Introducing Singularity University

Discussion in 'Higher Ed' started by ginalee14, Apr 22, 2014.

  1. ginalee14

    ginalee14 eternity

    Listed among Singularity University's corporate founders: Google

    What is Singularity University?

    Our mission is to educate, inspire and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity’s grand challenges.

    "Singularity University, where the world's brightest minds convene to attack the world's toughest challenges." —BloombergTV

    http://singularityu.org/

    Here's an ABC news article from May, 2013

    Elite university aims to solve world's problems
     
  2. ginalee14

    ginalee14 eternity

    Meanwhile, current Headline news (from the ABC news link above)


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    There's lot of HUMAN problems but technology can't solve those.
     
  3. thedope

    thedope glad attention Lifetime Supporter


    • Were they surprised? No problem here
      Desalinization and recycling.
      Information is not a problem.
      Hurray
      Field dressings.
      Automatic sprinklers
      Investigation eases suspicion.
      If you insist.
      Bad berries no?
      We are in a constant state of becoming.
      Unless the dog disobeyed no problem.
      Curious that.
      Dress appropriately
      That's the end of that problem.
     
  4. ginalee14

    ginalee14 eternity

    lol

    I admit, those headlines are mild compared to other sources .. like Huffington Post. If I want to immediately put my mind into the septic tank of Humanity, I know just where to go.
     
  5. thedope

    thedope glad attention Lifetime Supporter

    I'm on my own septic but you could probably find sensational head lines there.
    At one time they contributed to the lines on my face but I happened upon my own composition and have a clear brow.
     
  6. ginalee14

    ginalee14 eternity

    Clarity is the prerequisite to all things, yeah?


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    Singularity University is going to grow leather in a laboratory. That doesn't help the people of the world too much.


    This video is amazing. It makes me think .. this is the sort of stuff that something like Singularity University will "address" and solve ...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvgG-pxlobk"]Welcome to the Anthropocene - YouTube


    It's one thing to want to solve the matter of 1 billion people in malnutrition, hunger and starvation, but what is the solution for massive domestic violence issues? What is the solution to poverty (which drives DV)? What is the solution to employment issues (business and occupation, everybody needs to have something to do to keep them busy and occupied) when there are no opportunities?


    I see two worlds, not one. I see development and growth of technologies, but nothing for the worsening matters of the suffering human condition.


    I don't suffer because of a lack of leather or illuminated plants.
     
  7. Angushi

    Angushi Guest

    Concerning the incontertibly good idea that a Singularity University is, will it hold online courses? where will it be based? is this a reaction the singularity theory; of mind's learning about itself and the environment around it and technological adeptivity will call in the new eg; = Singularity [​IMG]
     
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