Monthly Archives: February 2015

London Futurists news, 27th Feb 2015

Dear London Futurists, There are several forthcoming events that you may want to consider attending: 1.) A masterclass on climate change issues – Sat 7th March Our session in Birkbeck on Sat 7th March features a writer and practical activist on … Continue reading

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The case for Universal Basic Income

Accelerating technological unemployment, with increasing numbers of people being displaced from the workforce by automation, is likely to cause growing social disruption and increased social inequality and alienation. These developments strengthen the case for a new social contract, with appropriate … Continue reading

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London Futurists news, 13th Feb 2015

Several people have replied to my previous newsletter, drawing my attention to important events and projects that I didn’t want to delay before sharing more widely… 1.) Computers and the brain – Lovelace Lecture at the BCS From http://academy.bcs.org/content/lovelace-lecture: 2015 Lovelace Lecture – … Continue reading

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Singularity University Summit Spain preview

This meeting, held in Campus London, previewed Singularity University Summit Spain, which takes place in Seville 12-14 March, http://singularitysummitspain.org/. The speakers were: Russell Buckley, serial angel investor and Singularitarian, Luis Rey, Managing Director of SU Summit Spain, Nick Chrissos, Collaboration … Continue reading

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London Futurists news, 9th Feb 2015

Dear Futurists, Please find below news of a few events or projects that may be of interest. In case any particular item doesn’t catch your attention, please just skip past it to the next one! 1.) Brain Hackathon 2015, 20-22 March … Continue reading

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Blue Skies – the future of regenerative medicine, with Stephen Minger

This video is a recording of the London Futurists event on 31s Jan 2015, “Blue Skies – the future of regenerative medicine”, featuring Chief Scientist of GE Healthcare Life Sciences, Dr Stephen Minger: Dr. Stephen Minger is one of the world’s leading … Continue reading

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