opinion letterOpinion letter from Ray Kurzweil on request for 6 month delay on large language models that go beyond GPT-4

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stories on progressBreakthrough research links deformed proteins with schizophrenia.

An important clue.

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stories on progressResearchers achieve fusion energy record

A step toward virtually unlimited power.

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stories on progressPIXY is the world’s first automated selfie drone.

Launched by the company Snap.

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stories on progressAI software with social skills teaches humans to collaborate

Exploring human-computer co-operation.

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stories on progressBreakthrough for life-like soft robotics

This synthetic muscle is 3D printable + lifts 1000 times its own weight.

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stories on progressBreakthrough for flexible electrode implants in the brain

Solves key problems with bio-compatibility + tissue damage.

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stories on progressBreakthrough AI method generates 3D holograms in real-time

For virtual reality, 3D printing, and medical imaging.

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stories on progressThis self-learning AI software lets robots do tasks autonomously

They can go anywhere + move objects on-the-spot.

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Breakthrough augmented reality medical tool

This system projects an image of the patient's internal body.

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digest | New material eliminates need for motors or actuators in robots, proprosthetics, more

Low-cost material can bear 3000 times its own weight, triggered by light or electricity

A “mini arm” made by two hinges of actuating nickel hydroxide-oxyhydroxide material (left) can lift an object 50 times of its weight when triggered (right) by light or electricity. (credit: University of Hong Kong)

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the Kurzweil Library

Ray Kurzweil

Danielle: Chronicles of a Superheroine

novel by Ray Kurzweil
an adventure for all ages

  • national best-seller
  • winner of 2 book awards

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bulletin boardabout | the Kurzweil Library

A tour of the collections.

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guidehow to enlarge text + images

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look + listen + learnfilm | Search On

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stories on progressThe world’s first AI kitchen assistants

Automated cooking in real-time.

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look + listen + learnstory collection | 150 years of innovation + discovery

from | Scientific American

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bulletin boardWelcome to Transcend.

presented by Ray + Terry's

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interview by Ray Kurzweil | A conversation with Michele Reilly of Turing

On advances in quantum computing: architecture, functionality, and scalability.

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Wired | AI-Powered biotech can help deploy a vaccine in record time

by Ray Kurzweil

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spotlight | tech + science gifts for the season

Something for everyone.

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resources | Travel insurance products in the fin-tech landscape

Trending smart services for your home + abroad.

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Global Summit • by Singularity University | Q + A

on stage | feature with Ray Kurzweil

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resources | Space Special for Youth: STEAM books + activities

from: moon landing 50th anniversary

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a & e | film • BioMimicry

from: BioMimicry Institute

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resources | Gateway to the Past: computer tech history

Visit the virtual museum.

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