Singularity University Blog | MarketWatch: Google-backed school preps for ‘disruption’
July 8, 2009
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 the sprawling NASA research center in Silicon Valley.