Q & A With Inventor and Futurist Ray Kurzweil

Ray Kurzweil

Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil gave the keynote address at SC06 - a national conference on computing - today in Tampa. WUSF talked to Kurzweil about the Brave New World of how people will use computer intelligence in the coming years.

Kurzweil was inducted in 2002 into the U.S. Patent Office Hall of Fame. He has successfully founded and developed nine businesses in OCR, music synthesis, speech recognition, reading technology, virtual reality, financial investment, cybernetic art, and other areas of artificial intelligence. He is author of The Age of Intelligent Machines and The Age of Spiritual Machines.

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