For those of us attending the Game Developer's Conference this February, we've got something new and juicy to look forward to. Ray Kurzweil – author, entrepreneur, and the Sultan of Singularity himself – will be delivering the keynote, entitled "The Next 20 Years of Gaming." If you're not familiar with Kurzweil, we recommend you set aside an afternoon and read his lengthy Wikipedia entry
. In short, he practically invented the flatbed scanner, he believes that nanomachinery can help humans achieve immortality, he's written a ton of best-selling books predicting all sorts of things like some modern-day Nostradamus, and he's apparently a great speaker.
... yeah, we're really
looking forward to that keynote all of a sudden, too.