Ray Kurzweil

A university for the coming singularity

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Filmed Jan 2009 at TED2009
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Ray Kurzweil's latest graphs show that technology's breakneck advances will only accelerate — recession or not. He unveils his new project, Singularity University, to study oncoming tech and guide it to benefit humanity.

Ray Kurzweil
/ 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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