How Can We Create Counter Culture To Update Our Social Contract? @ The Embassy Network, San Francisco [12 February]

How Can We Create Counter Culture To Update Our Social Contract?


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12
February
20:00 - 22:30

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The Embassy Network
399 Webster St, San Francisco, California 94117
Allison Duettmann, Foresight Institute, in discussion with Dr Joon Yun, MD, President of Palo Alto Investors.

In times of bitcoin frenzy, political polarization, and memetic warfare, let’s examine the source from which these phenomena emerge: our culture.

We’ll discuss the evolution and human culture, and how technological progress has induced evolutionary dysfunctions. We will also discuss the role of counterculture in creating a new social contract.

Topics
Darwinian dysfunctions and modern culture
Opportunity obesity
Four-dimensional biology
Systems philanthropy
How Hamilton’s rule got us where we are​
Why memetic parallax is a feature, not a bug
The 1/99 counterculture
Mob mentality and counterculture
Leveraging linguistic relativity to create 21st century culture
Psychology 2.0
Subversive media for counterculture
The Great Interlude
The new social contract

Dr Joon Yun
Dr Joon Yun is President and Managing Partner of Palo Alto Investors, LLC, a hedge fund founded in 1989 with $2 billion in assets. Board certified in radiology, Joon served on the clinical faculty at Stanford from 2000-2006. Joon has served on numerous boards, and he is currently a trustee of the Salk Institute. Joon donated the $1 million Palo Alto Longevity Prize in 2013 to nurture innovations in longevity and recently donated $2 million to launch the National Academy of Medicine Aging and Longevity Grand Challenge. He has also been to Burning Man the past 18 years.

Allison Duettmann
Allison conducts research and coordinates the technical programs at Foresight Institute. Her research focus is on the reduction of existential risks, especially from AI safety. At Existentialhope.com she keeps an index of readings, podcasts, organizations, and people that inspire an optimistic long-term vision for humanity. Allison speaks and moderates panels on existential risks & existential hope, AI safety, longevity, blockchains, ethics in technology. Allison holds a Summa Cum Laude MS in Philosophy & Public Policy from the London School of Economics, her dissertation focused on creating a moral framework for Artificial General Intelligence via NLP.

Foresight Institute
Foresight Institute is a leading non-profit research organization focused on technologies of fundamental importance for the human future, focusing on molecular machine nanotechnology, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence.

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