Challenging our beliefs to build a brighter future
Maria Selting believes a brighter future starts with one simple question: Why?
After 10 years working for tech companies such as iZettle/PayPal, Maria knows the industry has many great tools, but not all the answers. She believes what's going to build resilience is the ability to think systematically and challenge what we take for granted – always with our hearts in the right place.
Maria hosts talks and podcast episodes about futurism, technology and philosophy, and how to integrate these subjects to thrive in an ever-changing world.
Here are just a few samples of some of my previous talks. I host thought-provoking talks about the future, lifestyle design and the future of work.
How can we adapt to an ever-changing world? How fast is the world changing? What are the great ideas across the world we can get inspired by?
I present a few different concepts that futurists across the world are working on.
Gazing into the
Ideas of the Future
What are the mental shifts we need to thrive in the future? You can always learn new skills – navigating chaos is the hard part. I run through five mental shifts that worldwide thought-leaders believe are key to thrive in the future.
Mental Shifts to Thrive
in the Future
How do you teach Artificial Intelligence (AI) morality and ethics? How can philosophy guide you in ethical dilemmas? How can you better understand what you are building, before it is too late? By glimpsing into philosophy, technology can find guidance.
How Technology Can Build Resilience with Philosophy
“Maria is a rising star on stage, and her thought-provoking approach to the debate makes it an event worth watching. She thrives with questioning like a Socrates disciple and makes sure everyone is actively thinking, not just watching.”
- Joao Mendes, Online Events Consultant
Tune into my podcast
In my podcast Unbox Your World I interview brilliant minds across the world making a difference in their field. Tune in to get inspired.
What if we redesign how we design the world? According to Stephen Bau, design has always reinvented itself. It's time to change what designers optimize for.
Stephen Bau, retired UX-designer
30+ years experience