14 May 2017

Singularity

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Table of Ten Topic on Singularity

“The problem is not simply that the Singularity represents the passing of humankind from center stage, but that it contradicts our most deeply held notions of being.” Just one of the many musings by Vernor Vinge on the coming Singularity. In the tradition of the Table of Ten we will gather to investigate, share, and come to know more about this radical change ahead – the moment man creates a sentient and conscious other. At this Table of Ten influential people are being invited that can have serious impact of life of others due to their financial, network, or their knowledgeable state of being. This Table of Ten will explore not just technology, it also touches on philosophy, psychology, economics, and our understanding of the very essence of what is consciousness and sentience.

The guests and Ritual

the 10 will be hand-picked and invited from different backgrounds of business, politics, philosophy, sports, music, and art. With different, exercises and questions this Table of Ten will try to investigate what is truly of value to leave behind. Is there a common denominator, can we agree on key values, are their life lessons to be learned.  Lets find out.

Discussion & Insight, Meditation & Contemplation

"But if the technological Singularity can happen, it will."

– Vernor Vinge

We gather between 18.00 and 18.30 o’clock to gather and get acquainted.

No more than 20 guests and 10 Table of Ten speakers will be present.

At 19.30 o’clock an introduction to the topic will be made and after a small quiet mediation on the topic of Freedom all guest will go to the Table of Ten. Once seated, the ritual commences.

Date:
14 May 2017
With:

Guests to be published

Location:

Theatrum Vitae: Mayer Manor
nes 116–118, 1012 KE amsterdam

Time:

To be announced

Doors Open:
To be announced
Entrance:
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