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Foresight Visions, Part 1 -- Existential Hope

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Phil, Stephen, and PJ welcome Christine Peterson and Allison  Duettmann for a two-part discussion on what's new with the Foresight Institute  and what's going to be happening at the upcoming Foresight Vision Weekend  December 2-3.

What Is the Vision Weekend?

A member-gathering dedicated to taking stock of the most compelling ideas of today, turn them into coherent visions for a better future and get to work on them.

Keynote panels will explore:

Longevity: Reaching Escape Velocity
Blockchains: Master Key To Unlock The Future?
Intelligence: The Brain As Next Frontier?
The Long-Term: So Much To Do, So Little Time  

In part one of our discussion, Allison explains why Existential Hope will be a major theme for the Vision Weekend. 

Plus Christine, Phil, and PJ reflect on the imact of past Foresight vision events  

SPECIAL OFFER: World Transformed listeners can get a 50% discount off the ticket price for the Vision Weekend (which also requires membership in the Foresight Institute -- you can join when you buy your ticket.) Just use the discount code transformed

About Our Guests:

Christine Peterson writes, lectures, and briefs the media on world transforming technologies. She is the Co-Founder and former President of Foresight Institute, the leading nanotech public interest group.

Allison  Duettmann  is the chair of the Foresight Institute’s Vision weekend.  She also conducts research, authors reports, and hosts the invitational technical workshops and public events. 

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