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York University | Ray Kurzweil honorary doctorate and 2013 commencement address

October 25, 2013

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York University | “Google’s Ray Kurzweil receives honorary doctorate” — October 16, 2013

On October 16, 2013 York University conferred an honorary doctorate on Ray Kurzweil, Director of Engineering at Google, in a ceremony on campus. The Lassonde School of Engineering wishes to congratulate Ray Kurzweil on this tremendous honour.

An inventor, author, futurist and a thinker, Ray Kurzweil is most certainly a Renaissance Engineer and… read more

Big Think | The top 3 supplements for surviving the Singularity

April 9, 2011

Ray Kurzweil on Big Think on supplements

Big Think | If you can survive for 34 more years, you have a good shot at living forever, says futurist Ray Kurzweil. Here are his three favorite dietary supplements that will make sure he’s around for the Singularity.

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Brian Hoffstein’s two questions for Ray Kurzweil

March 9, 2012

Ray Kurzweil interviewed by Brian Hoffstein

Brian Hoffstein | Filmed right before his talk in Los Angeles, I got a chance to briefly speak with Ray Kurzweil — the futurist extraordinaire and prophet of the Singularity.

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The Blaze TV The Glenn Beck Program | Glenn Beck interviews Ray Kurzweil

November 26, 2012

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Women at the Frontier: Designing the Future 2012 | Ray Kurzweil interviewed by daughter Amy Kurzweil

November 28, 2012

Ray Kurzweil is interviewed by his daughter Amy Kurzweil at the recent event Women at the Frontier: Designing the Future 2012.

Women at the Frontier | Women at the Frontier is an emerging global network of game-changers unleashing exponential technology. As pioneers, catalysts, connectors from all sectors, W@F featuring women at the cutting edge of their industry —launching social enterprises, shifting mindset and inspiring the next generation of leaders.… read more

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Singularity University | Ray Kurzweil talk at Singularity University with class of 2013

August 1, 2013

Ray Kurzweil talk at SU class of 2013

Ray Kurzweil talk and Q&A session for Singularity University with the class of 2013.

Singularity University was founded by Ray Kurzweil, chancellor, and Peter Diamandis, chairman, in 2009.

CNET | Ina Fried interviews Ray Kurzweil

January 7, 2010

Ray Kurzweil on CNET on digital reading

CNET | The future of reading: Ray Kurzweil knows a little something about e-readers. The computing pioneer, who among other things helped develop modern text recognition software, has been working to use digital technology to improve reading for the past 30 years. His latest project, Blio, is an effort to improve the emerging electronic book field with software that turns e-books into more than just a digital… read more

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rdigitalife | Ray Kurzweil on robot evolution

July 27, 2012

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Just how near is the Singularity? According to Ray Kurzweil robot intelligence will surpass human intelligence by the year 2045. Futurist, inventor, and author of “The Singluarity is Near” Ray Kurzweil shares his theories and research regarding the exponential growth of technological and biological evolution.

The Futant Collective | New album Singularity by Futant samples Ray Kurzweil

August 16, 2013

Futant Singularity album cover

Coma Recordz | New album Singularity by Futant samples futurist Ray Kurzweil in track 12. The theory of a futant, amalgamating the words future and mutant was propagated by Timothy Leary, PhD, to describe those who have genetically activated thought patterns designed to facilitate the future.

All of our ideas are based on the future that we foresee, and fall in line with the futant archetype.… read more

Avi Zev Weider | Film Welcome to the Machine to premiere, Ray Kurzweil and Jaron Lanier featured

March 8, 2012

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The Hollywood Reporter | In Welcome to the Machine, Avi Zev Weider uses the occasion of the birth of his triplets to take a look at how technology intermingles with and affects our humanness. The SXSW competition documentary will have its world premiere Saturday, March 10, 2012.

Ray Kurzweil and Jaron Lanier, who are both featured in the film, will participate… read more

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