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Human Destiny Transformed

We know what we are, but not what we may be.

— William Shakespeare

And I want to know the same thing
Everyone wants to know
How’s it going to end?

–Tom Waits


Join us:

Wednesday, August 31 2011
7 PM PDT / 10 PM EDT

Our Panelists:

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John Smart

John M. Smart is an evolutionary developmental systems theorist who studies science and technological culture with an emphasis on accelerating change, computational autonomy (human-independent machine learning) and technology foresight. He is professor and program champion for the M.S. program in Emerging Technology at the University of Advancing Technology (UAT.edu, Phoenix, AZ), and directs the Acceleration …

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Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly is Senior Maverick at Wired magazine. He co-founded Wired in 1993, and served as its Executive Editor from its inception until 1999. He is also editor and publisher of the Cool Tools website, which gets half a million unique visitors per month. From 1984-1990 Kelly was publisher and editor of the Whole Earth …

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Venessa Miemis

Venessa Miemis is a futurist and writer, exploring how social technologies are transforming communication, collaboration, and commerce in a network society.She is Executive Director for Contactcon, a participatory festival that highlights opportunities for new forms of peer-to-peer culture, governance, and collective action. Her recent projects include The Future of Facebook, a 6 part video series, …

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Robin Hanson

Robin Hanson is an associate professor of economics at George Mason University, a research associate at the Future of Humanity Institute of Oxford University, and chief scientist at Consensus Point. After receiving his Ph.D. in social science from the California Institute of Technology in 1997, Robin was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation health policy scholar …

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