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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 | Singularity University – successful first week

July 7, 2009

Source: Singularity University Blog — Jul 7, 2009 | Singularity University staff

Dear SU Associate Founders, Faculty, Students and Friends -

We’ve just completed our first week of Singularity University and I have to say that I’m extremely pleased and proud of what we have created. It is real, off and running, and here to stay.

From the Student perspective, we have pulled together an incredible group of brilliant and dedicated graduate students who are all entrepreneurs, driven and passionate about taking on the world’s grand challenges. When we selected our students based upon the criteria of academic excellence, demonstrated entrepreneurship and big-picture thinking, we did not know we’d be attracting fun, high-spirited and good natured individuals as well. I’m pleased the traits matched-up!… read more

Business Wire | Singularity University and CNBC partner to launch exponential finance conference in New York

February 26, 2014

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Source: Business Wire — February 26, 2014

Exponential Finance will take place June 10-11, 2014, in New York.

The event will bring together top business leaders and government officials with the next generation of entrepreneurs to engage in dynamic and forward-thinking discussions on the exponential technologies that are creating the next greatest wave of transition in industry, business and finance.

Peter H. Diamandis cofounded SU with futurist and Google’s Director of Engineering Ray Kurzweil. [...]

Singularity University Blog | Singularity University appoints Neil Jacobstein to President

October 15, 2010

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

Singularity University has announced the appointment of Neil Jacobstein as the first President of the organization. Singularity University (SU) is a non-profit organization based at NASA Ames Research Park, and is supported by a group of Corporate Founders including Google, Kauffman Foundation, Autodesk, and ePlanet Ventures.

Since the University’s founding in 2008, Jacobstein has served the University part-time as co-chair of the Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Track. As… read more

Singularity University Blog | Singularity University Cafe blends science, technology at Maker Faire 2010

May 20, 2010

Source: Singularity University Blog — May 20, 2010 | Singularity University staff

Maker Faire Attendees Can Win a $15,000 Seat at an Upcoming Singularity University Exponential Technologies Executive Program. How would you positively impact a billion people within ten years? How would you use science and technology to address grand challenges such as water, healthcare, and education? Singularity University invites you to visit the “Singularity University Café” at this weekend’s Maker Faire to learn about these grand challenges, and hear how new… read more

Singularity University Blog | Singularity University founding meeting (Sept 2008)

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.

Singularity University Blog | Singularity University General Studies Program 2010: opening highlights

June 25, 2010

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Source: Singularity University Blog — June 25, 2010 | Singularity University staff

Thank you to all the 300+ people that were able to attend our Graduate Studies Program 2010 Opening Ceremonies and party on Monday night!
This was a great kick-off event and our 80 amazing students from all over the world thoroughly enjoyed meeting guests and hearing from keynote speakers Larry Brilliant, Larry Page, Dan Barry, Peter [...]… read more

Singularity University Graduate Studies Program Opening Ceremony

June 13, 2013

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Please join Singularity University in welcoming the new 2013 Graduate Studies Program students!

The class of 2013 are some of the best and brightest from around the world and this summer will forever alter the course of their lives. View the current roster of students here, and meet the new class in person June 17th at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California!… read more

Singularity University Blog | Singularity University kicks off first executive program tomorrow

November 5, 2009

Source: Singularity University Blog — Nov 5, 2009 | Singularity University staff

After a great inaugural Graduate Studies Program this summer, SU is readying to welcome the first Executive Program class on Friday. SU chancellor Ray Kurzweil will set the stage for the program in his opening keynote tomorrow evening. With world-class faculty, a inter-disciplinary, 9-day curriculum, and a few special guests including author Jonathan Zittrain, we believe the Executive Program is set to create a new

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Singularity University Blog | Singularity University officially launches at NASA ames

February 2, 2009

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

A shockwave passed through the singularity community today with the public launch of Singularity University at the NASA Ames campus in Silicon Valley. Singularity University aims to assemble a world class community of thought leaders, academics, and entreprenuers across the many fields of exponentially advancing technologies (nanotechnology, genetics, medicine, artificial intelligence, etc.) in order to address humanity’s grand challenges.

With significant backing from Google and NASA, and… read more

Singularity University Blog | Singularity University releases application for 2011 Graduate Studies Program

October 6, 2010

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Source: Singularity University Blog — October 6, 2010 | Singularity University staff

Following the successful conclusion of our second annual Graduate Studies Program, with 80 entrepreneurs, researchers, and leaders from 6 continents and 35 countries, Singularity University is excited to release the application for the 2011 Graduate StudiesProgram, to be held at SU’s main campus at the NASA Ames Research Park in California’s Silicon Valley.

The GSP11 summer program runs 10 -weeks, from June 19 through August 28, 2011.… read more

GigaOm | Singularity University to launch $50 million venture fund to tackle the world’s grand challenges

January 28, 2014

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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.

GetaroundMade 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

Singularity University Blog | Singularity University welcomes 2010 Graduate Studies Program participants

June 15, 2010

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

Class size doubled to accommodate growing interest in addressing “Humanity’s Grand Challenges” through scientific and technological collaboration | Singularity University (SU) — the academic institution with the goal of preparing the next generation of leaders to address “humanity’s grand challenges” — today announced the second year of its Graduate Studies Program (GSP), and a doubled class size to accommodate 80 of the top students from 35 nations around the globe.… read more

Singularity University | 2014 Impact Report: achieving impact together

June 17, 2014

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Singularity University | Exponential Medicine 2013

Dates: February 4 – 9, 2013
Location: Santa Clara, California

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Exponential Medicine at Singularity University is a one-of-a-kind program that focuses on disruptive, game-changing exponential technologies that will revolutionize the practice of medicine and radically transform healthcare and the biomedical industry in the decade ahead.

Exponential Medicine at Singularity University is a one-of-a-kind program that focuses on disruptive, game-changing exponential technologies that will revolutionize the practice of medicine and radically transform healthcare and… read more

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