Insights · April 22nd, 2022

Former President Barack Obama delivers a keynote address at Stanford University about disinformation and challenges to democracy in the digital realm.

Obama’s speech called attention to the exponential impacts of disinformation and misinformation – including the rise of anti-vaccination sentiments and manipulation of the 2016 and 2020 elections.

The event was co-hosted by the Freeman Spogli Institute and Stanford Law School Cyber Policy Center and the Obama Foundation.

Nikolas Badminton – Chief Futurist

Nikolas Badminton

Nikolas is the Chief Futurist of the Futurist Think Tank. He is world-renowned futurist speaker, a Fellow of The RSA, and has worked with over 300 of the world’s most impactful companies to establish strategic foresight capabilities, identify trends shaping our world, help anticipate unforeseen risks, and design equitable futures for all. In his new book – ‘Facing Our Futures’ – he challenges short-term thinking and provides executives and organizations with the foundations for futures design and the tools to ignite curiosity, create a framework for futures exploration, and shift their mindset from what is to WHAT IF…

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