Just Saying spotlights differing points of view expressed by "experts of note" about selected issues and concerns facing the future of tomorrow. Approximately 20-30 DVD presentations by these experts will be selected from among a variety of sources such as TED Talks, edited Intelligence Squared debates and panel presentations, Times Talks, Google Talks, The Big Think, And Global Summit Meetings. Additional sources include YouTube presentations from the World Economic Forum, university-sponsored lectures and symposiums, television or cable interview shows, news programs, and Internet talk shows. Classes will be organized around themes, issues, and/or events influencing the past, present, or future. Examples of topics under consideration are as follows: the impact and future of artificial intelligence; the technology revolution and its influence upon societies; the Internet of things; governance of the Internet; the effects of rapid, continuing change upon the evolution of humankind; the evolution of democracy; identity politics as a force in society; the future of Europe; and our changing perceptions of time. Anticipate lively discussions.
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