The History of the Future


Once upon a time, I took this unconventional class called The History of the Future. It was a history class that studied historical social and political issues through the lens of science fiction.

The premise of the class was that science fiction writers take contemporary issues and technologies and then project them into the future with both utopia and dystopia outcomes.

EmTech Digital 2015

A Personal Invitation
As a member of the MIT Enterprise Forum Northwest community, we'd like to personally invite you to attend MIT Technology Review's 2015 EmTech Digital. You'll gain access to the innovative people and companies at the heart of the next wave of the digital revolution.

Held in San Francisco this year, EmTech Digital explores tomorrow's digital technologies and explains their impact on business and society.

Jimmy Jia                                                                       
Board Chair
MIT Enterprise Forum Northwest





Volunteers Wanted

MIT Enterprise Forum Northwest
is run by committed volunteers. That means we typically have many opportunities for people who'd like to help us create and market great educational content and programming, including our Evening Forums, Venture Labs and DEMO competitions.

Wearable Technology Meets the Operating Room

Augmented Self panelist and UW Medicine Dr. Heather Evans explains how Google Glass may change how health care is delivered in the near future and how it can be used as a teaching tool. A self-proclaimed tech geek and Google Glass early adopter, Dr. Evans will be a panelist at our March 19th event at the Tom Douglas Palace Ballroom.

President Obama's Speech About 3D Printing Becomes 3D Printed Work of Art

In his 2013 State of the Union Address President Barack Obama talked about 3D printing saying it "has the potential to revolutionize the way we make almost everything." Voice sculptor, Gilles Azzaro, was inspired to transform President Obama's words into something you could "see."

We'll be discussing 3D printing at our next Enterprise Forum event. Join us on January 15th, 2014 for:


Changing Face of Manufacturing

Register today, click HERE.