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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

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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August 24, 2010

Untitled from KAIN Admin on Vimeo.

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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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Forbes | Ray Kurzweil on using exponential thinking to predict the future

November 10, 2012

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Next week’s Techonomy conference in Tucson, AZ, will feature Ray Kurzweil, a leading thinker, inventor, and futurist known for his track record of accurate predictions. On November 13 Kurzweil is releasing a new book, How to Create a Mind, which applies neuroscience research to the possibilities of super-intelligence. In this video, recorded in Kurzweil’s office near Boston, he talks to Techonomy founder David Kirkpatrick about how his… read more

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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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Google Play | Favorite Things: Ra Ra Riot’s Mathieu Santos shares his love of Ray Kurzweil’s The Singularity Is Near

May 17, 2013

Ray Kurzweil with Mathieu Santos on Google Play Favorite Things

Google Play | Favorite Things: Mathieu Santos shares his love of Ray Kurzweil’s The Singularity Is Near  in this episode of Favorite Things.

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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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Ray Kurzweil talks about robot Jeopardy! champ Watson

November 10, 2012

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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

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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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