Peter Schwartz on Inevitable Surprises and a Brave New World

 

Peter Schwartz is widely recognized as the world's premiere futurist. Through his founding of the Global Business Network and best-selling books such as Inevitable Surprises, he has earned a reputation as a a reliable out-of-the-box thinker. On the sidelines of the National Intelligence Council's "Trends 2030" workshop, he spoke about catastrophic risks, his work with the Pentagon to understand climate change as a humanitarian issue, views on Ray Kurzweil's notion of the Singularity, and offered a peek into a new cinematic adaptation of Aldous Huxley's classic Brave New World starring Leonardo DiCaprio.