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Transforming Humanity in the 21st Century & Beyond Webinar Watch Party

September 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This Friday, September 14th we will be hosting a last-minute watch party for a live webinar by our friends and deep thinkers at Singularity University.

Please join us on the 5th fl. of T-REX in our Anheuser-Busch Cafe/Bar for:

Transforming Humanity in the 21st Century and Beyond
by Ray Kurzweil & Peter Diamandis
September 14th, 2018
2:00pm CST


The founders of Singularity University will tackle these 5 key questions facing the future of technology and innovation:

Can we extend the healthy human lifespan to 120? 150? Perhaps longer?
What are the ethics of immortality? Will humans be immortal?
When will we reach human-level artificial intelligence? Ray Kurzweil has been consistent in his prediction of 2029 (just 11 years from now). What are the implications to that development?
When will we be able to connect our brains to the cloud? How? Will we choose to do that?
Will technology kill all jobs? What are the implications to technological unemployment How do we raise and teach our children during this era of exponential growth?


About Ray Kurzweil, Co-Founder & Chancellor
Ray Kurzweil has been described as “the restless genius” by The Wall Street Journal, and “the ultimate thinking machine” by Forbes. Inc. magazine called him the “rightful heir to Thomas Edison.” He is considered to be one of the world’s leading inventors, thinkers, and futurists, with a 30-year track record of accurate predictions. In 2012, Ray Kurzweil was appointed a Director of Engineering at Google, heading a team developing machine intelligence and natural language understanding.

About Peter H. Diamandis, Executive Founder & Director
Dr. Peter H. Diamandis is Executive Founder and Director of Singularity University and Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation. In 2014 he was named one of "The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders" by Fortune Magazine. Diamandis is the New York Times Bestselling author of “Abundance – The Future Is Better Than You Think” and “BOLD – How to go Big, Create Wealth & Impact the World”. He earned an undergraduate degree in Molecular Genetics and a graduate degree in Aerospace Engineering from MIT and received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School.

Details

Date:
September 14, 2018
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Venue

Anheuser-Busch Cafe/Bar @ T-REX (5th Floor)
911 Washington Avenue
St Louis, MO 63101 United States

Organizer

Singularity U St. Louis Chapter
Website:
https://singularityuglobal.org/chapters/st-louis