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News - August 17, 2012

Where science fiction meets reality

At Singularity University, quirky ideas get the light of day

by Chris Kenrick

An ardent belief that technology can solve the world's greatest problems defines the 80 students of Singularity University, who will graduate at NASA Research Park this Saturday, Aug. 18, after 10 weeks spent brainstorming ideas to "positively affect the lives of a billion people within a decade."

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Staff Writer Chris Kenrick can be emailed at ckenrick@paweekly.com.

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Posted by Sarah
a resident of South of Midtown
on Aug 17, 2012 at 11:38 pm

If every participant instead donated that tuition to a local, worthy cause, then that could change our world.