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Google's Kurzweil on teaching human language to computers

The noted inventor and futurist tells Singularity Hub that one of the challenges to language processing is teaching computers to process information in a hierarchical fashion, as mammals do.

By Jan. 10, 2013

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Ray Kurzweil at SXSW

Molly Wood sits down with Ray Kurzweil, futurist and author, to discuss his predictions of technology and humanity, space, and his upcoming book.

By Mar. 11, 2012

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Renowned futurist Ray Kurzweil joins Google

The man who predicted phones that answer your questions and driverless cars will start at Google on Monday.

By Dec. 15, 2012

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Ray Kurzweil joins Google as director of engineering

The famed futurist will focus on machine learning and language processing, he says on his Web site.

By Dec. 14, 2012

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Futurist Ray Kurzweil on smartphones, AI, and the human brain

The inventor and author speaks onstage at the Techonomy conference in Tucson about his new book on human thought and the themes that stem from it.

By Nov. 12, 2012

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Google's Ray Kurzweil hire could yield some good returns

Company's hiring of Ray Kurzweil will have implications far beyond Google's fun projects. His machine-learning know-how could affect networks, data centers, and algorithms too.

By Dec. 15, 2012

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Ray Kurzweil tries to build a better e-reader

The computing pioneer is at CES showing off his Blio software that combines digital books with video, audio and Web content.

By Jan. 7, 2010

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We'll be immortal in 20 years, says Kurzweil

Celebrated inventor and singularity specialist Ray Kurzweil believes science is moving at such rapid speed that we will all be able to live forever, starting soon.

By Sep. 23, 2009

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Q&A: Kurzweil on tech as a double-edged sword

Ray Kurzweil, inventor and futurist, discusses the Turing Test, human vs. machine intelligence, and the dangers of advanced technologies.

By Nov. 19, 2008