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Ray Kurzweil 30-minute interview by James Bedsole, science journalist

This is the full interview (about 30 minutes) with Ray in his Google office in Mountain View, CA, February 15, 2017. Ray gave generously of his time, and his replies to my questions were very focused, full of excellent content. At the end of 2013, I made a documentary (https://youtu.be/5igUX43gkiU) about Ray, which includes clips … Continue reading

Techno-Optimism: Everything Will Get Better

Imagine that, within the next couple of decades, worldwide living standards will have risen enough to end to dire poverty and material scarcity. Humanity will enter an era of bountiful food, endless clean water, inexhaustible cheap energy, greatly extended human longevity, exponentially improved communications and education. Such is the optimistic view presented in the just-published … Continue reading

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