10 Big Breakthroughs: A History Of Accelerating Technology Innovation

Looking Through The Crystal Ball

Ray Kurzweil, the renowned inventor, author and technology futurist, has correctly predicted one mind-boggling breakthrough after another from the explosive growth of the Internet to Human Genome Project advances. In a special ComdexVirtual keynote, Kurzweil, whose new book, "How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed," is being released this month, says the disruptive, exponential growth of information technology is accelerating. Here are 10 big breakthroughs that Kurzweil has chronicled as part of his saga of accelerating technology innovation.

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