March 9, 2012
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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Global Future 2045 | Opening roundtable discussion with journalists: “Investing in the Future.”
Global Future 2045 | Presentation by Ray Kurzweil, famous scientist, inventor, author of Singularity theory, head of Singularity University: “The Acceleration of technology in the 21st century — the impact on business, the economy, and society.”
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The story of Stevie Wonder’s technical challenge to Ray Kurzweil that ultimately motivates the inception of Kurzweil Music Systems.
Kurzweil Music Systems
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rdigitalife | What does it mean to be human in today’s wired world? Join host Ramona Pringle as she speaks with leading experts & creative thinkers to hear what they have to say about the evolving relationship between humanity and technology. This wired world is our digital life, and we want to hear what you think. So join the conversation, voice your questions and share your experiences.
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Singularity Institute | Talks with Ray Kurzweil at The Singularity Summit 2011:
“The Ubiquity and Predictability of the Exponential Growth of Information Technology” — The exponential growth of the price-performance and capacity of information technology in many realms including biology, communication, and even resources such as energy continues unabated. New and updated graphs showing the remarkable predictability of this progression will be presented. Three-dimensional molecular computing will provide the… read more
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About Google Zeitgeist | events
Google | Zeitgeist is an annual, invitation-only, two-day special event hosted by Google, that brings together over 400 of the planet’s top leaders and biggest brains —– from businessmen to bloggers and inventors to activists. Why? To talk about the big issues affecting our everyday lives and hear what they think is shaping this weird and wonderful world of ours. You can view talks from… read more
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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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