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Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific/11 AM Eastern

August 09th 2017:Sci-Fi, AI, Wi-Fi: What's the Story?

The Buzz: “Don't annoy science fiction writers…people who destroy entire planets before lunch. Think of what they'll do to you” (John Scalzi). Think a beach day with a sci-fi page-turner is an escape from reality? Not! Sci-fi could prepare us for the possibilities of tomorrow hurtling at us via tech advances like AI, robotics, IoT. Should it be mandatory reading for business leaders? The experts speak. Gray Scott, Futurist: “Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not” (Isaac Asimov). Brenda J. Cooper, Sci-Fi Autho

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Gray Scott

Gray Scott is a New York based futurist, techno philosopher and emerging technology experts. He is the founder and CEO of SeriousWonder.com. Gray is frequently interviewed about the future of emerging technologies by major media outlets including the Discovery Channel, CBS News, Al Jazeera America, FOX News, The Washington Post, Psychology Today, and the New York Post. He is a contributing author to the new book, The Future of Business (July 2015, Fast Future Publishing).
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Brenda J. Cooper

Brenda J. Cooper is a science fiction writer, a futurist, and a CIO. Her most recent novel is Wilders, which came out from Prometheus Books in June of 2017. Wilders explores climate impacts, robotics, smart cities, and rewilding. Her most recent short story is part of the the XPrize Foundation’s Seat 14C online anthology about a plane that skips twenty years into the future on its way to SFO. Brenda blogs frequently on environmental and futurist topics, and her non-fiction has appeared in Slate and Crosscut. She is the winner of the 2007 and 2016 Endeavor Awards for "a distinguished science fiction or fantasy book written by a Pacific Northwest author or authors." Her work has also been
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Dan Wellers

Dan Wellers is Global Lead for Digital Futures at SAP. Dan’s charter is to build, and communicate, actionable visions for the future inspired by the transformative potential of digital technology. Dan’s 30-plus years of experience include management, business strategy, marketing, consulting, and sales. He has held myriad U.S. and international roles with Information Technology organizations, from start-ups to mega-cap global firms.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap 25/10/2017 08:00 25/10/2017 09:00 Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap The Buzz: “Don't annoy science fiction writers…people who destroy entire planets before lunch. Think of what they'll do to you” (John Scalzi). Think a beach day with a sci-fi page-turner is an escape from reality? Not! Sci-fi could prepare us for the possibilities of tomorrow hurtling at us via tech advances like AI, robotics, IoT. Should it be mandatory reading for business leaders? The experts speak. Gray Scott, Futurist: “Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not” (Isaac Asimov). Brenda J. Cooper, Sci-Fi Author: “Change is the principal feature of our age and literature should explore how people deal with it. The best science fiction does that, head-on” (David Brin). Dan Wellers, SAP: “For me science fiction is a way of thinking, a way of logic that bypasses a lot of nonsense. It allows people to look directly at important subjects. (Gene Roddenberry). Join us for Sci-Fi, AI, Wi-Fi: What’s the Story? VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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