#431 Overall Influence

Ray Kurzweil

American author, scientist, inventor, and futurist

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Raymond Kurzweil is an American inventor and futurist. He is involved in fields such as optical character recognition , text-to-speech synthesis, speech recognition technology, and electronic keyboard instruments. He has written books on health, artificial intelligence , 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.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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#35 World Rank
Computer Science
#567 World Rank
Business
#789 World Rank
Philosophy
#1878 World Rank
Literature