2019 — 9 speeches
Dr Angus Hervey and Tane Hunter
Angus Hervey and Tane Hunter are the co-founders of Future Crunch, an organisation of scientists, artists, technologists and entrepreneurs that believe science and technology are creating a world that is more peaceful, transparent and abundant.
Angus is a political economist and journalist specialising in the impact of disruptive technologies on society. He was the founding community manager of Random Hacks of Kindness, a global initiative from Google, IBM, NASA and the World Bank to create open-source technology solutions to social challenges.
Tane is a cancer researcher, bio- researcher, bio-informatician, and science communicator. He holds a Masters in Bio-Informatics from the University of Melbourne, and has worked for the Melbourne Royal Children's Hospital in diagnosing rare genetic diseases.
Watching the news or reading the papers can leave you with an overwhelming feeling of pessimism. It's very easy to be concerned about our future. But is it warranted? Dr Angus Hervey and Tane Hunter explain why the world is much better than you think, showcasing the technologies that will leave you feeling optimistic about the future.