Ask the Singularity University Team How They See the Future [UPDATED]

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[Update: comments are now closed] The singularity may a nebulous, ominous concept, but there are many groups working in the present to bring us closer to this future state, and ensure that we're prepared to make the most of it when we get there. Singularity University (SU) is one such organization, and Rob Nail (CEO… » 3/28/14 12:06pm 3/28/14 12:06pm

Three members of the Singularity University team will be chatting live at noon ET about the steps they're taking today to prepare for the singularity. Stop by and ask them anything. — Sponsored » 3/28/14 10:01am 3/28/14 10:01am

How Preparing for the Singularity in the Present Is Shaping the Future

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We are living in an age of some truly grand challenges. Consider a few. Approximately 41 percent of men and women will develop cancer at some point during their lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. Sophisticated data breaches in 2013 resulted in over 57 million records exposed. Economic inequality is… » 3/27/14 12:03pm 3/27/14 12:03pm

Singularity University, Where You Major In Immortality

Over the weekend, The New York Times ran a lengthy profile on Singularity University, an incubator for futurists of all stripe founded by tech-visionary Ray Kurzweil. On the exclusive school's curriculum: nanotechnology, synthetic biology, artificial intelligence, and, of course, immortality. » 6/14/10 10:10am 6/14/10 10:10am