7:48 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Predicting the Future of Artificial Intelligence: Ray Kurzweil

Hear Ray Kurzweil at the Kentucky Author Forum on 11/26/12.

Ray Kurzweil, arguably today’s most influential—and often controversial—futurist, is one of the leading inventors of our time and a pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence. Among his inventions, Kurzweil was the principal developer of the first CCD flat-bed scanner, the first omni-font optical character recognition device, the first print-to-speech reading machine for the blind, the first text-to-speech synthesizer, the first music synthesizer capable of recreating the grand piano and other orchestral instruments, and the first commercially marketed large-vocabulary speech recognition.

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3:39 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

IU Medical School, Health System Announce $150 Million Research Initiative

The Indiana University School of Medicine and IU Health hospital system are launching an unprecedented $150 million research collaboration

Each institution is putting up $75 million for the five year effort, called the Strategic Research Initiative.

The research will focus on cancer, heart disease and neuroscience.

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