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About Ray Kurzweil
American inventor and futurist, Ray Kurzweil is known for his involvement in works such as text-to-speech synthesis, optical character recognition (OCR), electronic keyboard instruments, and speech recognition technology.
He got on board with Google as director of engineering in 2012.
As an author, Kurzweil has published books in areas such as futurism, transhumanism, the technological singularity, artificial intelligence (AI), and health.
He boasts of having written and co-produced the movie, "The Singularity Is Near: A True Story About the Future" – which was directed by Anthony Waller and centered on his 2005 book tagged "The Singularity Is Near" - in 2010.
His was born to father, Frederic Kurzweil and mother, Hannah Kurzweil. He is noted to have a sister named Enid Kurzweil. He got married to Sonya R. Kurzweil in 1975. His children are Amy and Ethan Kurzweil.
He received the "National Medal of Technology and Innovation" in 1999 and was inducted into the "National Inventors Hall of Fame" in 2002.
He earned the "Dickson Prize in Science" in 1995 and received the "Inventor of the Year" from ‘Massachusetts Institute of Technology’ in 1998.
He was honored with the "National Medal of Technology" by Bill Clinton in 1999 and was awarded the "Golden Plate Award" at the 2000 American Academy of Achievement.
He has at least 21 honorary doctorate degrees.
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Famous quotes by Ray Kurzweil
By the 2030s, the nonbiological portion of our intelligence will predominate.Ray Kurzweil
Death gives meaning to our lives. It gives importance and value to time. Time would become meaningless if there were too much of it.Ray Kurzweil
Even by common wisdom, there seem to be both people and objects in my dream that are outside myself, but clearly they were created in myself and are part of me, they are mental constructs in my own brain.Ray Kurzweil
Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010, and personal computers will do so by about 2020.Ray Kurzweil
Ray Kurzweil's Popularity
Ray Kurzweil is a famous American philosopher, engineer and author, who was born on February 12, 1948. As a person born on this date, Ray Kurzweil is listed in our database as the 88th most popular celebrity for the day (February 12) and the 249th most popular for the year (1948).
People born on February 12 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Ray Kurzweil is the 2485th most popular Aquarius.
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