"For this 2017 Kick-Off post, I reviewed 52 weeks of science and technology breakthroughs, and categorized them into the top 10 tech trends changing our world. I’m blown away by how palpable the feeling of exponential change has become."
–Peter Diamandis

10 Tech Trends That Made the World Better in 2016

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It's interesting for many reasons, not the least of which is that computers are a lot better at remembering things than we are. Will that make them better at reason?

Google's New AI Gets Smarter Thanks to a Working Memory

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01/18/2017 at 16:32. Facebook
We’re working with World Food Programme on a new Global Impact Challenge! We’re challenging moonshot thinkers to act on a bold idea: leverage exponential technologies to help put an end to world hunger. Shortlisted winners will participate in a WFP Innovation Accelerator in Munich in April, and one team will be chosen to attend our Global Solutions Program this summer. #FoodImpactChallenge #GSP17
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01/18/2017 at 15:55. Facebook
Going Live soon from Davos, an an exciting announcement between Singularity University and the World Food Programme! Check World Economic Forum Video at 8:30am Pacific, 17:30 CET for the video announcement! (Of course we'll share it here too!) #foodimpactchallenge
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"I believe that the mission of Singularity University is first and foremost to build an awareness of what is happening and what is available, but also to create a new narrative and a new lens for people to look at these technologies and breakthroughs with a long term, optimistic viewpoint."
—Rob Nail, CEO & Associate Founder

The End Of Illiteracy And Poverty Through Technology

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01/17/2017 at 18:12. Facebook
Supply chains are messy, and they don't work for those who really need them. Field Ready is skipping them altogether in favor of hyperlocal manufacturing in disaster relief efforts.

How to 3D Print Instant Disaster Relief

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Did you know that many of our staff & faculty are huge sci-fi nerds? In fact, our Energy & Environmental Systems co-chair wrote a (most excellent) sci-fi trilogy called Nexus.

‘New York 2140’ Is a Sci-Fi Vision of the World Reshaped by Climate Change

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01/15/2017 at 15:04. Facebook
As technology accelerates, it actually becomes increasingly important—and difficult—to preserve critical bits of history.

You Can Now Wear a Nanoscale Archive of 1,000 Languages Around Your Neck

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01/14/2017 at 21:08. Facebook
Technology can be difficult to predict (unless you're Ray Kurzweil), but here are a few bits of exponential tech some of our team members are excited to watch advance this year.

7 Uses of Exponential Technology We’re Excited to Watch in 2017

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Our Global Solutions Program has launched many incredible startups leveraging exponential technologies for social impact. If you think our intensive, 9-week program at the NASA Research Park in Silicon Valley might be right for you or your startup, join GSP Managing Director Nicholas Haan in an online info session. Come with questions! [ On.su.org Link ]

Global Solutions Program 2017 Informational Webinar

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01/13/2017 at 18:11. Facebook
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After yet another year of breakthroughs in science and technology, here are a few of the unanswered ethical conundrums kicked up in 2016 and a collection of articles exploring their answers.

2016’s Biggest Ethical Conundrums: A Curated List

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Exponential change calls for exponential leaders. But what exactly does that mean?

How the Most Successful Leaders Will Thrive in an Exponential World

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It's nearly impossible to overstate the significance of design for your product (and your company!) Here's how #SULabs startup Metamason found success by focusing on design.

Metamason Becomes Fundable Through Application of Design

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Space is the place! From GSP 2010 to ISS, Made In Space knows no Earthly limits.

Made In Space Receives SBA Award for Excellence in Technology Development and Commercialization

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Technology can be difficult to predict (unless you're Ray Kurzweil), but here are a few bits of exponential tech some of our team members are excited to watch advance this year.

7 Uses of Exponential Technology We’re Excited to Watch in 2017

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Two of our #GSP15 alum, Einstein Ntim and Christine Souffrant Ntim, have launched Africa's first digital accelerator, Africa Startup Ecosystem!

AfricaStartupEcosystem

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Who can keep up with the volume of neat stuff (and junk) at #CES2017? Here are Peter Diamandis' highlights.

What You Need to See From CES 2017 in 6 Minutes [Video]

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As faculty Marc Goodman often says, there's a fine line between "Internet of Things" and "Internet of Things to Be Hacked."

Love Your Bot, But Know It's Always Listening

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