What is AI?

Singularity University Faculty Chair Neil Jacobstein gives an introduction to what AI, why it matters and where it is going in the future.

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?”

The Evolution of AI

Singularity University Faculty Chair Neil Jacobstein takes us through the evolution and integration of AI in business and problem solving.

Taking Charge of AI

Singularity University Faculty Chair Neil Jacobstein challenges the audience to have a deeper engagement with AI and take pre-emptive steps towards building the world we want for each other.

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.

Grand Global Challenge: Disasters

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

Future of Work: Tracing Growth

Singularity University Faculty Kathryn Myronuk traces growth patterns of technologies that may make our current model of working obsolete.

Future of Work: How To Proceed

Executive Program, talks, Kathryn Myronik, automation, jobs, Future of Work, farming, robots, AI & Robotics, Future Studies & Forecasting, Watson

Ray Kurzweil on the Future of Virtual Reality

Ray Kurzweil explains why it’s so easy to doubt new technologies and how virtual reality is already transforming our lives.

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.

Q&A: What Are the Opportunities at the Intersection Between Medicine and Technology?

Ray Kurzweil, Co-founder, Chancellor and Director at Singularity University, elaborates on opportunities to collect health data from blood, such as in menstruation. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, October 2014.

Q&A: What Will Humans Be Uniquely Suited to Do When Robots Are Prevalent?

Ray Kurzweil, Co-founder, Chancellor and Director at Singularity University, highlights the history of concerns over the future of work since the Industrial Revolution and how new jobs are created in response to technological advances. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, October 2014.

Q&A: What Is the Value of Learning Foreign Languages Today?

Ray Kurzweil, Co-founder, Chancellor and Director at Singularity University, discusses human language and developments to model language processing in the brain. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, October 2014.

Q&A: When Will Computers Become Conscious?

Ray Kurzweil, Co-founder, Chancellor and Director at Singularity University, elaborates on schools of thought regarding consciousness and artificial intelligence. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, October 2014.

Q&A: How Is Machine Intelligence Evolving Compared to Human Intelligence?

Ray Kurzweil, Co-founder, Chancellor and Director at Singularity University, discusses the state of machine intelligence, the current gaps, and how quickly AI is pacing toward aspects of human intelligence. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, October 2014.

The Future of the Self-Driving Car

Brad Templeton, Networks and Computers Chair at Singularity University, explores what the next generation of self-driving cars will look and function like in the future. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, April 2014.

Toward Surgery at the Cellular Level

Catherine Mohr, MD, Singularity University Faculty and Vice President of Medical Research at Intuitive Surgical, details the impact of robotics on surgical procedures as well as the ways it may revolutionize future capabilities. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, April 2014.

Q&A: Does Artificial Intelligence Need to Be Controlled?

Ray Kurzweil, Co-founder, Chancellor and Director at Singularity University, responds to concerns over the risks that AI presents, especially when in the hands of large corporations or governments. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, October 2014.

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Neil Jacobstein, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Co-Chair at Singularity University, explains the three main vectors behind Artificial Intelligence today and briefly discusses how these approaches have converged to make major advancements in the field. Filmed for Singularity University’s Graduate Studies Program, June 2013.

How Surgical Technologies Can Impact the Real Unmet Needs

Catherine Mohr, MD, Singularity University Faculty and Vice President of Medical Research at Intuitive Surgical, argues that the real impact of surgical robotics and advancements in medical technologies is in telementoring more than telesurgery. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, April 2014.

Introduction to Robots, Their Utility and Accessibility

Rob Nail, CEO & Associate Founder at Singularity University, gives a brief overview about how we perceive robots today and makes a case for why anything that needs to be accurate, fast, cheap, or safe is the perfect job for a robot. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, April 2014.

How Self-Driving Cars Will Change Society

Brad Templeton, Networks and Computers Chair at Singularity Universiry, speculates on the five pillars of society that will change as a result of autonomous vehicles: saving lives, energy, cities, delivery and retail. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, April 2014.