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Next Big Thing Summit coming to Melbourne, Kurzweil to keynote

There's a big new tech show in Melbourne next week, complete with a trade show expo plus a wealth of great speakers, including Ray Kurzweil and Chris Anderson.

By March 6, 2014

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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 January 10, 2013

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Elon Musk: AI could be more dangerous than nukes

The entrepreneur has used technology to reshape payments, electric cars and space travel, but he's still really worried about what could happen if tech gets super-smart.

By August 3, 2014

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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 December 15, 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 December 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 December 14, 2012

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Your phone will never love you back (and you shouldn't want it to)

Commentary: Futurist Ray Kurzweil says our devices will soon be able to process and mimic human emotions. But even if that's possible, it's not exactly a great idea.

By June 20, 2014

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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 November 12, 2012

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What if we become as stupid as machines?

Ray Kurzweil, the man who promises "Singularity" between man and machine, speaks of it as being a wonderful thing. But is it? Even remotely?

By February 23, 2014

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Glassholes: At least you know who they are

Commentary Too many people dismiss Google Glass without considering how social norms can evolve or how much mobile phones and other technology can do surreptitiously what Glass can do overtly. CNET's Stephen Shankland urges us to look at the bigger picture.

By March 16, 2014