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Richard Branson Just Endorsed Basic Income — Here Are 10 Other Tech Moguls Who Support the Radical Idea

It might seem odd for tech entrepreneurs to take an interest in income distribution policy. But an increasing number of high-profile Silicon Valley …

Basic Income

Which of These Emerging Technologies Will Be the Next Big Thing?

We tend to think of tech visionaries as inventors with a brilliant idea that no one understands. Because the world isn’t quite ready, they have to …

Innovation

12 Companies That Are Making the World a Better Place

The Singularity University Global Summit in San Francisco this week brought brilliant minds together from all over the world to share a passion for …

Sustainability

Risk Takers Are Back in the Space Race—and That’s a Good Thing

“In a fight between Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, who would win?” Peter Diamandis asked Blue Origin’s Erika Wagner to kick off a conversation with a …

Peter Diamandis

These 7 Forces Are Changing the World at an Extraordinary Rate

It was the Greek philosopher Heraclitus who first said, “The only thing that is constant is change.”He was onto something. But even he would likely …

Peter Diamandis

Nanotechnology | Future of Everything With Jason Silva (Part 5)

In the latest installment of Singularity University’s new web series, Future of Everything With Jason Silva, Silva discusses how nanotechnology will …

Emerging Technology

Get a Live Look Inside Singularity University’s Global Summit This Week

Singularity University’s (SU) second annual Global Summit begins today in San Francisco, and the Singularity Hub team will be there to give you a …

Exponential Finance Conference

A Bridge to Abundance

When looking at the most pressing issue humanity will face in the next 100 years, I do not believe it will stem from those typically highlighted by the media: a scarcity of water, energy, or other resources. As described in my book <i>Abundance,</i> I believe in the next 30 years we truly are heading to a …

Exponential Finance Conference

Don’t let ‘technoscenti’ rule world

Technologists need to take a long and hard look on fostering inclusivity in the conversation around digital transformation or risk widening the …

Exponential Finance Conference

The Age of Cyborgs Has Arrived

How many cyborgs did you see during your morning commute today? I would guess at least five. Did they make you nervous? Probably not; you likely …

Singularity

There's a house full of cryptocurrency gurus in San Francisco, and it's like a modern-day commune

San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood is home to hilly streets, views of the Bay Bridge—and the Crypto Castle, a three-story home where a half …

Cryptocurrency

What Competition Really Looks Like

<b>Key Point:</b> People that lose their way “turtle,” and like to pretend and/or protect. They become fear-driven folks with a scarcity mentality. They …

Peter Diamandis

Topics

Latest<p>- Aug 02, 2017<p>In the third of Singularity University's Future of Everything YouTube series with Jason Silva, Silva discusses "The Big Three" …

Emerging Technology

The paradigm shift that is disrupting business

Dr Michael Jordaan, a venture capitalist and a part of the Singularity University alumni. Technology...

Innovation

Top 10 phishing email subject lines that launch ransomware

Ransomware is coming at you—via email messages to your employees. Ninety-one percent of attacks by cyber criminals start through phishing, according …

Cybersecurity

Welcome to a More Discoverable Singularity Hub

This week we’ve rolled out our first major round of improvements to Singularity Hub since our ground-up redesign last December. If we did it right, …

Exponential Finance Conference

5 Movies that Explain the Concept of Singularity - OpenMind

The concept of <b>technological singularity</b> is inevitably linked to the world of <b>science fiction</b>. In fact, the term itself was created by one of the most …

Singularity

Innovation Hubs Across Canada Join SingularityU Summit as Community Partners

A new initiative seeks to unite innovation hubs across Canada.<p>Thousands of Canadian social, business, and technology innovators from …

Innovation

Struggling For Visas, Tech Startups Are Looking Outside The U.S. To Launch Businesses

Taher Baderkhan, one of the founders of New York-based virtual reality company YouVisit, is an American success story. An immigrant from Jordan, he came to the U.S. as a student, then worked under an H-1B visa, and, once he got his green card, was able to work full-time at a company he started with …

Business

Why Canada Is Finally Getting the Love It Deserves From America

Canada turns 150 on July 1, and its biggest present may be that the country—in particular its prime minister—has become the darling of American …

Exponential Finance Conference

AI Changing the Game for Insurance

US insurance company Lemonade are continuing their rise to the top using Artificial Intelligence, after revealing their research which shows they are …

Insurance

Inside the Glowing-Plant Startup That Just Gave up Its Quest

Taxa Biotechnologies promised a light-emitting plant that could replace street lamps. Here’s why that project failed.<p>Down in a basement along …

Biology

Why a Robot-Filled Education Future May Not Be as Scary as You Think

The robots are coming, and some of them are charming. That was my reaction on a recent visit to Singularity University, when I met two robots named …

Exponential Finance Conference

Wearables - a glimpse into the future

While some have viewed the merging of technology and physiology as fantasy, reality is showing that this is no longer just science fiction. On the …

Singularity

Human-Centered Growth in an Age of Transformative Technology

Sponsored Post<p>Human-Centered Growth in an Age of Transformative Technology<p>New technologies create immense opportunities — and consequences. When …

Intelligence

Staying Relevant in the Artificial Intelligence Era

<i>This article originally</i> <i>appeared in June 2017 issue of BOSS Magazine</i><p>From Silicon Valley’s perspective, Brexit, President Trump, and populist revolts …

Intelligence

Refreshingly Different Home Insurance for the Digital Age

<b>Lemonade is the Insurtech start-up using Artificial Intelligence and Behavioural Psychology to turn insurance into a force for good</b><p>It’s not hard to …

Insurance

Ray Kurzweil Predicts That Technology Will End Nation States

Countries are over.<p>The age of individual countries is over, says futurist Ray Kurzweil.<p>In a video posted to Kurzweil’s Singularity University YouTube …

Singularity

These 7 Disruptive Technologies Could Be Worth Trillions of Dollars

Scientists, technologists, engineers, and visionaries are building the future. Amazing things are in the pipeline. It’s a big deal. But you already …

Emerging Technology

A Meeting of Minds... and Computers: What Are the Costs of Using Technology to Merge Humans with Machines?

There has been a lot of talk recently about the Singularity: the idea that we’re rapidly approaching a threshold event in history when artificial …

Singularity