The Future Arrives At Different Speeds

When we begin to see the processes unfolding underlying societal change, we can begin to make more accurate predictions of what futures may be possible.

Singularity University And Me

Carin Watson asks the question: “Am I fulfilling my purpose?”, and answers by recounting the beginning of her experience with Singularity University.

The Planet Has a Fever

“A picture is worth a thousand words.” Using statistics and images, Ramez Naam brings the planet’s fever into focus.

Chasing Water

Ramez Naam takes a closer look at one of our most valuable and limited natural resources: water. How has our approach to using this resource changed over time and what is in store for the future?

How to Milk a Narwhal

Engineering has the ability to create milk and cheese out of virtually anything with DNA… in this case, a Narwhal.

Between A Rock And A Hard Place

Ramez Naam shares a powerful story that illustrates how humans have overcome similar challenges to those we face today.

Global Grand Challenge: Water

Singularity University’s Global Grand Challenge Director Nicholas Haan discusses the global water crisis.

Meaningful Lives Without Jobs?

An audience member asks the question: “What do we need to do to create a meaningful life for individuals not needed in the future of work?”

Getting Ahead of the Energy Curve

Gregg Maryniak, Faculty Chair of Energy & Environmental Systems, looks at trends in energy consumption and generation.

Global Grand Challenge: Security

Singularity University Faculty Nathaniel Calhoun gives a succinct introduction to the global challenges surrounding security.

AI Teachers: Educating the world with Artificial Intelligence

Singularity University Faculty Chair Neil Jacobstein takes a look at the implications of AI for providing personalized education to every individual on the planet.

Getting to Energy Abundance

Singularity University Faculty Gregg Maryniak overviews current trends in energy usage and how they inform the next steps in building better energy practices for the future.

Global Grand Challenge: Food

Singularity University’s Global Grand Challenge Director Nicholas Haan introduces some of the many intricacies involved in global food security.

Grand Global Challenge: Disasters

Singularity University’s Global Grand Challenge Director Nicholas Haan explores the challenges humanity faces with disasters.

Why Global Health is a Poverty Issue

Singularity University’s Global Grand Challenge Director Nicholas Haan overviews how technological diffusion will impact health and poverty.

Patient Participation in Medical Care

Cancer survivor Dave deBronkart shares his personal story about battling cancer and the idea that patients are the most underutilized resource in medicine.

Rob Nail Interviews Lt. Gov Gavin of California Gavin Newsom

Rob Nail interviews California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom about his career, policies, and beliefs about education.  

Rob Nail and Lt. Gov of California Gavin Newsom Discuss the Future of Jobs

Rob Nail, CEO of Singularity University and Lt. Governor of California Gavin Newsom discuss the importance of education in dealing with the disruptive effects of automation and machine learning on the labor force. Follow the Future of Work Series on Singularity HUB for more videos like this.

Why a Hollistic Approach is Key for Addressing Infectious Disease

Dr. Utibe Effiong tells the story of how being a patient with a life-threatening disease inspired him to become a physician and why there are many factors that must be considered in addressing infectious disease.

The Future of Crime

Marc Goodman, Policy, Law and Ethics Chair at Singularity University, shares examples of the ways technology is transforming security and privacy.

Introducing Future Crimes, a new book by Marc Goodman

Singularity University CEO Rob Nail interviews security expert Marc Goodman on his new book, Future Crimes. Check it out on Amazon.

Robotics & The Future of Food

Singularity University CEO Rob Nail explains how robotics, automation, and new information platforms are transforming food production.

Artificial Intelligence & The Future of Food

Neil Jacobstein, Artificial Intelligence Faculty at Singularity University, describes how Pattern Recognition, Optimization and Control can improve food production.

Policy, Law and Ethics & The Future of Food

Goodman, Policy, Law & Ethics Chair at Singularity University, discuss how public policy impacts food security around the world.

Achieving Global Food Security

Nathaniel Calhoun shares how companies are leveraging technology to address issues related to food around the world.

Two Methods for Meeting Humanity’s Energy Needs

Ramez Naam, Energy & Environmental Systems Faculty at Singularity University, discusses how policy and technological innovation can be utilized to reverse environmental damage caused by pollution.

Brain Identity: Thoughts, Memories & Signatures

Marc Goodman, Policy, Law and Ethics Chair at Singularity University, describes how advances in neuroscience and bioinfomatics impact security. Filmed for Singularity University’s Exponential Medicine Conference.

Highlights of Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns

Bre DiGiammarino, Cause Director for Indiegogo, elaborates on specific characteristics of some of the most successful crowdfunding campaigns. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, April 2014.

New Methods in Cancer Diagnostics

Raymond McCauley, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Chair at Singularity University, discusses how identifying breakdowns in molecular pathways is leading to new means of cancer diagnostics. He introduces cell spot microarrays, a method of translational medicine to personalize cancer therapies using cocktails of microRNAs. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, April 2014.

Technology and Sustainable Patient Care

Dean Ornish, MD, Founder and President of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute, discusses the true role of technology in patient care and how to make an sustainable impact in patients’ lives. Filmed at Singularity University’s Exponential Medicine Conference, November 2013.

Innovation in Medicine: Thinking at a Global Level

Peter Fitzgerald, MD, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at Stanford University, discusses how a global perspective of medicine impacts the underlying dynamics of technology innovation both afar and at home. Filmed at Singularity University’s Exponential Medicine Conference, November 2013.

Finding the “Odd” Technologies to Change the Course of Disease

Catherine Mohr, MD, Singularity University Faculty and Vice President of Medical Research at Intuitive Surgical, describes the evolution of medical technologies to transform surgeries, but argues that broader and more lateral efforts are needed to truly disrupt medical diagnostics. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, April 2014.

Connected Technologies Transforming Healthcare

Daniel Kraft, Neuroscience and Medicine Chair at Singularity University, offers a tour of various technologies which are changing healthcare such as cloud computing, 3D printing, big data, and robotics. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, April 2014.

Ideas as a Powerful Natural Resource

Ramez Naam, Energy and Environmental Systems Faculty at Singularity University and award-winning author, describes the power of ideas. Unlike physical resources, ideas don’t degrade or break and can spread from person to person without reducing their value. They’re a natural resource that accumulates with time rather than being depleted. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, […]