News and Coverage

Recent articles and coverage of Singularity University, our companies and community

The Promise of Exponential Medicine

Oct. 27, 2016

The Exponential Medicine Conference, held in San Diego earlier this month, is always a fascinating dive into the increasing pace of medical innovation, ranging from biohacking, medical robotics, applying nanotechnology for cancer treatment, to how machine learning on millions of human genomes holds the promise of predicting disease before it starts.

Iris AI drastically expedites research through the power of artificial intelligence

Oct. 25, 2016

There are more than 30 million research papers out there, and more than 3,000 papers are published every day. 

As Artificial Intelligence Evolves, So Does Its Criminal Potential

Oct. 23, 2016

The next generation of online attack tools used by criminals will add machine learning capabilities pioneered by A.I. researchers. 

Can technology save the brick-and-mortar store?

Oct. 21, 2016

The era of Amazon and e-commerce was supposed to herald extinction for brick-and-mortar establishments. But in the Bay Area, retailers are fighting back, using homegrown technologies to keep customers coming through their doors.

Companies Try Out Selfies as Password Alternatives

Oct. 17, 2016

Companies and government agencies—from ride-hailing service Uber and credit-card giant MasterCard Inc. to the Alabama Department of Revenue—are asking people to snap self-portraits on their phones as proof of identity.

Stuff I can’t “un-hear” from Singularity University Exponential Medicine 2016

Oct. 17, 2016

Last year was my rookie attendance at Singularity University’s Exponential Medicineconference.

Groundbreaking documentary with strong Manx links to receive world premiere in Washington DC

Oct. 13, 2016

A documentary with strong Manx links will receive its world premiere this month at the Washington West Film Festival in Washington DC.

12 Futuristic Products That Might Change Your Life

Oct. 12, 2016

Could this be in your living room’s future? A table made from old jeans, a pod that turns a sink into a washing machine, or one of the other products that ­designers think could change the way we live.

The Future of Health Is Here: A Collaboration of Technology and Heart

Oct. 12, 2016

500 of the world’s best medical minds just met for 4 days in San Diego to collaborate on solutions to what Singularity University, the organization responsible for putting on the event, calls Global Grand Challenges. Rather than a focus on case studies and peer-reviewed journals, Exponential Medicine has been focused on emerging exponential technologies - technologies that are advancing at an exponential rate - and their implications across the full healthcare spectrum.

Using Technological Innovation to Address Humanity's Grand Challenges | Huffington Post

Oct. 12, 2016

What if a simple blood test could help cure cancer by early detection?