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CNET | Internet’s future on display at Singularity University

March 4, 2010

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Source: CNET — March 4, 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.

The Internet of the future is an intelligent network capable of proactively acting on our needs, following us wherever we go, helping provide us with focused health care, and possibly ushering in a new energy paradigm.

This is the vision that James Canton, CEO… read more

Singularity University Blog | John Mauldin: financial expert presents “The end game” tonight

March 4, 2010

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Source: Singularity University Blog — Mar 4, 2010 | Singularity University staff

Join Singularity University’s winter Executive Program students, and the local business community for tonight’s special event featuring John Mauldin, New York Times best-selling author and recognized financial expert. Tonight’s presentation of “The End Game” will explore how the world’s major economies will develop over the next ten years – an especially crucial topic for current and aspiring entrepreneurs, investors and VCs.

When: Thursday, March 4 @ 7:30… read more

CNET | At Singularity University, blowing minds and taking meetings

March 2, 2010

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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

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.

She is author of two previous books (Western Visions and Digital Dialog) as well as numerous PRI studies on technology issues.

Her forthcomingread more

Singularity University Blog | Marthin De Beer – Driving innovation at Cisco

February 23, 2010

Source: Singularity University Blog — Feb 23, 2010 | Singularity University staff

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EeCbuw5FEo

Marthin De Beer, Senior Vice President, Emerging Technologies Group at Cisco, speaks about his process for going from idea to billion dollar business. Filmed during the 2009 Graduate Summer Program at Singularity University.

Singularity University Blog | Press Release: 2010 Graduate program announced, applications accepted through march 15

February 22, 2010
Ray Kurzweil during a GSP-09 Session

Source: Singularity University Blog — Feb 22, 2010 | Singularity University staff

Singularity University (SU) announced the dates for the second year of its Graduate Studies Program (GSP), and a 200% class size increase to accommodate 80 of the top students from around the globe. In addition, SU is pleased to announce the availability of numerous full and partial scholarships for the GSP.

“The past year has demonstrated tremendous global challenges, and

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Singularity University Blog | Neil Jacobstein: Artificial Intelligence – what, how, and when

February 12, 2010

Source: Singularity University Blog — Feb 12, 2010 | Singularity University staff

Part One:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhzbIIffA64

Part Two:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxhFFrCTDxY

Neil Jacobstein, co-Chair of the AI and Robotics track at Singularity University. Filmed during the November 2009 Executive Program at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA.

Singularity University Blog | ‘Geek is the New Black’: SU sponsors ‘She’s Geeky’ unconferences

February 5, 2010
Susan Fonseca-Klein, Shawna Pandya (GSP-09 Alum), and She

Source: Singularity University Blog — Feb 5, 2010 | Singularity University staff

Demonstrating its commitment to a broader, women-focused initiative, Singularity University (SU) — the academic institution with the goal of preparing the next generation of leaders to address “humanity’s grand challenges” — recently became a Corporate Sponsor of She’s Geeky, a series of national technology unConferences for women. With the sponsorship, SU underscores its continued commitment to supporting and advancing women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), as well… read more

Singularity University Blog | Philip Rosedale – Virtual worlds and second life

February 2, 2010

Source: Singularity University Blog — Feb 2, 2010 | Singularity University staff

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3LFqX6YNY0

Philip Rosedale, founder of Second Life, discusses the future of virtual worlds. Filmed at Singularity University’s Graduate Student Program 2009, NASA Ames Research Center, Silicon Valley.

Singularity University Blog | Ray Kurzweil at the SU / MIT / X PRIZE BCI Workshop

January 22, 2010

Source: Singularity University Blog — Jan 22, 2010 | Singularity University staff

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15sh05wrQ6Y

Ray Kurzweil discusses the future of BCI (Brain-Computer Interfaces) at a workshop at the X-Prize lab at MIT, January 2010. This workshop was co-sponsored by Singularity University.

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 | 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

Singularity University Blog | Shawna Pandya on information-age disaster response

January 15, 2010

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYirLh1ngyc

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

Singularity University Blog | Shai Machnes on a cloud for SMS applications

January 15, 2010

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdXfab3eHcY

Shai Machnes was a student at Singularity University’s Graduate Studies Program 2009 (GSP-09), representing a GSP Team Project focused on bringing the power of cloud computing to the 2G cellphone market around the world.

OneGlobalVoice is a development platform that gives access to cloud-computing resources through SMS on a basic (2G) cellphone. It demonstrates how innovations commonly carried out on computationally-and-bandwidth heavy internet subscriptions, or on fast… read more

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