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Machine, Platform, Crowd
New York, NY

The authors of The Second Machine Age are back with a new book on the key forces driving our increasingly digital age.

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What Your Dog Really Thinks of You
Washington, D.C.

Bring your dog and join us for a conversation about what dogs think!

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America's Longest War, Against Cancer
Washington, D.C.

Join Future Tense in Washington, D.C., as we gather the experts who are reassessing how we understand, prevent, and treat cancer.

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Is Technology Enriching Language?
New York, NY

Emerging technologies are changing the way we speak, write, and communicate. Will language be richer or poorer for it?

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What Algorithms Want
Washington, D.C.

Algorithms tell us what to read, where to go, and whom to date…but do we really understand them?

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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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