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Out Of The Blank Robbie Robertson

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    #1110 - James Hughes

    #1110 - James Hughes

    James Hughes is an American sociologist and bioethicist. He is the Executive Director of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies and teaches health policy at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut in the United States. He is the author of Citizen Cyborg: Why Democratic Societies Must Respond to the Redesigned Human of the Future and is currently writing a book about moral bioenhancement tentatively titled Cyborg Buddha: Using Neurotechnology to Become Better People.


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    #1109 - Zoltan Istvan

    #1109 - Zoltan Istvan

    Zoltan Istvan is an American transhumanist, journalist, entrepreneur, political candidate, and futurist. Zoltan is widely recognized for spearheading the modern-day transhumanist movement, which advocates for using radical science to improve and evolve the human being. He was the 2016 presidential candidate for the Transhumanist Party.

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    #1108 - David Bell

    #1108 - David Bell

    David Bell served as Head of Malaria/AFS at Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND). He has a background in clinical medicine and tropical public health, with expertise in malaria epidemiology and modeling of interventions. He is a board member of PANDA and leads the socio-political projects on global public health. Previously, he was Director of the Global Health Technologies at Intellectual Ventures Global Good Fund in the USA,  and coordinated malaria diagnostics strategy with the World Health Organization.


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    #1107 - Kevin LaGrandeur

    #1107 - Kevin LaGrandeur

    Kevin LaGrandeur is Professor of English at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), where he specializes in technology and culture. Kevin is specifically interested in the ethics of Human-Robot and Human-AI interaction; also in how technology can be most ethically used in today's society; also in the history of technology, and how it is reflected in today's intelligent technology. He is also a Fellow of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technology, an international think tank, and a co-founder of the NY Posthuman Research Group.


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    #1106 - Andreea Font

    #1106 - Andreea Font

    Andreea Font is a Reader at Astrophysics Research Institute (ARI) at Liverpool John Moores University and a member of the Computational Cosmology group at ARI. Andreea's research interests are in the area of formation and evolution of galaxies and on the nature of dark matter. A lot of her research focuses on modelling the properties of our own Galaxy, the Milky Way and of other 'Milky Way analogues'. To this end, recently constructed a suite of Milky Way-type simulations called ARTEMIS, which enabled the ability to compare theoretical models.


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    #1105 - Alex Dimitriu

    #1105 - Alex Dimitriu

    Alex Dimitriu is dual board certified in psychiatry and sleep medicine. As a consultation psychiatrist, he specialized in the complex interplay between the mind and body. In his work, Dr. Dimitriu helps his patients optimize peak performance by day and peak restorative sleep by night. He has been nationally recognized by The New York Times, Forbes, Cosmopolitan, Psychology Today, NBC News among other media. Alex also serves as a medical reviewer for Business Insider, the Sleep Foundation, and is a contributing author to The Encyclopedia of Sleep Medicine.

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    • 58 min

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