January 11, 2011
Video Source: Global Retail Marketing Association
Big Think | The coming biotechnology revolution will allow us, in the next 15 to 20 years, to reprogram our genes to resist both aging and disease. By mid-century, we may all be kept healthy and young by billions of nanorobots inside of our bodies.
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Forbes | Ray Kurzweil is a leading thinker, inventor, and futurist known for his track record of accurate predictions. In this video, shot in Kurzweil’s office near Boston, he talks to Techonomy founder David Kirkpatrick about Watson, IBM’s artificial intelligence computer system that famously defeated Jeopardy champions on the TV game show.
Kurzweil explains Watson’s human-like intelligence by referencing the Turing Test, an assessment that measures a machine’s ability… read more
Video Source: Forbes & Techonomy
Video Source: The Computer History Museum
The Computer History Museum
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.
Video Source: The Wall Street Journal
CNET | Ray Kurzweil at SXSW: Molly Wood sits down with Ray Kurzweil, futurist and author, to discuss his predictions of technology and humanity, space, and his upcoming book.
Video Source: CNET
Big Think | According to the Law of Accelerating Return, nanotechnology will be a million times more powerful in 20 years than it is today. Futurist Ray Kurzweil discusses how robotic red blood cells will aid in ending disease as we know it.
Video Source: Big Think
Video Source: Comedy Central | The Daily Show
The Daily Show
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 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