Kurzweil, Ray

Raymond “Ray” Kurzweil (February 12, 1948) is an American author, computer scientist, inventor and futurist. Aside from futurism, he is involved in fields such as optical character recognition (OCR), text-to-speech synthesis, speech recognition technology, and electronic keyboard instruments. He has written books on health, artificial intelligence (AI), transhumanism, the technological singularity, and futurism. Kurzweil is a public advocate for the futurist and transhumanist movements and gives public talks to share his optimistic outlook on life extension technologies and the future of nanotechnology, robotics, and biotechnology.


  1. Ray Kurzweil – The Accelerating Future
  2. What Is The Future of Nanorobotics?
  3. What Is The Future of Aging?
  4. Ray Kurzweil & Marvin Minsky: The Emotion Machine
  5. Michio Kaku & Ray Kurzweil – Singularity is Close!
  6. Ray Kurzweil Interviews The Father of Nanotechnology, Eric Drexler
  7. Futurology


  • The Age of Intelligent Machines
  • The Age of Spiritual Machines
  • Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever
  • The Singularity Is Near
  • How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed
  • The 10% Solution for a Healthy Life