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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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When Silicon Valley gets religion — and vice versa
The Boston Globe
Ray Kurzweil, one of the tech industry's leading futurists, has described three scientific and technological “bridges” that might lead to radically longer life. “Bridge one is what you can do right now,” Kurzweil declared in a 2012 video on the ...

Here's Why This New Documentary On Artificial Intelligence Is Troubling
Featuring tech luminaries from entrepreneur Elon Musk to computer scientist, inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil, Do You Trust This Computer, though recently released digitally on iTunes and Amazon, is now making the rounds at several upcoming ...


What If AI Can Make Us More Human In The Age Of Robotic Automation?
“We now live in a global, exponential world,” Steven Kotler tells my coauthor Michael Ashley and I from his Santa Monica office. We're interviewing the New York Times bestselling author and entrepreneur for our upcoming book: Uber Yourself Before You ...


The Robot Revolution Is Coming. Why Aren't We Parenting For It?
Istvan and other transhumanists believe that advances in artificial intelligence and biotechnology will reach the singularity, defined by Google's in-house futurist Ray Kurzweil as a future period when “the pace of technological change will be so rapid ...

M&A Activity Signals a Focus on Data, Machine Learning and Conversations
Opus Research (press release) (blog)
NDI is the direct descendant of a company called Visioneer, with a history dating back to the 1970s when Ray Kurzweil (yes, father of the Singularity) was working his magic in the area of optical character recognition. His company was sold to Xerox and ...


Steve Aoki's Cross-Genre Album 'Neon Future III' Is Here
Steve Aoki has released his album Neon Future III, the latest installment in his Neon Future series, via Ultra Music/Dim Mak. The 17-track album includes 17 unusual features and collaborations across genres, with Daddy Yankee, Lil Yachty, Blink-182 ...

Edgy Labs (blog)

New Eye-drilling Nanopropellers Could aid in Retinal Disease Treatment
Edgy Labs (blog)
Nanobots are already poised to make many of the conventional medical techniques we're using today completely obsolete. By the 2030s, futurist Ray Kurzweil predicts that nanobots will be living seamlessly inside our bodies. Nanobots have already proven ...


What If AI Could Uber The Healthcare Industry?
Futurist, inventor and author Ray Kurzweil is famous for proposing the idea of exponential growth through the law of accelerating returns when it comes to emerging technology. He once said, “Our intuition about the future is linear. But the reality of ...


Google's Healthcare Workshop Proves Tech's Medical Disruption Is Serious Business
The tech industry believes it has the power to transform traditional medicine by applying data, analytics and algorithms to DNA analysis and nanotechnology that manipulates atoms and molecules. Google engineer and futurist Ray Kurzweil even predicts ...
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