on airfrom | in DepthvintageThe life + work of Ray Kurzweil.

with Ray Kurzweil
January 1, 2023


the Future + the Technological Singularity

Book TV: in-depth with Ray Kurzweil

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Author, inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil was interviewed about his life and work. Topics included expanding human intelligence with machines, human pattern recognition, inventing machines to help persons with sensory disabilities, and artificial intelligence. He responded to viewer calls and electronic mail.

Included were video clips of Mr. Kurzweil’s appearance on “I’ve Got a Secret” in 1965, a demonstration of his female alter ego in a virtual reality community in 2001, and two clips from October 30, 2006, of a tour of his office where he demonstrated technology.

Ray Kurzweil is the author of several books on the subject of artificial intelligence, including The Age of Intelligent Machines, The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence, and his latest, The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology. His companies have made major breakthroughs in print, sound and speech recognition technologies.