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Foresight Institute is a leading non-profit researching and fostering technologies of fundamental importance for the human future, focusing on molecular machine nanotechnology, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence.

If we push in the right directions — learning, teaching, arguing, shifting directions, and pushing further — then we may yet steer the technology race toward a future with room enough for our dreams.

—K. Eric Drexler, Engines of Creation

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02.04.19

Foresight Institute

You can now (re)watch all Vision Weekend panels and talks on our YouTube channel, on this Playlist: bit.ly/2TgUGJ3

For context and understanding the methodology by which we created Existential Hope Scenarios steering from Dystopia towards Utopia, watch the 5 minutes summary of Vision Weekend here: youtu.be/FXyjYsndgbQ
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You can now (re)watch all Vision Weekend panels and talks on our YouTube channel, on this Playlist:  https://bit.ly/2TgUGJ3

For context and understanding the methodology by which we created Existential Hope Scenarios steering from Dystopia towards Utopia, watch the 5 minutes summary of Vision Weekend here: https://youtu.be/FXyjYsndgbQ

The case for Envisioning Optimistic Futures: Lou de Kerhuelvez Viquerat de Kerhuelvez's opening talk at Vision Weekend.
Watch here: youtu.be/MR8rokhZ140

Stay put ! All videos and panels from Vision Weekends coming out this week ✨✨youtube.com
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A 5 minutes summary of Vision Weekend, Foresight’s annual gathering of visionary, technologists, thought leaders, scientists, and investors bent on accelerating transformative technologies to build positive futures.
Featuring Anders Sandberg, Mary Lou Jepsen, Brewster Kahle, Zarinah Agnew, Danny O'Brien, Peter Ecklesurname, Will Marshall, Sonia Arrison Senkut, Mark S. Miller, Allison Dman, Lou de Kerhuelvez.
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01.30.19

Foresight Institute

Full house at Reserve's fantastic meeting for the World Economic Forum in Davos on How Digital Currencies Can Strengthen Trust in a Chaotic World, including The AI Lunch: Maps for Investment, Safety, Geopolitics, with Nevin Freeman, Co-Founder Reserve, Jaan Tallinn, Co-Founder Skype, Luke Nosek, Co-Founder PayPal, Alex Thomson, Founder TGI Group, Joe Waltman, Director GiveCrypto, Garret Jones, Professor George Mason University, Samo Burja, Founder Bismarck Analysis, and Allison Dman Foresight Institute. Many thanks to Tyler Alterman and Charlie Smith for making it all possible. ... See MoreSee Less

Full house at Reserves fantastic meeting for the World Economic Forum in Davos on How Digital Currencies Can Strengthen Trust in a Chaotic World, including The AI Lunch: Maps for Investment, Safety, Geopolitics, with Nevin Freeman, Co-Founder Reserve, Jaan Tallinn, Co-Founder Skype,  Luke Nosek, Co-Founder PayPal, Alex Thomson, Founder TGI Group, Joe Waltman, Director GiveCrypto, Garret Jones, Professor George Mason University, Samo Burja, Founder Bismarck Analysis, and Allison Dman Foresight Institute. Many thanks to Tyler Alterman and Charlie Smith for making it all possible.

Accelerating Towards Existential Hope: Allison Dman's opening talk at Vision Weekend.
Watch here: youtu.be/OAGcNtLu3Zw

Keep an eye out - all videos and panels from Vision Weekends coming very soon ✨✨
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Accelerating Towards Existential Hope: Allison Dmans opening talk at Vision Weekend.
Watch here: https://youtu.be/OAGcNtLu3Zw

Keep an eye out - all videos and panels from Vision Weekends coming very soon ✨✨

Are you in Davos for the World Economic Forum this week?

Join us for "AI Lunch: Maps for Investment, Safety, and Geopolitics."

January 23, 1-2 PM, Hotel Seehof, Davos

Speakers

Luke Nosek - cofounder of PayPal

Jaan Tallinn - cofounder of Skype

Samo Burja - founder of Bismarck Analysis

• Moderator: Allison Dman - Foresight Institute

Over complimentary lunch, each speaker will give brief opening remarks and then lead a small discussion group.

Luke Nosek's group will discuss the AI investment landscape from a venture capitalist's perspective.

Jaan Tallinn's group will cover current efforts to address the global catastrophic risks posed by advanced machine intelligence.

Samo Burja's group will explore the modern geopolitical power landscape around transformative new technologies, such as AI, with history as a backdrop.

To RSVP, email mailto:info@ledgerstate.io with subject line “RSVP for lunch.

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This lunch is brought to you by Foresight Institute, Reserve, and Ledgerstate
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Foresight Institute is a leading non-profit researching and fostering technologies of fundamental importance for the human future, focusing on molecular machine nanotechnology, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence.
>> foresight.org

Reserve is a digital currency that will have real-world value, enabling broader economic prosperity by giving people autonomy and control of their money. Reserve will provide people with a hyperinflation-protected savings account to help them protect and use their money globally.
>> reserve.org

Ledgerstate brings made-to-fit blockchain and other decentralizing technologies to organizations and businesses, putting forward the benefits for the end user.
>> ledgerstate.io
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Are you in Davos for the World Economic Forum this week?

Join us for AI Lunch: Maps for Investment, Safety, and Geopolitics.

January 23, 1-2 PM, Hotel Seehof, Davos

Speakers

• Luke Nosek - cofounder of PayPal

• Jaan Tallinn - cofounder of Skype

• Samo Burja - founder of Bismarck Analysis

• Moderator: Allison Dman - Foresight Institute

Over complimentary lunch, each speaker will give brief opening remarks and then lead a small discussion group.

Luke Noseks group will discuss the AI investment landscape from a venture capitalists perspective.

Jaan Tallinns group will cover current efforts to address the global catastrophic risks posed by advanced machine intelligence.

Samo Burjas group will explore the modern geopolitical power landscape around transformative new technologies, such as AI, with history as a backdrop.

To RSVP, email mailto:info@ledgerstate.io with subject line “RSVP for lunch.

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This lunch is brought to you by Foresight Institute, Reserve, and Ledgerstate
.
Foresight Institute is a leading non-profit researching and fostering technologies of fundamental importance for the human future, focusing on molecular machine nanotechnology, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence. 
>> foresight.org

Reserve is a digital currency that will have real-world value, enabling broader economic prosperity by giving people autonomy and control of their money. Reserve will provide people with a hyperinflation-protected savings account to help them protect and use their money globally.
>> reserve.org

Ledgerstate brings made-to-fit blockchain and other decentralizing technologies to organizations and businesses, putting forward the benefits for the end user.
>> ledgerstate.io

01.17.19

Foresight Institute

Apply to our 2019 Spring Workshop:"Healing the Planet: Atomic Precision for Clean Energy & Clean Air" - mailchi.mp/9dea2dc19c3c/apply-to-our-2019-spring-workshophealing-the-planet-atomic-precision-for-... ... See MoreSee Less

Apply to our 2019 Spring Workshop:Healing the Planet: Atomic Precision for Clean Energy & Clean Air - https://mailchi.mp/9dea2dc19c3c/apply-to-our-2019-spring-workshophealing-the-planet-atomic-precision-for-clean-energy-clean-air

>> Call for co-contributors on papers with expertise in mathematics, philosophy, or computer science <<

Peter Scheyer, 2018 Foresight fellow in Cybersecurity and Corporate AGI is requesting co-authors who are experts in mathematics, philosophy, or computer science on papers for submission for publication by Q2 2019. He is also available as a co-author with expertise in organizational culture, cybersecurity/military cyberwarfare, high-frequency trading, and entrepreneurship.

Here are the working titles and desired expertise of his works in progress:

>> Applied Mathematics and Normative Psychology: Quantifying Virtue Ethics and Deontology: Seeking co-author with expertise in mathematics.

>> Corrupting Effectiveness: Utilitarianism and Moral Impartiality toward Future Persons in Pragmatic Evaluation of Altruistic Interventions: Mostly finished- Seeking co-author with expertise in philosophy or philosophical publications.

>> Philosophical Implications of Algorithmic Summarization: Seeking co-author with expertise in computer science.

Interested parties are welcome to reach out at lou@foresight.org, subject: we will forward on his contact info.
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>> Call for co-contributors on papers with expertise in mathematics, philosophy, or computer science > Applied Mathematics and Normative Psychology: Quantifying Virtue Ethics and Deontology: Seeking co-author with expertise in mathematics.

>> Corrupting Effectiveness: Utilitarianism and Moral Impartiality toward Future Persons in Pragmatic Evaluation of Altruistic Interventions: Mostly finished- Seeking co-author with expertise in philosophy or philosophical publications.

>> Philosophical Implications of Algorithmic Summarization: Seeking co-author with expertise in computer science.

Interested parties are welcome to reach out at lou@foresight.org, subject: we will forward on his contact info.

01.11.19

Foresight Institute

Specialists in research areas related to increasing human longevity collaborated with those tackling the challenges of atomically-precise 3D structures and molecular machines, including construction pathways using biochemistry organic/inorganic chemistry, protein design, DNA objects, applied physics, molecular biology, computational chemistry, and engineering.

Areas addressed include malformed proteins, extracellular crosslinks, cell loss and atrophy, senescent cells, cancer, mitochondrial mutations, along with the roles of stem cells and gene therapy.

More on Foresight Workshops:
foresight.org/technical-workshops-and-whitepapers/Specialists in research areas related to increasing human longevity collaborated with those tackling the challenges of atomically-precise 3D structures and molecular machines, including construction pathways using biochemistry organic/inorganic chemistry, protein design, DNA objects, applied physics, molecular biology, computational chemistry, and engineering. Areas addressed include malformed proteins, extracellular crosslinks, cell loss and atrophy, senescent cells, cancer, mitochondrial mutations, along with the roles of stem cells and gene therapy. More on Foresight Workshops: https://foresight.org/technical-workshops-and-whitepapers/
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Specialists in research areas related to increasing human longevity collaborated with those tackling the challenges of atomically-precise 3D structures and molecular machines, including construction pathways using biochemistry organic/inorganic chemistry, protein design, DNA objects, applied physics, molecular biology, computational chemistry, and engineering.

Areas addressed include malformed proteins, extracellular crosslinks, cell loss and atrophy, senescent cells, cancer, mitochondrial mutations, along with the roles of stem cells and gene therapy.

More on Foresight Workshops:
https://foresight.org/technical-workshops-and-whitepapers/
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