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PBS Newshour | Tech’s next feats? Maybe on-demand kidneys, robot sex, cheap solar, lab meat

December 27, 2013

Ray Kurzweil interview with Paul Solman on PBS Newshour

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

CNN Glenn Beck | Glenn Beck interviews Ray Kurzweil: May 2008

May 30, 2008

Glenn Beck Future of Man and Machine

CNN Glenn Beck | The future of man and machine: Visionary thinker and futurist Ray Kurzweil is here, changing the way we are about to think about our future.

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CNN Glenn Beck | Glenn Beck interviews Ray Kurzweil: April 2008

August 23, 2010

Glenn Beck Man and Machine

CNN Glenn Beck | From human to humanoid — pattern recognition pioneer Ray Kurzweil says, “Computers will have consciousness in just 25 years.”

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TechCrunch | Ray Kurzweil talks entrepreneurship, apps, and the future of education

March 14, 2012

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Entrepreneurship, apps, and the future of education (Part 1)

You are what you think (Part 2)

TechCrunch | Legendary scientist, inventor, futurist, and all-around tech icon Ray Kurzweil is at the ongoing South By Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, Texas, where today he headlined one of the event’s most highly anticipated keynote sessions. So we were very, very excited to be able to meet… read more

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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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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Google Play | Favorite Things: Ra Ra Riot’s Mathieu Santos shares his love of Ray Kurzweil’s The Singularity Is Near

May 17, 2013

Ray Kurzweil with Mathieu Santos on Google Play Favorite Things

Google Play | Favorite Things: Mathieu Santos shares his love of Ray Kurzweil’s The Singularity Is Near  in this episode of Favorite Things.

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