Language and cognitive systems guru Kurzweil asked to head Google engineering

Ray Kurzweil becomes a Googler, named Director of Engineering
Alexis Santos,

Come Decem­ber 18th, futur­ist extra­or­di­naire Ray Kurzweil will be join­ing Google’s ranks as Direc­tor of Engi­neer­ing to work on projects that involve machine learn­ing and lan­guage pro­cess­ing. Specifics regard­ing those projects, how­ev­…