A selection of embedded videos are below.
Peter Thiel on the relationship between macroeconomics and accelerating technological change
How Does Society Identify Experts and When Does It Work? Robin Hanson, associate professor of economics at George Mason University, discusses the social processes that cause some people to be labeled as “experts” and whether or not this selects those who really understand the issues.
Gregory Benford Artificial Biological Selection for Longevity
Gregory Benford of Genescient on his company, how it bred “Methuselah flies” with 5 times the normal lifespan of normal fruit flies, and what this could mean for humans.
Brad Templeton and Robotic Cars
Brad Templeton at Singularity Summit 2009 — The Finger of AI: Automated Electrical Vehicles and Oil Independence
Brian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends including Space, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Medicine, Anti-aging Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology.
Known for identifying cutting edge technologies, he is currently a Co-Founder of a startup and fundraiser for high potential early-stage companies. He is the Head of Research for Allocations for deep technology investments and an Angel Investor at Space Angels.
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