Singularity University Blog | Jessica Scorpio 7/23 – Quad day

August 7, 2009

Source: Singularity University Blog — Aug 7, 2009 | Singularity University staff

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Jessica Scorpio

GSP-09: Student’s Perspective, by Jessica Scorpio
(SU’s 2009 Graduate Studies Program)

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8:35am – Reading the news in Moffett Field at the NASA Ames Research Center. Off to class in a couple minutes.

9:10 am – Brainstorming on how energy problems can be solved and innovation applied to help 1 billion people! Dividing up into groups

brainstorming

10:15 am – All the teams generated lots of ideas… Now which ones will actually work? Let the group assess!

11:15am – There’s no better way to get fresh opinions on ethics and everyone attention than unplugging everyone from laptops and phones!

11:45am – Just found out one of our fellow Singularity students is expecting a baby boy! Congrats!!

12 noon – New visitors from the press… Welcome and congrats Wired Italy! www.wired.it

12:15 – David Rose on “How to Finance Your Singularly Brilliant Adventure.” Yes, he can talk faster to keep us on schedule!

12:40 – Founding meeting – how do we launch an energy startup in the next few weeks? 11 amazing SU students is a good start!

2:00 pm – Intel’s CTO Justin Rattner on the future of Moore’s law and how technology will change our world over the next 10 yrs!

3:00 pm – Grad time! Team building and a triathlon. Team C here we go!!!

7pm – Amazing triathlon! We’re in second place, two points below 1st…best video takes the trophy!

Team C Pyramid

7pm – Amazing triathlon! We’re in second place, two points below 1st…best video takes the trophy!
Team C Video

11:45 – Amazing talk by Peter Bloom tonight! Just got back from the airport…hope you all enjoyed a day in the life of a SU student