Ramez Naam, computer scientist, futurist and author of five books, including The Nexus trilogy and The Infinite Resource, discusses intersections between blockchain, energy and transport, taking responsibility for the use of technology, and creating a positive future.
Podcast episodes about artificial intelligence from the Future Thinkers Podcast by Mike Gilliland and Euvie Ivanova
Author and futurist Daniel Jeffries dives deeper into discussing ideologies, systems thinking and the meaning of life.
Daniel Schmachtenberger interview on mitigating natural and human-caused existential risks and designing post-capitalist systems
MIT and Harvard researcher Amber Case talks about how to make human-technology interactions more unintrusive, healthy, and productive
Entrepreneur and investor David Orban from Singularity University talks about new technologies and their impact on entrepreneurship in the 21st century.
Smart cities of the future: Aric Dromi, the futurologist at Volvo, talks about how VR, AI, and Blockchain will transform our cities in the coming decade
Brain emulation, also known as mind uploading, is a concept that has fascinated science fiction writers and futurists for decades. This is the theoretical idea of scanning a brain - or a mental state - and copying it into the computer. Although no such technology currently exists, many prominent...
From global climate change to nuclear war, there are many things threatening our existence at any given time. Existential risks are those that endanger the existence of the entire human species. These are threats that can potentially lead to human extinction, or cause irreversible damage to the human civilization.
This is the first video in our video series Deep Breath. What if Artificial Intelligence was enlightened? Video Transcript: I find it interesting that there are so many dystopian visions about Artificial Intelligence in popular culture and media nowadays. The Terminator or The Matrix situation, where it’s a hostile takeover...
FTP019: Vinay Gupta – Hakuna Matata, Space Pharaoh! Quantum Mechanics, Space Exploration, and Enlightenment
In this second half of our conversation with Vinay Gupta, we get into exploring some out-there ideas, including space exploration and enlightenment. We start off talking about consumerism, and how many aspects of Western culture are still based around old Christian ideas. We also discuss quantum mechanics, probability, and...