In this virtual and interactive course, we engage with the most pressing global challenges of our age—climate change, the risks of AI, and the complex ethical questions arising in the wake of new technologies. Our aim is to sharpen participants’ awareness and equip them to apply their skills to these significant and urgent issues.
As we focus largely on worldbuilding, participants will be immersed in a collaborative space where the frontiers of science and technology meet strategic discussions on risk and ethics. Central to our exploration is the integration of AI in all aspects of our worldbuilds. We recognize that positive, hopeful visions of AI futures are not only lacking but also urgently needed. By incorporating AI alongside other technologies, we seek to cultivate a balanced and forward-thinking perspective on how AI can contribute to global solutions.
We extend an invitation to become an architect of the future, leveraging unique skills to construct a meaningful and optimistic tomorrow. Spots are limited, so please make sure to apply today.
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This course is a convergence point for innovative minds passionate about the interplay between technology and society. Whether you have a background in science or bring a unique viewpoint from another discipline, this course is where you can apply your enthusiasm for the role of technology in driving societal progress.
In this course, you'll craft detailed and sophisticated visions of the world in 2045, with a special focus on integrating AI into our worldbuilds. Recognizing the urgent need for positive and hopeful narratives around AI, we will explore how AI, along with other emerging technologies and sciences, will shape our future. This includes looking into the economic frameworks, institutions, and societal values that will support them.
Moreover, you'll gain proficiency in critical and strategic thinking methodologies such as red teaming and forecasting. These are essential tools in your toolkit for anyone passionate about making a significant, positive impact on the world.
We welcome you to join a community from across the globe, united in the pursuit of thoughtful innovation. Let's come together to create well-thought-out worlds filled with optimism and lay the groundwork for a future we can all aspire to.
During the eight weeks of the Existential Hope Worldbuilding Course, participants will:
Participants will join an international collective, all striving to imagine and design a future where innovation is both thoughtful and optimistic. Through this course, they will shape worlds not just to hope for but to strive towards.
Our Existential Hope Worldbuilding Course utilizes a diverse range of resources to provide valuable insights from thought leaders and visionaries. Explore some of these materials that can influence your learning experience:
If these topics resonate with you, you could be the perfect fit for our course. Come join us to dive into these resources and actively contribute to shaping the future.
Applications are now closed.