Raymond Kurzweil

Inventor and Author Raymond Kurzweil Full Name: Raymond Kurzweil

United States of America

Profession: Inventor and Author
Why Famous: Called a "restless genius" by the Wall Street Journal, Kurzweil has been involved with numerous inventions in the field of optical character recognition, text-to-speech synthesis, electronic instruments and speech recognition technology.

In addition to this he has authored numerous books on AI, transhumanism and futurism.

Born: February 12, 1948 (70 years old)
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius