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The White House | High Tech High embracing the Singularity for White House competition

May 13, 2011

White House Commencement Challenge

The White House | High Tech High in San Diego, California is a finalist in The White House 2011 Race to the Top Commencement Challenge. These schools represent the very best American public education has to offer. We are so proud of the all the teachers, students, administrators, parents and communities who are working together to help meet President Obama’s goal of having the highest proportion of college graduates… read more

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Oracle JavaOne | The age of embedded computing everywhere

September 23, 2010

Ray Kurzweil at JavaOne 2010

Keynote by Ray Kurzweil at Oracle’s JavaOne Conference in San Francisco, September 23, 2010. Video transcript available here.

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The Opie & Anthony Show | Ray Kurzweil and Barry Ptolemy interview on film Transcendent Man

February 4, 2011

Ray Kurzweil on Opie and Anthony

Transcendent Man’s director Barry Ptolemy on The Opie & Anthony Show on February 4, 2011 via Sirius-XM Satellite Radio.

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Comedy Central The Colbert Report | Stephen Colbert interviews Ray Kurzweil

April 12, 2011

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Comedy Central The Colbert Report | Ray Kurzweil believes man and machine are becoming one. Kurzweil predicts that people will merge with technology and become a billion times smarter by 2045. Kurzweil and Stephen Colbert discussed nanobots in the body (“Millions of tiny nanobots into our blood system — is there any way that couldn’t turn into a horror movie?” Colbert asked), uploading into a computer, the Singularity (“Will I have six-pack… read more

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C-SPAN BookTV: In Depth | Pedro Echevarria interviews Ray Kurzweil

November 5, 2006

Ray Kurzweil on CSPAN BookTV In Depth

C-SPAN BookTV: In Depth | Host Pedro Echevarria interviews author, inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil about his life and work. Topics included expanding human intelligence with machines, human pattern recognition, inventing machines to help persons with sensory disabilities, and artificial intelligence.

He responded to viewer calls and electronic mail. Included were video clips of Mr. Kurzweil’s appearance on I’ve Got a Secret in 1965, a demonstration of his female… read more

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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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StudySync™ SyncTV | Study group discusses Ray Kurzweil’s The Singularity Is Near

March 8, 2012

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StudySync™ SyncTV | In this preview of a StudySync SyncTV episode and lesson, the study group discusses Ray Kurzweil’s 2005 book, The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology.

StudySync™ is an innovative learning tool that connects students to the great ideas of mankind through its extensive library of classic and modern texts. Its innovative, video-based lessons model thoughtful academic discourse and support structured peer-to-peer communication.… read more

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

November 8, 2012

Ray Kurzweil on Singularity Hub

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

HBO Real Time with Bill Maher | Bill Maher interviews Ray Kurzweil

June 17, 2011

Ray kurzweil on HBO Real Time with Bill Maher

HBO Real Time with Bill Maher | “First up, Bill Gates calls him ‘the best person I know at predicting the future.’ The just-released documentary about him is called Transcendent Man, the amazing Ray Kurzweil.”  — Bill Maher

You can watch the video from the “Overtime” segment of the show, featuring a roundtable discussion with all of the night’s guests and including Ray Kurzweil, as they answer questions from… read more

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