December 23, 2013
Ray Kurzweil profile | extended version
Ray Kurzweil interview | Kurzweil discusses living forever
Ray Kurzweil interview | How are you able to make such accurate technological predictions?
Ray Kurzweil interview | The future of the human/AI relationship
Ray Kurzweil interview | His thoughts on God
Ray Kurzweil interview | Of your many achievements, what are you most proud… read more
PBS NewsHour | Science correspondent Miles O’Brien goes head-to-circuit board with IBM’s computer Watson on the game show Jeopardy! to explore the limits of language and artificial intelligence for machines. Interviewed in this segment: Ray Kurzweil (author, inventor), David Ferrucci (IBM), Marvin Minksy (MIT, AI expert). In the second video, Miles O’Brien takes on Watson, and loses. In the third video, he tells Hari Sreenivasan about how the supercomputer works… read more
Video Source: PBS | NewsHour
December 27, 2013
PBS Newshour | Optimists at Silicon Valley thinktank Singularity University are pushing the frontiers of human progress through innovation and emerging technologies, looking to greater longevity and better health. As part of his series on “Making Sense” of financial news, Paul Solman explores a future of “exponential growth.”
Paul Solman: Admittedly, solar now provides less than 1 percent of U.S. energy needs. But Singularity University’s other cofounder, Ray… read more
The Blaze | Google executives Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen discuss Ray Kurzweil with Glenn Beck on The Glenn Beck Program
February 25, 2014
This is a clip from the February 24, 2014 episode of The Glenn Beck Program.
The Blaze | Google Chairman on humans versus computers. How useful is the new… read more
August 23, 2010
CNN Glenn Beck | From human to humanoid — pattern recognition pioneer Ray Kurzweil says, “Computers will have consciousness in just 25 years.”
Video Source: CNN | Glenn Beck
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Conversations with Harold Hudson Channer | Ray Kurzweil discusses his book The Age of Spiritual Machines
February 1, 1999
Conversations with Harold Hudson Channer | Ray Kurzweil— the cybernetic inventor, entrepreneur and futurist philosopher — talks about his book The Age of Spiritual Machines soon after the day it was released in January 1999.
He recounts his earler publication, The Age of Intelligent Machines, and offers many illuminating projections of likely future cyberentic developments.
Video Source: Conversations with Harold Hudson Channer