Whenever I'm in London I spare time to visit the Serpentine Galleries. Their program inspired me to look playfully into the past from a future perspective as posted here, think about skills exchange as posted here, …
Serpentine and Edge announce a Marathon on "Extinctions" - among many exciting (and cool) contributions, it touches one thing that address muscles in my brain that I rarely use: there is no such thing as an abstract program … the principle of Constructor Theory (Physics)…Extinction of abstraction?
Edge's own contributions to the conversation will be published in Feb-15. This Ideas Must Die - Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress.
I cannot go, but it will be live-streamed here and I'll read the book.