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Here are the frontier startups that presented at Singularity University’s third demo day

The nine startups participating in Singularity University's accelerator program presented this afternoon at Moffett Federal Airfield just outside Mountain View, CA. Singularity University, founded in

The ethics of transhumanism

While many of the ideas of transhumanism are noble, the field is accused of sharing traits with eugenics. I can't answer the many ethical, moral and existential questions raised by transhumanism. All

UNU set to forecast tech trends after accurate Oscars, Kentucky Derby predictions

Can AI outpace the expertise of vaunted futurists like Mary Meeker or Ray Kurzweil? The artificial intelligence system called UNU is slated to answer questions tomorrow about technology and its long-t

Against The Singularity

Ray Kurzweil's predictions of the Singularity annoy me sufficiently that I once sat down to write a TechCrunch column attacking them. A brief primer: Singularity theory argues that our exponential te

Imagining The Future: Ray Kurzweil Has “Unlimited Resources” For AI, Language Research At Google

Last month, famed inventor, entrepreneur and futurist, Ray Kurwzeil, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.kurzweilai.net/kurzweil-joins-google-to-work-on-new-projects-involving-machine-learning-and-lan

Ray Kurzweil: “You Are What You Think” [TCTV]

Here is the second half of our two-part interview with legendary inventor and thought leader <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/raymond-kurzweil">Ray Kurzweil</a> (you can see part one <a href

Ray Kurzweil Talks Entrepreneurship, Apps, And The Future Of Education [TCTV]

Legendary scientist, inventor, futurist, and all-around tech icon <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/raymond-kurzweil">Ray Kurzweil</a> is attending the ongoing <a href="https://beta.techcrunch