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The Kurzweil Library catalogs advances in tech, science, and world progress that are shaping tomorrow. It features a hand-picked digest of stories + resources.

Published by Ray Kurzweil — the inventor, best-selling author, and futurist — the collections explore themes from his landmark non-fiction books. This official website is also home to the complete set of his writings + commentary.

Ray is currently an executive at Google — researching computer software for smart devices that improve everyday life.

stories on progressPlant-e makes electricity from living plants.

Combining food + energy production.

stories on progressBreakthrough AI method generates 3D holograms in real-time

For virtual reality, 3D printing, and medical imaging.

letterMy opinion on the request for 6 month delay on large language models that go beyond GPT-4.

from Ray Kurzweil

stories on progressData is growing fast world-wide.

So is the energy needed to power it.

stories on progressBreakthrough research links deformed proteins + schizophrenia.

An important clue.

stories on progressResearchers achieve fusion energy record

A step toward virtually unlimited power.

stories on progressAI software with social skills teaches humans to collaborate

Exploring human-computer co-operation.

stories on progressBreakthrough for life-like soft robotics

This synthetic muscle is 3D printable + lifts 1000 times its own weight.

stories on progressBreakthrough for flexible electrode implants in the brain

Solves key problems with bio-compatibility + tissue damage.

stories on progressThis self-learning AI software lets robots do tasks autonomously.

They can go anywhere + move objects on-the-spot.

stories on progressBreakthrough augmented reality medical tool.

This system projects an image of the patient’s internal body.

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Ray Kurzweil

Danielle: Chronicles of a Superheroine

novel by Ray Kurzweil
an adventure for all ages

  • national best-seller
  • winner of 2 book awards

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look + listen + learnstory collection | 150 years of innovation + discovery

from | Scientific American

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presented by Ray + Terry’s

Some smart products for living

Something for everyone.

resources | Travel insurance products in the fin-tech landscape

Trending smart services for your home + abroad.

Global Summit • by Singularity University | Q + A

on stage | feature with Ray Kurzweil

resources | Space Special for Youth: STEAM books + activities

from: moon landing 50th anniversary

a & e | film • BioMimicry

from: BioMimicry Institute

resources | Gateway to the Past: computer tech history

Visit the virtual museum.

the Polymath | Unlocking the power of human versatility

in print | feature with Ray Kurzweil

A + E | documentary film: Real Value

Entrepreneurs crafting new ways to build-in sustainability.

A + E | Music by Futant feat. Ray Kurzweil

series: inspired arts

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