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Brave New Planet
Utopia or dystopia? It’s up to us.In the 21st century, powerful technologies have been appearing at a breathtaking pace—related to the internet, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, and more. They have amazing potential upsides, but we can’t ignore the serious risks that come with them.Brave New Planet is a podcast that delves deep into the most exciting and challenging scientific frontiers, helping us understand them and grapple with their implications. Dr. Eric Lander, president and founding director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, is a geneticist, molecular biologist,...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.4 stars from 538 ratings
Never too old to learn …
So much to consider ! This is an outstanding podcast . It’s engaging and fascinating stuff ! Great host, great guests !
Gillgeordie via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/05/22
Highly recommended!
Insightful, incredibly relevant and inspiring at the same time. I am looking forward to many more episodes and topics. Thanks Eric Lander for doing this!
Natalie Jaeger via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 07/24/21
Stewardship
An amazing podcast that will stir you to take ownership of this planet that we all share and want to leave behind as a healthy planet for the generations coming after us . Thank you for doing this .
Lololullaby via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/22/21
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