Thinking Machines: Into the Future

Event has passed (Thu Jul 12, 2018 - Thu Jul 12, 2018)
de Young Museum
6pm - 9:30pm
$20 - $25
Museums, Science & Technology


Join us for this upcoming program and networking night, beginning at 6pm with a viewing of the special exhibition Cult of the Machine. At 7 pm, the conversation begins in Koret Auditorium. Continue the discussion and mingle at our cash bar (drinks and snacks) from 8–9:30 pm.

How is the confluence of varied technologies changing social and economic realities now and into the future? What are some of the areas of greatest innovation and influence? How can automation augment human capacity? Do we need to fear the future?

Join us for the next program in the Thinking Machines conversation series, featuring Tim O’Reilly, CEO and founder of O’Reilly Media. Steven Johnson, bestselling author of eleven books, including Where Good Ideas Come From, and host of PBS series How We Got To Now. Tim O’Reilly, CEO and founder of O’Reilly Media and author of WTF? What's the Future and Why It's Up To Us.


  1. de Young Museum 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA