On the cusp of a far-reaching revolution thanks to the advances in artificial intelligence and computing, it's easy to feel a bit...concerned. Well, maybe more than just a bit, especially if you consider societal attitudes... read more The post How Should We Prepare for the AI Revolution? Ray Kurzweil Responds in This Q&A [Video] appeared first on Singularity HUB.
Futurist and Google exec Ray Kurzweil thinks that once we have robotic implants, we'll be funnier, sexier and more loving. Because that's what artificial intelligence can do for you.
Futurist and inventor Ray Kurzweil predicts humans are going to develop emotions and characteristics of higher complexity as a result of connecting their brains to computers. “We’re going to be funnier. We’re going to be sexier. We’re going to be better at expressing loving sentiment,” Kurzweil said at a recent discussion at Singularity University. Show More Summary
In the age of spiritual machines Ray Kurzweil in 2001 predicted: By 2020, a $1,000 computer will match processing speed of the human brain — 20 billion calculations per second. By 2030, it will simulate the brain power of a small village about 1,000 human minds. Show More Summary
A former first-round pick of the Tampa Bay Rays has been arrested in connection with an ongoing double-homicide investigation in Corona, California. According to KTLA.com's Anthony Kurzweil, John A. Moreno, Chip Yost and Jennifer Gould,...Show More Summary
ROBOTICS: What you need to know about artificial intelligence, and the imminent robot future Luke Westaway | CNET "Futurist Ray Kurzweil predicted in a 2005 book that a model of human... read more The post This Week’s Awesome Stories from Around the Web (Through Aug 8) appeared first on Singularity HUB.
In recent years, scientists who study the effects of aging on the body have sought ways to reverse the effects of aging, and perhaps extend life indefinitely. Futurist Ray Kurzweil, among others, claims that a strict schedule of exercise paired with a healthy diet, a strict regimen...
[Author's Note: As a participant in Singularity University's Graduate Studies Program this summer, I have decided to further engage the material by writing a letter to some of our speakers, drawing on the lectures as well as the personal context in which I heard them. Show More Summary
In this ten minute video Ray Kurzweil explains his view that as robots and AI automate low skilled jobs new higher skilled jobs will be created. In other...
Humanity has a problem. It's linear. Technology, on the other hand, is exponential. Take it from Ray Kurzweil, the bestselling author, futurist, and Google chief engineer. "The reality of information technology is it progresses exponentially," he told the Financial Times. Show More Summary
by Angela Guess Anthony Cuthbertson recently wrote for the International Business Times, “Artificial intelligence pioneer Ray Kurzweil has predicted that within 15 years technology will exist that will allow human brains to be connected directly to the internet. Show More Summary
Google’s Ray Kurzweil, who’s so anxious to see technology permit humans to live forever that he’s taking as many as 150 pills per day to make sure his body will be able to survive until that happens, made a bold prediction during a recent speech. Show More Summary
Imagine being able to access all of Wikipedia just by thinking about it. It sounds like science fiction now but futurist and Google engineer Ray Kurzweil thinks that reality is just a few years away. At the Exponential Finance conference on June 3, he predicted that humans will be cyborgs by 2030, according to CNNMoney. Show More Summary
Come to Singularity Hub for the latest from the frontiers of finance and technology as we bring you coverage of Singularity University and CNBC's Exponential Finance conference. “Technology is a double-edged sword...every technology... Show More Summary
Futurist Ray Kurzweil has made headlines with his provocative yet often accurate predictions, like that a computer would beat a human in chess ( already happened ) or that self-driving cars would take us everywhere ( starting to happen ). Show More Summary
Join Singularity University on June 15 at Mountain View's Computer History Museum for the Graduate Studies Program opening ceremony. Hear inspiring talks from SU cofounders, Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, and this year's... read more The post Come See Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus Kick Off Singularity University’s GSP 2015 appeared first on Singularity HUB.
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Ray Kurzweil offers this splendidly Infocult vision of the near future: We will be able to create avatars of people who have passed away from all of the information they have left behind (their emails and other documents, images, videos,...
by Angela Guess Writing for the Huffington Post, Vivek Wadhwa notes, “Ray Kurzweil made a startling prediction in 1999 that appears to be coming true: that by 2023 a $1,000 laptop would have the computing power and storage capacity of a human brain. Show More Summary
Ray Kurzweil made a startling prediction in 1999 that appears to be coming true: that by 2023 a $1,000 laptop would have the computing power and storage capacity of a human brain. He also predicted that Moore's law, which postulatesShow More Summary