You might think Compared with last year, today is more optimistic about the future. But this is not a clear high standard: the hardships of the past 18 months have shown us that in the affairs of society as a whole, we still have some problems to be solved.
This is why we bring you Reply: WiredControlling the future requires some serious work, as well as the willingness and insight to rethink how we shape the world.For two days-November 9th and 10th-WIRED will meet some of the top thinkers on the planet (and top thinkers) about Planet). We will discuss with technologists, scientists, artists, actors, and even some members of the royal family how to build an effective world facing the future.
like Last year’s iteration During the meeting, this will be a virtual event. If you want to watch the live broadcast or participate in Q&A, you need Register here. (Don’t worry, it’s free.) At the two-day event, please come back here for updates. We will share all the highlights below in this article, and we will link to the article of the main event as well as the complete video.
What should the future of artificial intelligence look like?
11 a.m. Eastern Time on November 9th
WIRED global editorial director Gideon Lichfield sat down with Kai-Fu Lee, CEO of Innovation Works, and Yoky Matsuoka, founder and CEO of Personal Assistant Services John Discuss the future of artificial intelligence.
Designed for the future we want to live in
November 9th at 12:30 p.m. EDT
Have you seen an iPhone? A MacBook? Well, you have to thank Jony Ive. In the past 20 years, I have designed almost all iconic Apple gadgets. Then, in 2019, he left and founded his own design company. Here, Ive will discuss the future of design and his next plan with Anna Wintour, Global Chief Content Officer of Conde Nast.
Tell the truth about biased algorithms
November 9th, 1:30pm Eastern Time
In 2020, former Google researcher Timnit Gebru published a paper pointing out that there are ethical issues with certain artificial intelligence software Google uses in its search engine.In response, Google Fired herIn this event, Gebru and WIRED senior writer Tom Simonite discussed the lack of supervision within the technology industry and how to develop artificial intelligence that is beneficial to society.
Cyber lie machine
November 9:4 p.m. EDT
Prince Harry is no stranger to rumor factories.After a turbulent year, the Duke of Sussex joined Renée DiResta, who is the technical research manager Stanford Internet Observatoryy and Rashad Robinson, President of Racial Justice Organization Changing colors Discuss how social media drives misinformation, online hatred and propaganda—and what we can do. The meeting was chaired by WIRED special editor Steven Levy.
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Solving problems creatively: making good use of technology
November 9th at 10 a.m. Eastern Time
This conversation with Amy Webb, founder of the business strategy company Future Today Institute, and Kirk Skaugen, executive vice president of Lenovo, was hosted by Indu Chandrasekhar, senior director of WIRED’s global audience development and analysis. (This meeting is sponsored by Lenovo.)
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The mRNA revolution: COVID-19 and beyond
November 10:9:30 a.m. EDT
During the dark days of the pandemic, it seemed that it took a long time for the Covid vaccine to come out. In fact, they are one of the fastest-growing vaccines in human history-a true scientific miracle. Now, they may usher in an unprecedented era of multi-disease vaccines. In this meeting, “Wired” senior public health writer Maryn McKenna (Maryn McKenna) hosted a meeting with Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel and BU Founding Director of the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases (CEID) Nahid Bhadelia dialogue.