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Singularity University Blog | Authors@Google: Ray Kurzweil

July 6, 2009

Source: Singularity University Blog — Jul 6, 2009 | Singularity University staff

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43zo82W7aPI

Ray Kurzweil visits Google’s Mountain View, CA headquarters to discuss his book “The Web Within Us: When Minds and Machines Become One.” This event took place on July 1, 2009, as part of the Authors@Google series. more >>

Singularity University Blog | Big Brains meet the future

August 20, 2009
Singularity University students get regular access to technology superstars like PayPal co-founder and hedge fund manager, Peter Thiel. (Credit: Daniel Terdiman/CNET)

Source: Singularity University Blog — Aug 20, 2009 | Singularity University staff

by Daniel Terdiman | CNET News (August 20, 2009)

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–Sitting in a classroom, listening to students explain their approach to an assignment to develop an initiative to impact the lives of a billion people over ten years, one could be forgiven for taking it all with a grain of salt.

After all, student projects like this are usually peppered with holes, naive assumptions, and unrealistic goals.… read more

Singularity University Blog | Bob Metcalfe – Enernet talk

July 12, 2009
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Source: Singularity University Blog — Jul 12, 2009 | Singularity University staff

The public is welcome to join SU students, faculty and Internet pioneer Bob Metcalfe for his talk about Enernet on Monday July 13th at 7:00 pm. Bob is the Co-Chair for Singularity University’s track on Networks & Computing Systems:

Speaker: Bob Metcalfe (Enernet)
Time: Monday July 13th 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: NASA Ames – Eagle Room (Bld 943)
Space Limited: RSVP bruce@singularityu.orgread more

Singularity University Blog | Bob Metcalfe discusses the Enernet

October 6, 2009

Source: Singularity University Blog — Oct 6, 2009 | Singularity University staff

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cA811EPzwLI

Bob Metcalfe, founder of 3Com and co-inventor of the ethernet, gives a lecture at Singularity University in July 2009. Metcalfe outlines the Enernet, applying the internet model to one of the most pressing issues facing the globe today, energy.… read more

Singularity University Blog | Brad Templeton on internet in-security

January 15, 2010

Source: Singularity University Blog — Jan 15, 2010 | Singularity University staff

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8QuUEwrKm8

Brad Templeton, Chairman of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), describes the future of online security, privacy and society. This lecture is from Singularity University’s Graduate Summer Program 2009. Brad is also the author of the influential “10 Big Myths of Copyright Explained”.

EFF: http://www.eff.org
Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brad_Templeton
10 Myths: http://www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.html

Singularity University Blog | BusinessWeek: “Singularity University gives execs a view of the future”

November 24, 2009
Business Week

Source: Singularity University Blog — Nov 24, 2009 | Singularity University staff

by E. B. Boyd

In his various roles as a computer programmer, an emergency-medicine physician, and the director of Microsoft Medical Media Lab, Michael Gillam stays well ahead of the advances that are transforming health care. Yet even he can be caught unawares by the pace of technological change.

Gillam was reminded of this recently during a nine-day boot camp aimed at instructing professionals on

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Women 2.0 | Calling all female game-changers for Singularity University

March 26, 2012

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Source: Women 2.0 — March 26, 2012 | Susan Fonseca

Scholarships are available to select female catalysts chosen to attend Singularity University. | By Susan Fonseca: Founding Member, Singularity University & Founder, Women@TheFrontier.

Singularity University (SU), a Silicon Valley organization located at NASA Research Park  in California seeks next-generation rock-stars to join this summer’s Graduate Studies Program 2012 (GSP12).

Every summer, SU selects 80 top students from around the world to join the GSP class.

Our students… read more

Singularity University Blog | CiviGuard debuts next-generation crisis communication platform

March 31, 2010
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Source: Singularity University Blog — March 31, 2010 | Singularity University staff

Great news from one of the GSP-09 spin-out companies and SU alumni – Zubin Wadia, Shawna Pandya, and Tim Coleman. Congratulations to the team!

CiviGuard Chosen as One of Five Where 2.0 Launch Pad Start-ups with “Innovative, Promising New Technology”

CiviGuard is pleased to announce it has been chosen as one of just five start-ups to present at Where 2.0 Conference… read more

CiviGuard: SU GSP-09 spin-out company wins first customer

May 27, 2010

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Congratulations are in order for GSP-09 alumni Tim Coleman, Shawna Pandya, and Zubin Wadia and the rest of the CiviGuard team for their first city customer win in the Emergency Communications 2.0 space!  Check out Zubin’s Gov 2.0 Expo presentation for more details, and the full news release below.
As one of the companies launched from [...]… read more

Singularity University Blog | CNET: “Singularity University seasons executives for the future”

November 11, 2009
Peter Diamandis leads a session for Singularity University

Source: Singularity University Blog — Nov 11, 2009 | Singularity University staff

CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman spent a day with SU’s Executive Program. Full coverage of his experience is at http://news.cnet.com/8301-13772_3-10394876-52.html.

"MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–While I’m sure that many of the people in the room were familiar with prediction markets, I wonder how many of them had ever seen an active one up close and personal before.

"Providing that sense of deep immersion, of course, was exactly the

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Singularity University Blog | Dan Barry on the future of robotics

December 1, 2009

Source: Singularity University Blog — Dec 1, 2009 | Singularity University staff

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkkuVBPCsFE

Singularity University Executive Director Salim Ismail interviews Dan Barry, former NASA astronaut and robotics entrepreneur, about the future of robotics and what we can expect over the next ten years.

Singularity University Blog | Daniel Kraft on the future of medicine

December 1, 2009

Source: Singularity University Blog — Dec 1, 2009 | Singularity University staff

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdzlkzTzYLk

Daniel Kraft discusses the future of medicine with Salim Ismail, Executive Director of Singularity University, after his lecture at the inaugural Executive Program.

The Wall Street Journal | Defying the doomsayers

February 23, 2012

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Source: The Wall Street Journal — February 22, 2012 | Michael Shermer

Defying the doomsayers: Abundance argues that growing technologies have the potential not only to spread information but to solve some of humanity’s most vexing problems.

If every image made and every word written from the earliest stirring of civilization to the year 2003 were converted to digital information, the total would come to five exabytes. An exabyte is one quintillion bytes, or one billion… read more

Singularity University Blog | Dr. Daniel Reda on biotechnology fundamentals

January 15, 2010

Source: Singularity University Blog — Jan 15, 2010 | Singularity University staff

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=It83JKAxejM

Dr. Daniel Reda, co-Chair of the Biotechnology and Bioinformatics track at Singularity University, introduces the key concepts and breakthroughs in biotechnology and bioinformatics. Filmed during the November 2009 Executive Program at Singularity University. Daniel is also the co-founder of CureTogether, an online community for open-source health research.

CureTogether: http://curetogether.com

Singularity University Blog | Dr. Michel Gelobter discusses the future of energy

January 15, 2010

Source: Singularity University Blog — Jan 15, 2010 | Singularity University staff

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUEhOwzVAJg

Dr. Michel Gelobter, co-Chair of the Energy & Environment track at Singularity University, discusses the future of energy with Salim Ismail, Executive Director of SU. Michel is the founder of Cooler, Inc.

Cooler, Inc.: http://www.climatecooler.com

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