Future Day in Melbourne – Future Day is a way of focusing and celebrating the energy that more and more people around the world are directing toward creating a radically better future.
WHAT: Fun! Also.. Clear thinking about the future – 3 speakers/demonstrators
WHEN: Tues March 1st (2016) at 6.00pm for a 6.30pm start
WHERE: Bull & Bear Tavern – 347 Flinders Ln Melbourne
- Craig Pearce: Past, Present and Future Considerations for Computer Security and Safety – Also displaying a number of awesome retro computing specimens for you to drool at (and not on).
- Adam Karlovsky: Transgenics – Gene Inserts Unlocking the Power of Pharmacology – Potentials increase by orders of magnitude when combining gene inserts with drugs.
- Brendan Hill: Progress in Artificial Intelligence – Will AlphaGo Become the New Go Grandmaster this March? Discussion on AlphaGo – will it beat Lee Sodel later in March? (bets involved)
Holidays provide a fantastic way of channeling peoples’ attention and energy.
Most of our holidays are focused on past events or individuals, or on the rhythms of nature. History and nature are wonderful and should be honored — but the amazing future we are building together should be honored as well.
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The fact that Deep Blue can beat Kasaprov just shows that brute force can sometimes achieve what would otherwise require real thought.