David Kirkpatrick

October 29, 2008

Ray Kurzweil honored by silicon.com

Filed under: et.al., Media, Technology — Tags: , , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 7:28 pm

From KurzweilAI.net — Congrats to Ray for being honored as a “top visionary” in international technology and IT industries.

Top Visionaries – Agenda Setters 2008
KurzweilAI.net, Oct. 29, 2008

Silicon.com announced today its selection of the top visionaries in the worldwide technology and IT industries whose ideas shake up the status quo.

The top three visionaries named were Tim Berners-Lee, Jimmy Wales, and Ray Kurzweil.

Other visionaries named were environmentalist Jonathon Porritt, reality TV guru Peter Bazalgette, free software advocate Richard Stallman, Better Place founder and CEO Shai Agassi, journalist and political activist Arianna Huffington, and cyber law professor Jonathan Zittrain.

Silicon.com also announced the Top Techies, Top Entrepreneurs, Top Agenda Setters, Top Business Leaders, and Top Politicos.

June 23, 2008

Parsing the future of the World Wide Web

Filed under: Media, Technology — Tags: , , , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 1:16 pm

Here’s cool bit from Technology Review with short responses from a number of luminaries when asked where the Web will be in five to ten years.

A sample of the responders:

Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Director of the World Wide Web Consortium and inventor of the Web; Cambridge, MA

Vint Cerf
Vice president and chief Internet evangelist at Google and co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet; McLean, VA

Richard Stallman
Main developer of the GNU/Linux system and founder of the Free Software Movement; Cambridge, MA