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August 24, 2010

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CNN Glenn Beck | Glenn Beck interviews Ray Kurzweil: April 2008

August 23, 2010

Glenn Beck Man and Machine

CNN Glenn Beck | From human to humanoid — pattern recognition pioneer Ray Kurzweil says, “Computers will have consciousness in just 25 years.”

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CNET | Ina Fried interviews Ray Kurzweil

January 7, 2010

Ray Kurzweil on CNET on digital reading

CNET | The future of reading: Ray Kurzweil knows a little something about e-readers. The computing pioneer, who among other things helped develop modern text recognition software, has been working to use digital technology to improve reading for the past 30 years. His latest project, Blio, is an effort to improve the emerging electronic book field with software that turns e-books into more than just a digital… 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

Motherboard | Documentary Singularity of Ray Kurzweil

July 14, 2009

Ray Kurzweil on Motherboard documentary

Motherboard | Ray Kurzweil tells us about his vision of the Singularity — a point around 2045 when computers will acquire full-blown artificial intelligence and technology will infuse itself with biology. His theories have all sorts of supporters, detractors, and critics, but do you even remember what life was like before three-year-olds had cell phones and you actually had to remember facts instead of relying on the internet? That was… read more

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The Computer History Museum | Dag Spicer interviews Ray Kurzweil

July 13, 2009

Ray Kurzweil at the Computer History Museum

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Authors@Google | The web within us: when minds and machines become one

July 1, 2009

Ray Kurzweil at Google Authors series

Authors@Google | Ray Kurzweil visited Google’s Mountain View, CA, headquarters to give his talk: “The web within us: when minds and machines become one.” This event took place on July 1, 2009, as part of the Authors@Google series.

At the onset of the 21st century, it will be an era in which the very nature of what is means to be human will be both enriched and challenged, as our… read more

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Big Think | Ray Kurzweil on the future of nanotechnology

May 11, 2009

Ray Kurzweil on Big Think on biotechnology

Big Think | Inventor, futurist Ray Kurzweil says that nanotechnology will enable us to email three-dimensional objects — and live forever. He answers the question: “How will nanotechnology help us live longer?”

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Big Think | Ray Kurzweil on ending disease

May 11, 2009

Ray Kurzweil on Big Think on biotechnology

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.

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Big Think | Biotechnology will stop aging

May 11, 2009

Ray Kurzweil on Big Think on biotechnology

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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