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Update: Transpolitica 2016

Dear Futurists, Please be aware of a slight change in venue for the Transpolitica 2016 event taking this this Saturday. We’re now going to be in the Clore Management Centre, which is on the other side of Torrington Square from the … Continue reading

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Virtual and Augmented Realities DSMLF event

DSMLF (the Digital and Social Media Leadership Foundation) are holding an event this Wednesday, 28th September, from 8.30am to 12.30pm, on the subject of “Virtual and Augmented Realities”: By 2023, The World Economic Forum predicts that 10% of reading glasses … Continue reading

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London Futurists at Bloomberg, 13 Nov 2015

In this event, organised by London Futurists and hosted at Bloomberg’s European HQ in Finsbury Square, London, a number of analysts and cutting-edge technologists gave their assessments of key transformational challenges and opportunities for the next 10 years (and beyond). … Continue reading

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The future of business

Speaker Rohit Talwar Speakers David Wood and Julian Snape Slides from David Wood available here Speakers Calum Chace and Martin Dinov Speakers Dean Bubley and Yates Bubley Speakers David Wortley and Andrew Vladimirov Slides from David Wortley available here Speakers … Continue reading

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The future of robot ethics

What will it mean for robots with AI (artificial intelligence) to become conscious, have emotions, and gain social responsibilities? Will they become moral subjects, with ethical obligations and rights? In this presentation, Dr Joanna Bryson, Reader in the Department of Computer … Continue reading

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The winning of the carbon war

Dr Jeremy Leggett is a social entrepreneur and author of a number of key books on the subject of climate change. At this London Futurists event, he explained why he thinks the tide is turning in the battle for clean … 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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