about Kurzweil Network


about | Kurzweil Network • accelerating intelligence

Kurzweil Network catalogs the quickening growth of technology, knowledge and concepts shaping tomorrow.

Published by best selling author, futurist, inventor Ray Kurzweil — our collection explores themes from his landmark non-fiction books: link. The phrase accelerating intelligence is a two-part outline from his writing:

  • it means steadily increasing our abilities, so we can craft our future.
  • it also means the clock of civilization is speeding up.

We learn faster, have better + easier access to fundamentals and know-how. Plus swift changes are happening within society. Burgeoning opportunities for abundance promise to solve large global problems — but we also have to manage more complex situations.

Kurzweil Network is a small format digest  — featuring hand-picked, specially curated stories and resources. This website is also home to the permanent collection of writings and commentary by Ray Kurzweil. We follow progress in the science + technology landscape.

some topics: biology, nanotech + materials science, electronics, computation, artificial intelligence, robotics, web, pattern recognition, virtual reality, and prosthetics + body augmentation.

We collect note-worthy trends, products, discoveries, and projects affecting:


the market-place + innovation
the government + defense


the city of tomorrow
the community of tomorrow
the machines of tomorrow
good future


digital web + communication
digital arts + entertainment
digital lifestyle
digital education


tech assisted medicine
tech assisted exploration


design in the material world
design in the organic world


keeping up with: knowledge
keeping up with: society


How to get in touch with us:


editorial • mail:

help for questions  •  editors@Kurzweilai.net


interviews • writing • public speaking:

interview requests for Ray Kurzweil  •  interviews@Kurzweilai.net
writing requests for Ray Kurzweil  •  writing@Kurzweilai.net
public speaking requests for Ray Kurzweil  •  speaking@Kurzweilai.net


tech support:

help for newsletter subscription  •  newsletter@Kurzweilai.net


permissions:

for writings + charts by Ray Kurzweil  •  permissions@Kurzweilai.net

note: we don’t own illustrations  •  please visit Getty Images co.


— legacy companies • contemporary —

note: Please see the following list of Kurzweil companies for support details:

  • if you have questions for a legacy Kurzweil company
  • if you need help with a product from a legacy Kurzweil company

Kurzweil Music co. | pages

product: digital keyboards

Kurzweil Music | home
Kurzweil Music | support


Transcend Longevity co. by Ray + Terry | pages

product: nutritional supplements + health products

Transcend Longevity | home
Transcend Longevity | support


Kurzweil Education co. | pages

product: educational software for disabilities

Cambium Learning Group | home
Cambium Learning Group | support

Kurzweil Education | home
Kurzweil Education | support


Kurzweil and the National Federation of the Blind org. | pages

product: text-to-speech software for mobile phone

mobile reader app | home
National Federation of the Blind | home

special note:

winner: Golden Apple Award
presented: by Apple Vis
for: best tools for blind + low vision people designed for Apple co. products


— legacy companies • historic —

Blio co.

  • product: e-reader software + book library
  • current: in transition

Kurzweil Computer Technologies co.

  • product: text-to-speech software
  • current: integrated into products at Nuance co.

Financial Accelerating Transactions from Kurzweil Adaptive Technologies co.

  • product: financial investment software service
  • current: fund for select investors

Kurzweil Applied Intelligence co.

  • product: speech-to-text software
  • current: integrated into products at Nuance co.

— mailing address —

Kurzweil Technologies co.
935 Great Plain Avenue
no. 111
Needham, MA  02492 • US


team | Kurzweil Network

Ray Kurzweil • publisher
Sarah Black • managing editor
Nanda Barker Hook • communications
Denise Scutellaro • accounting manager
John Clark Levin • book research
Kamil Pelka • web tech
Ken Linde • web tech


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— creative projects —

project | Cyber Art  by Kurzweil

  • product: digital art created by smart software
  • product: poetry created by smart software
  • take a look — the showcase of: artwork + poems

project | Ramona the Virtual Girl  by Kurzweil

product: digital rock star
product: digital chat-bot
take a look — Ramona’s library of: photos, songs, conversations
— film projects —

film | the Singularity Is Near
deck: A true story about the future.
film-maker: by Ray Kurzweil
year:

film | Transcendent Man
deck: A documentary on the life + ideas of Ray Kurzweil.
film-maker: by Ptolemaic Productions co.
year: