NOT JUST FOR NERDS
Ray Kurzweil must have been interviewed a thousand times since he appeared on “What’s My Line,” in the 1960s. He’s rubbed elbows at the White House and with me. Well, that’s a slight exaggeration. I should say, he was gracious enough to invite me to lunch and let me interview him right after the release of his best seller: The Age of Spiritual Machines. It’s something he no doubt does on a regular basis, but to me it was a wonderful thing, a miraculous event.
People like him have a way of making you feel important. Generosity come easy to them. I suspect he makes everyone feel this way––as if he or she is the only one in the room who matters.
Ray Kurzweil is not only the best-known futurist; he is an excellent writer and considered one of the world’s most brilliant minds. He is also…
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