Event: 15-16 Oct NYC Singularity Summit

Academia, Advanced Cyber/IO, Augmented Reality, Commerce, Cultural Intelligence, Politics of Science & Science of Politics, Technologies

SINGULARITY SUMMIT 2011 IN NEW YORK CITY 15-16 OCTOBER 2011

The Singularity Summit 2011 will be a TED-style two-day event at the historic 92nd Street Y in New York City. The confirmed speakers include futurist Ray Kurzweil, neuroscientist Christof Koch, PayPal founder Peter Thiel, MIT cosmologist Max Tegmark, AI researcher Eliezer Yudkowsky, MIT polymath Alexander Wissner-Gross, DARPA challenge winner Riley Crane, Skype founder Jaan Tallinn, Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, economist Tyler Cowen, television personalities Jason Silva and Casey Pieretti, and robotics professors James McLurnkin and Robin Murphy.

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