PBS NewsHour

Ray Kurzweil on Bringing Back the Dead

Clip: 07/12/2012 | 4m 11s

Thursday's outtake with Mr. Immortality: does Kurzweil believe that an avatar of his dead father -- created with artificial intelligence and a lifetime's worth of data and mementos -- is, well, his actual father, the guy who died when Ray was 22? We asked him how that quest influenced his goal of "immortality today."

Aired: 07/12/12

Rating: NR

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