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Singularity University Video | John Mauldin: the end game

April 14, 2010

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Source: Singularity University Video — Apr 14, 2010 | Singularity University staff

John Mauldin, best-selling financial author, discusses his view of the debt cycle, and the coming de-leveraging recession. Filmed during the Executive Program March 2010 at Singularity University, NASA Ames, Silicon Valley.

Singularity University Blog | Jonathan Zittrain – Civic technologies and the future of the internet

December 1, 2009

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IObnMYG5sD0

Harvard law professor and author Jonathan Zittrain discusses the unusual and distinctive technologies whose power increases in proportion to the people participating in them, contrasted with other technologies that leverage what the few can impose on the many — whether a PC virus maker who crashes millions of machines or a law enforcement officer who can use new consumer platforms to spy far easier than before. Filmed at… read more

Singularity University Blog | Justyna Zander 08/21 – One day of the team project – SU Phase 3

August 25, 2009
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Source: Singularity University Blog — Aug 25, 2009 | Singularity University staff

GSP-09: Student’s Perspective, By Justyna Zander
(SU’s 2009 Graduate Studies Program)

Humanity’s Crisis and Disaster Response Team

5:30 am: Dismissed the tone of my cell-phone alarm. I cannot do it anymore. Sleepless University is reaching its boundaries.

6:00 am: Coffee… So pleasant. Piece and quiet. And the Music – my first inspiration.

Finally woke up to check and answer some emails from/to my colleagues from the German office. I am working there for Fraunhofer Institute. Here is the group. So nice to see them again. ;)

6:30 am: Oh, we got some chapter proposals for our new book. Check it out soon in CRC Press.

7:15 am: Time to get up.… read more

Singularity University Blog | Larry Smarr – Supercomputing and the human brain

November 2, 2009

Source: Singularity University Blog — Nov 2, 2009 | Singularity University staff

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCWGf3CxvRc

Larry Smarr discusses the state of the art in supercomputing, with a focus on how current computation compares to the human brain and when supercomputers will surpass human processing power. Current supercomputers are estimated to match the human visual cortex and will reach human brain’s computational ability within the next twenty years.

Singularity University Blog | MarketWatch: Google-backed school preps for ‘disruption’

July 8, 2009

Source: Singularity University Blog — Jul 8, 2009 | Singularity University staff

By John Letzing, MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. (MarketWatch) – Investing during a recession is often touted as wise. Investing in classes loosely based on the science fiction-like notion of technology outsmarting its human creators may strike some as a curious approach to the concept, however.

Nevertheless, school officials say more than 1,200 applications were submitted for 40 inaugural spots at the recently-opened Singularity University, housed in an unassuming building at… read 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.

The New York Times | Merely human? That’s so yesterday

June 11, 2010

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Source: The New York Times — June 11, 2010 | Ashlee Vance

On a Tuesday evening this spring, Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Google, became part man and part machine. About 40 people, all gathered here at a NASA campus for a nine-day, $15,000 course at Singularity University, saw it happen.

While the flesh-and-blood version of Mr. Brin sat miles away at a computer capable of remotely steering a robot, the gizmo rolling around… read more

Singularity University Blog | NASA Ames director, Dr. S. Pete Worden

January 26, 2009

Source: Singularity University Blog — Jan 26, 2009 | Singularity University staff

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.

New book by Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler, Abundance, debuts #1 on Amazon and Barnes & Noble

February 22, 2012

Abundance reviews

A special message from author Peter Diamandis:

Dear readers,

On February 20, 2012, Abundance debuted #1 on both Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Thank you for your support! Check out the book here. Below are some reviews that Abundance has received so far.

Singularity University Blog | Nokia supports Singularity University as 5th corporate founder

November 10, 2010
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Source: Singularity University Blog — Nov 10, 2010 | Singularity University staff

Support Focused on New Approaches to Technological Innovation, Sustainable Development

Nokia has joined Singularity Univeristy as a Corporate Founder. The collaboration will leverage Nokia’s commitment to global communications innovation and sustainability by supporting Singularity University’s programs, and Ten to the Ninth Plus (10^9+) Team Projects focused on solving key global issues. Nokia joins Google, Autodesk, ePlanet Ventures, and the Kauffmanread more

Singularity University Blog | Peter Diamandis – video interview at CPM2

March 31, 2009

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

San Francisco Chronicle | Peter Diamandis entrepreneur reaches to skies to benefit Earth

July 10, 2014

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Source: San Francisco Chronicle — July 5, 2014 | Julian Guthrie

 

Singularity U was founded in 2008, Diamandis said, with a mission of inspiring students, entrepreneurs and executives to create companies that have an impact on a billion people positively within 10 years.

The name Singularity U was taken from a term that Ray Kurzweil used to describe the point at which computer intelligence surpasses human intelligence.

The unaccredited university holds a 10-week graduate level summer… read more

Singularity University Video | Peter Diamandis: the best way to predict the future

March 29, 2010

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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

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.

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