on airfrom | the TED Interview podcastWhat the future holds next.

with Ray Kurzweil
January 1, 2020

episode |

group: TED
podcast: the TED Interview podcast
episode: Ray Kurzweil — on what the future holds next.
deck: The future arc of tech.

season:  no. 1
episode: no. 8
date: December 2018

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profiles |

host: Chris Anderson
bio: producer + curator of TED
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guest: Ray Kurzweil
bio: best-selling author, pioneering inventor, and futurist
view :: TED profile

podcast |

Welcome to the TED Interview podcast. Celebrated host Chris Anderson — producer + curator of TED — speaks to the world’s most interesting people for provocative and powerful dialogue.

Curious audiences can dive into compelling stories with the TED Interview podcast. Weekly episodes feature conversations with guests about their thoughts.

interview |

A conversation with legendary inventor and computer scientist Ray Kurzweil — his life-long career has been to accurately plan for + predict the future arc of tech.

What does he think is coming our way next? When does he think tech will finally gain human levels of language understanding?

about our guest :: Ray Kurzweil

Futurist and best-selling author Ray Kurzweil is an inventor who radically advanced the fields of digital speech, text, and audio tech. He’s respected for his dizzying — but convincing — writing on the advance of tech, the limits of biology, and the future of humanity.

about the host :: Chris Anderson

After a career in publishing, host Chris Anderson became the producer + curator of TED conferences — a public events + media organization. He’s developed the brand as a platform for discovering + showcasing: people, places, projects worth spreading.

episode |

A conversation on what the future holds next. Listen to the interview with host Chris Anderson + guest Ray Kurzweil — on the future arc of tech.


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group: TED
banner: Ideas worth spreading.
web: home ~ channel

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letter |

Dear listeners,

Our interview series — the TED Interview podcast — features a truly remarkable group of people, some of today’s most fascinating minds. They explain, amplify, illuminate, and defend their thinking.

For anyone enthusiastic by ideas, these dialogues are a special treat. We give you a front-row seat to fascinating + challenging people.

Chris Anderson

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The TED portrait drawing of Ray Kurzweil.

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— notes —

AI = artificial intelligence
TED = Technology + Entertainment + Design