CSPAN BookTV | Ray Kurzweil, How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed, hosted by Ingrid Wickelgren, Scientific American Mind editor

December 22, 2012

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About the Program: The influential theorist draws on the most recent neuroscience research to reverse-engineer the brain and apply what’s learned to build intelligent machines.  The award-winning inventor discusses this research with Editor of Scientific American Mind, Ingrid Wickelgren.

About the Authors: Ray Kurzweil is the author of several books on the subject of artificial intelligence, including The Age of Intelligent Machines, The Age of Spiritual Machines and The Singularity Is Near. Mr. Kurzweil was the principle inventor of several technologies, including the first CCD flatbed scanner and the first text-to-speech synthesizer. As a result of his work, he was awarded the 1999 National Medal of Technology and was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

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