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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.

Big Think | Ray Kurzweil explains the coming Singularity

April 28, 2009

Ray Kurzweil on Big Think on biotechnology

Big Think | By 2045, we’ll have expanded the intelligence of our human machine civilization a billion fold. That will result in a technological singularity, a point beyond which it’s hard to imagine. He answers the question: “How will Singularity develop over the next 20 years?”

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CSPAN BookTV | Ray Kurzweil, How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed, hosted by Ingrid Wickelgren, Scientific American Mind editor

December 22, 2012

CSPAN BookTV How to Create a Mind

Click here to watch the full show: CSPAN | BookTV: “Ray Kurzweil, How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed, hosted by Ingrid Wickelgren, Scientific American Mind editor”

About the Program: The influential theorist draws on the most recent neuroscience research to reverse-engineer the brain and apply what’s learned to build intelligent machines.  The award-winning inventor discusses this research with Editor of Scientific American Mind, Ingrid Wickelgren.… read more

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August 24, 2010

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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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Ray Kurzweil | Text-to-speech

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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Conversations with Harold Hudson Channer | Ray Kurzweil discusses his book The Age of Spiritual Machines

February 1, 1999

Ray Kurzweil on Harold Hudson Channer

Conversations with Harold Hudson Channer | Ray Kurzweil—  the cybernetic inventor, entrepreneur and futurist philosopher —  talks about his book The Age of Spiritual Machines soon after the day it was released in January 1999.

He recounts his earler publication, The Age of Intelligent Machines, and offers many illuminating projections of likely future cyberentic developments.

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Big Think | Entrepreneurship: The new liberal arts?

March 18, 2011

Ray Kurzweil on Big Think on entrepreneurship

Big Think | With the world’s knowledge at their fingertips, students no longer need to be spoon-fed facts, but they do need to develop a thirst for knowledge and the ability to learn new material — skills that can be learned through entrepreneurship. He says that the future of eduction is entrepreneurship.

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Global Future 2045 | Ray Kurzweil presents: ‘The Acceleration of technology in the 21st century — impact on business, economy, and society’

February 23, 2012

Ray Kurzweil at Global Future 2045

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.”

Global Future 2045  is a nonprofit organization with the goal of creating a network… read more

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The Woodstock Film Festival | “Redesigning Humanity: the New Frontier Panel”

October 2, 2009

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The Woodstock Film Festival | In a period of exponential technological change, human life is in the process of being irreversibly transformed: in the next 50 years, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, genetic engineering and other technologies will allow human beings to transcend the limitations of the body.

Is this evolution inevitable? Will “humanity” survive? Is the prospect of virtual eternal life something mankind should embrace? Transhumanism has been described as… read more

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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