Over the long term, the future is decided by optimists

Kevin Kelly


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Finding Your Path
Aspen Ideas, June 28, 2023

The Universal Intern and Partner: How Generative AI is Changing How We Work
SXSW 2023, April 19, 2023

Radical Optimism 
Illustrated version of TEDMonterey talk, August 2021

Will A.I. Rewrite History?
History DAO, October 13, 2022

The Future Will Be Shaped by Optimists (YouTube)
TEDMonterey, August 2021

The Mirrorworld Talk (Clip 1 and Clip 2)
Baidu Center in China, November 2021

What does technology want?
USI Live Show, June 2021

SkyRanchX, July 31, 2019

Silicon Valley Future Emperor Kevin Kelly (Part 1): Humans (Part 2)
Phoenix TV, January 7, 2019

The Inevitable: The 12 technological forces that will shape our future

HSM The Power of Knowledge, November 6, 2017

The future of intelligence
Brain Bar Budapest, October 6, 2017

How AI can bring on a second Industrial Revolution
TEDSummit, December 13, 2016

Kevin Kelly and Jerry Kaplan – A Future with Intelligent Machines
Creative Destruction Lab, November 9, 2016

Kevin Kelly | 12 Inevitable Tech Forces That Will Shape Our Future | SXSW Interactive 2016
SXSW, March 14, 2015

The Future of Cloud AI
Huawei Cloud Computing conference, September 18, 2015

Technium Unbound
The Long Now Foundation, November 12, 2014

The Technium
LinuxCon, September 17, 2013

Future Disruptions: Beyond the Web
Webbdagarna, Stockholm, March 6, 2013

Beginner’s Mind
NJEDge Conference 2012, Plainsboro, November 30, 2012

How Technology Evolves
Interview with Davide Bocelli for Frontiers of Interaction, June 7-8, 2012

[SDF2012] What Technology Wants
Seoul Digital Forum 2012, Seoul, May 23, 2012

Attention Flows: The Future of the Digital Media Landscape
NExTWork, New York, June 22, 2011

2011/05 Kevin Kelly | Possibilities
San Francisco CreativeMornings, May 27, 2011

Better than Free: How Value Is Generated in a Free Copy World
TOC 2011, New York, February 16, 2011

Edge Conversations – DLD11
Digital Life Design Conference, January 24, 2011

The Seventh Kingdom of Life
The INK Conference, Lavasa Hill City, December 10, 2010

TEDxSF – Kevin Kelly – What Technology Wants
TEDxSan Francisco, November 16, 2010

What Technology Wants
TEDxAmsterdam, November 20, 2009

Web 3.0
Web & Where 2.0, Northern California Grantmakers, Feb 14, 2008

The Next 5000 Days of the Web
The Entertainment Gathering, December 4, 2007
[Chinese subtitled version here]
EG, 2007

The Next 1000 Years of Christianity
Q Gathering, April 25, 2007

One Machine
PopTech, October 19, 2006

The Next 100 Years of Science: Long-term Trends in the Scientific Method
Long Now Foundation: Seminars About Long-term Thinking, March 10, 2006

The Seventh Kingdom of Life
[Chinese subtitled version here]
TED, February 2005 in Monterey, CA

An introduction to Apple’s Hypercard, including discussion of use by the Whole Earth Catalog (at 16:36)
Computer Chronicles, 1987. Via Internet Archive.