Singularity Summit 2012 Is Coming To San Francisco October 13-14

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Now in it’s sixth year, the Singularity Summit, which is hosted by the Singularity Institute, will be in San Francisco on October 13-14 to continue its tradition of bringing world class speakers to present the latest advances and trends in artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and more.

Perhaps the best news of all: Singularity Hub members receive a $25 discount on registration to the Summit. Not a Hub member? Head on over to our member benefits page to learn more about the coolness membership brings.

With a tagline like “Create the Future,” you can bet its going to be an eye opening event.

The headliner for this year’s summit is the Transcendent Man himself, Ray Kurzweil, delivering the keynote address. Ray is joined by other speakers, including experimental psychologist Steven Pinker, 23andme c0founder Linda Avey, autism advocate Temple Grandin, writer Carl Zimmer, technology superstars Peter Norvig and Vernor Vinge, and more.

You can check out videos from previous summits here to see the library of Summit videos or just to get a sense of what this year’s event will have in store. Or you can read over Singularity Hub’s coverage of the Summits from 2008, 2010, and 2011.

Check out the promo video that gives you just a taste of what you’ll see at this year’s conference:

David started writing for Singularity Hub in 2011 and served as editor-in-chief of the site from 2014 to 2017 and SU vice president of faculty, content, and curriculum from 2017 to 2019. His interests cover digital education, publishing, and media, but he'll always be a chemist at heart.

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