Virtual Futures presents leading technology thinker Adam Greenfield on his field manual to the Radical Technologies that are transforming our lives.
Virtual Futures presents a panel on the strategies for anticipating the unknown in an event that continues our mission to reassert the significance of science fiction as a tool for navigating the increasing technologisation of society and culture.
Virtual Futures presents Richard Barbrook in conversation with Pat Kane on the Californian Ideology and cyber-communism.
Virtual Futures presents Jaan Tallinn (Founding Engineer of Skype & Kazaa) for an intimate discussion on artificial intelligence, existential risk and the intelligence explosion.
Virtual Futures presents media theorist, author, documentarian, and world-renowned public intellectual, Douglas Rushkoff who has has spent his prolific career thinking about how new media and technology are impacting culture, business, and the economy.
As part of the Science Museum Lates series, Virtual Futures presents a panel on the interaction between Artificial Intelligence and weaponry, which will inform the landscape and practises of future warfare.
McKenzie Wark returns to Virtual Futures for the first time since 1995 to present his guide to the thinkers and ideas that will shape the future - and subsequently discuss his thoughts with Prof. Steve Fuller.
Virtual Futures presents a discussion on technologies of surveillance, the infringements on privacy by the state, restrictions of individual freedom and the mutation of identity.
State-of-the-art virtual environments, which are increasingly indistinguishable from reality, are fast proving themselves to have a transformative effect on the body and the brain - But virtual reality, like all technologies, is neutral: it can be used to treat but might it also be used to traumatise?