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    Rage Inside the Machine

    11th Sep 2019

    Why are algorithms prejudiced? Is it a product of a hidden, bigoted, politically-activist brogrammer cabal in Silicon Valley? Is it that big data analytics are simply revealing the ugly truths about ourselves and the fundamental . . .
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    Wally Funk's Race for Space.

    19th Jun 2019

    To celebrate 50 years since the moon landings, join us for an extraordinary evening with Wally Funk, the aviation pioneer who was set to become the first person in space. Yes in 1961, Wally Funk was among the Mercury 13, the first group . . .
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    The Genius Within

    6th Jun 2019

    You could be a genius . . . What if you have more intelligence than you realize? What if there is a genius inside you, just waiting to be released? And what if the route to better brainpower is not hard work or thousands of hours of . . .
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    Are psychedelics good for depression?

    30th May 2019

    Growing evidence is showing that psychedelics can improve mental health and change personality, and even political perspective in an enduring way. They are reinventing psychiatry and Dr Robin Carhart-Harris is at the forefront of this . . .
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    Life: Getting The Maximum Experience for Your Time.

    23rd May 2019

    Vice President of Twitter, Bruce Daisley will explain how you can reconnect with the joy in your work - before best selling author James Wallman will explain the 7 rules for getting the most out of your free time.  Our May Salon . . .
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    London is a Forest

    12th May 2019

    Can a city be a forest? In London, 8.6 million people live in just 600 square miles alongside 8.4 million trees, which, according to one UN definition, makes it one of the world’s largest urban forests. To help us get to grips with . . .
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    How to Think Like the Greatest.

    18th Apr 2019

    April marks us being halfway through our 10th year of Salon London, and so we are creating a brilliantly big Salon for 18th April, showcasing three of our biggest strengths: The Life Hack: Join us on the 18th for Pig Wrestling - the . . .
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    The Wisdom of Psychopaths.

    17th Apr 2019

    To celebrate our 10th year and the ideas of academics, authors, and experts, we're working with renowned psychologist, Dr Kevin Dutton on a special one-off session in Covent Garden on the 17th April.  We are proud to . . .
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    CXXV

    The Art of Statistics

    3rd Apr 2019

    Join us on 3rd April when leading risk, probability, chance and uncertainty academic Prof Sir David Spiegelhalter guides us through the essential principles we need in order to derive knowledge from data. His latest piece of research The . . .
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    Feeling Clever?

    21st Mar 2019

    Does your gender affect your intelligence, your capability, your ambition? They’ve been arguing in the (academic) streets about this one. Finally - the results are in – and as our favourite professor of neuro-imaging Gina . . .