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APF Event: Global Futures Festival (V-Gathering)

APF Event: Global Futures Festival (V-Gathering)

September 15th, the APF is organizing Futures Festival: a 12-hour long V-gathering “following the sun”, featuring talks and discussions in the following themes: Mixed Realities: Virtual Realities, Augmented Realities, Mixed Realities and other digital technologies Rise of Populism: New nationalism, anti-globalism, income inequality, post capitalism and threats to democracy Teaching Futures: Methods and […]

Looking back on Your Brain 2030: reflecting on brains, technology and the human condition

Looking back on Your Brain 2030: reflecting on brains, technology and the human condition

Want to look back some more? There’s pictures, visual notes and a vlog! Unusual places often bring something new. That was why the Dutch Future Society cooperated with Supperclub, a club in the oldest theater of Amsterdam, for the annual event – this year on the future of our brains. […]

Together, what do we see if we make the effort to picture the future?

Visual Notes of Your Brain in 2030

At Your Brain in 2030, Marianne Zuur made visual notes of the event. Dutch readers may prefer the original description.   Full-size Share this with others:

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Pictures of Your Brain in 2030

Here are some memorable shots from Your Brain in 2030, 2017’s annual DFS Event.   Full-size Share this with others:

Nederlandse futurologen zien de toekomst van hersenen en technologie in 2030

Nederlandse futurologen zien de toekomst van hersenen en technologie in 2030

Op dinsdag 5 september 2017 houdt de Dutch Future Society haar jaarlijkse bijeenkomst met als thema ‘Your Brain in 2030’. Trendwatchers, futurologen, toekomstverkenners en strategen laten zich inspireren door wetenschappers, filosofen, kunstenaars en produktontwikkelaars. Deze creatieve dwarsdenkers gaan met elkaar in gesprek over de nieuwste technologische ontwikkelingen en perspectieven op […]

Tools for Hope: APF London Professional Development Seminar

Tools for Hope: APF London Professional Development Seminar

An all day workshop on using futures methods to create change Pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the will, said the Italian radical Gramsci in a famous phrase. It is easy to overdose on the pessimism as we look at the overlapping crises that threaten to engulf us. But if […]

EXPO: Artists | Thinkers | Designers

EXPO: Artists | Thinkers | Designers

Next to our keynotes for Your Brain in 2030 on September 5th, we have also invited several artists, thinkers and designers that will help us experience their vision on the future of human enhancement: Erik van der Veen – Robotorium Geestzicht Yfke Laanstra – Bits, Bytes & Consciousness Jelger Kroese – An interactive […]

Your Brain in 2030 Keynote: Hannes Wiedemann

Your Brain in 2030 Keynote: Hannes Wiedemann

Human enhancement and DIY. Not two concepts that many of us would combine. Hannes Wiedemann, a Berlin-based artist and photographer, studied a fringe community that does just that: DIY cyborgs hack their own bodies. For fun. We are happy to announce that Hannes Wiedemann will be joining our Annual DFS […]

Workshop Technologie en Arbeidsparticipatie

Workshop Technologie en Arbeidsparticipatie

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Your Brain in 2030: Merging Man and Machine

Your Brain in 2030: Merging Man and Machine

Tickets are now available! Some people dream of the ultimate merge of man and machine. Scientists are showing us the possibilities. Philosophers discuss the implications of these technologies with us. And artists make our emotions towards this issue explicit.  The creation of super humans with new sensory abilities, enhanced brain […]