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Nine Steps to Living Well Forever

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Author: Kurzweil, Ray
Grossman, Terry
ISBN:978-1-60529-956-3
Publication Date:Apr 2009
Publisher:Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Imprint:Rodale Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

In 2004, Ray Kurzweil and Terry Grossman, MD, published Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever. Their groundbreaking book marshaled thousands of scientific studies to make the case that new developments in medicine and technology will allow us to radically extend our life expectancies and slow down the aging process. Soon, our notion of what it means to be a 55-year-old will be as outdated as an eight-track tape player. TRANSCEND: Nine Steps to Living...
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Book Details
Pages:480
Detailed Subjects: Health & Fitness / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.8 x 9.48 x 1.69 Inches
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds
Author Biography
Kurzweil, Ray (Author)
Ray Kurzweil was born on February 12, 1948. He was the principal developer 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. He has received numerous awards including the MIT-Lemelson Prize and the National Medal of Technology. In 2002, he was inducted into the National Inventor's Hall of Fame. He has written several books including The Age of Spiritual Machines, The Age of Intelligent Machines, The Singularity Is Near, and How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed.

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