Monday, 12th of December 2011, 8 pm GMT
Title:The Foresight Immune System
Tweeter: Selected by Foreign Policy magazine as one of their Top 100 Global Thinkers, Jamais Cascio (@cascio) specializes in the design and creation of plausible scenarios of the future. His work has appeared in the Atlantic Monthly and Foreign Policy, among others, and he has been featured in a variety of future-oriented television programs. Cascio speaks about future possibilities around the world, at venues including the National Academy of Sciences and TED. Cascio is currently a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Future. In 2003, he co-founded the award-winning environmental website WorldChanging.com, and now blogs at Open the Future.
Description: If accurate predictions are impossible — and they are — why should we think about the future? In 25 tweets we’ll explore why foresight work remains important and what role it should play in our thinking about the world. Hint: it does for civilization what a vaccination does for our bodies…
To attend: Follow the hashtag and the @SvTwuni account on twitter (in seperate windows).