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.
The Singularity MomentSomething to believe inJoe HaslamExecutive Director,Owners & Entrepreneurs Management ProgramIE Business Schoolhttp://www.ownersandentrepreneurs.ie.edu/ IE Venture Day, LisbonTuesday June 25h2013
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/
“more intelligence in a grain of sand than in our human brain”Hugo de Garis
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)
G Genetics (Biotech)N Nanotechnology (inside the body)R Robotics/Artificial Intelligence (biggest)