Yuval Harari on Transhumanism and The Singularity – YouTube

Yuval Harari is a historian and a tenured professor in the Department of History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the author of the international bestsellers Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (2014) and Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow (2015). His…

The Story of Elon Musk and His ‘Quest for a Fantastic Future’ – YouTube

Elon Musk has achieved success across multiple industries, with Tesla Motors, Solar City and SpaceX all under his leadership. A biography by Bloomberg reporter Ashlee Vance digs into the stories behind Musk’s success, the CEO’s desire to colonize Mars and the respect and fear his…

Carl Sagan – A Personal Voyage – By Brian Cox – YouTube

Physicist and broadcaster Brian Cox presents a tribute to his science hero, the American astronomer Carl Sagan, the man who many people describe as the greatest populariser of science of all time. His landmark television series Cosmos was seen by more than 60 million people…

How to Build Safe Artificial Intelligence – Prof. Stuart Russell & Prof. Peter Stone

Stuart Russell is a computer science and engineering professor at the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, California. Peter Stone is a professor of Computer Science at the University of Texas-Austin. Recorded, 09/23/2016

Ray Kurzweil’s Predictions at The Turn of The Century – YouTube

Recorded June 17th, 2000 Raymond Kurzweil is an American author, computer scientist, inventor and futurist. Aside from futurism, he is involved in fields such as optical character recognition (OCR), text-to-speech synthesis, speech recognition technology, and electronic keyboard instruments. He has written books on health, artificial…

Steven Pinker – The Philosophy of Free Will – YouTube

Steven Pinker is a Canadian-born American cognitive psychologist, linguist, and popular science author. He is Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University, and is known for his advocacy of evolutionary psychology and the computational theory of mind. Recorded, 2016

Millions May lose Their Jobs To AI – Prof. Osborne – YouTube

Michael Osborne (DPhil Oxon) works to develop machine intelligence in sympathy with societal needs. His work in Machine Learning has been successfully applied in diverse contexts, from aiding the detection of planets in distant solar systems to enabling self-driving cars to determine when their maps…

The First Ever CRISPR-Edited Human Embryo – Dr. Shoukhrat Mitalipov – YouTube

An international team of researchers has used CRISPR–Cas9 gene editing — a technique that allows scientists to make precise changes to genomes with relative ease — to correct a disease-causing mutation in dozens of viable human embryos. The study represents a significant improvement in efficiency…

An Artificially Intelligent World – Yuval Harari – YouTube

December 29th, 2017 Yuval Harari’s recent work looks at the consequences of a futuristic biotechnological world where sentient biological organisms are surpassed by their own creations; he has said “Homo sapiens as we know them will disappear in a century or so”.

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