Source: The Times — February 16, 2008 | Mark Henderson
The advances are so rapid that one inventor says that humanity will be transformed by 2050. Our correspondent reports from the American Association conference in Boston. Artificial intelligence will match the human intellect within a couple of decades, according to an inventor who predicts a technological revolution in which intelligent “nano-robots” work inside the body to stave off ageing and enhance the capacity of our minds.
Ray Kurzweil, a… read more
November 10, 2011
Source: The New York Review of Books — November 10, 2011 | John Gray
First published in 2009, and more recently in a paperback edition, Transcend presents “an easy-to-follow program” — “a comprehensive exercise program, sample menus and recipes, precise dosages for supplements, when and where to obtain blood tests, and many other helpful details.”
The program’s initial goal is “to slow down and in many cases to stop the processes that lead to disease and aging” so that we can “live… read more
February 6, 2012
Source: Singularity Weblog — February 6, 2012 | Nikola Danaylov
“I’m Ray Kurzweil. I gave your words a voice.” This was Ray’s punchline during yesterday’s feature Best Buy Super Bowl ad also acknowledging a number of other mobile innovators.
The commercial focused the spotlight on ten technology innovators who have changed the way we use our phones:
- Philippe Kahn: created the camera phone and MotionX
- Neil Papworth: sent the first SMS message
Music of the Spinning Wheel | Mahatma Gandhi is a prophet for the age of the communication revolution: Sudheendra Kulkarni interviews Ray Kurzweil
April 5, 2012
Source: Music of the Spinning Wheel — April 5, 2012 | Sudheendra Kulkarni
Mahatma Gandhi is a prophet for the age of the communication revolution: An interview with Dr. Ray Kurzweil by Sudheendra Kulkarni
Ray Kurzweil was a speaker at the India Today Conclave in New Delhi on 17 March 2012. On the sidelines of the conclave, he was interviewed by Sudheendra Kulkarni, a prominent Indian journalist-activist and author of a forthcoming book Music of the Spinning Wheel: Mahatma… read more
January 15, 2013
Source: Phys.org — January 15, 2013 | Nancy Owano
The setting: An intimate gathering at Singularity University’s NASA campus in Silicon Valley. This is the place founded by Dr. Peter Diamandis and Dr. Ray Kurzweil, pursuing the idea of a new university that could “leverage the power of exponential technologies to solve humanity’s grand challenges.” Speaking in an interview is artificial intelligence expert and Google’s new Director of Engineering, Ray Kurzweil.
Now you know this is worth… read more
Source: Mashable — May 17, 2013 | Todd Olmstead
For his new music video for the track “Singularity,” which Mashable is presenting for the first time exclusively, he recruited futurist and technologist Ray Kurzweil to participate. Kurzweil, who became Google’s Director of Engineering earlier this year, is famous for his predictions about the future in which human minds will… read more
Source: The Times of India — August 13, 2013 | Subodh Varma
Artificial Intelligence is the science of creating computers that can perform tasks that we associate with human intelligence. Our ability to understand and respond appropriately to high level emotions is the cutting edge of human intelligence and the most intelligent thing that we do.
Being funny or loving or sexy… read more
March 21, 2014
Source: CNN — March 21, 2014 | Richard Galant
CNN | Inventor Ray Kurzweil looked two decades ahead to a time when, he argued, people will use nanobots to connect the capillaries of their brains to the cloud, merging biological thinking with artificial intelligence and enabling a leap in human capabilities equivalent to the great advances of millions of years of evolution.
The 30th anniversary gathering for the organization built around the subjects of its acronym –… read more