2015 Marshall McLuhan Lecture: David Orrell at transmediale, Berlin


David Orrell - Economy and Finance speaker

Money is the Message – Part One 

Canadian mathematician and publicist David Orrell delivers the Marshall McLuhan Lecture 2015 entitled Money is the Message.

Introductions by David Ehinger, Eric Walsh, Kristoffer Gansing
Lecture by David Orrell
Moderator of the conversation: Georgios Papadopoulos

At the Embassy of Canada in Berlin   –   Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015

The Marshall McLuhan lecture is realised in cooperation with the Marshall McLuhan Salon at the Embassy of Canada, which holds one of the most significant collections of audio-visual material by and about the Canadian media theorist Marshall McLuhan, as well as a large number of his publications.

About David Orrell – Speaker and Author on the Economy and Mathematician:

David Orrell is a speaker, writer and mathematician. His books, published in over ten countries, include the best-seller Apollo’s Arrow: The Science of Prediction and the Future of Everything; Economyths: How the Science of Complex Systems is Transforming Economic Thought; and Truth or Beauty: Science and the Quest for Order. He also writes research papers on topics ranging from systems biology to systems economics, and articles for publications such as Adbusters, Literary Review of Canada, and World Finance. He has been a guest on many radio and TV shows, including CBC’s The National, and Lang and O’Leary Exchange.

David studied mathematics at the University of Alberta, and obtained his doctorate in the prediction of nonlinear systems from the University of Oxford. His work in applied mathematics has taken him to diverse areas including weather forecasting, economics, and cancer biology. He now works as an independent consultant. His talks have informed and entertained audiences at a variety of events, including the Art Center Global Dialogues on Disruptive Thinking in Barcelona, Agri Vision in the Netherlands, the International Symposium on Forecasting in San Diego, and the World Technology Summit in New York. (Source: http://tinyurl.com/oqhz2up )

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