The Long Now: Planning a 10,000 Year Future for Human Knowledge
What does it mean to plan 10,000 years into the future? The Long Now Foundation in San Francisco is trying to answer this question. Working to reframe our sense of the here and now to be a bigger 'here' and a longer 'now', the Long Now provides a sense of agency and responsibility for the future of our human civilisation.
Lunchtime Talks: Not just news to us
Its not just a breakfast TV that has a problem – there is a long history of racism in the Australian media. But indigenous media has its own history, and now innovations like IndigenousX are changing the landscape. With black voices increasingly telling their own stories and shaping public debate, what does the future hold? And what are the implications for Aboriginal identities and social movements? Join journalist and academic Jack Latimore to find out.
Lifestyle of the Richard and Family
Dinner party drama turns tech-rave apocalypse. This poetically absurd modern drama takes our most familiar truths and our most popular aspirations to a level of strangeness beyond comprehension a point of no return. Harriet Gillies leads a team of stellar performers through an algorithm to understand the increasing role predictive technologies play in our day-to-day lives.
Food Fighter Screening
After filling up at the Rescue Banquet Dinner, learn more about how to fight food waste. At this special screening of the critically acclaimed film 'Food Fighter', watch food crusader Ronni Kahn confront issues around sustainability, food systems and future diets.
Mini make day
This is DIY without the splinters. Join a family-friendly day of free games, workshops, talks, community hangouts and virtual reality. Mini Make Day will team you up with makers, artists and organisations that create incredible things share their skills and celebrate the do-it-yourself spirit.