BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Drupal iCal API//EN X-WR-CALNAME:Events items teaser X-WR-TIMEZONE:America/Toronto BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/Toronto X-LIC-LOCATION:America/Toronto BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZNAME:EDT TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 DTSTART:20090308T070000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZNAME:EST TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 DTSTART:20091101T060000 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT UID:651ab20692c0f DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20091207 SEQUENCE:0 TRANSP:TRANSPARENT DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20091208 SUMMARY:Laws of technological progress CLASS:PUBLIC DESCRIPTION:Summary \n\nSPEAKER: J. Doyne Farmer\n\nWith the advance of glo bal warming\, the predictability of future\ntechnological change becomes a pressing and relevant issue. Doyne\nFarmer of the Santa Fe Institute comp ares several different hypotheses\nfor technological improvement using dif ferent examples of\ntechnologies\, ranging from computers to energy. He sh ows that it is\nindeed possible to make useful forecasts of technological progress. He\nalso reviews ideas for why such laws exist\, and discusses h ow one can\nuse this to address problems like global warming.\n\n \n X-MICROSOFT-CDO-ALLDAYEVENT:TRUE DTSTAMP:20231002T120526Z END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR