Join Columbia University Director of Astrobiology, Caleb Scharf in a discussion about "The Danger of Memes (or why talking to aliens may be a bad idea)"


A little knowledge can be a tricky thing, especially if it's injected into human thoughts without warning. The ultimate challenge might be how to handle ourselves should we ever be on the receiving end of extraterrestrial communications.

As much as that prospect is currently in the realm of science fiction, it raises some intriguing points about the human trajectory and tools like AI.

WeWork Park South, New York, NY

Wednesday, September 27, 6 p.m.
Registration required