Can emergent curriculum future proof education?

Karen Avital talks about her courageous journey to ditch her career in biotech to begin to to follow her higher purpose, using her curiosity and her gut to navigate.  She got a BA in behavioral science and business and then gravitated toward education.  She learned to listen to her own observations and conclusions causing her…

Can AI power a self-organizing, barter economy?

Dr. Ben Goertzel from SingularityNET, OpenCog and Hanson Robotics shares his thoughts on a system where AI’s (and eventually humans) can create complex exchange networks that can move us beyond a one dimensional monetary system. He also shares his strategy on the open source movement, and the AI code powering physical humanoid robots like Sophia, and the virtual reality agents…

Will Computers Teach Us to Be Human?

Lauren Evanow from Loving AI talks about how her counterintuitive research shows that people actually can and will relate to a robot in a way that actually makes them feel better. So that brings up the question “What is it about interacting with another human being that shuts us down”? Our theory is that people…

How to Flip your Fears into a Treasure Map

Guryan Tighe – Founder of Fourage asks “Do you ever wonder why you fear what you fear?”  Tighe believes our fears can act like a treasure map showing us what we care about and leading us to our true north.  Fear, she reveals, is telling you where to apply your courage. We are at the…

Can Free Speech Online Cause World Peace?

James Marshall from Free Speech Online talks about why he started Free Speech online back in 1996 when China and Singapore began to censor the internet.  His life’s work supports the importance of free speech, allowing a diversity of opinions and he believes world peace through cultural connection and transparency depends on open communication.    James…

Your Personal Meditation Assistant is Here

Ariel Garten – Cofounder of Muse, explains what a Muse headband is – a brain sensing headset that helps anyone easily mediate. She believes what you can measure you can change.  Meditation can actually change your physiology.  Can it help the world get out of scarcity thinking? Ariel Garten is both an artist, a technologist and entrepreneur….