Raymond Kurzweil
#685 Overall Influence

Raymond 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
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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#45 World Rank #29 USA Rank
Computer Science
#887 World Rank #523 USA Rank
Business
#1032 World Rank #216 USA Rank
Philosophy
#11880 World Rank #2597 USA Rank
Literature