Technology's Impact on Society: The Future of Humanity
SESSION #1 - THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY
ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD (Werner Herzog - 2007)
Director Werner Herzog takes us in this documentary to Antarctica where he conducts a fascinating sociological study on a tribe of scientists who have decided to leave mainstream civilization. They offer a unique perspective of mankind’s future and the consequences of population growth.
"What do you see happening to the idea of dignity to human species if this population growth continues at its present rate?".
Science fiction writer Isaac Aasimov answer to this question was: “It's going to destroy it all..."
"If you try to write with a wide general audience in mind, your story will ring false and be bland. No one will be interested. Write for one person. If it’s genuine for the one, it’s genuine for the rest"
Can technology provide a solution to population growth?
Let's join the course session and try to give an answer to this question.
19.00 - Check in
19.15 - Moderation
19.30 - Start Screening
21:00 - Discussion and drinks
ABOUT THE COURSE
Join this course and explore the meaning and end of technology. Watch with us all time classics on the impact of technology on society and participate in a discussion of how technology does shape humanity for the better or worse. Be part of a quest to unlock the mystery of technological evolution and find an answer to what appropriate technology can do to make the World a better place.
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SCREENING ARE ALWAYS IN ENGLISH. Chinese subtitles not guaranteed.
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