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Memory, Prediction and the Invisible Future Video

Memory, Prediction and the Invisible Future Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0vObBC-6do On Saturday 5th October 2013, the Memory Network invited Jessica Bland (Nesta), Dr Kevin Fong and Entrepreneur Robert Stevens (Bunnyfoot) to discuss the role memory plays in anticipating the future as part of our series of events  at the Cheltenham Literature Festival.  In this video, our panellists discuss the changing relationship between memory and technology, the cultural function of science fiction…
Saving Our Memory For the Future Part Two: Memory, Prediction and the Invisible Future

Saving Our Memory For the Future Part Two: Memory, Prediction and the Invisible Future

The ‘Memory, Prediction and the Invisible Future’ event at The Cheltenham Festival started from the perhaps counterintuitive assumption that memory is not just for looking backward, but that it is a tool we need in order to predict the future. From an evolutionary point of view, individual memory probably evolved for us to plan ahead: in order to make choices…