09 February 2009

The Singularity University

There can be only one!

No wait, that's something else.

Ray Kurzweil has teamed up with Google and NASA to create a school, well, a training program really, dedicated to thinking about the future. With a price range and a low enrollment that guarantees to limit to executives and academics whose companies and institutions by some miracle still have deep pockets.

Singularity University

Although is sort of begs the question: Is the economic exclusion it creates in the way it has structured it's reported mission to prepare humanity for accelerated technological change a model for how the conceived future will unfold, who will be allowed to participate in it, and who will be left by the wayside because they couldn't afford an E ticket?

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