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Can Technology Make Sports Safer?
Washington, D.C.

Join us to discuss whether technological advancements have been effective in making sports safer.

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Will Collaboration or Competition Propel Humans to Mars and Beyond?
Washington, D.C.

We welcome you to consider whether it will be competition or cooperation that finally gets us to Mars and beyond.

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Will The Internet Set Us Free?
Mexico City, Mexico

We invite you to join Arizona State University and Future Tense to consider how we might best protect individual freedoms.

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Cybersecurity Self-Defense Class
Washington, D.C.

Our experts will teach you how to use a virtual private network, cover your digital tracks, use secure communications platforms, and more.

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The Spawn of Frankenstein
Washington, D.C.

Join us to discuss the legacy of Shelley's Frankenstein and current influence.

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Will The Internet Always Be American?
Washington, D.C.

Join Future Tense to explore the internet’s nationality, and the extent to which it’s an expression of American culture.

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My Favorite Movie with Terrell McSweeny
Washington, D.C.

Join Commissioner Terrell McSweeny from the FTC for a screening and discussion of the The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai

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WATCH: The Attention Merchants
New York, NY

A new book by Tim Wu documents how the capture and resale of human attention has grown into the defining industry of our time.

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Law and Order Circa 2050
Washington, D.C.

Join Future Tense to consider how new crime-fighting technologies should be deployed to prevent crime and protect our rights.

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The Unnatural World
Washington, D.C.

A happy hour conversation that will discuss what men and women across the world are doing to ensure that this human era endures.

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My Favorite Movie with Anne-Marie Slaughter: Never Let Me Go
Washington, D.C.

Join Anne-Marie Slaughter for a screening and discussion of the 2010 film Never Let Me Go.

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Will Technology Make Ownership Obsolete?
Washington, D.C.

Join Future Tense to consider how technology is transforming the concept of ownership.

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