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Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu

Impact Theory is a business and mindset-focused interview show that will teach anyone aspiring to greatness the secrets to success. The show is hosted by Tom Bilyeu - a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of the #2 Inc. 500 company Quest Nutrition and former host of the viral hit Youtube series Inside Quest (viewed over 100,000,000 times). Bilyeu is known for his passion and preparation. Always eager to truly learn from his guests, Bilyeu digs deep and brings the urgency of someone hungry to put what he’s learning to immediate use - making the show not only entertaining and energetic, but also hyper-useful.
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Jul 3, 2018

Futurist-Inventor Ray Kurzweil sees a world coming where humans merge with technology allowing us to literally upgrade our life span and intelligence. Considering his predictions about the future have been right about 86% of the time, we’d be wise to listen. While this idea makes some nervous Ray believes A.I. surpassing our own intelligence is the only way for mankind to take the next step forward. The author of “How to Create A Mind” discusses his optimism behind a hybrid future on this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

Ray and Tom discuss useful strategies and thinking models for problem-solving. [2:30]

Ray describes his early years as an entrepreneur and gives advice for the current landscape. [10:54]

Ray details the progress being made in extending and upgrading human life. [16:20]

Ray breaks down singularity and why the world is consistently getting better. [24:40]

Ray reveals the impact he wants to have on the world. [32:59]

 

QUOTES:

“Part of my philosophy is failure is just success deferred and I think actually if you knew of all of the obstacles you'd meet you would never start a project.” [3:13]

“Nothing worthwhile is going to present itself without challenges.” [4:56]

“It's only intelligence that enables us to make progress.” [33:27]

 

FOLLOW RAY KURZWEIL:

WEBSITE - https://bit.ly/1hro1XM

TWITTER - https://bit.ly/2jbpk4v

FACEBOOK - https://bit.ly/2yNzqVy

 

PEOPLE MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Bryan Johnson - https://bit.ly/2qqelYM [31:13]

Demis Hassabas - https://bit.ly/2tHBfh1 [31:55]

Marvin Minski - https://bit.ly/2MtuQxQ [33:08]

Frank Rosenblatt - https://bit.ly/2g0o8DO [32:11]

 

COMPANIES AND ORGANISATIONS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Singularity University - https://bit.ly/2yN1U0P [1:53]

Nuance - https://bit.ly/2yLrCUj [11:36]

DeepMind - https://bit.ly/22HheBf [31:56]

 

BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

The Singularity is Near - https://amzn.to/2f5NAFB [1:48]

How to Create a Mind - https://amzn.to/2twgyVR [1:50]

Transcend - https://amzn.to/2lxYrum [9:23]

Fantastic Voyage - https://amzn.to/2Mpr5sZ [16:30]

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