Raymond C. Kurzweil is a pioneer in several areas of the computer industry involving mainly artificial intelligence (AI). He was the main developer of many firsts: omni-font optical character recognition (OCR) software, text-to-speech synthesizer and print-to-speech reading machine for the blind, charge coupled device (CCD) flat-bed scanner, commercially marketed large-vocabulary speech recognition software, electronic keyboard music synthesizer able to emulate the sounds of orchestra instruments such as grand pianos. He founded and developed nine successful businesses in: OCR, speech recognition, reading technology, virtual reality, financial investment, cybernetic art, music synthesis, and other areas of AI. He has written books on health, AI, transhumanism, and the technological singularity. He is a recognized leader in future studies. Awards and Honors; national, international: Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame, September 2002. Lemelson-MIT Prize, $500,000, US largest award in invention and innovation, 2001. National Medal of Technology, 1999, US’s highest honor in technology, from President Clinton in White House ceremony. Dickson Prize 1994 (Carnegie Mellon University, top science prize). Engineer of the Year, Design News. Inventor of the Year, MIT. Grace Murray Hopper Award, Association for Computing Machinery. Honorary Doctorates and honors (12) from 3 U.S. presidents. Film awards, 7 national and international.
  • KurzweilAI.net News, analysis, and essays on emerging trends in many technologies: AI, nanotechnology, genetic engineering, life extension, related areas.
  • Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever By Raymond Kurzweil, Terry Grossman, M.D.; Rodale Books, 2004, ISBN 1579549543. Book site, with descriptions, excerpts, resources, health research and news, press reviews, biography.
  • Kurzweil Technologies, Inc. Research, development and marketing firm. Technologies: pattern recognition, artificial intelligence, evolutionary algorithms, signal processing, simulating natural processes, related.
  • National Inventors Hall of Fame Inventor Profile Brief biographic highlights, inducted 2002. [Invent Now]
  • Ray & Terry's Longevity Products Firm sells nutrient supplements (vitamins, minerals, herbs) for longevity program documented in Ray Kurzweil, Terry Grossman book: Fantastic Voyage.
  • Raymond Kurzweil Growing biography, with links to many related topics. [Wikipedia]
  • Singularity is Near By Raymond Kurzweil; Viking Press, 2005, ISBN 0670033847. Book site, with descriptions, excerpts, resources, news, press reviews, biography.
  • Winners' Circle: Raymond Kurzweil Biographic announcement of 2001 Lemelson-MIT Prize. [MIT]

Media publications

  • Artificial Intelligence Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil was online to answer questions on the Singularity theory: an era where humans and technology converge. Needs free registration. (Published 2006-06-19 00:00:00)
  • Ray Kurzweil Substantial interview on The Singularity is Near, with informative graphs. [InstaPundit] (Published 2005-09-02 00:00:00)
  • Ray Kurzweil: Life in the Future Will new technologies fundamentally change what it means to be human? Inventor and author discusses technology change and effects on everything from health to artificial intelligence. Audio file. [NPR] (Published 2005-12-23 00:00:00)
  • The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence By Ray Kurzweil; Penguin, 2000, ISBN 0140282025. Description, and comments by technology celebrities. (Published 2000-01-01 00:00:00)
  • The Smartest (or the Nuttiest) Futurist on Earth Article on Kurzweil and his forcasts: in a few decades we'll have cell-sized, brain-enhancing robots in our bloodstreams, and be able to upload a person's consciousness into a computer. Fortune. (Published 2007-05-14 00:00:00)

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