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Jul 4, 2018

Conversation with Nikola Danaylov of Singularity.fm. He interviewed me for his show a few weeks ago and now I'm interviewing him back. We will talk about the transhumanist movement, cryonics, "beating death," and singularity.


Jul 4, 2018

Conversation with Anjali Sastry about systems dynamics, cybernetics and society.


Oct 5, 2017

Conversation with Kade Crockford the Director of the Technology for Liberty Program at the ACLU of Massachusetts. Kade ensures privacy and civil liberties law keeps pace with new technologies, with a focus on how systems of surveillance and control impact not just the society in general but their primary targets—people of color, Muslims, immigrants, and dissidents.



Sep 7, 2017

Conversation with Martha Minow, Harvard Law Professor and former Dean of Harvard Law School. We talk about forgiveness, the judicial system and the future of law in a world of new technologies such as AI.


Jul 31, 2017

Conversation with Gerald Holton, a science historian and physicist talking about letters from Albert Einstein to Gene Sharp recently found by Jamila Raqib. The letters are an important part of a conversation about the role of Einstein in thinking about science, ethics and activism.


Jul 6, 2017

Conversation with Dr. Joseph Bolen, Chief Scientific Officer, PureTech Health about a perspective for understanding chronic human diseases. http://www.puretechhealth.com/team/josephb.php

(Disclosure: I'm the chair of the board of PureTech Health.)


Apr 23, 2017

Conversation with Nadya Peek, a postdoc in the Center for Bits and Atoms. We will be talking about many things including an additive manufacturing and 3D steganography using 3D printers that she recently invented.


Apr 23, 2017

Talking to Christopher Filardi, Senior Scientist at Conservation International about indigenous people's stewardship of the vital ecosystems.

I interviewed him over a very bad connection in November last year. Better connection and lots of interesting new things.


Feb 25, 2017

This is a recording of a conversation with Jeff Howe, the co-author of our new book Whiplash. The conversation and the subsequent Q&A were recorded live at the Harvard Book Store on February 24th.


Feb 23, 2017

Megan Smith - the former CTO of the United States serving under President Obama. In conversation about tech, digital government, inclusion and the opportunities ahead. [EP-EN-34]

Feb 12, 2017

Talking to my sister Mimi about learning, social science and digital media.[EP-EN-33]

Jan 30, 2017

Talking about Internet, Society and Protests.

Jonathan is a Harvard Law School Professor and Faculty Director of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society.


Jan 30, 2017

Originally recorded as an MIT Media Lab #MLTalk.

Jamila Raqib is Executive Director of the Albert Einstein Institution and a research affiliate at the Media Lab. In this MLTalk, she’ll start by speaking about building a toolbox for nonviolent resistance, and its potential both to fight oppressive systems and to preserve democratic rights and freedoms for all. After her presentation, there is a conversation with Joi and then a discussion with the audience.

Photo Credit : David Grossman


Jan 28, 2017

Conversation with Steven Johnson and Tom Malone about Emergence and Collective Intelligence.

A longer conversation as part of an experimental Facebook Live stream using Soapbox.tv for my new Facebook group for Whiplash. A few technical problems, but interesting conversation so I left it all in.


Jan 22, 2017

Conversation with choreographer Karole Armitage about her work as a Director's Fellow of the Media Lab and thoughts on conservation, punk rock and other things.


Jan 4, 2017

Conversation with Virginia Heffernan (@page88), digital culture expert and author of MAGIC AND LOSS: The Internet as Art. Conversation originally organized as a Skype call by Heleo - Transcript and article available here: https://heleo.com/conversation-me


Dec 28, 2016

Conversation with Andre and Karthik about non-duality and artificial intelligence.