Singularity Summit envisions Greek Silicon Valley

A special event will be hosted at the Athens Concert Hall in November: the SingularityU Greece Summit. It will be the first such event to be organized in this country under the auspices of Singularity University, the Silicon Valley think-tank founded by digital technology pioneers including Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil and based on the latter's theory of "technological singularity" - a hypothesis based on the creation of artificial superintelligence whereby ordinary human intelligence is enhanced or overtaken by artificial intelligence.

The person behind the synergy in Greece is Niki Siropoulou. Following a successful career in marketing, at Greek companies as well as multinationals, and after bringing the popular TED talks to Greece at the beginning of the financial crisis, she now aspires to expose Greeks - entrepreneurs, researchers and students of all social strata -...

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