Joel Pearson is a university professor in cognitive neuroscience and innovation at The University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia, with a background in art. Joel is an author, public speaker, entrepreneur and public intellectual working at the forefront of science, innovation, agile science and biohacking. Prof. Joel Pearson and his guests talk entrepreneurship, leadership, science, health, performance, longevity, education, biohacks, critical thinking, art and technology, with a theme of what drives people to do the amazing things they do.
010 Katharine Kemp – what is big tech doing with all your data?
Katharine is an expert on the legalities of what big tech companies can do with our data, what those terms and conditions statements that none of us actually read mean and who else will use all the data that is collected about each and everyone one of us. Katharine is a senior lecturer at Faculty of Law, The University of New South Wales. Her research focuses on competition law (particularly misuse of market power), consumer protection and data privacy in financial and tech services.
009 David Sinclair – How to reverse aging and live forever
David is a Professor at Harvard Medical school, has founded or co-founded around 15 companies, his new book Lifespan: Why we age and why we don't have to, has just come out and is already a best seller. David is famous for his discoveries of the effects of resveratrol and its effects of Sirtuins and is now one of the top go-to people for all things anti-aging, with specific focus on NAD precursors, nicotinamide riboside or NMN. He is famous for taking these supplements himself and talks about this openly.
008 Emma Johnston – Going from Science to government policy
Emma Johnston is the Dean of Science at the University of New South Wales, the president of Science and Technology Australia, the host of the TV show Coast Australia and Professor of Marine ecology.
007 Amantha Imber – from Innovation to how we work
Amantha Imber is an innovation psychologist, founder of Inventium, an innovation consultancy, and co-creator of the Australian Financial Review’s Most Innovative Companies list. Amantha has a PhD in organisational psychology from Monash University and has helped companies such as Google, Apple, Disney, LEGO, Virgin Australia, to innovate more successfully. Amantha has written two books the “The Creativity Formula” and “The Innovation Formula” and many popular articles on innovation and how to work
006 Adam Alter – What addictive technology is doing to you
Adam is a New York Times bestselling author of two books: Irresistible, which considers why people today are addicted to so many behaviours, from incessant smartphone use to video games and online shopping, and Drunk Tank Pink, which investigates how hidden forces in the world around us shape our thoughts, feelings, and behaviours. Adam is an Associate Prof. of Marketing at the NYU Stern School of Business. Adam has also written for the New York Times, New Yorker, Washington Post, WIRED, and many ot
005 Toby Walsh – The Future of Artificial Intelligence
Toby is a leader in Artificial intelligence, he is a Scientia Professor at the University of New South Wales, he is the author of multiple books, including It's Alive! and 2062. He is the co-chair of the Effective and ethical development of artificial intelligence working group consulting with the Australian government on how to deal with Artificial Intelligence. This episode is a great introduction to the current state of Artificial intelligence.
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Much more than expected!
Joel is a scientist, but he brings much more content than a normal professor! I get a lot from the talk between Joel and guests, and inspired by their shred opinions.
Didn’t know what to expect and was very impressed
Went looking for a intellectual stimulating experience and was extremely happy with discovering this podcast! You’ve outdone yourself. Keep them coming
Highly Informative Podcast
Love this podcast! Very interesting topics regarding human potential with an engaging host and expert guests.