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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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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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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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Ray Kurzweil's e-reader turns a page

An early version of Blio, which was shown off at CES, is at long last ready for download. But have other e-book software platforms passed it by?

By September 28, 2010

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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 March 11, 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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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 January 7, 2010