Defining Levels of Global Tech and Economic Acceleration

In order to see if there is significant global and economic acceleration there needs to be a baseline to compare against. This is unambiguous technological wealth standard to measure world-changing effects. The other measurement would be to use quality goals related for measuring changes to quality of life. Unambiguous quality measures of change would be …

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Converting Raw Technological Resources into World Solutions

Imagine a technological breakthrough that increased computer resources by a billion times. The world would be minimally changed. Almost everyone would not have problems that would need the computer resources. Those that would have a need for those resources might not get access in the right form factor or the right price. There would still …

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Neuralink is a Fitbit in Your Skull With Tiny Wires to Fix Your Brain and Spine

Neuralink is recruiting for great engineers to make brain repair affordable and reliable. They implanted brain read-write devices into brains in pigs. They have received emergency FDA approval in July and will soon implant into humans in clinical trials. The information for this article is almost exclusively from the Neuralink demo. The video of the …

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Ben Goertzel 2020 Interview on Artificial General Intelligence

Sander Olson has provided a new, original 2020 interview with Artificial General Intelligence expert and entrepreneur Ben Goertzel. Ben is the founder of SingularityNET. Question: Hanson Robotic’s Sophia robot has garnered considerable attention. Are there any other robots being developed by Hanson robotics using OpenCog software? Yeah — my colleagues at SingularityNET / Singularity Studio …

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The Singularity Will Not Be a Problem

There are concerns that a Technological Singularity and Artificial General Super Intelligence (AGSI) will change the rate of progress goes beyond human comprehension. There are concerns that humans will be dominated and be at the mercy of true artificial superintelligence. I will say that things are not on track for key details of AI becoming …

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Futurists Ray Kurzweil and Elon Musk Could Have Last Laugh Over Barrons

Jack Hough wrote an article mocking the Kurzweil prediction of the Technological Singularity and Elon Musk stating that there is a 70% chance he will move to Mars. Ray Kurzweil gives his predictions a 10-15 year grace period. This means Ray would consider himself correct if the Technological Singularity occurred between 2031 and 2059. This …

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Kyle Nel of Uncommon Partners Discusses Helping Companies to Innovate

Kyle Nel of Singularity University Uncommon Partners was interviewed by Nextbigfuture. After a long-time partnership, Singularity University acquired Uncommon Partners (UP) to expand the capabilities for clients and partners. Co-founded in 2018 by SU faculty member Kyle Nel and Amanda Manna, UP applies a multi-disciplinary approach to transformation that is rooted in behavioral science and …

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Venture Capital Investment in Disruptive Technology #suglobalsummit

A Bold Perspective on Investing: Neal Bhadkamkar, General Partner, Bold Capital Partners Neal brings more than 30 years of investment and start-up experience as General Partner of BOLD. Previously, Neal was co-founder and General Partner of Monitor Ventures (an early stage venture fund) and head of commercialization for Interval Research, Paul Allen’s Silicon Valley incubator. …

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Breaking Through to Next Levels of Technology

There have been some who have complained about the seeming lack of acceleration or slower than some have expected development of societal technology. Richard Jones talks about lack of specific progress to diamondoid molecular nanotechnology or the appearance that we might not be on track to a technological singularity. Addressing this criticism of rate of …

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Singularity University’s Global Startup Program will help entrepreneurs develop radical ideas and create real global impact

Singularity University has a new program to help startups take advantage of 10X tools to transform into disruptive global companies. Entrepreneurs will be shown the power of converging exponential technologies to solve big challenges and make broad “billion-scale” impact. Singularity University will help train and inspire entrepreneurs to create unique moonshot ideas. Entrepreneurs will then …

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Singularity University Global Summit 2018

The Singularity University Global Summit 2018 is on today through Wednesday at the San Francisco Hilton at Union Square. There will be in depth coverage of various exponential technology. There will be many session on Artificial Intelligence, Biotech, space, blockchain and Fintech and much more. The session programs are here. Nextbigfuture is attending and will …

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