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The Wall Street Journal | Andy Jordan interviews Ray Kurzweil

June 27, 2011

Ray Kurzweil on Wall Street Journal with Andy Jordan

The Wall Street Journal | Futurist Ray Kurzweil says technology merging humans and computers is advancing on many levels to enhance both body and mind. He talks with WSJ‘s Andy Jordan about what he envisions for the year 2029 and beyond, why he thinks humans will one day live forever, and even what post-”singularity” sex will be like.

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The Weekly Feed | Ra Ra Riot album Beta Love inspired by Ray Kurzweil’s singularity theory

March 19, 2014

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The Weekly Feed | Wes and Mathieu from Ra Ra Riot take some time to sit with Kyle Meredith on June 4, 2013 to discuss their futuristic new disc, Beta Love, writing with a concept without making a concept record, and being inspired by Ray Kurzweil’s singularity theory.

Kyle Meredith hosts The Weekly Feed, a music radio show that’s syndicated to 30 cities across the United States.… read more

Time | 10 questions for Ray Kurzweil

December 6, 2010

Time 10 Questions for Ray Kurzweil

Time magazine interviewed futurist Ray Kurzweil as part of a special “TimeFrames” issue (December 6, 2010), which discusses the events of the recent past. Time asked Ray about the future: how we’ll live, how we’ll extend our lifespans through reprogramming our biology, the upcoming Singularity, and the dangers of technological innovation.

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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.

ABC Jimmy Kimmel Live | Jimmy Kimmel interviews Ray Kurzweil

June 16, 2011

Ray Kurzweil on ABC Jimmy Kimmel Live

ABC Jimmy Kimmel Live | Jimmy Kimmel interviews futurist and pioneer Ray Kurzweil on June 16, 2011.

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ABC Lateline | Steve Cannane interviews Ray Kurzweil

April 29, 2011

Ray Kurzweil on ABC Lateline

ABC Lateline | Inventor, author and futurist Ray Kurzweil argues the exponential growth of medical technology will result in humans merging with machines. Kurzweil foresees a “human-machine singularity.” Steve Cannane presents.

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Authors@Google | The web within us: when minds and machines become one

July 1, 2009

Ray Kurzweil at Google Authors series

Authors@Google | Ray Kurzweil visited Google’s Mountain View, CA, headquarters to give his talk: “The web within us: when minds and machines become one.” This event took place on July 1, 2009, as part of the Authors@Google series.

At the onset of the 21st century, it will be an era in which the very nature of what is means to be human will be both enriched and challenged, as our… read more

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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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Best Buy | Ray Kurzweil featured in Best Buy’s Super Bowl ad featuring tech pioneers

February 15, 2012

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Philippe Kahn | Camera phone and MotionX

Kevin Systrom | Creator of Instagram

Jim McKelvey | Created Square Mobile Pay

Neil Papworth | Sent the first SMS message

Daniel Henderson | Video sharing

Chris Barton and Avery Wang | Helped create Shazam

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

March 15, 2012

Best Buy SXSW genius predicts the future

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

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