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HBR Live: Everyday Chaos

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Everyday Chaos

with David Weinberger


Artificial intelligence, big data, modern science, and the internet are all revealing a fundamental truth: The world is vastly more complex and unpredictable than we’ve allowed ourselves to see. Now that technology is enabling us to take advantage of all the chaos it’s revealing, our understanding of how things happen is changing—and with it our deepest strategies for predicting, preparing for, and managing our world.

How do we navigate this new reality where one prediction about the future can result in multiple outcomes, none of which we may truly understand?

David Weinberger, author of Everyday Chaos, argues that amidst our caution, we should embrace the complexity and richness of this new world order. Through stories from business, history, and technology, he shows how our changing perception is deeply affecting human ideas, including the complexifying of stories, the role of explanations as tools, and our increasing comfort with non-rational motivators.

On 31 May, David will join us in London to share why the best strategy for the future often requires holding back from anticipating and instead creating as many possibilities as we can. His simple imperative for business and beyond? Make. More. Future.

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12.00pm Registration and networking

12.30pm David will present followed by audience Q&A

1.30-2.00pm Refreshments and discussion


From the earliest days of the World Wide Web, David Weinberger has been a pioneering thought leader about the Internet’s effect on our lives, on our businesses, and most of all, on our ideas. He has contributed to fields ranging from marketing to libraries to politics to journalism and more as a strategic marketing VP and consultant; an Internet adviser to presidential campaigns; an early social-networking entrepreneur; a writer-in-residence at Google; a senior researcher at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, a fellow at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, and a Franklin Fellow at the US State Department. His writing has appeared in publications from Wired to Harvard Business Review and his books include the bestselling The Cluetrain Manifesto.


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