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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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Watch the video of our wonderful evening with Anders Sandberg, a lively, entertaining, deep and inspiring discussion on his new paper Dissolving the Fermi Paradox, and many more far future musings.Allison Duettmann spends an evening with Anders Sandberg from the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford to discuss his new paper Dissolving the Fermi Parado... ... See MoreSee Less
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Anders Sandberg & The Fermi Paradox - and other exciting Foresight storieshttps://mailchi.mp/f475adfffbbe/anders-sandberg-the-fermi-paradox-and-other-exciting-fores... ... See MoreSee Less
Ever-inspiring Allison Dman on choosing to opt-in the quest for a better future vs the uncertainty that making a difference is possible. Watch and join the movement!
More on www.existentialhope.comOur civilization is made up of countless individuals and pieces of material technology, which come together to form institutions and interdependent systems o... ... See MoreSee Less
In case you missed this fascinating salon, watch Samo Burja paint a vibrant picture of the critical role institutions play in building our future, through harnessing material and social resources towards human ends.Our civilization is made up of countless individuals and pieces of material technology, which come together to form institutions and interdependent systems o... ... See MoreSee Less
Save the date for Foresight Vision Weekend: December 1 & 2 2018 - mailchi.mp/3578fd8117c6/foresight-vision-weekend-december-1-2-2018 ... See MoreSee Less
Foresight co-founder and Senior Fellow Christine Peterson will be live-streaming tomorrow (Sat.) starting 4:30 PM on Simulation hosted by Allen Saakyan. Here's the link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5UxSZjtFd4Christine Peterson is a nanotechnologist, futurist, author, and co-founder of Foresight Institute which educates the public, technical community, and policym... ... See MoreSee Less
✨👽✨ We are very grateful for our community and to all of you who came to our salon with Anders Sandberg on Friday night. ✨👽✨
Questions were highly resonant and comments on points. Thank you for making the discussion excellent, lively, and fun!
For those who could not make it, keep an eye out - the video will be published soon on www.youtube.com/c/ForesightInstitute ... See MoreSee Less
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In this Update: our latest Strengthening Civilization salon series video, a "how-to" guide for creating better futures, and more exciting news. - mailchi.mp/foresight/august2018update ... See MoreSee Less