ASU KEDtalks

ASU KEDtalks: Change Everything, All At Once

presented by Christopher Warton

We live in a world of wild, dam­ag­ing, unsus­tain­able excess. We’re sur­round­ed by unhealthy food options. We live in places built for cars, not for walk­ing or bik­ing. We’re buried in our screens 247. We face calls to buy stuff, end­less­ly. And we live in a con­sumer cul­ture that is depen­dent on the notion of dis­pos­al. But here’s the thing. These excess­es are so ful­ly nor­mal­ized, they so ful­ly meet our expec­ta­tions of how every­day life ought to look, that we no longer real­ly see them as exces­sive at all.

ASU KEDtalks: Carbon is a Terrible Thing to Waste

presented by Klaus Lackner

For this the­o­ret­i­cal physi­cist here it seemed actu­al­ly very sim­ple. It’s a con­ser­va­tion law. If you take car­bon out of the ground and you put it into the sys­tem it will stay there unless you take it back out. From a soci­etal per­spec­tive, this is much much more com­pli­cat­ed because as we fix it there will be win­ners and losers.

ASU KEDtalks: Staying Ahead of Cyberattacks

presented by Paulo Shakarian

What if cyber attacks could be pre­dict­ed? What if before a major attack occurred, we would know pre­cise­ly the right pre­cau­tions to take?

ASU KEDtalks: Preventing Predictable Disasters

presented by Duke Reiter

We could be learn­ing from the lived expe­ri­ence of peo­ple in the I‐10 cor­ri­dor. We should be lis­ten­ing to their sto­ries, record­ing them, and respond­ing to the issues in their com­mu­ni­ties.