Source: Singularity University Blog — Jul 27, 2009 | Singularity University staff
The Internet of Things, and Spime Design Workshop
What happens when we move from billions of mobile phones around us, to networks made of ten, one hundred or one thousand times more nodes? What are going to be the necessary features of these networks, which will constitute the Internet of Things? How can we think about, and must start planning for the nature of this new fundamental entity quickly… read more
December 1, 2009
Source: Singularity University Blog — Dec 1, 2009 | Singularity University staff
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
September 20, 2008
Source: Singularity University Blog — Sep. 20, 2008 | Singularity University staff
Singularity University Founding Meeting, Sept 20th 2008 at NASA Ames Research Center. List of founding advisory group.
January 15, 2010
Source: Singularity University Blog — Jan 15, 2010 | Singularity University staff
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”.
Source: Singularity University Blog — Jun 30, 2009 | Singularity University staff
Yesterday was the first day of the Singularity University summer session. I was at the NASA Ames campus throughout the day to witness and record the event on video for the Hub (see highlight video footage at the end of this post). The energy at the University is absolutely thrilling. Its hard even to convey in words. Tons of smart, motivated people are gathered to discuss, debate, and learn about… read more
Source: Singularity University Blog — Nov 10, 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/day-in-the-life/.
The Singularity University routine is nonstop. Breakfast at 7:30 am — good, wholesome food, regrettably low on sugary and fatty goodness — followed by a
March 7, 2010
Source: Singularity University Blog — Mar 7, 2010 | Singularity University staff
The application period for Singularity University’s 2010 Graduate Studies Program for this coming summer has passed, ending March 15. Many thanks to all those who applied. From this point forward, applications will only be considered on an exceptional basis and will require a referral.
An early round of applications has already been evaluated, and an initial selection of acceptances have been made. Over the next two weeks, our faculty… read more
July 10, 2014
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
Source: Singularity University Blog — Jul 28, 2009 | Singularity University staff
GSP-09: Student’s Perspective, by Shawna Pandya
(SU’s 2009 Graduate Studies Program)
It started with passionate people and a daring idea. 10^9+.
SU co-founder & Vice-Chancellor Peter Diamandis has a brain-wave…
Then came the structure – Singularity University. They built it, and we came. 40 of the world’s emerging leaders, students and innovators from 14 countries and countless disciplines…given 9 weeks to create and perpetuate ideas to positively impact 1 billion people. Nothing intimidating about that, right?… read more
Singularity University Blog | Exploring the brain-computer interface: Singularity U partners with X Prize Labs @ MIT
January 7, 2010
Source: Singularity University Blog — Jan 7, 2010 | Singularity University staff
Imagine a direct connection between the human brain and the world’s most powerful computers… What if you could type with your thoughts? Or help the blind to see? Or give an amputee control over his bionic arm? How can the Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) positively affect humanity’s grandest challenges?
Singularity University partnered with X Prize Lab @ MIT for the 2-day “Brain-Computer Interfaces: Igniting a Revolution”… read more