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Singularity Summit reports

May 14, 2006

Reports on the lively Singularity Summit on Stanford University Saturday are coming in from several blogs, including Renee Blodgett’s Down The Avenue, ZDNet’s Between The Lines, and Responsible Nanotechnology, filed live by Mike Treder during the event.

Also see “Smarter than thou? Stanford conference ponders a brave new world with machines more powerful than their creators,” San… read more

Singularity Summit Talk: Openness and the Metaverse Singularity

September 10, 2007

In the Metaverse Roadmap Overview, presented at the Singularity Summit 2007 this past weekend, Jamais Cascio sketched out four scenarios of how a combination of forces driving the development of immersive, richly connected information technologies may play out over the next decade. The four worlds–Virtual Worlds, Mirror Worlds, Augmented Reality, and Lifelogging–could also represent four pathways to a Singularity, he said.

Singularity Summit videos posted

October 27, 2012

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The Singularity Institute has just posted videos here for all sessions at the recent Singularity Summit 12. (To view the videos, click on the preview video, and scroll down to WATCH FULL PROGRAM.)

Singularity taps students’ technology ideas

August 28, 2009

The inaugural graduates of Singularity University, a Silicon Valley school backed by NASA, Google Inc., and tech industry luminaries like Ray Kurzweil, unveiled their grand visions on Thursday for leveraging emerging technologies to solve humanity’s great challenges.

Singularity University — Day One

June 30, 2009

Day 1 at Singularity University featured discussions with Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil.

Singularity University announces its third 9-Day Executive Program

March 24, 2010

Singularity University has announced its third 9-Day Executive Program, at its NASA Ames campus in Silicon Valley on April 30 – May 9th.

Intended for entrepreneurs, CEOs, venture capitalists, and government leaders, the program concentrates on six exponentially growing technologies: Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Nanotechnology, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Medicine and Human-Machine Interfaces, Networks & Computing Systems, and Energy & Environmental Systems.

“Attending the program provides an… read more

Singularity University announces second Executive Program

December 28, 2009

Singularity University has announced its second 10-Day Executive Program, to take place Feb. 26 to Mar. 7, 2010.

Targeted to decision-makers, strategists, CEOs, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and government leaders, the program concentrates on six exponentially growing technologies: Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Nanotechnology, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Medicine and Human-Machine Interfaces, Networks & Computing Systems, and Energy & Environmental Systems.

“Attending the program gives you an understanding of how these… read more

Singularity University appoints Neil Jacobstein to President

October 15, 2010

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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… read more

Singularity University Executive Program: Ray Kurzweil’s Opening Address

November 16, 2009

Over the last week, Singularity University has been holding an Executive Program with the goal of preparing executives for the “imminent disruption and opportunities resulting from exponentially accelerating technologies.”

Singularity university founder runs a school for startups

September 11, 2011
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After reading Ray Kurzweil’s book, The Singularity Is Near, Peter Diamandis decided to convene some of the world’s most brilliant young minds in the heart of Silicon Valley, give them a crash course on the fastest-changing technologies of our time, and then unleash them like smart missiles to solve the world’s biggest problems.

Singularity University goes international with executive program in Brazil

September 27, 2010

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Singularity University (SU) announced today that it is launching its first international program, in Brazil.

In partnership with FIAP (one of Brazil’s foremost technology universities), the six-day executive program will be held November 8-13, 2010 at the FIAP campus in São Paulo. The program is open to the public, and is designed for professionals and graduate-level students — from executives to MBA students to entrepreneurs to government… read more

Singularity University Kicks Off First Executive Program

November 6, 2009

Singularity University (SU) will launch the SU Executive Program at the NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. on Saturday.

The nine-day program is designed to educate, inform and prepare executives for the imminent disruption and opportunities resulting from exponentially accelerating technologies.

The SU Executive Program addresses six fields experiencing exponentially accelerating change: AI and Robotics, Nanotechnology, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Medicine and Human Machine Interface, Networks… read more

Singularity University Launches Inaugural Summer Program At Moffett Field

June 25, 2009

Singularity University (SU) — the new academic institution with the goal of preparing the next generation of leaders to address “humanity’s grand challenges” — today announced the selection of 40 students to represent the inaugural class for the Graduate Summer Program (GSP). Singularity University narrowed the final 40 students from a pool of more than 1,200 candidate applications around the globe. The summer program begins on June 29, 2009, based… read more

Singularity University plans massive upgrade

August 27, 2012

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Singularity University is planning to exponentially advance itself, transforming from a provider of short supplemental classes into a sort of innovation pipeline, with a rich website and conference series on one end, an expanding array of classes in the middle, and at the other end incubation labs for startups and corporate skunkworks teams, as well as a strong global alumni network, Wired Business reports.

The ongoing… read more

Singularity University Presents “Humanity’s Grandest Challenges”

July 9, 2009

Singularity University has invited the public to a panel discussion on “grand challenges” in water, health, the environment, and energy on Thursday, July 9 at 7pm PT at NASA Ames Research Park.

* Moderator: Mr. Vijay Vaitheeswaran, Writer for The Economist, Author of “Zoom”
* Global Public Health: Dr. Larry Brilliant, President, Skoll Urgest Threats Funds
* Climate: Dr. Chris Field, Carnegie/Stanford, U.S. Rep… read more

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