The CERN Sparks! Podcast

Sparks! is an annual thematic event exploring future technology and how it will affect society. The CERN Sparks! Podcast brings together the brightest minds in the chosen field and explores the visions and challenges of the future. The podcast aims to broach the annual theme with a wider public and allow science lovers to have an insight into future trends from multiple, multidisciplinary angles. The second season of the CERN Sparks! podcast, hosted by Bruno Giussani: 6 episodes focused on discussing some of the present of health tech and science and taking a deep look at the many exciting, often risky and generally thrilling possibilities of future technologies for health. With Nobel Laureate Jennifer Doudna; the founding father of genomics, George Church; the WHO’s chief scientist, Soumya Swaminathan; and many other guests. In the first series about Artificial intelligence, hear the sparks fly as Mark Rayner and Abha Eli Phoboo collide pairs of the leading coders, neuroscientists, entrepreneurs, philosophers, psychologists and physicists who are shaping the future. CERN - the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is the largest particle physics laboratory in the world...

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S2: S2: Trailer - The CERN Sparks! Podcast - Future Technology for Health


The second season of the CERN Sparks! podcast: 6 episodes focused on discussing some of the present of health tech and science and taking a deep look at the many exciting, often risky and generally thrilling possibilities of future technologies for health. With Nobel Laureate Jennifer Doudna; the founding father of genomics, George Church; the WHO’s chief scientist, Soumya Swaminathan; and many other guests.


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 2022-10-26  2m
 
 

episode 6: S2 #6 The Public Good: Maximising Outcomes


“Major advances, even in a crisis, are made in the years and decades before the crisis (...) these are not miracles that happen by chance.”  - Jeremy Farrar

We have all felt the impact of the pandemic in 2020 and 2021 - but we have not felt it equally...


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 2022-10-26  25m
 
 

episode 5: S2 #5 A Global Perspective: The Power of Collaboration


“There’s no such thing as too many scientists” - Ben Perry

Join host Bruno Giussani as he delves into the rationale and practice of large scale scientific collaborations. In this episode Ben Perry, medicinal chemist with DNDI (Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative) talks about the nature and successes of open science...


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 2022-10-26  22m
 
 

episode 4: S2 #4 Healthtech & Ethics: Getting it Right


“We are so taken in by technology that we forget that technology is a tool that should be used with an outcome in mind...


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 2022-10-26  29m
 
 

episode 3: S2 #3 Genomics: Cracking and Editing the Code


“We finally have a way of making an organism resistant to all viruses.” - George Church

Gene editing, complete virus resistance, longer healthspans, reversing ageing - these are no longer concepts consigned to the pages of science fiction, but real research that host Bruno Giussani explores in this episode...


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 2022-10-26  33m
 
 

episode 2: S2 #2 The Biological Revolution: Tools & Tells


“I think the way we do medicine these days is broken.” - Michael Snyder

In this second episode, join host Bruno Giussani as he examines the specific tools powering the biological revolution...


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 2022-10-26  28m
 
 

episode 1: S2 #1 The Future of Health: Technology’s Role


From the use of the data captured by wearable devices to the relationship between doctors and patients in an AI world, in our first episode host Bruno Giussani explores visions of future health. Jane Metcalfe, founder of Neo...


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 2022-10-26  25m
 
 

episode 6: S1 #6 Fast and slow AI — with Francesca Rossi and Daniel Kahneman


Francesca Rossi is an influential global leader in AI research. Daniel Kahneman is one of the greatest living cognitive psychologists. In the final podcast in the series, our guests take Daniel’s revolutionary “fast and slow” systems of thought as inspiration for rewriting AI, and debate the nature of thought itself. “I really find it difficult to imagine why there should be anything at which humans are essential in the domain of intelligence,” says Kahneman...


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 2021-08-17  30m
 
 

episode 5: S1 #5 Ethical AI — with Nyalleng Moorosi and S. Matthew Liao


“We always had privacy violation, we had people being blamed falsely for crimes they didn’t do, we had mis-diagnostics, we also had false news, but what AI has done is amplify all this, and make it bigger,” says Google’s Nyalleng Moorosi. In Episode 5, she and philosopher Matthew Liao debate the delicate balance between personal moral agency, human rights and corporate responsibility in the brave new world of artificial intelligence...


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 2021-08-10  31m
 
 

episode 4: S1 #4 Experimental AI — with Maurizio Pierini and Michael Doser


Particle physics is at a moment of truth. The discovery in 2012 of the Higgs boson promises to reveal a rich new structure for the vacuum and rewrite the history of the early universe, but a long list of fundamental questions remains, and physicists are faced with an awesome data flow from the Large Hadron Collider. In Episode 4, CERN’s Maurizio Pierini and Michael Doser explore using “unsupervised learning” to reveal nature’s mysteries...


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 2021-08-03  37m
 
 
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