Learning About the Future in 50 Minutes

This 50 minute talk is on Friday, 24 February 2012, at 12:00pm in room SL-110 at Scottsdale Community College (SCC). The talk is free and open to the public. SCC is located just east of the Loop 101 at 9000 E. Chaparral Road in Scottsdale, Arizona. {maps}

Learning about the future in 50 minutes? Is it possible?
It's possible, but we must...
HPC (supercomputing) & the 'P' in HPC: Exaflops by 02018-02020
21st Century Informatics
STEM/STEAM Enabled by HPC & 21st Century Informatics
Long Bet #1: Turing Test Pass/Fail by 02029 (Mitch Kapor vs. Ray Kurzweil)
"Be a Scientist and Save the World" (Wade Adams; keynote at AzNano.org 02007)
Nanotechnology/Nanoscience/Molecular Nano-Bio
Robotics/Artificial Intelligence/Augmented Intelligence
"Prepare to Evolve"... Technological Singularity, Transhumanism & Living Forever
Learning About the Future: An Infinite Loop of Learning & Unlearning