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Settlement Project Speeches and Events in the San Francisco Bay Area, November 2023

The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) hosted a seminar on Education for the 21st Century: Challenges, Moral Dangers, and Innovation from 10 am until noon, at the Bay Area Family Church, and later that evening The Alameda County Committee of Restoration (ACCOR) held a graduation ceremony for graduates of its 10-week course on the US Bill of Rights, in the home of Michael and Monika Kellett. Dr. Kaufmann offered the Keynote address in the morning seminar and graduation congratulatory remarks and speech content in the evening ceremony.

Integration and impact of digital technology in developing countries in the context of the Right to Development

On July 19, 2023, Twelve Gates President, Dr. Frank Kaufmann spoke to the United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. The event, organized by Women's Federation for World Peace, International (WFWP), focused on the topic of "Integration and impact of digital technology in developing countries in the context of the Right to Development." 

AI and the Singularity by Frank Kaufmann

AI seemed to burst into our lives suddenly. One day it seemed not to exist at all, and the following day it seemed to exist everywhere, in countless inscrutable forms, brands and promises. It instantly seemed to erupt a class of people as immersed in AI as fully as the rest of us count on our eyes to see. There’s the Chatbot app itself, the people, the companies, and as suddenly a billowing industry of experts, programs, seminars, and teachers and trainers. 

Hopes and Dangers: The Future of Technology

WHEN IS TECH GOOD, WHEN IS TECH BAD The punchline is always this: To the extent that humans are impulsively driven by compassion and concern for others and for the good of the whole there is not a single prospective technological or digital breakthrough that bodes ill in its own right. To the extent that humans are impulsively driven for self-gain with others and the good of the whole as expendable in the equation, even the most primitive industrial/technological development is to be feared.