FUTURATI PODCAST

FUTURATI PODCAST

Join renowned visionary Thomas Frey and Trent Fowler as they explore artificial intelligence, cryptocurrencies, space exploration, quantum computing, biotechnology, and a variety of other topics of interest to futurists.... Show More

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February 19, 2021 64 min
Peter's personal website: https://www.peterleyden.com/ Our episode with David Brin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orfagXnjFgY Renowned futurist Peter Leyden is a former editor at Wired magazine, the founder of Reinvent, and a sought-after consultant and keynote speaker. He joins us to talk about his methodology for building forecasts and what he thinks the future holds. 
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Luca Dellanna joins us to talk about how his research into adaptive systems applies across management, psychology, investing, and economics. Check out more of his work here: https://www.luca-dellanna.com/
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Karl Dakin is an expert in fundraising, with a long career in helping businesses raise capital in innovative ways. In this conversation we talk about how businesses are faring with the lockdowns, promising new technologies for ridding the air of pathogens, professional rugby, and lots of other interesting things.
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Erik has a PhD in mathematics specializing in non-classical foundations of mathematics and naive set theory. His work centers around attempting to circumvent classical limitative results and reviving naive set theory as a viable theory. We spend a lot of this conversation discussing how his work will impact AI Safety and its implications for metaphysics.
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Kai Faust is the CEO and Founder of Infopop, where he builds products that increase access to spatial information. Their first product helps retail customers find products using their mobile phones. He and his team are also building indoor maps which they are using as the bedrock for a future spatial computing platform.
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January 18, 2021 58 min
Dr. Roman V. Yampolskiy is a Tenured Associate Professor in the department ofComputer Science and Engineering at the University of Louisville. He is the foundingand current director of the Cyber Security Lab and an author of many books including"Artificial Superintelligence: a Futuristic Approach". Dr. Yampolskiy’s main areas ofinterest are Artificial Intelligence Safety and Cybersecurity.
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Kristin is a multi-disciplinary geek and fifteen year startup veteran. She is particularly interested in the intersection of epistemology, neuroscience, and nonviolence, and for the last five years has been working on her startup Rationally--what began as “Quora but with evidence-based answers” but ended up as an evidence synthesis platform for clinical research.
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Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson is Full Research Professor of Computer Science at Reykjavik University and Managing Director of the Icelandic Institute for Intelligent Machines. His work in applied AI for the past 30 years has included diverse projects at LEGO, NASA and Honda, as well as numerous startups in Europe and the U.S. such as Radar Networks which was funded by Paul Allen’s Vulcan Ventures. For the past 15 years his theoretical ...
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Steve is the founder of Main Street Pedicabs, one of the most successful pedicab ventures in the world. In this conversation he joins Thomas and Trent to discuss his journey in business, urban planning, and the way communities evolve in response to changes in infrastructure and transportation. 
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Michał is a Polish software engineer working on Zapata's quantum computing platform. His main interest is in so-called “variational quantum algorithms” – hybrid classical-quantum algorithms that will potentially be useful for near-term quantum computers. Apart from his day job at Zapata Computing he manages a mentorship program at the Quantum Open Source Foundation, creates educational content for his blog, and is involved in t...
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Olu Amusan is an Artificial Intelligence Evangelist, an UNLEASH Alumnus, HIVE Global Leader, the Author of "A-Z of AI Consulting", and a global shaper of the World Economic Forum. He is the CEO of Coven Works, an AI Education and Consulting firm based in Dallas Texas with offices in Lagos Nigeria. He has been recognized multiple times for his work by top technology organizations like Microsoft and was recently pronounced on...
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Eleanor ‘Nell’ Watson is a researcher in emerging technologies who helped to pioneer Machine Vision techniques through her company QuantaCorp, which enables fast and accurate body measurement from just two photos.Nell serves as Chair & Vice-Chair respectively of the IEEE’s ECPAIS Transparency Experts Focus Group, and P7001 Transparency of Autonomous Systems committee on AI Ethics & Safety, engineering credit score-like mech...
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Many of us (including your hosts) spend huge amounts of time on the internet. It is responsible for launching whole new industries, new ways of connecting, and a steady progression of digital-first empires. It may surprise you to learn that there are people who nevertheless think the internet is fundamentally broken and needs to be replaced altogether. One of these people is Galen Wolfe-Pauly, CEO of Tlon, a company working on Urbi...
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This conversation caused all of us to substantially revise our opinions about the viability of near-future commercial uses of quantum computing, and we hope you find it as thought provoking as we did. Dr. Mark Jackson is the Scientific Lead at Cambridge Quantum Computing. He received his B.S. in Physics and Mathematics from Duke University and Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from Columbia University. He then spent 10 years researching...
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Colin Hoy is a Ph.D. candidate in neuroscience at UC Berkeley studying decision making, reward learning, and emotion. Prior to his Ph.D., Colin worked at the National Institute of Mental Health developing “mind reading” techniques to decode ongoing cognitive states using functional MRI brain scans. He applies his deep knowledge of the brain to the prospect of Elon Musk's company Neuralink, the ethical conundrums of emerging tec...
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Among fans of this show David Brin surely needs no introduction. He is an astronomer, the author of dozens of highly-acclaimed works of science fiction such as the Uplift series, and an in-demand speaker on topics ranging from governance to the Fermi Paradox. Our conversation focused on what's required to sustain civilization, what the role of science fiction is in shaping our worldviews, and what we can expect living in a post...
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Jarred is an interdisciplinary scientist combining modern Data Science techniques with research expertise in the fields of Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology, Pharmacology, and Immunology. He spoke with us about his work at DataRobot, a company looking to use automation to dramatically increase the productivity of data scientists, and about what he thinks a more automated future will look like.To contact Futurist Thomas Frey,...
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Brian Enke is a Senior Space Research Analyst at the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado. For nearly 20 years, he has worked on space-related research projects that have touched every planet (and former planet) in the solar system, as well as several asteroids and moons. Mars has always been his favorite, and in his spare time he writes science fiction novels about humanity's future on the Red Planet. Many of us a...
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Brian Baker is a leading Technology Product Designer of the 21st century. His designs are found across the world in enterprise software, ecommerce, apps, connected devices, mobile phones, televisions and even kitchen appliances. Mr. Baker is a recipient of the coveted ‘Best of CES,’ and ‘Red Dot’ awards, and he has been recognized by Forbes, Yahoo, and Wired magazine for his work in Digital. In this episode, Brian discusses how he ...
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Artificial intelligence is undeniably one of the major technologies that will impact the future. Join Thomas Frey, Trent Fowler, and AI researcher David Jilk as they discuss the promise and the perils of this fascinating field. To contact Futurist Thomas Frey, please use any of the following methods:Website: www.futuristspeaker.comEmail: dr2tom@davinciinstitute.comPhone: 303-666-4133
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