Time: January 12, 2011 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Location: UF Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Street: 315 Hull Road, UF Cultural Arts Plaza
City/Town: Gainesville FL
Website or Map: http://performingarts.ufl.edu
Event Type: speaker, presentation
Organized By: UF Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Latest Activity: Jan 12, 2011
Presented by UF College of Fine Arts, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, College of Engineering, Smathers Libraries, Honors Program and Creative Campus Committee.
Sponsored by Michael Singer
Ray Kurzweil is an inventor, entrepreneur, author, and futurist. Called “the restless genius” by the Wall Street Journal and “the ultimate thinking machine” by Forbes, Kurzweil’s ideas on the future have been touted by his many fans, ranging from Bill Gates to Bill Clinton. Dharma Endowment Foundation, ACCENT and partners join the College of Fine Arts in presenting Ray Kurzweil. Evening includes lecture, screening of film The Singularity is Near: A True Story About the Future, Q&A, and book signing.
Presented by the Dharma Endowment Foundation, UF College of Fine Arts, UF Student Government ACCENT and partners: UF College of Engineering, UF Howard Hughes Medical Institute, UF Honors Program, UF Smathers Libraries, UF Center for the Humanities in the Public Sphere, UF Creative Campus Committee, Innovate Gainesville, and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce.