The TED Interview | 10 November 2022 | 0h 31m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Temple Grandin about her book Visual Thinking: The Hidden Gifts of People Who Think in Pictures, Patterns, and Abstractions. Discusses her long, multifaceted career, and how her neurodivergent mind and its gift for identifying patterns and thinking visually has helped her pioneer groundbreaking research. She also explains how all kinds of brains can contribute to creating knowledge, and shares how neurodiversity is a strength across many disciplines.
The TED Interview | 23 June 2022 | 0h 54m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Steven Johnson about his books. Discusses where ideas come from, how optimism benefits creative ideation, the complex and even controversial process of discovery, and the beauty of the “adjacent possible”.
The TED Interview | 15 April 2022 | 1h 09m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Elon Musk discussing what it will take to build a future worth being excited about. Covers free speech and Twitter, energy for a climate-stable future, battery production, self-driving cars, Tesla’s intelligent humanoid robot Optimus, SpaceX’s Starship, and Neuralink’s brain-machine interfaces.
The TED Interview | 17 June 2021 | 0h 46m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Jennifer Doudna discussing her pioneering work on CRISPR, how CRISPR works, the remarkable effects CRISPR can have on our lives – from eradicating genetic diseases to slowing the climate crisis – as well as the ethical and moral questions we must grapple with when it comes to changing who we are.
The TED Interview | 3 June 2021 | 0h 58m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Tyler Cowen. Backgrounds his contention that the economy has stagnated for the last 50 years. Argues that we’re commencing a new era of meaningful innovation, as evidenced by recent breakthroughs in science and medicine.
The TED Interview | 23 October 2018 | 0h 59m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with David Deutsch discussing his theory that the potential reach of knowledge is infinite, how knowledge first developed, why it sets us apart, and what these concepts mean for our present and future. Draws on his book The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World.
The TED Interview | 15 April 2021 | 1h 09m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with OpenAI CEO Sam Altman making the case for AI’s potential to make the future better for all of us – and explaining how his company is leading that charge with an unusual new business model.
The TED Interview | 24 April 2020 | 1h 05m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with global economist Dambisa Moyo. Discusses how being raised in Zambia and educated in England and the United States formed her unique worldview and shaped her thinking on issues like overseas aid, climate, democracy and the rise of the coronavirus pandemic.