"To arrive at the edge of the world's knowledge, seek out the most complex and sophisticated minds, put them in a room together, and have them ask each other the questions they are asking themselves."
May 13th, 2016 | 37 mins 21 secs
PAUL DOLAN is a professor of behavioral science at the London School of Economics and Political Science and author of Happiness by Design. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/paul_dolan-the-social-construction-of-stories
Gary Marcus - Is Big Data Taking Us Closer to the Deeper Questions in Artificial Intelligence? [5.4.16]
May 4th, 2016 | 39 mins
GARY MARCUS is CEO and founder, Geometric Intelligence; professor of psychology, New York University; author, Guitar Zero: The New Musician and the Science of Learning. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/gary_marcus-is-big-data-taking-us-closer-to-the-deeper-questions-in-artificial
April 20th, 2016 | 49 mins 31 secs
FRANK WILCZEK, currently the Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics at MIT, has received many prizes for his work in physics, including the Nobel Prize (2004) for work he did as a graduate student at Princeton University. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/frank_wilczek-power-over-nature
April 16th, 2016 | 46 mins 55 secs
JOSHUA KNOBE is an experimental philosopher and professor of philosophy and cognitive science at Yale University.
DANIEL KAHNEMAN is the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics (2002), and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (2013). He is the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology Emeritus, Princeton, and author of Thinking Fast and Slow.
March 30th, 2016 | 49 mins 42 secs
GEORGE CHURCH is a professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School and director of the Personal Genome Project. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/george_church-the-augmented-human-being
March 23rd, 2016 | 41 mins 52 secs
JANNA LEVIN is a professor of physics and astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University. She is the author of How the Universe Got Its Spots; A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines; and most recently, Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/janna_levin-sounds-of-the-skies
March 16th, 2016 | 47 mins 1 sec
REBECCA NEWBERGER GOLDSTEIN, awarded the 2014 National Humanities Medal by President Obama, is a philosopher, novelist, and professor of English and Philosophy at NYU. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/rebecca_newberger_goldstein-the-mattering-instinct
March 3rd, 2016 | 41 mins 48 secs
HOWARD GARDNER is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Gardner also directs the Good Project.
March 1st, 2016 | 1 hr 32 mins
STEPHEN WOLFRAM, distinguished scientist, inventor, author, and business leader, is Founder & CEO, Wolfram Research; Creator, Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha & the Wolfram Language; Author, A New Kind of Science. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/stephen_wolfram-ai-the-future-of-civilization
February 12th, 2016 | 46 mins 12 secs
ED BOYDEN is a professor of biological engineering and brain and cognitive sciences at the MIT Media Lab and the MIT McGovern Institute. He leads the Synthetic Neurobiology Group. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/ed_boyden-how-the-brain-is-computing-the-mind
February 1st, 2016 | 45 mins 8 secs
DAVID REICH is a geneticist and professor in the Department of Genetics at the Harvard Medical School. He is the author of Who We Are and How We Got Here. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/david_reich-the-genomic-ancient-dna-revolution
January 21st, 2016 | 37 mins 19 secs
RICHARD NISBETT is a professor of psychology and co-director of the Culture and Cognition Program at the University of Michigan. He is the author of Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking; and The Geography of Thought. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/richard_nisbett-the-crusade-against-multiple-regression-analysis