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Remarks at The Celebration, A Gala to Celebrate the Groundbreaking of the National Research and Training Institute for the Blind

Ray Kurzweil’s remarks given at the groundbreaking of the National Research and Training Institute for the Blind… read more

Intelligence, Computer and Human: A Discussion with Howard Gardner

Ray Kurzweil and Howard Gardner discuss education, technology, pattern recognition and collecting electronic parts on Canal Street.… read more

A Dialog with the New York Times on the Technological Implications of the September 11 Disaster

In preparation for the New York Times article, “In the Next Chapter, Is Technology an Ally?,” Ray Kurzweil engaged in a conversation with computer scientist Peter Neumann, science fiction author Bruce Sterling, law professor Lawrence Lessig, retired engineer Severo Ornstein, and cryptographer Whitfield Diffie, addressing questions of how technology and innovation will be shaped by the tragic events of September 11, 2001.… read more

Accelerated Living

In this article written for PC Magazine, Ray Kurzweil explores how advancing technologies will impact our personal lives.… read more

Response to Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking recently told the German magazine Focus that computers were evolving so rapidly that they would eventually outstrip the intelligence of humans. Professor Hawking went on to express the concern that eventually, computers with artificial intelligence could come to dominate the world. Ray Kurzweil replies.… read more

Tribute to Michael Dertouzos (1936 — 2001)

In memory of Michael Dertouzos, 1936 — 2001.… read more

The Human Machine Merger: Why We Will Spend Most of Our Time in Virtual Reality in the Twenty-first Century

Raymond Kurzweil’s keynote address delivered at the 2000 ACM SIGGRAPH conference in New Orleans.… read more

Turing’s Prophecy

Raymond Kurzweil’s history of the computer from the year 2040 is presented in this joint keynote address with former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres at the Annual International Conference on Personal Computing, Tel Aviv, Israel, June 25, 1995.… read more

Israel in the Age of Knowledge

Raymond Kurzweil’s keynote address delivered at “Connections,” American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science, April 28, 1996.… read more

When Will HAL Understand What We Are Saying? Computer Speech Recognition and Understanding

This chapter from HAL’s Legacy: 2001′s Computer as Dream and Reality addresses the accomplishments–and challenges–of automatic speech recognition. What kind of paradigm shift in computing will give HAL the ability to understand human context, and therefore truly speak?… read more

Machine Intelligence: The First 80 Years

A brief history of machine intelligence written for “The Futurecast,” a monthly column in the Library Journal.… read more

The Age of Knowledge

An illustration of the second industrial revolution written for “The Futurecast,” a monthly column in the Library Journal… read more

The Economics of Innovation

An examination of the changing nature of wealth, written for “The Futurecast,” a monthly column in the Library Journal.… read more

Learning in the Age of Knowledge

An overview of how education is changing with technology, written for “The Futurecast,” a monthly column in the Library Journal.… read more

The Future of Libraries, Part 2: The End of Books

A look at what may replace books, written for “The Futurecast,” a monthly column in the Library Journal.… read more

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