Ray Kurzweil was a keynote speaker at the 2016 Tech Leadership Conference, and, afterwards, sat down with Communitech News for an exclusive interview.

Hear him talk Waterloo Region, optimism and pessimism in society, his passion for immortality, which industry will yield the next Steve Jobs and how working on the Human Genome Project taught him to wait out his critics in this video playlist.

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Phil Froklage
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Phil Froklage is a writer, filmmaker and journalist in Waterloo Region obsessed with the future. Passionate about science and technology — and how it shapes our world — Phil likes nothing more than being surprised by the amazing things human beings can do.