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31 Ray Kurzweil Quotes To Inspire You

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Let's take a step into the future! We ask to open our mind and read this very thoughtful quotes from Ray Kurzweil.


By the end of this article you sure will have a favorite!


Regarded as one of the most brilliant minds of our time, Ray Kurzweil is an inventor, best selling author and futurist


Well known for his predictions about the future, Ray is viewed as one of the most inspiring people of our time.


For you to have a better understanding of what we're talking about, here's our selection of the best Ray Kurzweil quotes: 


Ray Kurzweil Quotes


1. "I'm an inventor. I became interested in long-term trends because an invention has to make sense in the world in which it is finished, not the world in which it is started." - Ray Kurzweil


2. "What we spend our time on is probably the most important decision we make." - Ray Kurzweil


3. "People say we're running out of energy. That's only true if we stick with these old 19th century technologies. We are awash in energy from the sunlight." - Ray Kurzweil


4. "Information defines your personality, your memories, your skills." - Ray Kurzweil


5. "Death gives meaning to our lives. It gives importance and value to time. Time would become meaningless if there were too much of it." - Ray Kurzweil


6. "The ethical debates are like stones in a stream. The water runs around them. You haven't seen any biological technologies held up for one week by any of these debates." - Ray Kurzweil


7. "A lot of movies about artificial intelligence envision that AI's will be very intelligent but missing some key emotional qualities of humans and therefore turn out to be very dangerous." - Ray Kurzweil


8. "As order exponentially increases, time exponentially speeds up." - Ray Kurzweil


9. "Biology is a software process. Our bodies are made up of trillions of cells, each governed by this process. You and I are walking around with outdated software running in our bodies, which evolved in a very different era." - Ray Kurzweil


10. "The purposeful destruction of information is the essence of intelligent work." - Ray Kurzweil


11. "Neither noise nor information is predictable." - Ray Kurzweil


12. "I decided to be an inventor when I was five. My parents had given me a few various enrichment toys like erector sets, and for some reason I had the idea that if I put things together just the right way, I could create the intended effect." - Ray Kurzweil


13. "A successful person isn't necessarily better than her less successful peers at solving problems; her pattern-recognition facilities have just learned what problems are worth solving." - Ray Kurzweil


14. "Life expectancy is a statistical phenomenon. You could still be hit by the proverbial bus tomorrow." - Ray Kurzweil


15. "Death is a great tragedy…a profound loss…I don’t accept it…I think people are kidding themselves when they say they are comfortable with death." - Ray Kurzweil


16. "We use one stage of technology to create the next stage, which is why technology accelerates, why it grows in power." - Ray Kurzweil


17. "If you write a blog post, you've got something to say; you're not just creating words and synonyms. We'd like the computers to actually pick up on that semantic meaning." - Ray Kurzweil


18. "If we look at the life cycle of technologies, we see an early period of over-enthusiasm, then a 'bust' when disillusionment sets in, followed by the real revolution." - Ray Kurzweil


19. "Doing real world projects is, I think, the best way to learn and also to engage the world and find out what the world is all about." - Ray Kurzweil


20. "Play is just another version of work." - Ray Kurzweil


21. "No matter what problem you encounter, whether it's a grand challenge for humanity or a personal problem of your own, there's an idea out there that can overcome it. And you can find that idea." - Ray Kurzweil


22. "Science fiction is the great opportunity to speculate on what could happen. It does give me, as a futurist, scenarios." - Ray Kurzweil


23. "Sometimes people talk about conflict between humans and machines, and you can see that in a lot of science fiction. But the machines we're creating are not some invasion from Mars. We create these tools to expand our own reach." - Ray Kurzweil


24. "Our intuition about the future is linear. But the reality of information technology is exponential, and that makes a profound difference. If I take 30 steps linearly, I get to 30. If I take 30 steps exponentially, I get to a billion." - Ray Kurzweil


25. "You create your brain from the input you get." - Ray Kurzweil


26. "I do have to pick my priorities. Nobody can do everything." - Ray Kurzweil


27. "The telephone is virtual reality in that you can meet with someone as if you are together, at least for the auditory sense." - Ray Kurzweil


28."I consider myself an inventor, entrepreneur, and author." - Ray Kurzweil


29. "Even by common wisdom, there seem to be both people and objects in my dream that are outside myself, but clearly they were created in myself and are part of me, they are mental constructs in my own brain." - Ray Kurzweil


30. "We live in a three-dimensional world, and our brains are organized in three dimensions, so we might as well compute in three dimensions. …Right now, chips, even though they're very dense, are flat." - Ray Kurzweil

 

31. "All different forms of human expression, art, science, are going to become expanded, by expanding our intelligence." - Ray Kurzweil


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