Tim Urban,
Wait But Why

What would it be like for George Washington to go from 1750 to 2016? I think he would die.”
Presentation title:

Technology in Transition

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How big will VR, genetic engineering, and AI become? Hear Tim Urban, Creator of 'Wait But Why', discuss why humans have difficulty accurately predicting the future. He explains humans think linearly while progress moves exponentially.
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Since he started writing the blog Wait But Why in 2013, Tim Urban has become one of the internet’s most popular writers. Urban, according to Fast Company, has “captured a level of reader engagement that even the new-media giants would be envious of.” Vox describes Urban’s articles as “…a feast. At the end, you feel sated, like you just learned the shit out of something, like you get something in a way you didn’t before … you will understand the world better for reading them.” Today, Wait But Why receives over 1.5 million unique visitors per month on average, with some month’s visitors topping 10 million, and the blog has over 380,000 email subscribers.