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[Wednesday, July 6, 2011, 12:00-1:00 PM]

"What The Technological Singularity Means for Entrepreneurship: Why We'll Either Live Forever or be Killed by Robots"

Presenters: Randy Lubin, Nick Staubach, Robert Denning from Stanford Graduate School of Business

Event Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: Clark Center, Room S361 (Behind Peet's Coffee)
Open to the public.

Come hear three forward-thinking GSBers explain how exponential trends mean that the "future" is much closer than you might think. They will discuss how developments in genetics, nanotechnology, and artificial intelligence are going to have a tremendous impact on business and society over the next two decades. As entrepreneurs and business leaders you will have the opportunity to harness these trends or ignore them at your peril. Large companies will struggle to adapt to the new pace of innovation, opening many opportunities for entrepreneurs to engage in disruption. Topics will include: Computer-Brain Interaction Nanoscale Assembly Post-Scarcity Economics Mind Uploading Extreme Longevity General Artificial Intelligence