My guest today is scientist Ilya Kolmanovsky and we’ll be talking about the evolution of the brain, as well as where we’re heading with the connection between the human mind and AI. Amongst other things, of course.
Born in Moscow, Kolmanovsky trained as a zoologist, earned a PhD in human evolution, and then went on to become the most known Russian language science communicator on TV, radio, through podcasting, lectures, shows, and blogging. He has interviewed five Nobel prize laureates, dived under the ice in the Arctic, and has been detained 3 times by Russian police while protesting oppression. His most recent project is a podcast named Naked Mole-Rat (Goliy Zemlekop in Russian: podcast.ru/1505388337) about scientists and scientific discoveries. It has become the most popular Russian language podcast, outnumbering politics, art and sex podcasts. Recent guests include Garry Kasparov, Alison Gopnik, Svante Paabo and many others.
Sam Sarkisian is a lecturer in the Writing Program at Boston University and author of The Institute, a dystopian thriller about misinformation in the media and political spheres. With the US plagued by disinformation in the media, the answer seems to be a non-partisan Institute for Information...
My guest today is Jeff Gomez, CEO of Starlight Runner and leading expert in the fields of brand narrative, story world development, creative franchise design, and transmedia storytelling. In this episode we talk about the evolution of transmedia, the use of audio in storytelling, the emergence of...
My guest today is Mason Hargrave and we are going to be talking about precision medication and how it can be applied to the treatment of depression – though we get sidetracked with several other interesting topics like crypto, NFTs, and IQ tests.
Mason is a National Science Foundation Graduate...