweil – a man so about tech he's been named “the ultimate thinking machine” by Forbes. “What is unique about ...

Moonshots: Creating a World of Abundance By Naveen Jain with John Schroeter - Foreword by Sir Richard Branson
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Ray Kurzweil, inventor, author and futurist. "It only takes a few people—driven by belief and a strong internal compass— to materially change the landscape of the world. MOONSHOTS shows you what it takes. Read this book to learn how to develop the ...
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