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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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Posted 10/27/2010 12:10:55 PM | Permalink
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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10 far-out predictions for the future of tech  New Zealand Herald

Futurist Ray Kurzweil says that by 2029, computers will have human-level intelligence. After consulting experts, I've come up with a number of other pending ...

All the Predictions for 2019 Are Utter Nonsense  Inc.

I was thinking of topping off the year with a list of predictions for the coming year (as I've done a couple of times in the past) but instead decided to pull a "Penn ...

The Food Technology Advances of 2018  Eater

If the food-centric technological advancements of 2018 are any indication, humans are closer than ever to a world in which they no longer have to interact with ...

Four Emerging Technology Areas That Will Help Define Our World In 2019  Forbes

2018 was a transformative year for technological innovation. We saw early development of ambient computing, quantum teleportation, cloaks of invisibility, ...

Dream of augmented humans endures, despite sceptics  Phys.Org

Brain implants, longer lives, genetically modified humans: for the prophets of transhumanism—the scientifically assisted evolution of humans beyond our current ...

Alan R. Pearlman, Synthesizer Pioneer, Dies at 93  The New York Times

Alan R. Pearlman, the engineer who founded the synthesizer company ARP Instruments and designed its pioneering equipment, died on Jan. 5 in Newton ...

Book Review: Architects of Intelligence by Martin Ford  insideBIGDATA

The new title “Architects of Intelligence – The Truth About AI from the People Building It,” by futurist Martin Ford is a real gem and worthy read for several groups ...

‘The Age of Surveillance Capitalism’ Review: The New Big Brother  The Wall Street Journal

Tech companies have shown themselves to be increasingly cavalier with our personal data. Are we handing over too much information? Frank Rose reviews ...

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