Davos 2016: Life in 2030 Humankind and the Machine

Posted By on January 27, 2016

The world is on the brink of a new revolution driven by the convergence of a number of new technologies, including genome editing, artificial intelligence and 3D printing. How will these technologies change the lives of the next generation?

This heavyweight panel of thinkers and Scientists discuss the following:

  • What are the game-changing technologies?
  • What are the moral, ethical and social concerns which they raise?
  • How are these technologies going to change the face of business, government and society?
  • How can humans work with technology for better outcomes?


  • Eric Anderson, Chairman, Planetary Holdings, USA.
  • Jennifer Doudna, Professor of Chemistry and of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, USA.
  • Nita A. Farahany, Professor, Law and Philosophy, Duke University, USA.
  • Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of Estonia
  • Andrew Moore, Dean, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, USA.
  • and moderated by: Zanny Minton Beddoes, Editor-in-Chief, The Economist, United Kingdom.

Shared from the World Economic Forum.


Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist speaker that researches, speaks, and writes about the future of work, how technology is affecting the workplace, how workers are adapting, the sharing economy, and how the world is evolving. He appears at conferences in Canada, USA, UK, and Europe. Email him to book him for your radio, TV show, or conference.

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