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Ray Kurzweil:
The accelerating power of technology

TED2005 · 22:56 · Filmed Feb 2005
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Ray Kurzweil: The accelerating power of technology
22:56 · Filmed February 2005 at TED2005 · Subtitles available in 22 languages

Inventor, entrepreneur and visionary Ray Kurzweil explains in abundant, grounded detail why, by the 2020s, we will have reverse-engineered the human brain and nanobots will be operating your consciousness.

Inventor, futurist
Ray Kurzweil is an engineer who has radically advanced the fields of speech, text and audio technology. He's revered for his dizzying — yet convincing — writing on the advance of technology, the limits of biology and the future of the human species. Full bio
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