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September 22nd, 2004

A True Master Of Invention

Ray Kurzweil believes that to be successful, he has to look far into the future. And the only way to do that well is to try to understand the past.

"At the age of 5, I decided I would be an inventor and by age 12 I was heavily involved with computers," Kurzweil recalled recently. "I quickly realized that timing was the most important thing to invention. Most inventions fail because the timing is wrong."


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