Raymond KurzweilRaymond Kurzweil
is a pioneer in the fields of optical character recognition
(OCR), text-to-speech synthesis, speech recognition
technology, and music keyboards. He is author of "The Age of Intelligent Machines" and "The Age of Spiritual Machines
", and a recipient of the Lemelson-MIT Prize
and National Medal of Technology. His forthcoming book, "The Singularity
is Near" is due in 2004.
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