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TEDx Silicon Alley | Ray Kurzweil and Juan Enriquez — rise of the machines

December 6, 2012

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TEDx Silicon Alley | In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxSiliconAlley, where x = independently organized TED event.

At our TEDxSiliconAlley event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a… read more

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

November 26, 2012

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Ray Kurzweil talks about robot Jeopardy! champ Watson

November 10, 2012

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Forbes | Ray Kurzweil is a leading thinker, inventor, and futurist known for his track record of accurate predictions. In this video, shot in Kurzweil’s office near Boston, he talks to Techonomy founder David Kirkpatrick about Watson, IBM’s artificial intelligence computer system that famously defeated Jeopardy champions on the TV game show.

Kurzweil explains Watson’s human-like intelligence by referencing the Turing Test, an assessment that measures a machine’s ability… read more

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Forbes | Ray Kurzweil on using exponential thinking to predict the future

November 10, 2012

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Next week’s Techonomy conference in Tucson, AZ, will feature Ray Kurzweil, a leading thinker, inventor, and futurist known for his track record of accurate predictions. On November 13 Kurzweil is releasing a new book, How to Create a Mind, which applies neuroscience research to the possibilities of super-intelligence. In this video, recorded in Kurzweil’s office near Boston, he talks to Techonomy founder David Kirkpatrick about how his… read more

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Singularity Hub | Ray Kurzweil interview: the future of man and machine

November 8, 2012

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Singularity Hub — Keith Kleiner, 10-29-2012 | I am pleased to announce the release of Singularity Hub’s recent interview with Ray Kurzweil. The interview with Kurzweil focused at first on his new book (to be released November 13) How to Create a Mind, but then in the second half we moved on to broader topics, such as Kurzweil’s more general thoughts on the future of man and machine, and Kurzweil’s personal goals… read more

rdigitalife | Robot evolution

July 27, 2012

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What are the possibilities, the ethics, and the emotional implications of robot evolution? Ray Kurzweil (The Singularity is Near), Sherry Turkle (Alone Together), Rosalind Picard (Affective Computing), Matt Gray (robot acting coach), Rob Spence (the Eyeborg), and Thiago Caires (Bionik Labs) share their thoughts on the merging of man and machine. What do you think?

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.

Best Buy | SXSW interview — ‘A genius predicts the future’

March 15, 2012

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Best Buy | The inventor of text-to-speech says you won’t need text or speech to surf the Web.

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Time | At SXSW Time’s Lev Grossman interviews Ray Kurzweil

March 15, 2012

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Time | at SXSW Interactive 2012, Time’s own Lev Grossman was at the annual South by Southwest festival in Austin, TX, where he interviewed author and futurist Ray Kurzweil (The Singularity Is Near) during an interactive keynote at 2 p.m. CT titled “Expanding Our Intelligence Without Limit.”  The renowned futurist discusses the rapid pace of recent technological change in a mind-expanding keynote conversation about our future.

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