RAAD Fest 2016, the biggest radical life extension event ever, just got bigger with the announcement that Ray Kurzweil, the leading futurist of our time, will be participating. Kurzweil is a renowned author, scientist and inventor and a recipient of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the United State’s highest honor in technology. He will be sharing his unique perspective on the future of radical life extension via a live remote hookup.
RAAD Fest, the Revolution Against Aging and Death, will be the largest ever event on radical life extension, held in San Diego, California August 4-7, 2016. RAAD Fest will combine the energy and fun of a festival, the empowerment and interaction of personal development, with cutting edge science presented for a lay audience to create the first and best holistic radical life extension event ever. For more information, and to take advantage of the early registration special, go to raadfest.com.
RAAD Fest is being produced by the Coalition for Radical Life Extension, which is committed to rallying like-minded people to come together in order to change how radical life extension is viewed and understood in our world. Powered by People Unlimited, the Coalition is a not-for-profit organization reaching out to groups and individuals interested in radical life extension and physical immortality, in order to galvanize and focus our energy into a popular movement that is self-sustaining and expansive. For more information, please visit rlecoaltion.com.
About Ray Kurzweil:
Ray Kurzweil is one of the world’s leading inventors, thinkers, and futurists, with a thirty-year track record of accurate predictions. Called "the restless genius" by The Wall Street Journaland "the ultimate thinking machine" by Forbesmagazine, Kurzweil was selected as one of the top entrepreneurs by Inc. magazine, which described him as the "rightful heir to Thomas Edison." PBS selected him as one of the "sixteen revolutionaries who made America."
Kurzweil was the principal inventor of the first CCD flat-bed scanner, the first omni-font optical character recognition, 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.
Among Kurzweil’s many honors, he recently received the 2015 Technical Grammy Award for outstanding achievements in the field of music technology; he is the recipient of the National Medal of Technology, was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame, holds twenty honorary Doctorates, and honors from three U.S. presidents.
Ray has written five national best-selling books, including New York Times best sellers The Singularity Is Near (2005) and How To Create A Mind (2012). He is a Director of Engineering at Google heading up a team developing machine intelligence and natural language understanding. For more info: kurzweiltech.com/aboutray.html
About The Coalition for Radical Life Extension:
The Coalition for Radical Life Extension is rallying like-minded people to come together to stand up for radical life extension and physical immortality. Powered by People Unlimited, the Coalition is a not-for-profit organization reaching out to groups and individuals who already have interest in radical life extension and physical immortality, in order to galvanize and focus our energy into a popular movement that is self-sustaining and expansive. This group of early adopting advocates, numbering in the thousands, is forming a platform for influencing a much broader audience, and ultimately the mainstream.
About People Unlimited:
People Unlimited provides an ongoing program of support, insight and inspiration to empower you to more fully experience and manifest your true unlimited potential.
Directed by James Strole and Bernadeane, People Unlimited fosters a mecca on radical life extension and physical immortality for all those seeking to live an inspired, nourishing, ever-expanding life free of the limitations of the mortality paradigm.