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.
Molly Wood sits down with Ray Kurzweil, futurist and author, to discuss his predictions of technology and humanity, space, and his upcoming book.
The man who predicted phones that answer your questions and driverless cars will start at Google on Monday.
The famed futurist will focus on machine learning and language processing, he says on his Web site.
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.
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.
The computing pioneer is at CES showing off his Blio software that combines digital books with video, audio and Web content.
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.
Ray Kurzweil, inventor and futurist, discusses the Turing Test, human vs. machine intelligence, and the dangers of advanced technologies.