Tag Archives: Ray Kurzweil

How would you like to invest in immortality?

Dmitry Itskov (credit: 2045 Initiative) With his 2045 Initiative, Russian Internet mogul Dmitry Itskov is looking for backers for the world’s first immortality research center. The new venture sells itself: invest in his new research and development interest and the payoff could be immortality, reports Fortune. A new corporate entity that the Russian multi-millionaire will formally announce at […]

KURZWEIL JOINS GOOGLE TO WORK ON NEW PROJECTS INVOLVING MACHINE LEARNING AND LANGUAGE PROCESSING

Ray Kurzweil confirmed today that he will be joining Google to work on new projects involving machine learning and language processing. “I’m excited to share that I’ll be joining Google as Director of Engineering this Monday, December 17,” said Kurzweil. “I’ve been interested in technology, and machine learning in particular, for a long time: when […]