Exponential View with Azeem Azhar

How will the future unfold? What is the impact of technology on business & society? As technology reorders the world in which live, who will be the winners and who will be the losers? Join Azeem Azhar, curator of the Exponential View newsletter, in deep conversation with the world's leading thinkers and practitioners exploring these and other important questions. The views expressed on this podcast are those of its hosts, guests, and callers, and not those of Harvard Business Review.

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episode 1: China, an AI Superpower


Kai-Fu Lee, a VC investor, technology executive, and one of the most prominent figures in the Chinese internet sector and AI, discusses the Chinese government's techno-utilitarian approach to technology, the ambition of China's technology founders, and the future of job automation.


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 2018-09-27  51m
 
 

Season 2 Intro: When Technology Meets Political Future


Azeem Azhar's Exponential View podcast is back, exploring the intersection of political economy and exponential technologies.


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 2018-09-23  5m
 
 

episode 11: Hacking Democracy


We’ve experienced a manifestation of new behaviors, driven by the underlying shifts around the democratic process: the transition from broadcast media to niche media moderated by dominant social media platforms. Have these behaviors hacked our democracy? For better or for worse? Azeem discusses these questions with Carole Cadwalladr, Luciano Floridi, Hari Kunzru, Tom Loosemore.


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 2017-06-03  1h37m
 
 

episode 10: The State of Machine Learning


Dr. Danny Lange, VP of AI and machine learning at Unity, discusses the role of machine learning technologies in revolutionizing the ways games are developed and monetized. Dr. Lange talks about the significance of the undergoing paradigm shift in computing, the OODA loop in machine learning, and what happens to software engineers when their trade becomes obsolete.


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 2017-05-26  46m
 
 

episode 9: Code as the Key Driver of Human Development


Author Philip Auerswald talks about “code” in a broader meaning of the word — it is the “how” of human productivity, the manner in which we create, refine, and implement the infrastructure that forms a human society. The advancements of code, from the Neolithic era to the modern times, have driven identity and work reinvention.


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 2017-05-09  40m
 
 

episode 8: Universal Basic Income


Scott Santens, a writer and an advocate for universal basic income, talks about why he believes “citizen's salary” is a necessary measure for our societies to deal with tech unemployment by providing an independent income floor.


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 2017-05-05  41m
 
 

episode 7: How Music Could Take the Place of Drugs


Marko Ahtisaari, the CEO and cofounder of The Sync Project, presents ideas and projects born out of the vision that in the near future people will use non-drug modalities to heal, enhance well-being, and assist in therapy. He guides us through the recent experiment Unwind.ai, which uses your heart rate to select the tracks that will bring you peace of mind.


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 2017-04-29  38m
 
 

episode 6: AI, Automation, and the Economy


Columbia University professor Jeffrey Sachs, one of the world’s foremost thinkers on economic development, talks about how technology has improved the lives of countless humans. He explores how automated systems will increasingly replace both routine and high-skill jobs.


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 2017-03-04  45m
 
 

episode 5: Intimacy with Robots


Computer scientist Kate Devlin discusses robot intimacy and a new age of sex, relationships, and social life.


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 2017-02-25  1h8m
 
 

episode 4: Homo Deus


Hebrew University of Jerusalem professor Yuval Harari and Azeem Azhar cover the compelling insights in his new book, "Homo Deus."


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 2017-02-17  53m