you may feel More optimistic about the future today than you were last year. But that’s not a huge handicap to point out: Notch has shown us over the past 18 months that we still have some flaws to function in this entire community.
That’s why we brought you Renewable Energy: Wired. Navigating the future will require some hard work, as well as willingness and insight to rethink how the world is shaped. For two days – November 9 and 10 – WIRED is hosting a series of sessions with some of the planet’s top thinkers (and top thinkers). About Universe). We’ll talk to technologists, scientists, artists, actors, and even some royals about how we can build a well-functioning world in the future.
Likes Repeat last year For the conference, this will be a virtual event. If you want to watch live – or participate in the Q&A – you need to Register here. (Don’t worry, it’s free.) Check back here for updates throughout the two-day extravaganza. We’ll share all the highlights below in this post, and link to writing keynotes along with full videos.
What should the future of artificial intelligence look like?
November 9, 11 a.m. ET
WIRED’s Global Managing Editor Gideon Lichfield sits with Kai-Fu Lee, CEO of Sinovation Ventures and Yuki Matsuoka, founder and CEO of Personal Assistant Service John To discuss the future of artificial intelligence.
We design for the future we want to live in
November 9, 12:30 p.m. ET
Have you seen an iPhone before? MacBook? Well, you should thank Joni Ive for that. I’ve designed just about every great gadget from Apple over the past 20 years. Then, in 2019, he left to start his own design company. Here, I’ll talk with Conde Nast’s Chief Global Content Officer Anna Wintour about the future of design and what’s next for it.
Speak the truth to biased algorithms
Nov. 9, 1:30 p.m. ET
In 2020, former Google researcher Timnit Gebru released a paper that pointed out the ethical issues in a specific type of AI software that Google used in its search engine. In response, Google shoot it. At the event, Gibero joins WIRED senior writer Tom Simonet to talk about the lack of oversight within the tech industry and how to develop artificial intelligence that benefits society.
Internet lying machine
Nov. 9, 4 p.m. ET
Prince Harry is no stranger to the rumor mill. After a turbulent year, the Duke of Sussex joins Rene Dersta, Director of Artistic Research at Stanford Internet ObservatoryWarshad Robinson, President of Racial Justice change color To have a conversation about how social media drives misinformation, online hate, and propaganda — and what we can do about it. This session is moderated by Stephen Levy, WIRED’s itinerant editor.
Creative Problem Solving: Leveraging Technology for Good
November 9, 10 a.m. ET
This conversation with Amy Webb, founder of business strategy firm Future Today Institute and Kirk Skoggin, Executive Vice President of Lenovo, was moderated by WIRED’s Senior Global Director of Audience Development and Analytics Indu Chandrasekhar. (This session is sponsored by Lenovo.)
the second day
The messenger RNA revolution: COVID-19 and beyond
Nov. 10, 9:30 a.m. ET
In the dark days of the pandemic, it may have seemed that Covid vaccines took forever to emerge. In fact, it is among the fastest-growing vaccines in human history – a true scientific marvel. Now, it may usher in an unprecedented era of vaccines for multiple diseases. In this session, WIRED’s senior public health writer, Maren McKenna, moderated a conversation with Moderna CEO Stephan Bancel, and Nahid Bhadelia, founding director of the Boston University Center for Policy and Research on Emerging Infectious Diseases (CEID).