AI is the ever-present buzzword. Tonight, we will take you on a tour-de-force around this subject. Are machines actually intelligent - or will they be? How close or far are we to accomplish that? And much more. This will be an eye-opening presentation with lots of room for discussion. [Read More]
This presentation is an extension of a previous program where new technology (or old technology in new applications) were discussed. Tonight, we will get a look into some of the projects and ideas that are being worked at Stanford. Our lives are so dependent on energy in various forms that any progress will have an impact on how we live, work, and play. [Read More]
What Makes Some Technologies Disruptive?
Disruption is a buzz word often used in articles and media reports to characterize the accelerating developments in new technologies. But what are they exactly? Are all new technologies disruptive if they develop fast? If not, why are some of them disruptive and others not? How do they progress? Can we even predict them? Are there examples we can learn from? And most puzzling: Why are excellent companies most vulnerable to disruptions? [Read More]
The Floor is Yours
Tonight, we go back to the Slam concept, where everyone in attendance gets a chance to make 5-7 minute short introductions/presentations on something in the technology field they have come across, are curious about, don’t quite get, a book they have read or a video they have seen–anything they think might interest the Forum. It is always a lot of fun, and the most unusual things tend to come up. Not to be missed. [Read More]
Our Second Brain
A Second Genome
You read it right! Humans have two “brains” and two “genomes.” [Read More]
Rest in Peace!
This evening, we will discuss some of the cyber threats you didn’t know existed - a follow up to the November presentation on Cybercrime & Cyber Security. Most of this will be new to us, some of it is downright scary, but all of it is part of today’s life in cyber space, and we need to know what to DO about it. [Read More]