The Singularity Moment - Something to believe in
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Slides for my talk at IE Business School Venture Day in Lisbon on 25th June 2013. Mostly about how exponential technologies will change out lives in the coming years. Will be interesting to see the ...

Slides for my talk at IE Business School Venture Day in Lisbon on 25th June 2013. Mostly about how exponential technologies will change out lives in the coming years. Will be interesting to see the reaction that Slide 17 gets.

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  • 1. The Singularity MomentSomething to believe inJoe HaslamExecutive Director,Owners & Entrepreneurs Management ProgramIE Business Schoolhttp://www.ownersandentrepreneurs.ie.edu/ IE Venture Day, LisbonTuesday June 25h2013
  • 2. http://www.ownersandentrepreneurs.ie.edu/
  • 3. Positivity and prosperityhttp://www.ownersandentrepreneurs.ie.edu/
  • 4. “the refusal toconsider negativeoutcomes contributeddirectly to the currenteconomic disaster”http://www.ownersandentrepreneurs.ie.edu/
  • 5. http://www.ownersandentrepreneurs.ie.edu/
  • 6. “In the next 25 years,80% of globaleconomic growth willoriginate in previouslypoor places”http://www.ownersandentrepreneurs.ie.edu/
  • 7. What is Singularity?http://www.ownersandentrepreneurs.ie.edu/
  • 8. “the point at which technologycan start to make its owntechnology and become moreadvanced than us”http://www.ownersandentrepreneurs.ie.edu/
  • 9. http://www.ownersandentrepreneurs.ie.edu/
  • 10. Progress we’ve made in this century•Human life-expectancy more than doubled•Infant mortality reduced by 90%•Maternal mortality reduced by 99%•Cost of electricity reduced by 20-fold•Cost of transportation reduced 100-fold•Telecom, information reduced by 1000-foldhttp://www.ownersandentrepreneurs.ie.edu/
  • 11. “more intelligence in a grain of sand than in our human brain”Hugo de Garis
  • 12. May 11, 1997Deep Blue v Kasparov (3½–2½)January 2011Watson has defeated two of Jeopardys greatest playershttp://www.ownersandentrepreneurs.ie.edu/Alan Turing(1912 - 1954)
  • 13. G Genetics (Biotech)N Nanotechnology (inside the body)R Robotics/Artificial Intelligence (biggest)
  • 14. What women want?
  • 15. “The Internethas mainlyaffected ourleisure life.”“liberation ofwomen frommanual labor hasdone more fordemocracy thanthe Internet”http://www.ownersandentrepreneurs.ie.edu/
  • 16. “entrepreneurs can do what only governments could before”Vivek Wadhwa
  • 17. Joe HaslamChairman, Hot HotelsAssociate Prof, IE Business SchoolLives in: Madrid, Spainlinkedin.com/in/joehastwitter.com/joehasEver tried. Ever failed. No matter.Try again. Fail again. Fail better.Samuel Beckett (1906- 1989)Obrigado :-)