An Engineer, most notable forhis invention of speech totext functions. Ex: Apples Siri.Also a philosopher mainlypertaining toFuturism/Transhumanism
In his speech “TheAccelerating Power ofTechnology,” Ray explains thefoundation of technologicalevolution, mankindsinevitable transition ofcombining our biology withmachines I.E. Transhumanism,as well as a peak in to thetechs coming between nowand 2020
Rays first half of hisspeech was aboutthe progression oftechnology. Heexplains howscientist haveworked throughproblems andtheories basedaround how fartechnology can gobefore it can go nofurther, howeveras he explainswhen a paradigmcomes to an end, anew one willalways take itsplace to continuewhere it left off.
Ray goes on to finish with the current researches as well as future tech in progress now.Examples such as robotic blood cells that could not only cure diseases but give us almostsuper human abilities such as staying under water for hours with just one breath. Othertechs included bionic limbs to eventually connecting and uploading our minds tocomputers and robots. The real amazing thing being that they are only a few years awayfrom completion.
Ray engages his audience bybeing stern, straight forward,and enticing the crowd withtopics that pertain to all ofthem and by what they enjoy.
He kept the audienceengaged throughout bykeeping a calm and concisemanner, giving them theinformation they neededwithout trailing off. In otherwords, he kept it to thepoint.
Rays attitude andDynamism presentation is like a book, you’ll get what you came forRating: 2/5 as long as you read into it. He’s calm, professional, and straightforward.
Rays presentation hasshown me that with a clearand focused vision you canreach out to just aboutanyone.
In contrast to Sir Ken Robinson,Ray Kurzweil is very stern, calm,straight forward, andprofessional. While Robinsonbrings out humor and storytelling in order to progress hisspeeches and bring focus to thecrowd.
As long as you keep your topic clearand in focus there is no limit to who or how many people will lend you their ears.