Education 4o: How AI Will Revolutionize the Way We Learn

The Next Big Idea | 30 May 2024 | 1h 07m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Sal Khan about his book Brave New Words: How AI Will Revolutionize Education (and Why That’s a Good Thing). Outlines the bright future for AI in education, with a personalised tutor for all, based in part on his experience developing Khanmigo for Khan Academy.

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Afterlife: Sebastian Junger’s Journey to the Edge and Back

The Next Big Idea | 23 May 2024 | 1h 03m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Sebastian Junger about his book In My Time of Dying: How I Came Face to Face with the Idea of an Afterlife. Describes the rupture of an aneurysm in his pancreatic artery that very nearly killed him, his near-death experience, and his subsequent scientific, philosophical, and profoundly personal exploration of what happens after we die.

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Algebra of Wealth: Scott Galloway’s Formula for Financial Success

The Next Big Idea | 2 May 2024 | 0h 53m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Scott Galloway about his book The Algebra of Wealth: A Simple Formula for Financial Security. Discusses why rich people should talk about their success, how to build your savings muscle, why you should avoid stock picking, whether it’s better to be an entrepreneur or a company man, and more.

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Supercommunicators: How to Connect with Anyone

The Next Big Idea | 29 February 2024 | 1h 06m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Charles Duhigg about his book Supercommunicators: How to Unlock the Secret Language of Connection. Concrete advice on how to identify and leverage the hidden layers beneath conversation to communicate much better.

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Big Bets: A Practical Guide to Changing the World

The Next Big Idea | 1 February 2024 | 0h 54m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Rajiv Shah about his book Big Bets: How Large-Scale Change Really Happens. Discusses his life and work: working for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation running a global vaccination program that immunized 900 million children and saved 16 million lives; administering the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), managing a $20 billion budget, overseeing a staff of 10,000, and leading the U.S. response to global humanitarian crises; as president of the Rockefeller Foundation finding innovative solutions to mitigate climate change and end energy poverty. Shares his methodology for creating large-scale change and making the world a better place with a big bet mentality: setting profound, seemingly unachievable goals and believing they are achievable.

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Atomic Habits: James Clear’s Ultimate Guide to Building Good Habits (and Breaking Bad Ones)

The Next Big Idea | 11 January 2024 | 1h 14m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with James Clear about his book Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones. Discusses the four laws of behavior change, explains how small improvements compound over time to produce remarkable results, and offers easy tips you can use now to kick bad habits and adopt good ones.

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Rory Stewart on Politics, Ambition, and Making a Difference

The Next Big Idea | 21 December 2023 | 1h 05m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Rory Stewart about his book How Not to Be a Politician: A Memoir. Discusses his life and work: running a non-profit in Afghanistan, walking alone across Afghanistan in the months after 9/11, serving as a deputy governor in Iraq, professor at Harvard, his ambitions on being elected to the British Parliament, his reflections on politics, and heading the Give Directly charity.

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