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Disruptive Innovations

Sep 18, 2023 to Sep 18, 2023 1:45 - 3pm

Disruptive Innovations

Dates: Mondays 9/11-10/23 – NO CLASS ON 9/25
Time: 1:45-3p
Age Group: Adults 18+

Program Location: Shanis Auditorium

Description:  Innovations are praised for creating new technologies, industries, and careers; but also criticized for destroying or displacing existing companies and jobs. Explore innovations in science, tech, business, government, and cultural institutions to reveal benefits and consequences, including weapons of mass disruption, gene editing, and AI bots.

Instructor: Sanford Catz is a Greater Philadelphia Thinking Society co-organizer & discussion leader, an instructor of science and humanities topics, and a retired Lockheed Martin engineer.

Registration: Online Registration Required. Click here to register.


This free series is funded by the Friends of UDPL from public donations. Your continued support will fund future library programs like this one. Please consider donating (recommended $35 donation) at udfriends.org.


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