Tag Archives: The Abolition of Aging

Tracking, hacking, uploading: tomorrow for good?

Dear Futurists, 1.) Apps that track: what should we expect? TOMORROW (Sat 9th May) London Futurists is trying something different tomorrow (Saturday 9th May). Rather than having a formal panel discussing topics in front of a virtual audience – the … Continue reading

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Finding the best perspective

Dear Futurists, 1.) “Point of view is worth 80 IQ points” That’s one of the principles identified by distinguished computer science pioneer Alan Kay. For example, consider how much easier long multiplication and division becomes when you switch from Roman … Continue reading

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A futurist event tomorrow? and more

Dear Futurists, 1.) 51st Anniversary Conference, Cybernetics Society There is no London Futurists event tomorrow, Saturday 21st Sept, but an event is taking place at Kings College in the Strand, London, which will be of interest to a number of … Continue reading

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London Futurists news, 16 Aug 2019

Dear Futurists, Please find below news of events and projects that may be of interest. 1.) A new series of London Futurists video interviews Look out for a number of London Futurists video interviews, under the general theme “The most … Continue reading

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The future of food… and lots more

Dear Futurists, 1.) Soylent and the future of food One of the draft Abundance goals for the UK for 2035┬áconcerns the future of food. The goal: Consumption of meat from slaughtered animals will be cut by at least 90% The … Continue reading

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London Futurists news, 17 June 2019

Dear Futurists, 1.) Full schedule for TransVision 2019 released It’s just 18 days until TransVision 2019, Humanity+ @ London. Over the last few weeks, I’ve been talking to the 22 speakers about the ideas they’ll each be sharing at the … Continue reading

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London Futurists summer update

Dear Futurists, July and August are quieter months for London Futurists. That’s because it’s a time when lots of people take breaks. It’s also because I’m personally trying to concentrate on finishing my forthcoming book “Transcending Politics: A Technoprogressive Roadmap … Continue reading

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London Futurists news, 10 June 2017

Dear Futurists, Next week, 12-16 June, is London Tech Week. Over 300 different events have been organised under the Tech Week umbrella, with an anticipated total attendance of around 40,000 people from upward of 70 different countries. London Futurists are … Continue reading

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Videos, events, and one cancellation

Dear Futurists, 1.) Cancellation of event planned for 3rd June I don’t like to cancel London Futurists events. Over the 9+ years we’ve been running, I can’t remember cancelling an event before. However, the event scheduled on Sat 3rd June, … Continue reading

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London Futurists news, 16 Jan 2017

Dear Futurists, 1.) Deciding the best use of our time and resources If we want to make a tangible positive impact on the world, how should we prioritise the use of our time and resources? How can we decide between … Continue reading

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