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Ep 33: Dave Taylor on the importance of storytelling.

Dave Taylor is a professor of marketing and a renowned storyteller. He joins us to talk about the evolution of technology, problems with modern recommendation engines, and the importance of narrative.

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Ep 32: Elaine Pofeldt on million-dollar one-person businesses.

Elaine is an independent journalist and speaker specializing in careers and entrepreneurship.

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Ep 31: Brad Templeton on autonomous vehicles, privacy, and ethics.

Brad founded ClariNet, the first internet-based content company, is chairman Emeritus of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and is one of the founding computing faculty of Singularity University.

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Ep 30: Andreas Schleicher on educational policy in the 21st century.

Andreas Schleicher is Director for Education and Skills at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

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Ep 29: Jason Crawford on the philosophy and roots of progress.

Jason Crawford writes about the history of technology and the need to understand what drives progress at his blog The Roots of Progress.

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Ep 28: Thomas Frey and Trent Fowler on SPACs.

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) have been featured prominently in the news recently. Trent and Thomas do a solo episode exploring how SPACs are structured and what impact they might have on business.

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Ep 27: Steven Kotler on the science of peak human performance.

Steven Kolter has become famous for his work on making the impossible possible through creativity, innovation, and a unique state of consciousness called 'flow'.

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Ep 26: Thomas Moynihan on the past and future of x-risk.

Dr. Moynihan is an intellectual historian who studies how humans came to discover the idea of existential risk, and what this means for our maturity as a species.

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Ep 25: Frederick Turner on complexity, time, and the union of art and science.

Frederick Turner has spent a lifetime studying complex systems, evolution, the nature of time, epic poetry, facts, values, and aesthetics. We thoroughly enjoyed getting his perspective in this freewheeling discussion.

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