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Indulge an interest, find a new perspective or start a discussion. We are home to more than 100 exceptional live events and talks each year – and the most popular will find their way here. All are enlightening - many are controversial.  Take in the views of others and share your own.

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Mark Pesce on the end of reality

Writer and futurist Mark Pesce sounds a clarion call about a digital and social landscape of surveillance and ignorance, and how we might curtail it.

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