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This year’s Graduate Studies Program (GSP) at Singularity University — the learning institution focused on future-shaping technologies — is wrapping up an intense 10-week summer. To celebrate, an expo event, including the Closing Ceremony, was held at the Computer History Museum. The GSP is the biggest program that the University runs every year, filtering through over 3,000 applications to identify 80 students tasked with impacting the lives of a billion people in the next 10 years along eight grand challenges: education, global health, energy, environment, food, water, security, and poverty.
Over the last few weeks, students broke up into 21 teams and presented their ideas aimed at nothing short of changing the world. The presentations came in a rapid-fire format to a standing-room only audience, and it was impressive how the teams distilled their passions into viable proposals that often tackled multiple grand challenges at once. Although not all of the ideas are ready to hit the ground running, SU fully expects that many of them will turn into full fledged companies over the next year.

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“It’s time to dedicate your lives towards solving one of the worlds greatest challenges, and if you’re not it’s time to reorient yourself towards that goal.”


things that inspire you, they change your life

Progress occurs when inventive people solve problems and create opportunities. Here are just a few of the breakthroughs that offer the brightest prospects for a future that leaves austerity and deprivation behind..

Most importantly, the game itself is no longer zero-sum. For the first time ever, we don’t need to figure out how to divide our pie into more slices, because we now know how to bake more pies. Everyone can win.

Because of the exponential growth rate of technology, this progress will continue at a rate unlike anything we’ve ever experienced before. What all this means is that—if the hole we’re in isn’t even a hole, the gap between poor and rich is not much of a gap, and the current rate of technological progress is moving more than fast enough to meet the challenges we now face—then the three most common criticisms against abundance should trouble us no more..


go go Jason :>


A brief overview of Singularity University’s Executive Programs and some testimonials from participants of the first Executive Program at NASA’s Ames Research Park in Mountain View, CA.

“the fact that all of the coal energy and gas in the earth is equivilent of 5 days of sunlight hitting the earth, that was kinda mindblowing”


Singularity University co-founder Peter Diamandis, faculty and staff introduce the aims and mission of the university. The video features students from the current Graduate Student Program 2011.

The students featured come from the following countries, in order of appearance from 1:28: Sweden, Colombia, Kenya, Brazil, USA, South Korea, UK, Palestine, Malaysia, Canada, Chile, USA, USA.

SU CEE, Rob Nail CEO SU, Be-novative (: Download and read full articles on http://www.amcham.hu/voice
Some of the youngest and most creative minds, trying to fix the world problems :> I’m proud to know one of them and hope to meet the rest in near future ^^

Andrew Hessel, pioneer in synthetic biology, discusses the similarities between computing and biology during a talk at Singularity University.


Which Way Next? is a Singularity University webcast series of monthly round-table discussions on exponential technologies with leaders in industry, science and technology. This is a recording of our second livecast episode with Carl Bass, president & CEO of Autodesk, a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. On Tuesday, Jan. 24, he joined Singularity University VP for Academics and Innovation Vivek Wadhwa in a discussion of how advances in artificial intelligence, robotics and digital manufacturing will enable us to design, print and manufacture complex products in our own homes. Exponential advancing technologies will provide major new opportunities, but also will disrupt existing industries and threaten jobs around the world.

Which Way Next? focuses on the impact and opportunities presented by exponential technologies on your industry and our collaborative efforts to solve the world’s grand challenges. This webcast is produced by Singularity University and hosted by Rob Nail, SU’s CEO. http://singularityu.org/whichwaynext

Broadcast Date – January 24, 2012