The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress – Steven Pinker

Recorded March 19th, 2018 Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress is a 2018 book written by Canadian-American cognitive scientist Steven Pinker. It uses statistics to argue that health, prosperity, safety, peace, and happiness are on the rise, both in the West…

Roundtable On The Future – Ramez Naam, Erik Brynjolfsson & Andrew McAfee – YouTube

Recorded: July 19th, 2017 Ramez Naam is an American professional technologist and science fiction writer. He is best known as the author of the Nexus Trilogy. Technological progress makes the world better but also brings new challenges, say Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, faculty members…