Exponential View with Azeem Azhar

Exponential View with Azeem Azhar

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Azeem Azhar, curator of Exponential View, goes deep and insightful in conversation with leading thinkers about how technology is driving exponential change in our business models, political economy and society. You can subscribe to our podcast on iTunes,
AI, Warfare & Global Security: Mariarosaria Taddeo & Azeem Azhar in Conversation
Oct 10 • 53 min
Azeem speaks with Dr Mariarosaria Taddeo, Deputy Director of the Digital Ethics Lab at the Oxford Internet Institute. Dr Taddeo is a philosopher, ethicist and a researcher focusing on cyber conflicts, cyber security, and ethics of data science. Azeem and…
Entrepreneurs, the Market & the State: Bill Janeway & Azeem Azhar in Conversation
Oct 3 • 60 min
Azeem Azhar speaks with Bill Janeway about the three-player game between the mission-driven state, financial speculators and markets in the innovation economy. Are we stuck on the dark side of this three-body configuration? www.exponentialview.co
China, An AI Superpower: Kai-Fu Lee & Azeem Azhar in Conversation
Sep 26 • 51 min
Azeem Azhar speaks with Kai-Fu Lee: a VC investor, technology executive, and one of the most prominent figures in the Chinese internet sector and AI. Azeem and Kai-Fu discuss Chinese government’s techno-utilitarian approach to technology, the ambition of…
Season 2 Intro: When Technology Meets Political Economy
Sep 22 • 5 min
Azeem Azhar’s Exponential View podcast is back, exploring the intersection of political economy and exponential technologies.
Hacking democracy
Jun 3, 2017 • 97 min
A recording of an Exponential View salon held in London in May 2017. “The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter,” said Winston Churchill. But whatever you think of it, democracy has served us well. An…
The state of machine learning: A conversation between Azeem Azhar and Dr. Danny Lange
May 26, 2017 • 47 min
With more than 40% market share in mobile games, a billion monthly active users and 2.6 billion unique devices, Unity has a profoundly important role in booming gaming and VR markets. In this episode, Azeem talks with Dr. Danny Lange, VP of AI and machine…
Code as the Key Driver of Human Development: A conversation between Philip Auerswald and Azeem Azhar
May 19, 2017 • 40 min
For the tech community, code almost exclusively has a uniform meaning: a set of instructions, until recently only written by humans, that specifies any action a computer should execute. In his most recent book, Philip Auerswald talks about “code” in a…
Basic income: A conversation between Scott Santens and Azeem Azhar
May 5, 2017 • 41 min
Scott Santens is a writer and an advocate for universal basic income. His articles have been featured in TechCrunch, Boston Globe, and Politico, among others. Scott coauthored two books: “What Do We Do About Inequality?” and “Surviving the Machine Age:…
Marko Ahtisaari on AI music party tricks, and how music could take the place of drugs
Apr 28, 2017 • 38 min
Marko Ahtisaari is the CEO and co-founder of The Sync Project, a collaborative venture of scientists, musicians, technologists and patients, working towards developing functional music that responds to each individual body and serves as precision…
AI, automation & the economy: Jeff Sachs in conversation with Azeem Azhar
Mar 4, 2017 • 45 min
A discussion with Professor Jeffrey Sachs. Jeff is one of the world’s foremost thinkers on economic development; he advises the UN and a host of governments. In a wide ranging podcast we talk about how technology has improved the lives of countless…
Up close and personal: Living intimately with robots with Kate Devlin
Feb 25, 2017 • 68 min
Living with and loving robots: The Exponential View salon with Kate Devlin on robot intimacy and a new age of sex, relationships and social life.
Homo Deus: A conversation between Yuval Harari and Azeem Azhar
Feb 17, 2017 • 53 min
A conversation between Prof Yuval Harari and Azeem Azhar. We cover the compelling insights Yuval makes in his new book Homo Deus. Where are we, as a species, going now that we have conquered main of the things that ailed preceding generations? How will…
The future of longevity: a discussion with Dr Shamil Chandaria
Dec 8, 2016 • 63 min
Philosopher and investor, Dr Shamil Chandaria, investigates how we might live much longer lives and asks how we can make those longer lives more meaningful. He dives into the emerging medicine and science of life extension in a deep but accessible way. He…
A survey of technology: Jason Pontin in conversation with Azeem Azhar
Nov 19, 2016 • 41 min
A wide-ranging conversation on technology with Jason Pontin, Editor-in-Chief of MIT Technology Review. We touch on gene editing, Moore’s Law, artificial intelligence, Facebook and fake news and what ties all these disparate strands together.
The Wealth of Humans: Ryan Avent in conversation with Azeem Azhar
Nov 5, 2016 • 59 min
A powerfully prophetic discussion about the meaning of work in the 21st century as technology transforms all areas of the global economy. Ryan Avent, economics columnist at The Economist, and Azeem Azhar, curator of Exponential View, explore issues around…