Book presentation: Chen Qiufan
30 August 2022; 19:30-21:00 (CET)
Location: bookstore Sphères, Zurich
Subject: Sinokultur introduces the internationally renowned award-winning Chinese science-fiction author Chen Qiufan (a.k.a Stanley Chan) to the Swiss audience. Qiufan will present his latest book "AI 2041: Ten visions for our future (2021)". The book is co-authored by the Taiwanese computer scientist and former president of Google China Kai-Fu Lee (Chinese:李開復; Best Book of the Year on Amazon, Financial Times and New York Times). The topic of the discussion will be "Think Beyond: How can we design the future with science fiction?"
The author had previously worked for Google and Baidu for over a decade. And he was the former Vice President of Noitom, a technology start-up that focuses on the fields of motion capture and virtual reality.