Date: Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 8:00 PM
Transcendent Man: A Conversation About the Future
What if you could live forever? Transcendent Man: A Conversation about the Future with Ray Kurzweil live from Lincoln Center in New York City explores this idea with renowned futurist Ray Kurzweil and an all-star panel.
In this all new in-depth discussion to explore Kurzweil’s theories on immortality and the Singularity, a point in the near future when technology will be advancing so quickly we won’t be able to keep up, unless we merge with the intelligent machines we are creating. This idea is known as the Singularity. While radical in his beliefs, Kurzweil, touted as the next Thomas Edison, has accurately predicted the onset of many world changing technological advancements including the internet, social media and more.
This LIVE (tape delayed for our region) event will include an introduction by Ray Kurzweil presenting his vision of our future and then immediately moves into a live panel discussion about the ideas featured in Transcendent Man. Panelists include but are not limited to experts and luminaries such as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, NY Times Best Selling Author and leading Theoretical Physicist Dr. Michio Kaku, internationally prominent Spiritualist Deepak Chopra, director of Transcendent Man Barry Ptolemy, renowned inventor Dean Kamen and others. In addition, there will be special appearances from celebrities including Al Gore, Bill Maher, Quincy Jones, Elon Musk and Suzanne Somers.