Robert Gilman is an internationally renowned pioneer in cultural sustainability and someone who most definitely qualifies as a cultural “change-agent.” For over 35 years, his work as a writer, researcher, activist and consultant has helped thousands of people and hundreds of communities around the world understand cultural transitions and implement practical innovations towards creating a humane and sustainable future. The founder of Context Institute and its award-winning journal “In Context,” Robert’s passion for ensuring a sustainable world is passed on through the Bright Future Now program.
James Gardner, a well-known and widely-published complexity theorist, discusses his book The Intelligent Universe; A.I., ET, and the Emerging Mind of the Cosmos. His first book, Biocosm, was selected as one of the 10 best science books of 2003. James Gardner is a former Oregon State Senator and graduate of Yale University and Yale Law School. He currently works as a lawyer, reviews science books for The Oregonian, and lives in Portland with his family.