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Speech Tech Guru Ray Kurzweil Joins Google

Speech Tech Guru Ray Kurzweil Joins Google

Ray Kurzweil has confirmed that he is joining Google as director of engineering to work on new projects involving machine learning and language processing. Kurzweil is the founder of several companies including Kurzweil Applied Intelligence (KAI). In 1982, the company began to develop computer-based speech recognition, and in 1987 introduced the first commercially marketed, large-vocabulary [...]