Exponential: How to Bridge the Gap Between Technology and Society
Technology is developing at an increasing, exponential rate. But human society – from our businesses to our political institutions – can only ever adapt at a slower, incremental pace. The result is an ‘exponential gap’ – between the power of new technology and humans’ ability to keep up.
Azeem Azhar is the creator of Exponential View, Britain’s leading platform for in-depth tech analysis, read by 200,000 people weekly from around the world. He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Futures Council, and a contributor to publications including the Financial Times, Prospect and the MIT Technology Review.
This event is taking place at the Pavilion Arts Centre in Buxton, as part of Buxton International Festival’s Big BIF Weekend, with a stellar line up of book, music and jazz events to enjoy on the 15 and 16 October.
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