February 10, 2011
Source: Time — February 10, 2011 | Lev Grossman
By that time Kurzweil was thinking about the Singularity too. He’d been busy since his appearance on I’ve Got a Secret. He’d made several fortunes as an engineer and inventor; he founded and then sold his first software company while he was still at MIT.
He went on to build the first print-to-speech reading machine for the blind — Stevie Wonder was customer No. 1 — and… read more