Lilia Tamm via Crowdrise
May 25, 2011
This summer, I'll be participating in a program jointly run by NASA and Google called Singularity University. We spend a month and a half exploring the frontiers of science and technology, being led through site visits, training sessions, and seminars on everything from advances in neuroscience to artificial intelligence to robotics and aeronautics to futures studies and forecasting. And then we spend another 1.5 months trying to apply those new techniques, concepts, and ideas to "humanity's grand challenges." It sounds a little like Hogwarts to me, and I'm completely thrilled to be participating!
The program carries a heavy pricetag - $25K for the 10-week program. I've been lucky enough to get fellowship funding for $15K, so now I'm fundraising for the rest.
Thanks for all your support throughout this process - I wouldn't have made it here without you!
(Oh, and in case you're wondering, that's me dressed as a honey badger hanging off the NASA sign...)