- This event has passed.
Technological Optimism: With John Lobell
February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Technological Optimism: A richly illustrated lecture by John Lobell
Ever since the explosive best-seller of the 1960s, “The Population Bomb”, we have been warned of impending doom. Mass starvation, resource depletion, environmental degradation. Some of these are real problems yet we continue to see technological marvels and increasing prosperity. So what is the real story? Come to Lobell’s presentation of Technological Optimism, and be prepared to discuss. (Disagreements welcome.)
About John Lobell
John Lobell, a long-time Waterside resident, has a widely ranging mind, addressing technology and creativity. Lobell is a professor of architecture at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. He consults on high profile technology projects, is the author of numerous articles, and has lectured throughout the world. His books include “Visionary Creativity: How New Worlds are Born.” Find more at JohnLobell.com.