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HOW TO LOSE $1 BILLION: TECHNOLOGY’S MOST EXPENSIVE MISTAKES

5:00pm-6:00pm on Thursday 31 March

Times shown are in GMT (UTC +0) up to the 26th March. For events on or after 27th March times are in BST (UTC +1).

Join Dr Ems Lord to explore the stories behind high-profile tech projects that went embarrassingly wrong, costing millions if not billions of pounds. Discover how those disasters could have been easily avoided and how valuing our number sense might help us to steer clear of making similarly expensive mistakes in our own lives.

Technological advances are crucial for both our social and economic well-being. From NASA's deep space missions to the latest mobile phones and fibre optic networks, we live in increasingly hi-tech times which require three key elements to succeed - ambition, investment and a third element which is easily overlooked, and costs nothing, but without which our high-tech visions might just go up in smoke….

This live online talk is aimed at all ages from 14 - adult

Booking/Registration is: REQUIRED

Additional Information

Age: Adults, Young Adults 12 – 18
Format: Talk
Timing: Live Stream
Cost: Free
Theme: Discovery
Accessibility: Full access
Image copyright: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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