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Healthcare is undergoing a massive transformation. With the introduction of intelligent technologies, healthcare providers can dramatically improve how they deliver their services and interact with their patients. In NextGen Health by Microsoft, learn how emerging technologies like machine learning and AI improve operations and care while ensuring that sensitive data remains secure.
 
Weekly interview show with people at the forefront of transformational technologies, scientific research, and bold new thinking that enables humans to operate at higher levels — better able to achieve whatever each person values most in life. This could be in fields as diverse as neuroscience, computer science, psychology, bio-tech, augmented reality, nutrition & fitness and so many more areas of pioneering work.
 
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My guest today is Akshay Kothari, the Chief Operating Officer at Notion. As COO, Akshay is one of the top people driving the ship at this next-generation software platform that's enabling everyday users to create their own software tools instead of settling for what's provided on the market. Despite Notion being a young and small company of around …
 
My guest today is Dr. Bertalan Mesko, also known as The Medical Futurist. He's the Director of The Medical Futurist Institute, delivers keynote addresses all over the world, and runs a popular magazine and YouTube channel on the future of medicine with an emphasis on how technology will shape healthcare. Dr. Mesko is a physician with a PhD in genom…
 
My guest today is Nir Eyal, who writes and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. The MIT Technology Review dubbed Nir, "The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology." Nir has taught at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Institute of Design at Stanford. He's the author of two bestselling books, "Hooked: How…
 
My guest today is Anders Ericsson, author of the renowned book "Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise". He is among the world's leading authorities on how to new master skills. Anders is a Professor of Psychology and conducted much of the research on expertise and peak performance that Malcolm Gladwell famously referenced to develop the 1…
 
How can technology solve problems that plague the healthcare system? With the help of machine learning and AI, the Medical University of South Carolina has undertaken a pilot project to decrease incidences of sepsis. Matthew Turner, Chief Data Officer, explains his methodology. Read a transcript of this episode at https://discover.microsoft.com/nex…
 
My guest today is Steven Kotler. Steven is one of the world's leading experts on achieving Ultimate Human Performance through Flow States. "Flow" is the cognitive state of full immersion and focus in which brain activity changes to enable peak human capability across an intellectual or physical activity. It's characterized by rapt attention so deep…
 
My guest today is Douglas Rushkoff, who has been named one of the “world’s ten most influential intellectuals” by MIT. He's an author and documentarian who studies human autonomy in the digital age. He's written over twenty books include the recently-published "Team Human", and he hosts a popular podcast, also called "Team Human", focusing on the e…
 
My guest today is Dr. Christof Koch, one of the worlds foremost experts on neuroscience and consciousness. Dr. Koch is the Chief Scientist and President of the Allen Institute for Brain Science. He recently released his latest book, The Feeling of Life Itself – Why Consciousness is Everywhere But Can’t be Computed. It explores new insights and pers…
 
My guest today is Paul Shapiro, author of the national bestseller "Clean Meat: How Growing Meat Without Animals Will Revolutionize Dinner and the World". He's also the CEO and co-founder of The Better Meat Co., a four-time TEDx speaker, the co-host of the Business for Good Podcast. In our conversation today we explore the future of food, with a par…
 
We explore Human Enhancement and Personal Performance Hacking with Matt Ward (@mattwardio), the host The Disruptors podcast, startup investor, adviser and business innovation consultant. Matt and I thought it would be fun to do two episodes, one here on MIND & MACHINE and the other on The Disruptors, where we explore what we've learned, the ideas w…
 
In a follow-up to our previous episode, my guest today is again cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman, author of the book "The Case Against Reality". In this addendum to the previous episode, we explore how Don's First Principles Thinking enabled his remarkably original theory on reality (covered fully in the previous episode). Then further into today…
 
My guest today is cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman, author of the book "The Case Against Reality". Don has been making waves lately in a range of scientific fields with a theory of reality that splinters all of our preconceived notions. What if everything we thought was real -- the physical world around us and the notion of time -- are not realit…
 
Today we explore CRISPR and gene editing, embryo selection vs embryo editing, parental vs societal needs, emerging mind-reading technologies, and the ethics surrounding all of these issues. August Bradley's guest is Hank Greely, a Stanford Law School professor specializing in the ethical, legal, and social implications of new biomedical technologie…
 
August Bradley's guest today is Martin Bryant, a technology and media writer, speaker and consultant who puts out the Big Revolution newsletter on what's happening at the intersection of technology and media. Martin was previously the Editor In Chief of the TNW digital magazine which operates alongside the influential The Next Web conference on eme…
 
My guest today is Steven Furber, who has led the design of the SpiNNiker neuromorphic computer — a brain simulator with one million cores on a single machine, each core interacting with the others in ways mimicking how living brains function. His work on the SpiNNiker neuromorphic computer is designed to both teach us more about how human brains wo…
 
Every year, healthcare organizations lose enormous amounts of money in productivity and efficiency. Transformative technologies like AI and online collaboration tools, however, are beginning to improve these organizations’ operational outcomes. In this episode, learn how data can not only make a difference in the ICU, but also create interoperabili…
 
My guest today is Paul Scharre, author of the book "Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War" — which Bill Gates recently featured in his top five book recommendations of the year. Paul is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security — a think tank based in Wash…
 
My guest today is Chris Pain, director of the AI documentary film "Do You Trust This Computer?" and previously the documentary "Who Killed the Electric Car?". The new film is a powerful examination of artificial intelligence centered around insights from the most high-profile thinkers on the subject, including Elon Musk, Stuart Russell, Max Tegmark…
 
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