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Dear Ray Kurzweil

[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

Ray Kurzweil on the future of employment

  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...

Google's genius futurist uses this zany Asian folktale to explain how technology will rule the future

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

Ray Kurzweil Predicts Our Brains Will be Internet Connected Within 15 Years

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

Googler says we’ll all be human-robot hybrids by 2030

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

Ray Kurzweil thinks we'll all be cyborgs by 2030

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

Exponential Finance: Ray Kurzweil Stresses Humanity’s ‘Moral Imperative’ in Developing Artificial Intelligence

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

Google’s genius futurist has one theory that he says will rule the future — and it’s a little terrifying

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

Come See Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus Kick Off Singularity University’s GSP 2015

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.

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1740

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The future belongs to Infocult

2 months agoEducation / Learning : Infocult

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,...

Ray Kurzweil Predicts Our Phones Will Be As Smart As Us By 2020

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

The Coming Problem of Our iPhones Being More Intelligent Than We Are

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

The coming problem of smartphones being smarter than us

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 postulates that the processing capability of a computer doubles every 18...

The Coming Problem of Our iPhones Being More Intelligent Than Us

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... read more

Innovations: The coming problem of our iPhones being more intelligent than us

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 postulates...Show More Summary

Google Exec Takes 100 Pills a Day to Live Forever

2 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Futurist Ray Kurzweil hopes to bridge the gap between death and immortality with a variety of drugs.

SAE World Congress: Futurist predicts massive EV change with microscopic fuel cells

Futurist Ray Kurzweil talks about exponential change and the 'law of accelerating returns' at the 2015 SAE World Congress. Oh, and microscopic fuel cells. Continue reading SAE World Congress: Futurist predicts massive EV change withShow More Summary

Please Kill Me (Eventually)

“Meet the inventor who plans to live forever,” ran the headline of last Sunday’s “ Breakfast With the ?FT” column, in which Ray Kurzweil, who invented the flatbed scanner and the first text-to-speech systems, invited the Financial Times’s Caroline Daniel to breakfast in his San Francisco apartment. Show More Summary

This Drone Has Artificial Intelligence Modelled on Honey Bee Brains

Artificial intelligence aficionados such as Singularity-chasing Ray Kurzweil might be working on fusing together man and machine, but scientists in the UK have started on a smaller scale, with the goal of meshing together bee and drone. Launched...Show More Summary

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