Futurist and inventor, Ray Kurzweil recently spoke at Gawker Media’s New York Tech Meetup. For those familiar with Kurzweil he presents a lot of his common themes and stories about exponential technology and the Singularity, additionally, he attributes “all” of his “insights and inventions” to one single habit: thinking in his dreams.
Deepak Chopra, M.D. explores the power of physiology to alter human emotion and behavior, and the forces beyond physical reality that really shape our lives.
by David J. Hill: A 10-year-old Swedish girl has had a potentially life-threatening condition alleviated by receiving a vein grown from her own stem cells.
(CBS News) The race to build the fastest computer in the world never ends. Technology keeps improving, microchips keep getting smaller, and processing power continues its exponential growth.
by Aaron Saenz: Welcome to the new and improved Singularity Hub Accelerated Tech News! With the help of an incredible production team ATN has been upgraded to HD, with state of the art graphics, and a smooth sound.
by the History Channel: The Mayans, using stone age tools, were able to create some of the most advanced buildings and structures on Earth at the height of their power.
by Peter Murray: What if treating skin cancer was just a matter of wearing a patch for a few hours? At this year’s Society of Nuclear Medicine’s Annual Meeting one group of researchers presented such a patch.
by Aaron Saenz: Monday June 18th marks the start of Singularity University’s 10 week Summer Graduate Studies Program. Based in NASA AMES in the heart of Silicon Valley, SU has become the premier institution in educating the next generation of leaders about the disruptive power of accelerating technologies.
by Beth Buczynski: In about a week, some of the brightest minds in government, industry, and academia will gather in Denver, Colorado to talk about what the U.S. can do to play catch-up in the global clean energy race.
by Peter Murray: Scientists have worked out a non-invasive way to sequence a fetus’ genome, using only blood from the mother and saliva from the father-to-be.