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Peter Thiel: the billionaire tech entrepreneur on a mission to cheat death - Telegraph

Peter Thiel: the billionaire tech entrepreneur on a mission to cheat death - Telegraph | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
The co-founder of PayPal and likely the most successful venture capitalist in Silicon Valley is on a mission to change the world through technology – and to find a cure for death
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Exploring the Nexus of Creativity and Capitalism | Dissident Voice

Exploring the Nexus of Creativity and Capitalism | Dissident Voice | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
What is the Art and Money project? It’s a research, teaching and publishing project I’m working on that is basically tracing two intertwined things. Fir
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Public Talks: Slow Politics International Conference on Power & Creativity in an Age of Crisis « PROJECTS « SAPPORO MEDIA ARTS LAB

Public Talks: Slow Politics International Conference on Power & Creativity in an Age of Crisis « PROJECTS « SAPPORO MEDIA ARTS LAB | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
SMAL will announce the program of Public Talks: International Conference on Power & Creativity in an Age of Crisis   September 29th 2014 | PORTO Sapporo | Japan   Date: September 29th (Mon.), 2014, 14:00-19:00. Venue: Porto Hall, Northern Regions Academic Information Center 1F, Hokusho University Minami 1-jo Nishi 22-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo  https://goo.gl/maps/HQVtU   Organizers: Sapporo Media Arts Lab.(SMAL)+Berliner Gazette Project of Hokusho University on Developing Creative Activit
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SALT: Seminars About Long-term Thinking | Edge.org

SALT: Seminars About Long-term Thinking | Edge.org | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
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The Long + Short

The Long + Short | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
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Last week we launched The Long + Short, a new digital magazine telling stories of innovation - where new ideas come from, how they grow, expand and take hold in our lives. You'll find extracts from the magazine below, or you can view it in full at thelongandshort.org.

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CyborgCamp | An Unconference on the Future of Humans and Technology

CyborgCamp | An Unconference on the Future of Humans and Technology | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
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William Gibson | James Gleick

William Gibson | James Gleick | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
When William Gibson visited LIVE last year, he offered an early glimpse of his work-in-progress The Peripheral. Now, the master of science fiction returns to celebrate the novel's publication, and discuss visions of the future with author and science historian James Gleick, whose works include Chaos: Making a New Science, and The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood.

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 7 - 9 p.m.

PROGRAM LOCATIONS:

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos Forum (Map and directions) 
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Artificial intelligence meets the C-suite | McKinsey & Company

Artificial intelligence meets the C-suite | McKinsey & Company | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Technology is getting smarter, faster. Are you? Experts including the authors of The Second Machine Age, Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, examine the impact that “thinking” machines may have on top-management roles. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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Smart and Sustainable Cities

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Tel Aviv Global & Tourism and DLD Tel Aviv Innovation Festival, chaired by Mr. Yossi Vardi, invite you to a Meetup dedicated to the latest trends in urban creativity. As part o
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Tomorrow, Apple Will Officially Kill The Credit Card

Tomorrow, Apple Will Officially Kill The Credit Card | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
The extinction of the credit card will officially begin tomorrow, September 9th. Is your business ready?
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Emotional Machines | Nesta

Emotional Machines | Nesta | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Is society ready for robot companions?
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When Robots Take Over Most Jobs, What Will Be the Purpose of Humans?

When Robots Take Over Most Jobs, What Will Be the Purpose of Humans? | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Soon, all that will be left for human beings will be the non-routine, creative work....
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Apple's Sept. 9 Event: What to Expect

Apple's Sept. 9 Event: What to Expect | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Sept. 9, 2014, will be remembered as the day when Apple finally released a phablet, and dove into wearables.
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Money and Art: An Interview with Max Haiven

Money and Art: An Interview with Max Haiven | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Here is a digital version of an interview about my work on money, art and finance, published in the Spring issue of Crit.
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International Forum of Media Arts City 2014 “Aesthetics of Mediation: Creativity in an Age of Social Media” « PROJECTS « SAPPORO MEDIA ARTS LAB

International Forum of Media Arts City 2014 “Aesthetics of Mediation: Creativity in an Age of Social Media” « PROJECTS « SAPPORO MEDIA ARTS LAB | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
International Forum of Media Arts City 2014 “Aesthetics of Mediation: Creativity in an Age of Social Media”   In November 2013, Sapporo became a member of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network as a "City of Media Arts". A media arts city senses the breath of the city and arbitrates the challenges of the future. The aesthetic, sensing the city, is a vital organ in relation to our recognition and communication. Current visual media, particularly social media culture, has become an important founda
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Remix Culture Night « PROJECTS « SAPPORO MEDIA ARTS LAB

Remix Culture Night « PROJECTS « SAPPORO MEDIA ARTS LAB | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
In conjunction with RemixFilmFestival, special film screening  of "Copyright Criminals"will take you the history of hip hop sampling and creator's relationship with intellectual property. As the Internet popularized the act of remixing, how can creativity flourish in the face of DMCA takedowns and cyber policing? Followed by open discussion, workshop participants will talk about the polymorphic nature of creativity often seen in derivative works and meme on the Internet as well as its sustainabi
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The Manipulators: Facebook’s Social Engineering Project – The...

The Manipulators: Facebook’s Social Engineering Project – The... | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
The following is a feature article from the new intern issue of the Los Angeles Review of Books: The Magazine. The issue, which our interns produced as part of this past summer’s LARB Publishing Course, comes off press at the end of the month and will be mailed to subscribing LARB members...
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This Philosopher Polled Experts on Exactly When They Predict a Computer Will Be Smarter Than a Human

This Philosopher Polled Experts on Exactly When They Predict a Computer Will Be Smarter Than a Human | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
It's closer than you think.
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Can a Robot Be Your Boss? -- Knowledge@Wharton

Can a Robot Be Your Boss? -- Knowledge@Wharton | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence and people analytics are allowing more management tasks to become automated — but can they adapt to the human needs of employees?
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JIBO: The World's First Family Robot - YouTube

CROWDFUNDING NOW at http://www.myjibo.com Meet JIBO! See what JIBO can do, and how he can fit in and is helpful in all sorts of families and in many differen...
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Our Cyborg Future: Law and Policy Implications

Our Cyborg Future: Law and Policy Implications | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Benjamin Wittes and Jane Chong examine how the law will respond as we become more cyborg-like, and the divide between human and machine becomes ever-more unstable. In particular, they consider how the law of surveillance will shift as we develop from humans who use machines into humans who partially are machines or, at least, who depend on machines pervasively for our most human-like activities.
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Event : CONNECTING CITIES: URBAN REFLECTIONS - SUPERMARKT Berlin

Event : CONNECTING CITIES: URBAN REFLECTIONS - SUPERMARKT Berlin | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
You are invited to explore artistic strategies and cultural potentialities of media facades & urban screens. During the Kulturfestival Wedding-Moabit t
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Smartphones and the Uncertain Future of 'Spatial Thinking'

Smartphones and the Uncertain Future of 'Spatial Thinking' | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Navigation apps are transforming the way we experience urban environments—for better and for worse.
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We shouldn’t be afraid of the robot economy – in fact, we need more robots, and fast | Nesta

We shouldn’t be afraid of the robot economy – in fact, we need more robots, and fast | Nesta | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation, has today published a book exploring the future possibilities of robot technology and the potential consequences for the economy.
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Technological Unemployment: Software Revolution or Job Extinction? | Commonwealth Club

Jim Clark, Founder and CEO, World Technology Network and World Technology Awards; Author, Manifesto for a New Civilization; Former Faculty Member, Harvard; Former Bill Clinton Presidential Campaign Director for Non-Profit Sector and National Service Vivek Wadhwa, Research Director, Singularity University; Professor, Stanford; Author, The Immigrant
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