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Can Futurists Predict the Year of the Singularity?

The end of the world as we know it is near. And that’s a good thing, according to many of the futurists who are...

How to Think Exponentially and Better Predict the Future

This is the third in a four-part series looking at the big ideas in Ray Kurzweil's book The Singularity Is Near. ​Be sure to read the...

Will the End of Moore’s Law Halt Computing’s Exponential Rise?

This is the first in a four-part series looking at the big ideas in Ray Kurzweil's book The Singularity Is Near. ​Be sure to read...

Why Is Tech Accelerating? We Use Already Powerful Tools to Build Even Better Ones

No doubt you've heard of Moore's Law. What you might not realize is that Moore's Law only refers to the exponential price-performance improvements of integrated...
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How Should We Prepare for the AI Revolution? Ray Kurzweil Responds in This Q&A...

On the cusp of a far-reaching revolution thanks to the advances in artificial intelligence and computing, it's easy to feel a bit...concerned. Well, maybe more than just a bit,...
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A Primer on Computing’s Exponential Growth and Where Tech Is Headed [Video]

We live in a time when our news feeds are packed with stories about technological advancements, scientific discoveries, and breakthrough innovations, so much so that it...

Exponential Finance: Ray Kurzweil Stresses Humanity’s ‘Moral Imperative’ in Developing Artificial Intelligence

Come to Singularity Hub for the latest from the frontiers of finance and technology as we bring you coverage of Singularity University and CNBC's Exponential Finance conference. “Technology...

Looking Ahead as Moore’s Law Turns 50: What’s Next for Computing?

On April 19, 1965, Intel cofounder Gordon Moore (then of Fairchild Semiconductor) published a paper on the fledgling technology of integrated circuits. In the paper,...

Strange Bacteria Dine on Electricity and Link Up to Form Biowires

All living organisms need energy. Most animals get their energy by eating other organisms. Plants manufacture energy from sunlight. Now, scientists are finding a strange...

Kurzweil Defends His Predictions Again: Was He 86% Correct?

"I figure lots of predictions is best. People will forget the ones I get wrong and marvel over the rest." --Alan Cox How would you...

‘Singularity Is Near’ Movie Will Premier at Sonoma Film Festival April 16th

Those looking to hear about the future of technology straight from the horse's mouth should head to Sonoma next weekend. Ray Kurzweil, one of...

Video of Kurzweil’s Latest Talk at Google

It's appropriate that a man who often talks about the democratizing effects of technology can be seen for free on the Internet. Ray Kurzweil...

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