The long run can look fairly bleak. Local weather catastrophes, new illnesses, crumbling infrastructure, wealth inequality, cyber dangers, geopolitical conflicts, and threats to democracy across the globe are simply among the issues now shaking individuals’s confidence in a greater tomorrow.
However human ingenuity is at all times a trigger for hope, and each era brings new thinkers, activists, entrepreneurs, and builders to work on the world’s greatest challenges.
This 12 months, WIRED will rejoice its thirtieth anniversary by showcasing the individuals, platforms, applied sciences, and concepts that encourage us—and, we hope, will encourage you. Be part of us on December 5 in San Francisco for a thought-provoking program that includes among the most influential individuals in tech, enterprise, science, leisure, and past as we discover know-how’s affect on our previous, current, and future—and dig into options and our optimistic imaginative and prescient for the following 30 years.
What Is It?
LiveWIRED is a one-day, in-person occasion at The Midway in San Francisco. It is going to be a mixture of audio system, panels, demonstrations, and experiences designed to get you eager about how we are able to collectively sort out local weather change and what you are able to do to contribute.
How Do I Attend?
LiveWIRED is a free occasion, however area is proscribed. Apply to attend here, the place you will additionally discover updates on programming bulletins and knowledge on our visitor audio system, panels, and activations, in addition to info on the venue and what to anticipate once you arrive.
Who Will Be Talking?
Steven Amato, founder and CEO, Contend
Jade Raymond, president and founder, Haven Studios
Jaron Lanier, scientist, author, musician; prime unifying scientist of Microsoft
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the Internet; CTO and cofounder, Inrupt
John Bruce, CEO and cofounder, Inrupt
Stephen Curry, CEO, 30 Ink
Suresh Singh, secretary-chairman, 30 Ink
Blitz Bazawule, musician, creator, artist, filmmaker
Rodrigo Prieto, cinematographer, Barbie and Killers of the Flower Moon
Karen Nyberg, retired NASA astronaut, engineer, and textile artist
Tierra Whack, artist and musician
Tiffany Williams, COO, 30 Ink
Chris Helfrich, CEO, Eat. Be taught. Play. Basis
Erick Peyton, cofounder, co-CEO, and chief artistic officer, Unanimous Media
Jennifer Doudna, biochemist and Nobel Prize–successful coinventor of Crispr know-how
Jared Isaacman, CEO, Shift4 (NYSE:FOUR); commander, Inspiration4 and Polaris Daybreak
Aparna Nancherla, comic and author
Faye Wattleton, cofounder and EVP, EeroQ
Rachel Kowert, analysis director, Take This
Fei-Fei Li, Sequoia Professor within the Laptop Science Division at Stanford College; codirector of Stanford’s Human-Centered AI Institute
Annalee Newitz, journalist, creator, and podcaster
Moriba Jah, cofounder and chief scientist at Privateer Area and Moriba Jah Common
Yudhanjaya Wijeratne, creator
Meredith Whittaker, president, Sign Basis
Catie Cuan, entrepreneur, engineer, and artist
Reid Hoffman, cofounder, LinkedIn; associate, Greylock
John Hanke, founder and CEO, Niantic
Charlie Jane Anders, author and editor
Joe Atkinson, vice chair, chief merchandise and know-how officer, PwC
Jon Gieselman, president, Expedia Manufacturers, Expedia Group