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How will the future unfold? What is the impact of technology on business & society? As technology reorders the world in which live, who will be the winners and who will be the losers? Join Azeem Azhar, curator of the Exponential View newsletter, in deep conversation with the world's leading thinkers and practitioners exploring these and other important questions.

The views expressed on this podcast are those of its hosts, guests, and callers, and not those of Harvard Business Review.

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    • 4.9 • 95 Ratings

How will the future unfold? What is the impact of technology on business & society? As technology reorders the world in which live, who will be the winners and who will be the losers? Join Azeem Azhar, curator of the Exponential View newsletter, in deep conversation with the world's leading thinkers and practitioners exploring these and other important questions.

The views expressed on this podcast are those of its hosts, guests, and callers, and not those of Harvard Business Review.

    What Studying Consciousness Can Reveal about AI and the Metaverse (with Anil Seth)

    What Studying Consciousness Can Reveal about AI and the Metaverse (with Anil Seth)

    The workings of the brain have long puzzled scientists and philosophers, but the last twenty years have been a golden age for consciousness research. Neuroscientist Anil Seth explains his theories on consciousness and why unlocking the secrets of our mind will transform medicine, AI, and virtual reality.

    • 44 min
    Supercritical’s Mission to Help Tech Reach Net Zero (with Michelle You)

    Supercritical’s Mission to Help Tech Reach Net Zero (with Michelle You)

    Companies of all sizes and sectors have committed to net-zero emissions targets, but getting there is not straightforward. Measuring carbon dioxide output is tricky, carbon markets are fragmented, and the quality of offsets varies hugely. Michelle You, co-founder and CEO of Supercritical, is on a mission to help companies better measure, reduce, and remove carbon emissions – and her first target is the tech sector.

    • 48 min
    Crypto and the Future of Money (with Terra’s Do Kwon)

    Crypto and the Future of Money (with Terra’s Do Kwon)

    Some people see cryptocurrencies as speculative assets with no real utility at best, a Ponzi scam at worst. For others, they’re the future of money. Do Kwon, founder and CEO of Terraform Labs, the company behind the Terra blockchain, discusses his vision for a decentralized financial ecosystem with Azeem Azhar.

    • 46 min
    Azeem’s 2022 Trends: Web 3.0, Sci-Fi Tech, and the Metaverse

    Azeem’s 2022 Trends: Web 3.0, Sci-Fi Tech, and the Metaverse

    Azeem Azhar sets out his vision for 2022 and shares the trends that he thinks will change our world this year. Some changes are hurtling down the pike, like the growth of Web 3.0 and the metaverse, while others are rumbling along more slowly: the continued dominance of Big Tech and the tireless march of artificial intelligence.

    • 24 min
    Learning from 2021: Azeem’s Takeaways

    Learning from 2021: Azeem’s Takeaways

    As 2021 draws to a close and Covid cases spike, it’s easy to think not much has changed. But in between pandemic waves, we’ve made major progress in science and technology. And that progress gives us clues about how the future might play out. Azeem Azhar reflects on the tech trends we’ve seen this year and key shifts in industry and society that are changing cities, the labor market, and the superconductor business.

    • 26 min
    From Tech Investor to Author (with a16z’s Andrew Chen)

    From Tech Investor to Author (with a16z’s Andrew Chen)

    Andreessen Horowitz general partner Andrew Chen and host Azeem Azhar have something in common: they were both tech company insiders and early-stage investors before becoming authors. They explore why they decided to write their books, how writing intersects with their day jobs, and whether they’d do it all again.

    • 43 min

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95 Ratings

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Great show

Interesting topic on quantum computing. I am always inspired by the frontier of new science and technology breakthroughs. It makes us humble and hungry.

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Never disappoints. Azim is always superbly prepared and the people are the best in their field. This is why podcasts are the new normal. Nothing short of excellent.

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Excellent podcast with broad ranging perspectives on technology and AI and society. Very good interviews with leading people in the field.

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