David Brin on Marching for Science and the Future
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David Brin on Marching for Science and the Future

March Fourth – on March 4th for Science and the Future! Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwW3nIPQYwc A discussion on science advocacy & the future! David discussed how to think about strategic foresight (because it was kind of Future Day being March fourth) and science advocacy (especially in relation to the global science march). We also covered the kinds…

Politics & the Future – Panel with James Hughes, David Wood & Steve Fuller
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Politics & the Future – Panel with James Hughes, David Wood & Steve Fuller

The panelists are Steve Fuller, David Wood, James Hughes Podcast of panel here   Discussion points: Effective Futurist Politics Futurist caucuses within existing political establishments “the future of politics” in the sense of “Politics 2.0” Political struggles within transhumanism Transhumanist politicisation controversy Transhumanism definition controversies Comparison of futurist related political positions Transhumanist political organisations Transhumanist…

Robin Hanson – Attitudes to the Future – Future Day Discussion 2015
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Robin Hanson – Attitudes to the Future – Future Day Discussion 2015

Topics covered: Attitudes to the future, Prediction Markets, SciCast, Blockchain currency, Quadratic Voting, Artificial Intelligence Development etc. Notes on interview: People are engaged in extreme futures – heaven or hell scenarios – are people’s attraction towards, or engagement with certain futures informed by evolved biases? Prediction Markets in contrast to narratives about the future informed…