Singularity University and the Energy Global Grand Challenge

“Which is the most important global grand challenge?” This is one of the questions people like to debate at Singularity University, and it’s a question I hear often. After all, …

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Social Entrepreneurs from MAN Accelerator Visit SU

Earlier this month, Singularity University hosted participants from the MAN Accelerator, a social impact accelerator created by Yunus Social Business and MAN Truck and Bus to support social entrepreneurs from …

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Singularity University and the Space Global Grand Challenge

Space is one of Singularity University’s global grand challenges. In particular, we are striving to create a world with “safe and equitable use, and stewardship of space resources and technologies …

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Singularity University and the Water Global Grand Challenge

Water is one of Singularity University’s global grand challenges. Specifically, we believe that we can use exponential technologies to create a world with “ample and safe water for consumption, sanitation, …

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A New Proposal: Measuring Social Impact in an Exponential World

When Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil founded Singularity University, they did so on the radical notion that exponential technologies could play a fundamental role in solving our biggest social problems. …

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Singularity University and the Environment Global Grand Challenge

The environment plays a major role in each of our lives, whether it’s access to clean air and water, a healthy climate, or time spent in nature or with wildlife. …

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Creating Conversations For A Diverse And Inclusive Community

Acknowledgments Many colleagues collaborated on this post. I wish to acknowledge the contributions and input from Lindsey (Vic) Hogg, Jeremie Gluckman, Jill Finlayson, Lisa Piera, Julie King, Regina Njima, Jody …

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Singularity University and the Health Global Grand Challenge

Health impacts each of us on a personal level and is also a major cornerstone of the well-being of society and our economy. Globally, while some health challenges are getting …

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Singularity University and the Governance Global Grand Challenge

Over the last decade, technology has transformed nearly every aspect of life—from how we shop, to how we study, to how we work, to how we eat. Despite this, many …

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Serving Up Some Food for Thought on Thanksgiving

On this Thanksgiving day when many of our tables—both in our homes and in countless shelters, food pantries, and other community organizations—put forth an abundance of food, it’s an opportune …

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