Ray Kurzweil (Inventor, Futurist and Author) on How to Create a Mind
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They made economics fascinating -- and even fun -- in their New York Times bestseller Freakonomics, and now award-winning economist Steven Levitt and journalist and author Stephen Dubner want to teach you how to Think Like a Freak. Join the dynamic duo, hosts of the popular Freakonomics Radio podcast, as they bring their shared talents for exposing the hidden side of just about everything to the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue. In Think Like a Freak, Levitt and Dubner teach about thinking more productively, more rationally and more creatively. Copies of the new book will be available for purchase at the event. Learn More
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In How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed, the bold futurist and New York Times bestselling author of the The Singularity Is Near explores the limitless potential of reverse engineering the human brain.
Kurzweil how the brain functions, how the mind emerges from the brain, and the implications of vastly increasing the powers of our intelligence in addressing the world’s problems. He examines emotional and moral intelligence and the origins of consciousness and envisions the radical possibilities of our merging with the intelligent technology we are creating.
Kurzweil is one of the world’s leading inventors and futurists, with a 30-year track record of accurate predictions. He is an inductee in the National Inventors Hall of Fame and recipient of the National Medal of Technology, the Lemelson-MIT Prize (the world’s largest for innovation), 19 honorary doctorates and awards from three U.S. presidents. Book signing to follow.