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Ray Kurzweil Net Worth

Ray Kurzweil Net Worth is
$27 Million

Ray Kurzweil Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Raymond “Ray” Kurzweil (/krzwal/ “KURZwyl”; born February 12, 1948) is an American writer, scientist, inventor, futurist, and is a manager of engineering at Google. Regardless of futurology, he’s involved in areas like optical character recognition (OCR), text to speech synthesis, speech recognition technology, and electronic keyboard instruments. He’s written books on health, artificial intelligence (AI), trans-humanism, the technological singularity, and futurism. Kurzweil is a public supporter for the futurist and trans-humanist movements, as has been shown in his vast collection of public talks, wherein he’s shared his mostly positive outlooks on life extension technologies as well as the future of nanotechnology, robotics, and biotechnology.

He was the recipient of the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for 2001, the world’s biggest for initiation. And in 2002 he was inducted to the National Inventors Hall of Fame, created by the U.S. Patent Office. He’s received twenty honorary doctorates, and honors from three U.S. presidents. Kurzweil continues to be called a “restless genius” by “The Wall Street Journal” and “the ultimate thinking machine” by “Forbes”. PBS contained Kurzweil as among 16 “revolutionaries who made America” along with other inventors of the previous two centuries.

Kurzweil has authored seven books, five of that have been national bestsellers. “The Age of Spiritual Machines” has been translated into 9 languages and was the #1 bestselling book on Amazon in science. Kurzweil talks extensively to crowds public and private and frequently presents keynote speeches at business conventions like DEMO, SXSW and TED. His web site catalogs his public speaking, publications and media looks. He keeps the news website, KurzweilAI.net, which includes over three million readers per annum.

Ray Kurzweil Net Worth $27 Million Dollars

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Full NameRay Kurzweil
Net Worth$27 Million
Date Of BirthFebruary 12, 1948
Place Of BirthQueens, New York City, New York, United States
Height5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
ProfessionAuthor
EducationMassachusetts Institute of Technology
NationalityAmerican
SpouseSonya R. Kurzweil (m. 1975)
ChildrenAmy Kurzweil, Ethan Kurzweil
ParentsHannah Kurzweil, Frederic Kurzweil
NicknamesRaymond "Ray" Kurzweil, Raymond Kurzweil
MoviesThe Singularity is Near, Plug & Pray
Star SignAquarius
#Quote
1Our bodies are made up of trillions of cells, each governed by [a transformation] process. You and I are walking around with outdated software running in our bodies, which evolved in a very different era. We each have a fat insulin receptor gene that says, 'Hold on to every calorie'. That was a good idea 10,000 years ago when you worked all day to get a few calories. There were no refrigerators, so you stored them in your fat cells. I would like to tell my fat insulin receptor gene, 'You don't need to do that anymore', and indeed that was done at the Joslin Diabetes Center. They turned off this gene and the lab mice ate ravenously and remained slim. They didn't get diabetes; they didn't get heart disease. They lived 20 percent longer.
2All my measurements are in ideal ranges. I scan my arteries to see if I have plaque buildup, and I have no antherosclerosis. I come out younger on biological aging tests. So far, so good. But this program is not designed to last a very long time. [It] is what we call bridge one. The goal is to get to bridge two: the biotechnology revolution, where we can reprogram biology away from disease.. Bridge three is to go beyond biology to the nanotechnology revolution. At that point we can have little robots, sometimes called 'nanobots', that augment your immune system . We can create an immune system that recognizes all disease and .. could be programmed to deal with new pathogens.
3People say, 'I don't want to live like a typical 95-year-old for hundreds of years'. But the goal is not just to extend life. The idea is to stay healthy and vital and not only to have life extension but life expansion.
4We are increasing the intelligence of our civilization, and we're doing so exponentially. Technology is part of our civilization. Sometimes people talk about conflict between humans and machines, and you can see a lot of that in science fiction. But the machines we're inventing are not some invasion from Mars. We create these tools to expand our reach, One thousand years ago, I couldn't reach fruit at a higher branch, so I created a tool to increase my reach. No other species does that.
5It is only the rich that afford [new technologies] at an early point, when they don't work. By the time they work a little bit, they're affordable. By the time they work really well, they're almost free. And that will be true of these health technologies. Look at AIDS drugs - twenty years ago they were $30,000 per patient per year, Today they're [more] effective and they're $80 per patient per year.
#Fact
1Founder of Kurzweil Technologies.
2Inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2002 for the Kurzweil Reading Machine, the first device to transform print into computer-spoken words.
3Kurzweil is a pioneer in the field of human-computer interfacing, and has also developed music synthesizers that successfully re-create the sound of acoustic instruments.

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Singularity Is Near2010Documentary co-director

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Singularity Is Near2010Documentary producer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Circuit2001additional thanks: Kurzweil Technologies

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The University2016DocumentaryHimself - Interviewee (as Ray Kurzweil)
Dans les limbes2015DocumentaryHimself
Autopilots2013DocumentaryHimself
Steve Aoki-Singularity2013ShortHimself
Terms and Conditions May Apply2013DocumentaryHimself - Futurist & Inventor
Google and the World Brain2013DocumentaryHimself - Inventor of the Scanner, Futurologist (as Ray Kurzweil)
The Singularity2012Documentary
Un monde sans humains?2012TV Movie documentary
Welcome to the Machine2012Video documentaryHimself
Weird or What?2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Author & Inventor
Transcendent Man: Live with Ray Kurzweil2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Real Time with Bill Maher2011TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2011TV SeriesHimself
The Colbert Report2011TV SeriesHimself - Futurist
Charlie Rose2005-2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Nova ScienceNow2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Kurzweil Technologies, Inc.
Truth in Numbers? Everything, According to Wikipedia2010DocumentaryHimself
The Singularity Is Near2010DocumentaryHimself
Plug & Pray2010DocumentaryHimself - Author
Roadtrip Nation2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Transcendent Man2009DocumentaryHimself
How to Live Forever2009DocumentaryHimself
Life Extended2009DocumentaryHimself
NextWorld2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Visions of the Future2007TV Series documentaryHimself
The Real Superhumans and the Quest for the Future Fantastic2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Universe2007TV Series documentaryHimself - Author, 'The Singulrity is Near'
Horizon2004-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Daily Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Technocalyps2006DocumentaryHimself - Futurist
The Riddle of Einstein's Brain2005TV Movie documentaryHimself - Author (as Ray Kurzweil)
Modern Marvels2004TV Series documentaryHimself - Author, Fantastic Voyage
The Hard Problem: The Science Behind the Fiction2004Video documentaryHimself
Sentient Machines: Robotic Behavior2004Video documentary shortHimself
2001: HAL's Legacy2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
Great Books2000TV Series documentaryHimself
The Revenge of the Dead Indians1993DocumentaryHimself
Giving Machines Some Thought1986DocumentaryHimself
I've Got a Secret1965TV SeriesHimself - Contestant

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
What Makes Us Clever? A Horizon Guide to Intelligence2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Endgame: Blueprint for Global Enslavement2007Video documentaryHimself

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