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artificial intelligenceCould Masayoshi Son get trillions in wealth funds mobilized for Singularity investments ?

Masayoshi Son is raising a $100 billion Vision Fund and is rapidly investing in startups, doing deals with established companies and buying out larger companies. Masayohshi is already talking about a second Vision Fund. Could Masayoshi Son convince middle eastern, …

artiificial intelligenceRay Kurzweil reviews History of Neural Nets

Ray Kurzweil reviewed the history of Neural Nets. Ray knew the both of the two leaders of the competing Artificial intelligence factions (Symbolic vs. Connectionist) in the 1960s. The connectionists were supporting neural networks. They could only handle single layer …

environmentSingularity Global Grand Challenge winners for 2017

Singularity Global Grand Challenge winners At Singularity University, they believe that leveraging the convergence of exponential technologies will advance us along the path to solving our Global Grand Challenges (GGCs), and will shift humanity from an era of scarcity to …

businessSingularity Global Summit Space panel

Space: The Next Frontier Peter Diamandis: Co-Founder and Chairman, Singularity University, Bob Richards: Founder and CEO, Moon Express Inc., Chris Lewicki: President and CEO, Planetary Resources Erika Wagner: Business Development Manager, Blue Origin Moon Express want to launch missions to …

artificial intelligenceNeil Jacobstein on the Future of AI

Neil indicates the Dota 2 announcement was a problem. 50 people beat the Dota 2 bot after the announcement. AlphaGo beat the top world champion at Go. Libratus beat human pros at Texas holdem poker. AI optimized hardware exist today. …

artificial intelligencePeter Diamandis – Driver of Accelerating Change #gusummit

Growth of exponential technologies will accelerate furrhter. Synthetic biology robotics 3D printing Virtual Reality Augmented Reality Artificial Reality ===> Unexpected convergence and consequences Mosaic was an interface moment Apple App store was an interface moment Diamandis teachs and track exponential …

scienceKickoff of the Alumni session of Singularity Global Summit 2017 #singularityuniversity #suglobalsummit

Thomas Kriese, VP of Community Development and Engagement, is kicking off the alumni session of the Singularity 2017 Global Summit and the regular Singularity 2017 Global Summit. Thomas is discussing the 73 global chapters and the goal of reaching 100 …

futureNextbigfuture will be covering the Singularity University Global Summit 2017

Nextbigfuture will be at the Singularity University Global Summit 2017. It will be held for the next three days (August 13, 14 and 15) at the San Francisco Hilton Union Square 333 O’Farrell Street. Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific …

artificial intelligenceOpen AI bot beats pro human gamer in competitive eSport

A bot from Open AI defeated professional gamer Danylo “Dendi” Ishutin in a one-on-one exhibition matchup of the video game Dota 2. OpenAI is the $1 billion artificial-intelligence research nonprofit cochaired by Tesla Motors CEO Musk and Y Combinator President …

artificial intelligenceElon Musk’s Neuralink goal is a cyborg whole brain mind computer interface with an AI cloud and other people

There have never been more than a couple hundred electrodes in a human brain at once. When it comes to vision, that equals a super low-res image. The Neuralink team threw out the number “one million simultaneously recorded neurons” when …