Category: Future of Trends

Ep. 148: Makin' it rain (with science) | Augustus Doricko

Augustus Doricko is a former Berkley Data Scientist who is best known as the head of Rainmaker, a startup looking to end global water scarcity through advanced cloud seeding and weather modification technologies.

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Ep. 147: Could heuristic imperatives solve the AI alignment problem? | David Shapiro

David Shapiro is a former engineer who became famous through his dozens of well-received tutorials on Youtube. His work focuses on ensuring that advanced technologies are used safely, bringing about an abundant, post-scarcity, post-nihilistic future.

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Ep. 146: Will AI replace humans? | Peter St Onge

Peter St Onge is a Ph.D. economist in the Austrian tradition, a Mises Institute Fellow, and a former MBA professor in Taiwan. He's driven by a desire to understand how to make the world more prosperous using smart policy and technological advancements to advance freedom.

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Ep. 145: The free market can fund scientific research | Terence Kealey

Dr. Terence Kealey is a professor of clinical biochemistry at the University of Buckingham in the United Kingdom, where he served as vice chancellor until 2014. As a clinical biochemist, Dr. Kealey studied human experimental dermatology, and he discovered how distorting government money could be to the scientific enterprise.

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Ep. 144: The next generation of batteries | Qichao Hu

Dr. Qichao Hu serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of SES. He is the recipient of MIT Technology Review’s “Innovators Under 35”, and works on building new kinds of batteries.

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Ep. 143: Evolution, values, and AI Safety | Quintin Pope

Quintin Pope is a computer science student and AI alignment researcher with a wealth of insights into the long-term consequences of this new technology.

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Ep. 142: Privacy and data sovereignty with blockchain | Zenobia Godschalk

Zenobia Godschalk is an entrepreneur and the senior vice president of Hedera, a fully open-source public distributed ledger that utilizes the fast, fair, and secure hashgraph consensus that is pushing the frontiers of data sovereignty and privacy.

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Ep. 141: Entrepreneurship in the final frontier. | Scott Tibbitts

Scott Tibbits is a leader, inventor, and founder of both Starsys Research and The Center for Space Entrepreneurship. He was the recipient of the "Esprit Entrepreneur of Distinction" award in 1998 and is the holder of ten patents in technologies as diverse as medical devices, spacecraft products, and telecom.

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Ep. 140: The power of human ingenuity | Robert Hendershott

Robert Hendershott is a finance professor, hedge fund CIO, and evangelist for a philosophy he calls "ingenuism", the view that that human progress stems, at its core, from ingenuity - the unique human amalgamation of curiosity and ambition.

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