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Ray Kurzweil & Juan Enriquez @ TEDxSiliconAlley

From: John W.
Sent on: Friday, November 16, 2012 3:49 PM

This may be of interest, in particular for the futurists among you.

See you there,

John

 

Ray Kurzweil & Juan Enriquez @ TEDxSiliconAlley

This year's theme is "Rise of The Machines."

Headlining the event will be inventor and futurist, Ray Kurzweil and biotech venture capitalist and futurist, Juan Enriquez. It will be Ray's first public appearance in New York City after the release of his new book, How to Create a Mind.

Keynotes will be given by Bre Pettis (Founder & CEO of Makerbot), Francessca Ferrando (Philosopher of Posthumanism & visiting scholar at Columbia University), Jincey Lumpkin (Attorney & Huffington Post sex columnist) and Ken Segall (Creative Director of Apple's "Think Different" campaign).

There will be talks by the founders of NYC mobile and geo-location based tech startups, a live musical performance by keyboardist Jon Carin and a screening of the Sundance award-winning short film, TOMO.

TEDxSiliconAlley 2012 is an all day event, from 9:30AM to 9:30PM on Dec. 3 at Terminal 5, on West 56th St. in New York City.

Tickets are selling fast, so don't wait: http://TEDxSiliconAlley.org

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