"The future is already here, it is just not evenly distributed"... Three essential truths about the connected world that we live today, and what they mean for how we should live our lives.
This is a part of the conference, 'Armageddon in Cyberspace'. The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the Gresham College website: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/the-happiness-of-the-half-cyborg
Gresham College has been giving free public lectures since 1597. This tradition continues today with all of our five or so public lectures a week being made available for free download from our website. There are currently nearly 1,500 lectures free to access or download from the website.
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Editor at Large of WIRED magazine (UK); Head of Digital at SIX Creative, a creative agency working with high fashion brands; and founder of Dangerous Precedent, a consultancy helping people with their content management issues. His main concerns in his writing and consultancy are the effects of the internet on society, foreign policy, business, and culture.
His other current roles include: the Prime Minister's Ambassador to TechCity, London's Internet Sector; Innovator in Residence at the Centre for Creative and Social Technologies at Goldsmiths, University of London; non-resident fellow of the 21st Century Defense Initiative at the Brookings Institute in Washington D.C; Senior Fellow at the Royal College of Defence Studies, London; member of the European Commission High Level Group on Media Freedom; and a fellow of the European Policy Centre in Brussels.
He is also a photographer and sometime war correspondent.