Inventor Ray Kurzweil will receive the 2015 Technical Grammy Award Sunday, Feb 8th, for his work in the field of music technology. The Technical Grammy Award is a Special Merit Award presented by vote of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences Trustees, for contributions of outstanding technical significance to the recording field. Kurzweil is… Read More Ray Kurzweil Awarded Technical Grammy Award
Inventor, author and futurist Ray Kurzweil appeared on I’ve Got a Secret in 1965, when he was 17 years old, demonstrating his music-composing computer.
Newsweek has published a fascinating profile of Raymond Kurzweil, looking at his inventions and his predictions for the future. Kurzweil is best known to musicians for creating the Kurzweil keyboard – but he’s also a pioneer in the world of optical character recognition and text-to-speech software, and has created a new career for himself as… Read More Raymond Kurzweil: Genius, Wacko, Or Both?
There’s a great profile of synth guru turned radical life-extension advocate Ray Kurzweil over at Wired. As a Kurzweil 2500 owner, I appreciate Kurzweil’s genius. But after reading this article, it’s hard not to think that he’s a bit wacky, too: Kurzweil is writing and producing an autobiographical movie, with walk-ons by Alan Dershowitz and… Read More Is Ray Kurzweil Crazy Or A Genius?