X PRIZE Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: X PRIZE Foundation
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Inspiration Drought

This Star Trek scene from 1968 still illustrates our dominant view of the future.Photo by CBS viaThis piece is part of Future Tense, a partnership of Slate , New America , and Arizona State University . On Thursday, Oct. 2, Future Tense will host an event ... [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

[tt] NS 2985: $10 million tricorder X Prize unveils 10 finalists

These devices won't put all doctors out of a job, but it will reduce theirsalaries. Expect rent-seekers to ban them.NS 2985: $10 million tricorder X Prize unveils 10 finalists http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329854.200-10-million-tricorder-x-prize-unveils-10-finalists.html ... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

$1M Competition Challenges Researchers to "Hack The Aging Code"

A life sciences competition is challenging teams of researchers worldwide to “hack the aging code” for a $1 million cash prize. The Palo Alto Longevity Prize aims to encourage researchers to discover novel ways to slow the aging process, with the ultimate ... [Published Genetic Engineering News - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize competition – finalists announced

Featuring homemade electronic gadgets, the latest in development boards (Arduino, BeagleBoard, Raspberry Pi, etc), examples of cool design, and the latest and greatest (and most shiny) consumer gadgets.8th September 2014It was almost three years ago that ... [Published Electronic Weekly - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

World Business Forum Unveils Final Speaker Lineup

WOBI, World of Business Ideas, the leader in management and leadershipconferences, is pleased to unveil three new speakers to complete theprogram for its flagship conference, WorldBusiness Forum New York 2014, which will take place at Radio CityMusic ... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Big Prize for Mini Medicine

The X Prize Foundation has unveiled its final contestants for $10 million 'Tricorder' competition. read more ... [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

These 18 Teams Are Competing To Save The Ocean From Deadly Acidification

As climate change intensifies, so will ocean acidification--a process where the ocean's pH drops as it takes up excess CO2 in the atmosphere. The impacts are almost unimaginably large. Commercial fisheries could be wiped out, and species that keep the ... [Published Fast Company - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

$10 million tricorder X Prize unveils 10 finalists - health - 03 September 2014

l-life version of Star Trek's pocket doctor could pay off, with gadgets including tiny blood tests and a digital consultant IS THERE a doctor in the house? In a few years there could be one in your pocket. The X Prize Foundation last week announced 10 ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Finalists named in Star Trek tricorder competition

Back in 2012, about the multi-million dollar prize that was on offer for the first person who can design a workable version of the Star Trek ‘tricorder’. The prize was announced at the 2012 . The competition is for whoever could to diagnose a set of 15 ... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Tricorder X Prize Is Interesting, But Surgical 'Black Box' Could Save Lives Right Away

There has been some big news in the world of healthcare innovation of late. No, I'm not talking about the X Prize Foundation announcing 10 finalists for the $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize, announced Wednesday, though admittedly that's pretty cool. ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

X Prize finalist could make 'Star Trek' tricorder a reality

An artist's illustration the AMI Vitals tricorder-like device developed for the X Prize foundation competition. (Image: Danvantri)Teams around the world are competing to build a medical device that could diagnose diseases and monitor people's health — ... [Published Mother Nature Network - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

In Images: Real-Life 'Star Trek' Health-Monitoring Tech

The X Prize Foundation is hosting a $10 million competition to develop a mobile health-monitoring device that can diagnose and interpret a set of 15 medical conditions and monitor five vital signs, just like the medical tricorder device in the fictional ... [Published LiveScience.com - Aug 27 2014]

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..."Now that we've got the process started, this is going so fast," he comments in a video made about the prize (see below for the video). "We've got a world-class board of advisors, and it keeps growing."
..." said Keith Powers, Director of the Palo Alto Prize. "The astounding ideas you've read in the public media represent just the tip of the iceberg. There are many ideas residing in the brains of brilliant minds that have not been shared. By starting the Prize now, we hope to accelerate these ideas into action."
"What we’re seeing is that anybody can be an innovator. It’s proving that point" says Paul Bunje, senior director of prize development and ocean health at the X Prize Foundation

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The Inspiration Drought [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 16 2014]
[tt] NS 2985: $10 million tricorder X Prize unv... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 13 2014]
$1M Competition Challenges Researchers to "Hack... [Published Genetic Engineering News - Sep 09 2014]
$1 Million Longevity Prize Seeks To "Hack The A... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 09 2014]
Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize competition – finali... [Published Electronic Weekly - Sep 08 2014]
So You Want To Build a Spaceport [Published Space News - Sep 08 2014]
Virgin Disruptors panellists revealed [Published Virgin Group - Sep 08 2014]
World Business Forum Unveils Final Speaker Lineup [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Sep 04 2014]
Big Prize for Mini Medicine [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Sep 04 2014]
These 18 Teams Are Competing To Save The Ocean ... [Published Fast Company - Sep 04 2014]
$10 million tricorder X Prize unveils 10 finali... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 04 2014]
$10 million tricorder X Prize unveils 10 finalists [Published New Scientist - Sep 03 2014]
Finalists named in Star Trek tricorder competition [Published Digital Journal - Aug 31 2014]
UPDATE—Venter's New Goal: World's Largest Seque... [Published Genetic Engineering News - Aug 29 2014]
Tricorder X Prize Is Interesting, But Surgical ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 28 2014]
Tricorder X Prize Is Interesting, But Surgical ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 28 2014]
X Prize finalist could make 'Star Trek' tricord... [Published Mother Nature Network - Aug 27 2014]
In Images: Real-Life 'Star Trek' Health-Monitor... [Published LiveScience.com - Aug 27 2014]
Real-Life 'Star Trek' Tech Could Diagnose Diseases [Published LiveScience.com - Aug 27 2014]
Real-Life 'Star Trek' Tech Could Diagnose Diseases [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 27 2014]
The Cosmic Lifestyle Corporation Announces Advi... [Published Prlog - Aug 12 2014]
[tt] PLOS Bio: Reflections on the Cost of "Low-... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 29 2014]
SENS Research Foundation Announces Keynote Spea... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 24 2014]
MBA@UNC New York City Immersion – Day Two [Published MBA @ UNC - Jun 22 2014]
‘We’re Living in Science Fiction Right Now’ Dia... [Published Singularity Hub - Jun 19 2014]
15 Global Challenges… and 15 Global Opportunities [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Jun 13 2014]
Google Lunar Race Teams Discuss Next Steps, Hou... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jun 05 2014]
SVForum Visionary Tim O'Reilly Calls On Tech Co... [Published Silicon Valley Watcher - conversations and obse ... - Jun 04 2014]
Innovation prizes and innovation organization [Published Conglomerate - May 28 2014]
[tt] NYT (Venter): In Pursuit of Longevity, a P... [Published TranshumanTech - Mar 04 2014]
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[tt] NS 2985: $10 million tricorder X Prize unv... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 13 2014]
These devices won't put all doctors out of a job, but it will reduce theirsalaries. Expect rent-seekers to ban them.NS 2985: $10 million tricorder X Prize unveils 10 finalists http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329854.200-10-million-tricorder-x-prize-unveils-10-finalists.html ...
Big Prize for Mini Medicine [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Sep 04 2014]
The X Prize Foundation has unveiled its final contestants for $10 million 'Tricorder' competition. read more ...
[tt] PLOS Bio: Reflections on the Cost of "Low-... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 29 2014]
Summary The cost of whole genome sequencing is dropping rapidly. There has beena great deal of enthusiasm about the potential for this technologicaladvance to transform clinical care. Given the interest and significantinvestment in genomics, this seems ...
SENS Research Foundation Announces Keynote Spea... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 24 2014]
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 24, 2014) - The SENS Research Foundation , a nonprofit working to research, develop and promote comprehensive regenerative medicine solutions for the diseases of aging, announced today that George Church, Harvard ...
MBA@UNC New York City Immersion – Day Two [Published MBA @ UNC - Jun 22 2014]
This weekend, 323 MBA@UNC students have assembled in New York City to participate in one of four immersion weekends offered each year. The NYC immersion focuses on the finance and media industries. For media track students, day two will focus on recent ...
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