Peter Diamandis

  • XPrize’s Peter Diamandis: “We Can Predict A Photograph Of Your Face Based On Your Genome”

    XPrize’s Peter Diamandis: “We Can Predict A Photograph Of Your Face Based On Your Genome”

    In one of those fun, wild science chats, both Google Ventures’ Bill Maris and XPRIZE head Peter Diamandis discussed a gamut of moonshots, including life extension research, sentient robots, and self-driving cars versus those that can fly. “In the future, the idea of putting a sixteen-year-old behind the wheel of a 5,000-pound machine will seem ludicrous,” Diamandis said… Read More

  • X PRIZE Visioneering and The Mother of All Business Plan Competitions


    I’ve participated in dozens of business plan competitions over the years.  I concluded that they are a lot fun, but that they do little more than educating students on the fundamentals of starting a business.  They create a lot of heat and light but hardly any motion.  There are few competitions winners who have made it big. I spent the weekend, however, participating in a… Read More