The Singularity is Nigh

Ray Kurzweil Says He’ll Get ‘Unlimited Resources’ to Work on AI at Google [Updated]

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Last month, Ray Kurzweil, the unofficial president of the singularity booster club, took a job at Google. This, of course, inspired much breathless speculation about just how a company in possession of an enormous treasure trove of our data plans to employ such a thinker.

Well today we got a bit of a hint, thanks to an event at Singularity U., wherein X Prize chairman Peter Diamandis and Mr. Kurzweil¬†interviewed each other.¬†Vivek Wadhwa, naturally, live-tweeted their discussion from the audience–and it sounds like a doozy: Read More