15 top thinkers on innovations that will most change our lives by 2050. Ahead of Hay Festival 2018, WIRED magazine asked writers, including Clive Wilkins and Nicky Clayton of The Captured Thought to paint their vision of the world in 30 years’ time.

wired-magazine-logo.pngThirty years ago, Stephen Hawking published A Brief History of Time, Steve Jobs unveiled the NeXT Computer, and Die Hard hit cinemas for the first time. The World Wide Web had not yet been invented.

A lot can change in a few short decades, whether guided by advances in science and technology or by changing ideas and politics. Ahead of the 2018 Hay Festival, WIRED asked 15 leading writers and thinkers to answer one question: Which innovation will most change the way we live by 2050?

Their responses – which range from driverless cars to neural implants, plus a rather unexpected bet on the return of snail mail can be seen at:

http://www.wired.co.uk/article/hay-festival-2018-writers-thinkers-most-important-innovation-2050

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The Captured Thought~ Seven myths of memory

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The author Clive Wilkins and Prof. Nicky Clayton FRS at the Hay Festival 2018

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Hay on the Day. Clive Wilkins talks to Nicky Clayton. Cambridge Series 10: The Moustachio Quartet~ An Exploration of Memory

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Clive Wilkins talks to Nicky Clayton at the Hay Festival

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The Brochure 2018

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The Talk details

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Nicky and Clive in the Green room before their talk

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Nicky in conversation with Paul Greatbatch at the British Council Party

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Paul Greatbatch and Clive in the Richard Booth bookstore

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The Moustachio Quartet at The Hay Festival 2018. The author Clive Wilkins talks to Prof. Nicky Clayton F.R.S.

Follow the link

https://www.hayfestival.com/p-13841-clive-wilkins-talks-to-nicky-clayton.aspx

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Clive Wilkins Nicky Clayton

 

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The Captured Thought~ Memories of China.

Many thanks to Pacific, Jackie, Weijian, and Su and other members of the CUDC team, especially Michael in Cambridge for organising and hosting our lecture series.

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NANJING

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SHANGHAI

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SHENYANG

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SOOCHOW

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THE GREAT WALL

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