Prediction from our modern day "Edison"

Meet a man who aims to live forever. Really...Ray Kurzweil, who some call him our modern day Edison, who sees human intelligence not only conquering its biological limits, including death, but completely mastering the natural world.

He's a recipient of the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT prize, which is billed as a sort of Academy Award for inventors, and he won the 1999 National Medal of Technology Award. He has written on the emergence of intelligent machines. He was inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame in 2002.

He is a fascinating and inspiring character, I am currently reading his book called,The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology. If you get a chance read about him, he is the guy who predicted the fall of the Soviet Union and he also predicted the explosive spread of the Internet and wireless access. And now he is predicting that solar power will produce all the energy needs of Earth's people in 20 years. You heard here first!