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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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The Blaze TV The Glenn Beck Program | Glenn Beck interviews Ray Kurzweil

November 26, 2012

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Women at the Frontier | Ray Kurzweil interviewed by daughter Amy Kurzweil at designing the future event

November 28, 2012

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We Blog the World | Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil is interviewed by his daughter Amy Kurzweil at the 2012 event with theme designing the future. An inspirational and moving production with a group of remarkable, dynamic women.

Women at the Frontier | An emerging global network of game changers unleashing exponential technology. As pioneers, catalysts, connectors from all sectors, we feature women at the cutting edge of their… read more

TEDx Silicon Alley | Ray Kurzweil and Juan Enriquez — rise of the machines

December 6, 2012

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TEDx Silicon Alley | In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxSiliconAlley, where x = independently organized TED event.

At our TEDxSiliconAlley event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a… read more

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Bloomberg TV Taking Stock | Pimm Fox interviews Ray Kurzweil: how technology will save the world

December 13, 2012

Ray Kurzweil with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg TV

Bloomberg TV | Ray Kurzweil, author of How to Create a Mind, discusses reverse-engineering the human brain. He speaks with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg Television’s Taking Stock.

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Bloomberg TV Taking Stock | “Kurzweil on how technology will save the world”

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

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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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Singularity Hub | Exclusive video interview with Ray Kurzweil on future AI project at Google

January 17, 2013

Ray Kurzweil with Keith Kleiner on new Google role

Singularity Hub | In an exclusive with Singularity Hub, Ray Kurzweil gave one of his first interviews since the December announcement that he joined Google full time as Director of Engineering. Speaking with Singularity Hub Founder Keith Kleiner, Ray discusses his new role, how his research interests connect with his latest book How To Create A Mind (which Keith recently interviewed Ray about here), and how technology will advance to produce a “cybernetic friend”… read more

Video Source: Singularity Hub

Yahoo! Sports ThePostGame | How nanotechnology will change sports

March 9, 2013

Ray Kurzweil on ThePostGame

Yahoo! Sports ThePostGame | FutureSport: how nanotechnology will boost athletic performance. Technology is advancing so quickly that it won’t be long before the era of performance-enhancing drugs seems like the athletic Stone Age. Injecting or ingesting chemicals will be considered primitive when athletes will have the ability to have robotic cells powered by software coursing through their veins.

That might sound like science fiction, but such technology is already… read more

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Google | Building brains to understand the world’s data — Google Tech Talk with Jeff Hawkins and Q&A with Ray Kurzweil

March 13, 2013

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Google | The neocortex works on principles that are fundamentally different than traditional computers. In this talk I will describe recent advances in understanding the neocortex and how we are applying them to model millions of high velocity data streams.

The talk will start with a description of sparse distributed representations, which are the fundamental units of information in brains. I will then discuss how these representations are learned… read more

Video Source: Google

Sony Pictures Entertainment | Top thinkers including Google’s Ray Kurzweil join After Earth stars Jaden and Will Smith to talk about the future in “After Earth Day” Google hangout

April 23, 2013

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Sony Pictures Entertainment | “AFTER EARTH” COMES TO LIFE IN GOOGLE+ HANGOUT DISCUSSION

Top Thinkers Including Google’s Ray Kurzweil, Elon Musk, Alexandra Cousteau, and NASA Astronaut Sunita Williams, Join “After Earth” Stars Jaden Smith and Will Smith to Talk About Science, Technology, Innovation and the Future in “After Earth Day” Discussion on April 23, 2013

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 22, 2013 – In advance of the… read more

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