Ray Kurzweil

  • Inventor and futurist

Ray Kurzweil's Presentations

TED2009 February 2009

Watch video

A university for the coming singularity: Ray Kurzweil's latest graphs show that technology's breakneck advances will only accelerate -- recession or not. He unveils his new project, Singularity University, to study oncoming tech and guide it to benefit humanity.

A university for the coming singularity: Ray Kurzweil's latest graphs show that technology's breakneck advances will only accelerate -- recession or not. He unveils his new project, Singularity University, to study oncoming tech and guide it to benefit humanity.

Less ↑

ideaCity 2008 June 2008

Watch video

Futurist and inventor Ray Kurzweil demonstrates for the first time his latest invention: a pocket size reading machine for the blind. Kurzweil discusses the evolution of technology and predicts that in 2023, technology will be able to extend the human life considerably.

Futurist and inventor Ray Kurzweil demonstrates for the first time his latest invention: a pocket size reading machine for the blind. Kurzweil discusses the evolution of technology and predicts that in 2023, technology will be able to extend the human life considerably.

Less ↑

TED2005 February 2005

Watch video

How technology's accelerating power will transform us: Inventor, entrepreneur and visionary Ray Kurzweil explains in abundant, grounded detail why, by the 2020s, we will have reverse-engineered the human brain and nanobots will be operating your consciousness.

How technology's accelerating power will transform us: Inventor, entrepreneur and visionary Ray Kurzweil explains in abundant, grounded detail why, by the 2020s, we will have reverse-engineered the human brain and nanobots will be operating your consciousness.

Less ↑

Poptech 2002 October 2002

Change, increasing: The technology paradigm shift rate is doubling every decade.

Change, increasing: The technology paradigm shift rate is doubling every decade.

Less ↑

TED11 February 2001