3/12: Ray Kurzweil

by Gene Kim on

#iqexpand

Expanding The Mind Without Limits

  • @simplybrad: I'm seeing Expanding Our Intelligence Without Limit
  • at SXSW 2012. #sxsw #IQExpand http://t.co/pTqQbcSi
  • Stoked. RT @simplybrad: I'm seeing Expanding Our Intelligence Without Limit at SXSW 2012. #sxsw #IQExpand http://t.co/pTqQbcSi
  • @nickcicero: Kurtzweil discussion has a wild crowd #iqexpand http://t.co/aI2Zkw7j
  • RT @nickcicero: Kurtzweil talk has a wild [and huge] crowd #iqexpand http://t.co/aI2Zkw7j
  • "OH: Ray will be fielding Q&A today. Rumor is he'll reveal secret to immortality, so stick around."
  • Kurzweil: "Fashion designer on cover of Vogue is... 14 yo. Started her blog at age of 11."
  • Kurzweil: "@RyanGDickerson: Pretty funny when people in the overflow room still clap. #iqexpand #sxsw
  • RT @RyanGDickerson: Pretty funny when people in the overflow room still clap. #iqexpand #sxsw
  • Kurzweil: "A boy in Africa has access to more resources than a US President 15 years ago."@escuincle: #IQexpand #sxswi "Today, a kid in Africa with a smartphone has access to more information & tools than the US president had 15 years ago.
  • RT @escuincle: #IQexpand "Today, a kid in Africa w/smartphone has access to more information & tools than the US president had 15 yrs ago"
  • Kurzweil: "Watson winning Jeopardy is impressive: 200M Wikipedia is very unstructured. Very similar to brain function."
  • Kurzweil: "Reading entire Wikipedia is possible. But it would be 2x bigger by the time we're done, and forgotten most of it"
  • Kurzweil: "The most important thing in almost any discipline is... timing." (Now showing Moore's Law of computation)
  • Kurzweil: "
  • @nickcicero: "timing is everything" ray Kurtzweil on the future of technology and the inherent opportunities that come with it #iqexpand #
  • RT @nickcicero: "timing is everything" ray Kurtzweil on the future of technology & inherent opportunities that come with it #iqexpand #
  • Kurzweil: (Showing Cooper's Law of Spectral Efficiency" showing messages being sent: Morse code telegraph to today)
  • Kurzweil: "Human Genome project: 7 yrs in and only 1% sequenced: most said project would fail. I predicted success."
  • @DustinScherer: RT @ajschwab: In 25 years, your cell phone will be the size of a blood cell and a billion times more powerful. #sxsw #IQExpand
  • RT @DustinScherer/@ajschwab: In 25 years, your cell phone will be size of blood cell & billion times more powerful. #IQExpand
  • Kurzweil: More exponential graphs: # of Internet hosts; 3D printers is new emerging industry
  • Kurzweil: "Brain
  • @afairweather: Kurzweil pointed out it only needed to double every year to finish in time. And it did. The Genome project finished a year early. #IQExpand
  • Kurzweil: "Another hopeful trend: health and wealth in the world: income vs. life expectancy over last 200 yrs."
  • Kurzweil: (These good trends are everywhere: Education: years of schooling, etc.)
  • @wwpartners: The worst off of 2012 are better off than the best off in 1800 #IQExpand #sxsw
  • @bettersworth: Here is a link http://t.co/4IRV0vM3 to the Grapminder app at Google shown by Kurzweil at #IQExpand #sxsw
  • RT @afairweather: Kurzweil: u only need to 2x every year to finish in time. And it did. Genome project finished 1 yr early.
  • RT @wwpartners: The worst off of 2012 are better off than the best off in 1800 #IQExpand #sxsw
  • RT @bettersworth: Here is a link http://t.co/4IRV0vM3 to the Grapminder app at Google shown by Kurzweil at #IQExpand #sxsw
  • @agouty: RT @NicoleOzer: Ray Kurzweil - we have outdated "software" in bodies. Genes programmed for an outdated hunter/gatherer society
  • RT @agouty/@NicoleOzer: Kurzweil - we have outdated "software" in bodies. Genes programmed for outdated hunter/gatherer society
  • @codepoet127: Ray Kurzweil: Some think the world is going to hell in a handbasket. We just have much better knowledge of what's wrong now. #sxsw #IQExpand
  • RT @codepoet127: Kurzweil: Some think world is going to hell in a handbasket. We just hv much better knowledge of what's wrong now
  • @benjaminglaser: Hang in there, its a remarkable century ahead! -Kurzweil #IQExpand #sxsw
  • RT @benjaminglaser: Hang in there, its a remarkable century ahead! -Kurzweil #IQExpand #sxsw
  • @SuziDafnis: RT @ashleyhebler: Your dog can play chess? Yeah but his end game isn't very good.." Kurzweil on complaints about Siri #IQExpand
  • @SuziDafnis: Search engines will stop waiting to be asked. They'll listen to your conversation and make suggestions. #iqexpand (woaaah)
  • @jeanniecw: Our brain creates our thoughts, but our thoughts create our brain. you really are what you think. #IQExpand #SXSW
  • Kurzweil: "When Wikipedia went offline, it was like part of my brain disappeared."
  • @afairweather: Promise vs peril of GNR (genetics, nano-tech, robotics): It isn't necessarily an 'us vs them' thing. #sxsw #IQExpand
  • Flynn notes

  • Something strange: when tweeting out, cursor shows up in middle of tweeted paragraph...

  • On RT, focus disappears from the editor window

  • Totally need longer window of tweets in Stream view: I think in ideal, it's 2 hours. (Use case, being late for talk, or being in high traffic talk where 20 tweets is like 5 seconds of tweets)
    @smallarmyjeff: Time triage is one of the most important decisions we make every moment of our lives. #iqexpand #SXSW
    @afairweather: "Just look at SOPA. Who would have thought of Wikipedia as a political power?" #sxsw #IQExpand

  • RT @SuziDafnis/@ashleyhebler: Your dog can play chess? Yeah but his end game isn't very good.." Kurzweil on Siri complaints #IQExpand

  • RT @SuziDafnis: Search engines will stop waiting to be asked. They'll listen to your conversation and make suggestions. #iqexpand (woaaah)

  • RT @jeanniecw: Our brain creates our thoughts, but our thoughts create our brain. you really are what you think. #IQExpand #SXSW

  • RT @afairweather: Promise vs peril of GNR (genetics, nano-tech, robotics): It isn't necc an 'us vs them' thing. #sxsw #IQExpand

  • @queenie_nyc: We are already a hybrid of human and machine, even though it's not in our bodies in most cases. Computers are part of who we are. #IQExpand

  • RT @queenie_nyc: We are already a hybrid of human/machine, even tho it's not in our bodies. Computers r part of who we are. #IQExpand

  • @afairweather: "Should government take a more active role in regulating GNR technologies"? #sxsw #IQExpand

  • RT @afairweather: "Should government take a more active role in regulating GNR technologies"? #sxsw #IQExpand

  • @rknLA: "Well, the conflict is probably going to come from government" #sxsw

  • RT @rknLA: "Well, the conflict is probably going to come from government" #sxsw

  • RT @afairweather: "Just look at SOPA. Who would have thought of Wikipedia as a political power?" #sxsw #IQExpand

  • @afairweather: Kurzweil goes back to the mass extinction that led to the rise of mammals. "Evolution realised the value of the neocortex." #sxsw #IQExpand

  • RT @afairweather: Kurzweil on mass extinction that led to the rise of mammals. "Evolution realised the value of the neocortex." #IQExpand

  • @afairweather: The quantitative increase in our neocortex led to a complementary qualitative increase. That's where art & science come in. #sxsw #IQExpand

  • RT @afairweather: The quantitative incr in neocortex led to a compl qualitative incr. That's where art/ science come in. #sxsw #IQExpand

  • Kurzweil: "Time triage is most important skill. Deciding how to spend your time and day."

  • @afairweather: Kurzweil believes tools actually free up our limited neocortex to do more creative things. #sxsw #IQExpand

  • RT @afairweather: Kurzweil believes tools actually free up our limited neocortex to do more creative things. #sxsw #IQExpand

  • @rknLA: "We have outsourced a lot of our personal, cultural, historical memories to the cloud" #sxsw

  • RT @rknLA: "We have outsourced a lot of our personal, cultural, historical memories to the cloud" #sxsw

  • @bgzimmer: RT @slhamlet: Ray Kurzweil on every single current technological innovation: "I called that in 1980". #sxsw #IQExpand

  • RT @bgzimmer: RT @slhamlet: Ray Kurzweil on every single current tech innovation: "I called that in 1980". #sxsw #IQExpand

  • @SarahLindsay: Amen. "We should organization eduction to teach kids by doing." Ray Wurzweil #SXSW #IQExpand

  • RT @SarahLindsay: Amen. "We should organization eduction to teach kids by doing." Ray Wurzweil #SXSW #IQExpand

  • @afairweather: Like Diller, Kurzweil believes in learning by doing. He feels he's learned the most from projects he has worked on. #sxsw #IQExpand

  • RT @afairweather: Like Diller, Kurzweil believes in learning by doing. He's learned most from projects he has worked on. #sxsw #IQExpand

  • @realtwaddle: RT @PopcornBrains: Singularity University is working on a project to use 3-D printing to print out low-cost housing. #SXSW #IQExpand #raykurzweil

  • @realtwaddle: RT @PopcornBrains: Singularity University is working on a project to use 3-D printing to print out low-cost housing. #SXSW #IQExpand #raykurzweil

  • RT @realtwaddle: RT @PopcornBrains: Singularity University is working on project: 3-D printing to print out low-cost housing. #IQExpand

  • @jasonbaldridge: XKCD: IQ drop due to Wikipedia outage. RT @raptros_: @jasonbaldridge http://t.co/0e1Bdyza #IQexpand

  • RT @jasonbaldridge: XKCD: IQ drop due to Wikipedia outage. RT @raptros_: @jasonbaldridge http://t.co/0e1Bdyza #IQexpand

  • @anthonyfontana: Kurzwiel: "We need to reorganize edu... We are teaching 19th century skills... Kids can solve the problems of the world" too #sxsw #IQExpand

  • RT @anthonyfontana: "We need to reorganize edu... We are teaching 19th century skills... Kids can solve probs of the world" #IQExpand

  • @jasonbaldridge: XKCD: IQ drop due to Wikipedia outage. RT @raptros_: @jasonbaldridge http://t.co/0e1Bdyza #IQexpand

  • RT @jasonbaldridge: XKCD: IQ drop due to Wikipedia outage. RT @raptros_: @jasonbaldridge http://t.co/0e1Bdyza #IQexpand

  • RT @smallarmyjeff: Time triage is one of the most important decisions we make every moment of our lives. #iqexpand #SXSW

  • @matthew_mccann: 86% of what Kurzweil has predicted has come true, and that's being very strict with his standards. #SXSW #IQExpand

  • RT @matthew_mccann: 86% of what Kurzweil has predicted has come true, & that's being very strict w/his standards. #SXSW #IQExpand

  • Kurzweil: "only 25MB of info in genome: can't possibly describe every connection in brain"@afairweather: Kurzweil admits to getting many predictions wrong - including ubiquitous self-driving cars. #sxsw #IQExpand

  • RT @afairweather: Kurzweil admits to getting many predictions wrong - including ubiquitous self-driving cars. #sxsw #IQExpand

  • @jasonbaldridge: A different look at Kurzweil's predictions: "Ray Kurzweil's slippery futurism": http://t.co/iEbmEa79 #IQexpand

  • RT @jasonbaldridge: A different look at Kurzweil's predictions: "Ray Kurzweil's slippery futurism": http://t.co/iEbmEa79 #IQexpand

  • (@_flynn: I'm totally loving latest version of @TweetScriber: RT functionality rocks!)@bsonntag: The genome uses redundancy to setup the trillions of neurons with only 25 million bits of data #Kurzweil #IQexpand #SXSW

  • RT @bsonntag: The genome uses redundancy to setup the trillions of neurons w/only 25 million bits of data #Kurzweil #IQexpand

  • (Hello, Overflow Room! Are people streaming out of the room there, too? Just curious!)

  • (Public Service Announcement: Overflow Room: Lots of open seats in here now. :)@rknLA: "20 years ago, if you took out a phone at a movie, it was a pretty good indicator that 'this is a mexican drug lord'" #sxsw #iqexpand #lulz

  • RT @rknLA: "20 yrs ago, if u took out a phone at movie, was pretty good indicator that 'this is a mexican drug lord'" #sxsw #iqexpand #lulz

  • @PopcornBrains: RT @rknLA: "... It could be said a single tree is more complex than the whole forest" #sxsw

  • RT @PopcornBrains: RT @rknLA: "... It could be said a single tree is more complex than the whole forest" #sxsw

  • @matthew_mccann: "Even if your project doesn't succeed, you'll learn a lot." #SXSW #IQExpand

  • RT @matthew_mccann: "Even if your project doesn't succeed, you'll learn a lot." #SXSW #IQExpand

  • @jasonbaldridge: OH: We're just preparing ourselves to be pets. #robotoverlords #IQexpand

  • RT @jasonbaldridge: OH: We're just preparing ourselves to be pets. #robotoverlords #IQexpand

  • @SXSWHive: @realgenekim is the most active #sxsw tweep using #iqexpand. More #sxsw stats: http://t.co/7WFqug8G

  • @nicolewmiller: “@afairweather: "Moore's Law as actually working decades before Gordon Moore was even born" #sxsw #IQExpand

  • RT @SXSWHive: @realgenekim is the most active #sxsw tweep using #iqexpand. More #sxsw stats: http://t.co/7WFqug8GRT @nicolewmiller: “@afairweather: "Moore's Law as actually working decades before Gordon Moore was even born" #sxsw #IQExpand