From A TED Original Podcast
Join head of TED Chris Anderson for a very special conversation with legendary inventor and computer scientist Ray Kurzweil, recorded live onstage at TED2018. Listen in to hear what the man who makes a living from predicting the future arc of technology thinks is coming our way next — including a specific prediction of when he thinks technology will finally gain human levels of language understanding.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Ray Kurzweil · Inventor, futurist
Ray Kurzweil is an engineer who has radically advanced the fields of speech, text and audio technology. He’s revered for his dizzying — yet convincing — writing on the advance of technology, the limits of biology and the future of the human species.
Chris Anderson · Head of TED
After a long career in journalism and publishing, Chris Anderson became the curator of the TED Conference in 2002 and has developed it as a platform for identifying and disseminating ideas worth spreading.
*This article is a repost which originally appeared on the TED website.