Books by Ray Kurzweil

HOW TO CREATE A MIND by Ray Kurzweil
PSYCHOLOGY
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"A fascinating exercise in futurology."
A pioneering developer of optical character recognition and text-to-speech software explores the possibility of creating a synthetic neocortex that could surpass the human mind. Read full book review >
THE SINGULARITY IS NEAR by Ray Kurzweil
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: Sept. 26, 2005

"An attractive picture of a plausible future; in 20 years, we may know if it actually works."
Worried about the Singularity? Fear not—here's the lowdown from an expert. Read full book review >
THE AGE OF SPIRITUAL MACHINES by Ray Kurzweil
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"Heavy going in spots, but an extremely provocative glimpse of what the next few decades may well hold."
What will the world look like when computers are smarter than their owners? Read full book review >