Source: Singularity University Blog — Mar 29, 2009 | Singularity University staff
Singularity University’s Second Curriculum Planning Meeting (CPM-2), Mar 27-28, 2009 at NASA Ames Research Park
Source: CNET — March 2, 2010 | Daniel Terdiman
CNET correspondent Daniel Terdiman shadowed Executive Program participant Rob Nail during one of his first days at Singularity University’s Winter 2010 Executive Program.
For Rob Nail, Saturday was a bonanza of opportunity. Over dinner that night in building 20 at the NASA Ames Research Center here, Nail found himself discussing 3D printing and housing with X Prize CEO Peter Diamandis. Already, Nail had been considering buying… read more
September 16, 2013
Fortune — September 16, 2013 | John Hagel, John Seely Brown
Singularity University doesn’t have a big staff or a long history. It was founded in 2009 by two successful entrepreneurs, Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, with the vision of using disruptive technologies to positively impact a billion people within a decade.
They are motivated to explore the potential of rapidly advancing technologies to take on humanity’s big challenges, such as water scarcity and energy consumption. [...]
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:
December 1, 2009
Source: Singularity University Blog — Dec 1, 2009 | Singularity University staff
Daniel Kraft discusses the future of medicine with Salim Ismail, Executive Director of Singularity University, after his lecture at the inaugural Executive Program.
Source: Singularity University Video — March 29, 2010 | Singularity University staff
Peter Diamandis, Chairman and Co-Founder of Singularity University, discusses the best way to predict the future, and shares his personal philosophies on innovation and the commercial space industry. Flimed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, March 2010.… read more
August 20, 2009
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
Source: Singularity University Blog — Jan 15, 2010 | Singularity University staff
Shawna Pandya was a student at Singularity University’s Graduate Studies Prgram 2009 (GSP-09), representing a GSP Team Project focused on leveraging exponential advances in technology to aid disaster response.
Civiguard Technologies (formerly XIDAR Systems), is developing mobile phone applications and portable medical technologies to assist civilians and officials alike in crisis, disaster and pandemic situations. The CiviCast application allows any civilian with a smart phone to receive… read more
Source: Singularity University Blog — Mar 31, 2009 | Singularity University staff
Singularity Hub is proud to present an exclusive video interview with Xprize founder and Singularity University Vice Chancellor Peter Diamandis that we took during Singularity University’s CPM2. As many of our readers know, Singularity University held its second Curriculum Planning Meeting (CPM2) at its NASA Ames headquarters this past weekend. CPM2 was a two day meeting where the faculty, advisors, and staff of Singularity University convened to discuss and plan… read more
November 9, 2009
Source: Singularity University Blog — Nov 9, 2009 | Singularity University staff
Wired Senior Editor Ted Greenwald is embedded with Singularity University’s inaugural 10-day Executive Program. Follow his coverage of the entire program at http://www.wired.com/epicenter/singularity-university/. Ted is also Tweeting using #singularityu.
See Ted’s full post at http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2009/11/singularity-university-peter-diamandis-thinks-big/.
After dinner on day two of Singularity University, Peter Diamandis gives a fantastic presentation about the X-Prize and what it means. This is a guy
Singularity University Blog | TechNewsWorld: “The trouble with augmented reality and other cool tech,” guest post by SU trustee Sonia Arrison
February 24, 2010
Source: Singularity University Blog — February 24, 2010 | Singularity University staff
This is a guest post by Sonia Arrison, Trustee and Associate Founder of Singularity University. Sonia is a TechNewsWorld columnist and a senior fellow in technology studies at the California-based Pacific Research Institute.
Her forthcoming… read more
GigaOm | Singularity University to launch $50 million venture fund to tackle the world’s grand challenges
January 28, 2014
Source: GigaOm — January 23, 2014 | Signe Brewster
SU was started in 2008 by X Prize founder Peter Diamandis and Google director of engineering Ray Kurzweil. It has grown to encompass educational programs aimed at executives and graduate students and the accelerator.
Getaround, Made in Space and Modern Meadow are among the participating startups. It also has a new program that pairs its startups with established companies like Lowe’s, Coca-Cola, Unicef and Hershey’s. Miller said said that while the… read more