Singularity Hub
Singularity Hub
yesterday at 19:30. Facebook
Linden Lab believes their new social VR project Sansar could go beyond Second Life and deliver on the promise of widespread use of virtual worlds.
Linden Lab believes their new social VR project Sansar could go beyond

New Virtual World Sansar Is Ready to Pick Up Where Second Life Left Off

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Christian Leffin
Singularity Hub
Singularity Hub
yesterday at 17:51. Facebook
Kurzweil believes we’ll do away with secondary devices like smartphones in lieu of a direct connection from brain to cloud.
Andrei Ștefănucă
Brandon MacDougall
Kees Kromme
Singularity Hub
Singularity Hub
yesterday at 01:01. Facebook
Andrés Gaetán
James Dawkins
Cormac Dedert
Singularity Hub
Singularity Hub
06/22/2017 at 16:12. Facebook
"In theory, one could drive for an unlimited amount of time without having to stop to recharge," said Shanhui Fan, Stanford professor of electrical engineering and senior author of the study.
In theory one could drive for an unlimited amount of time without

This Tech Could Charge Electric Cars While They Drive

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Maria Spínola
Gallen Ross
Singularity Hub
Singularity Hub
06/20/2017 at 16:21. Facebook
Once the model has been programmed into the chip, it can then carry out computations at the speed of light using less than one-thousandth the energy per operation compared to conventional electronic chips.
Once the model has been programmed into the chip it can then

Deep Learning at the Speed of Light on Nanophotonic Chips

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Andrei Ștefănucă
John Randall West
Eric Enard
Singularity Hub
Singularity Hub
06/19/2017 at 22:32. Facebook
As Bill Gates sees it, there are three main threats to our species: nuclear war, climate change, and the next global pandemic.
As Bill Gates sees it there are three main threats to our

Designing Antiviral Proteins via Computer Could Help Halt the Next Pandemic

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Nick Albertini
Kurt Carson
Eben Carlson
Singularity Hub
Singularity Hub
06/19/2017 at 18:14. Facebook
Has Hub or Singularity University changed your approach to business or anything else you're involved in? We'd love to hear about it.
Has Hub or Singularity University changed your approach to business or anything

2017 Impact and Innovation Survey

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Eben Carlson
Singularity Hub
Singularity Hub
06/19/2017 at 16:21. Facebook
For all the talk about robots working alongside humans rather than replacing them altogether, automation’s higher efficiency, lower costs, and increasing capability mean eventually workers will be removed from the equation in many jobs.
For all the talk about robots working alongside humans rather than replacing

Technology Will Erase Jobs—But Also Make Everything Cheap or Free

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Greg Dubela
Laura Hinton Dean
Gorazd Pdr Klajderič
Singularity Hub
Singularity Hub
06/19/2017 at 13:32. Facebook
Technology disruption is quickly outpacing existing regulations, laws, and societal norms.
Technology disruption is quickly outpacing existing regulations laws and societal norms

How the Most Successful Leaders Will Thrive in an Exponential World

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Andrei Ștefănucă
Singularity Hub
Singularity Hub
06/18/2017 at 17:10. Facebook
11 key Starshot technologies and how they are expected to advance exponentially over the next two decades
11 key Starshot technologies and how they are expected to advance exponentially

Why Interstellar Travel Will Be Possible Sooner Than You Think

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Aaron Patterson
Fabian Temme
Nicholas Istre
Singularity Hub
Singularity Hub
06/18/2017 at 13:12. Facebook
Jeff Swanson
Singularity Hub
Singularity Hub
06/17/2017 at 20:10. Facebook
This week in tech news:
•Even Uber can't kill founder worship in Silicon Valley
•Autonomous flying taxis
•AI & human collaborations
•Making space habitats out of recycled rockets
& more. Read the stories: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Sean Ruffolo
Adriana Claudia Penta
Alex D'Onofrio
Singularity Hub
Singularity Hub
06/17/2017 at 17:10. Facebook
"Today's extraordinary rate of exponential growth may do much more than just disrupt industries. It may actually give birth to a new species, reinventing humanity over the next 30 years."
—Peter Diamandis
Todays extraordinary rate of exponential growth may do much more than just

Exponential Growth Will Transform Humanity in the Next 30 Years

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Harry Webb
Gustavo Prista
Singularity Hub
Singularity Hub
06/17/2017 at 13:12. Facebook
What are quantum computers? What are their implications? Who’s working on them? Peter Diamandis take on advancing quantum computing.
What are quantum computers What are their implications Whos working on them

Massive Disruption Is Coming With Quantum Computing

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Tony Bradford
As technology makes borders less and less relevant, will we witness the end of the nation state as we've known it? Ray Kurzweil's take.
Joe Thorpe
“Bill Gates has said a breakthrough in machine learning would be worth 10 Microsofts. Microsoft is $550 to $600 billion,” ARK Investment Management CEO Wood said. “We think deep learning is going to be twice that. We think [it] could approach $17 trillion in market cap—which would be 35 Amazons.”
Bill Gates has said a breakthrough in machine learning would be worth

These 7 Disruptive Technologies Could Be Worth Trillions of Dollars

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Jonathan Cole
Andreas Psimopoulos
Phil N Edwards
Why thinking ahead like a futurist is valuable.
Why thinking ahead like a futurist is valuable

How Leaders Dream Boldly to Bring New Futures to Life

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Jim Duvall
Eben Carlson
#FromtheArchives this week is in honor of #E32017
FromtheArchives this week is in honor of E32017

This Beautiful Demo Shows How Far Video Game Graphics Have Come

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Harold Schultz Neto
"The organizations that will continue to create prosperity and help this trend will have the following characteristics: they’ll manage fewer people but more information, opt to be platforms instead of ofering specific products and services, and will have less stability but still manage to generate more revenue and higher impact."
The organizations that will continue to create prosperity and help this trend

Connecting People to Prosperity in the Exponential Age

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Eben Carlson