Accelerating Change 2005. September 16-18, Stanford University. Artificial Intelligence and Intelligence Amplification. Transforming Technology, Empowering Humanity

Great futures literature related to conference themes, and more about our fantastic speakers.


Before and after the conference

Must-See PDFs | Arranged by conference themes.

Noteworthy Books | Top 50 and Top 500

Speaker Links | "Read Ahead" articles by or about our speakers


After the conference

Speaker Slides | Presentation slides from AC2005

Speaker Audio | Presentation audio from AC2005

Speaker Video | Presentation video from AC2005

Speaker slides will be posted for free at the link above. Speaker audio will be available for free download by our media partner, IT Conversations. Visit Accelerating Change 2004 audio archives for last year's downloads. Speaker DVDs will be produced on site for low cost purchase individually at the conference, and made available for a higher price individually and in compilation several months after the event.

Key Questions
How does computation affect our environment?
What is accelerating technological change?
Why is accelerating change important?
What is the universal story of accelerating change?
What is the "technological singularity" hypothesis?
Where might accelerating change take us in the 21st century?
What are our main benefits and risks with regard to accelerating change?
How do we improve the study of accelerating change?


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