Singularity University's Salim Ismail on the Age of Technological Disruption

"All of the structures that we use to run the world today— our civics, our politics, our legal systems, healthcare, education— are all structured for a world 100 or 200 years ago, not for the world of today. So we think we're in for a lot of disruption," says Salim Ismail, founding director of Singularity University.

ReasonTV's Tracy Oppenheimer caught up with Salim at the 2013 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, CA to discuss crowd funding, the next steps in technological expansion, and how we've entered the age of an information-based environment.

"It's happening across industries. The first few were newspapers, music, and electronic publishing. Those were the first three domains to be fully information-enabled. Now were moving to cars being information-enabled," says Salim, "we're turning everything in to a computational basis."

Singularity University's academic programs strive to "educate, inspire and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity’s grand challenges." For more on Singularity University, watch ReasonTV's profile here.

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  • Hugh Akston||

    Does anyone actually use Siri? That seems like another piece of Apple bloatware that fired Steve Jobs' wire but most people never look twice at.

  • dan'o||

    You mean the voice recognition software billed by marketing as cutting edge that bit off of 3 year old Google tech which bit off of even older Blackberry tech? Its fun to watch Mac-olytes use it with a smug sense of satisfaction.

  • ||

    Siri? Google Now or GTFO

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  • $park¥||

    Those were the first three domains to be fully information-enabled.

    COME! ON! Does the world really need another asinine technologyism?

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  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Halfway through the video he says he doesn't want to bag on the government but for the second half of the video he bags on the government.

  • CE||

    You don't enroll in Singularity University.
    Singularity University enrolls in you.

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