Apr 28

TED2017: The future you

TED2017: The future you
April 24–28, 2017
Vancouver, BC

“Politicians come and go, but ideas are forever.”
~ Chris Anderson, TED

“The best time to protect coral reefs was 50 years ago. The second best time is now.”
~ Kristen Marhaver, Coral Biologist

“Every time a machine gets smarter, we get smarter.”
~ Tom Gruber, Apple

“We need to be willing to see our own worldview as open to improvement from the evidence of other people.”
~ Michael Lynch, Philosopher

“Daring to understand means risking the possibility that what you want and what’s true are different things.”
~ Michael Lynch, Philosopher

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“Power is like drinking gin on an empty stomach: you get dizzy, drunk, lose your balance and end up hurting those around you.”
~ Pope Francis

“Algorithms automate the status quo.”
~ Cathy O’Neil, Mathematician

“That is not an anxiety-reducing situation.” (re: future full of flying cars overhead)
~ Elon Musk, SpaceX/Tesla

“The only people who refer to their customers as ‘users’ are drug dealers and technologists.”
~ Manoush Zomorodi, Writer

“Aging is not a problem to fix or a disease to be cured. It is a powerful, lifelong process that unites us all.”
~ Ashton Applewhite, Writer

Conference Link: TED2017: The future you