It seemed that civilizational collapse scenarios garnered a great deal of interest during the lightning talks last meetup, so let's revisit this cheerful topic again.
Will ubiquitous sequencing tools allow bad actors to weaponize viruses? Will AI harvest all our carbon for it's own ends? Or will we end up with a mundane Mad Max scenario when the US Govt defaults on its debt? Bring your own scenarios to discuss.
I will use the timer again to help us segment the time better and give everyone a chance to express themselves.
We will be meeting at the Octopus Literary Salon which doesn't normally open on Saturday afternoons, so please spend some money on refreshments to help support them.