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photoRay Kurzweil is a legendary dynamo of human innovation. He's founded nine businesses in everything from speech recognition to artificial intelligence. Now Ray Kurzweil's restless mind is focused on human life.

Immortality is just around the corner, according to Kurzweil. The super-charged convergence of biology, computing, and nanotechnology, he says, is about to radically extend human life. And it may be just a matter of a couple of decades, not centuries, before the human lifespan becomes essentially unlimited-- not 100 but many centuries.

Tune in to hear techologist Ray Kurzweil talk about his how-to-achieve the unlimited human lifespan guide.

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Ray Kurzweil, technologist and author of the bestselling book, "The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence." He is co-author of the forthcoming book, "Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever."

This program aired on July 12, 2004.

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