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Matt Clifford, co-founder of Entrepreneur First, interviews the people behind some of the world's most important ideas. We explore in-depth some of the fastest-changing and most impactful areas of life, from technology to geopolitics and scientific progress to entrepreneurship. Guests include founders, investors, academics and journalists working and thinking at the frontier of these topics.Subscribe to the free weekly newsletter at http://tib.matthewclifford.com/

Thoughts in Between: exploring how technology collides with politics, culture and societ‪y‬ Matt Clifford: Co-founder of Entrepreneur First

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Matt Clifford, co-founder of Entrepreneur First, interviews the people behind some of the world's most important ideas. We explore in-depth some of the fastest-changing and most impactful areas of life, from technology to geopolitics and scientific progress to entrepreneurship. Guests include founders, investors, academics and journalists working and thinking at the frontier of these topics.Subscribe to the free weekly newsletter at http://tib.matthewclifford.com/

    Anton Howes: The history of innovation - and how to get more of it

    Anton Howes: The history of innovation - and how to get more of it

    Anton Howes is a historian of innovation. He writes a newsletter on the topic, Age of Invention, and is the author of Arts and Minds (Princeton University Press, 2020), a history of the Royal Society of Arts.
    In this conversation we discuss:
    Where does innovation come from? The importance of "the improving mindset" in the history of economic growth Why it feels like progress is slowing down and why that's wrong. And much more. Thanks to Cofruition for consulting on and producing the show. You can learn more about Entrepreneur First at www.joinef.com and subscribe to my weekly newsletter at tib.matthewclifford.com

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Rowland Manthorpe: Technology and the fight against COVID

    Rowland Manthorpe: Technology and the fight against COVID

    Rowland is technology correspondent at Sky News where he covers the way technology impacts politics and public life, most recently in the fight against Covid-19.As well as this, we also talk about why it's so hard for governments to deploy capital well,...

    • 59 min
    Marc Warner: How do we make AI safe?

    Marc Warner: How do we make AI safe?

    Marc Warner is co-founder and CEO of Faculty.AI, a London-based artificial intelligence company that helps leading organisations implement AI in their businesses. In this conversation, we talk about implementing machine learning in the real world and...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Jade Leung: What does history tell us about the future of AI?

    Jade Leung: What does history tell us about the future of AI?

    Jade was the first Head of Research & Partnerships with the Centre for the Governance of Artificial Intelligence (GovAI), housed at Oxford's Future of Humanity Institute. In this conversation, we discuss her superb doctoral thesis, "Who Will Govern...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Anna Gat: Being an intellectual in the internet age

    Anna Gat: Being an intellectual in the internet age

    Anna Gat is co-founder and CEO of Interintellect, a global community of public intellectuals. In this conversation, we discuss how the internet has changed intellectual life, the future of academia, and much more...----------------Thanks to Cofruition...

    • 1 hr
    Ian Hogarth: The geopolitics of AI

    Ian Hogarth: The geopolitics of AI

    Ian Hogarth is an entrepreneur, investor and public intellectual - well known as the author of "AI nationalism" and co-creator of the State of AI report. In this conversation, we talk about the geopolitics of AI: how does AI change the way that nation...

    • 1 hr 2 min

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