42 min

Reimagining technology – and talking to animals – with Aza Raskin ReThinking

    • Society & Culture

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

Years ago, Aza Raskin invented the infinite scroll – and yes, he regrets it. Today, Aza is the co-founder of the Center For Humane Technology and the Earth Species Project. Aza’s work focuses on creating and advocating for ethical technology that benefits collective well-being. For his latest project, he’s looking beyond humanity, using artificial intelligence to decode whale communication and see what lessons we might learn from the animal world. In this expansive conversation, Adam and Aza discuss ways to improve social media, how communicating with other species could change our world, and why everyone – including our governments – needs to upgrade our thinking about an AI world.  Transcripts for ReThinking are available at go.ted.com/RWAGscripts

Years ago, Aza Raskin invented the infinite scroll – and yes, he regrets it. Today, Aza is the co-founder of the Center For Humane Technology and the Earth Species Project. Aza’s work focuses on creating and advocating for ethical technology that benefits collective well-being. For his latest project, he’s looking beyond humanity, using artificial intelligence to decode whale communication and see what lessons we might learn from the animal world. In this expansive conversation, Adam and Aza discuss ways to improve social media, how communicating with other species could change our world, and why everyone – including our governments – needs to upgrade our thinking about an AI world.  Transcripts for ReThinking are available at go.ted.com/RWAGscripts

42 min

Top Podcasts In Society & Culture

Hysterical
Wondery | Pineapple Street Studios
The Ezra Klein Show
New York Times Opinion
Cancelled with Tana Mongeau & Brooke Schofield
Cancelled & Audioboom Studios
Stuff You Should Know
iHeartPodcasts
Hot Mess with Alix Earle
Unwell
This American Life
This American Life

More by TED Talks

TED Talks Daily
TED
How to Be a Better Human
TED and PRX
ReThinking
TED
WorkLife with Adam Grant
TED
TED Health
TED
Body Stuff with Dr. Jen Gunter
TED