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Nov 13, 2018

When Silicon Valley gets religion — and vice versa

Posted by in categories: life extension, Ray Kurzweil, transhumanism

Some of the tech world’s brightest luminaries hope to postpone the unpleasantness of death, or avoid it entirely. Calico, a secretive company founded by Google, is looking for ways to lengthen human lifespans. Billionaires Larry Ellison, Peter Thiel, and Jeff Bezos have all contributed huge sums for research into anti-aging treatments. Ray Kurzweil, one of the tech industry’s leading futurists, has described three scientific and technological “bridges” that might lead to radically longer life.


Devotees of many religions believe in a soul that lives forever. In transhumanism, techies have found their own version of eternal life — and it’s finding unlikely fans.

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Nov 12, 2018

Ray Kurzweil — The Path to The Singularity

Posted by in categories: Ray Kurzweil, singularity

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Nov 10, 2018

Ray Kurzweil — Human Level AI is Just 12 Years Away

Posted by in categories: Ray Kurzweil, robotics/AI

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Nov 10, 2018

Ray Kurzweil Interviewed By The IMF

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Nov 8, 2018

Ray Kurzweil Google Maps Street View Summit Hightlights

Posted by in categories: augmented reality, Ray Kurzweil

Highlights from Ray Kurzweil’s keynote talk at the 2018 Google Maps Street View summit. In this interview, Ray draws compelling connections between augmented intelligence and augmented reality. In light of recent ground-level imaging trends, his perspective paints an exciting picture of the future for Street View and AR.

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Nov 3, 2018

Ray Kurzweil — The Age of Intelligent Machines

Posted by in categories: futurism, Ray Kurzweil

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Nov 3, 2018

Ray Kurzweil Featured on The News in 1989

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Oct 25, 2018

What Will Happen After The Technological Singularity Ray Kurzweil

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Oct 24, 2018

Reimagining Education in the Exponential Age

Posted by in categories: education, Ray Kurzweil, space

The future of humanity will be radically different than what we see today. As Ray Kurzweil put it, “We won’t experience 100 years of progress in the 21st century—it will be more like 20,000 years of progress (at today’s rate).” We’ll have the potential to live on Mars, connect our minds to machines, and access an abundance of resources.

But is our youth prepared to live in such a world? Are we equipping them with the skills and values necessary to be adaptable, innovative, and purpose-driven in such a world?

Our traditional, industrial-era educational models are simply outdated. What is required is not an incremental change in education, but rather an entire overhaul of the current system. It will take creative imagination to develop new models for 21st-century education.

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Aug 19, 2018

Disruptive Technologies and Dangerous Ideas — Ray Kurzweil & Peter Diamandis

Posted by in categories: Peter Diamandis, Ray Kurzweil

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