When Consciousness was Taboo: The Cognitive Revolution with Bernard Baars

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Dr. Bernard J. Baars   Bernard J. Baars, Ph.D. is Affiliated Fellow in Theoretical Neurobiology at the Neurosciences Institute in La Jolla, CA.   Bernie is a cognitive scientist specializing in conscious and unconscious brain functions, voluntary control, and concepts of self. These common sense ideas have long been difficult to study in the biobehavioral sciences, but have returned to the forefront in recent decades. He is best known for his book, A Cognitive Theory of Consciousness (1988) in which he develops … Read More

Foreign Friend: A Podcast on Modern China with Peter Gassman

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Dr. Peter J. Glassman is an educator and author who has worked extensively in early childhood, elementary, and post-secondary education in North America, Europe, and Asia. Peter has taught at Columbia University, Tulane University, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has been awarded permanent visiting professor status in the People’s Republic of China. He has served as Provost at New England College, and Dean at The University of Macau and The California Institute for Integral Studies. He currently … Read More

Virtual Reality: State of the Industry with Micah Blumberg and Bilawal Sidhu

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Bilawal Singh Sidhu is a creative technologist and VR supervisor. He runs a scrappy VR and mixed media studio, based in San Francisco and Chandigarh, India called Imaginfinity. On the personal side, he enjoys geeking out about VFX/3D, emerging tech, Product Design, Digital Strategy, Meditation and 7 String Guitars. You can hit him up on bilawal.in or on Twitter @bilawalsidhu.

Raising the Dead? BioQuark and the ReAnima Project with Ira Pastor

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Ira Pastor – Chief Executive Officer – Bioquark Inc. – 30 years of experience across multiple sectors of the pharmaceutical industry including pharmaceutical commercialization, biotech drug development, managed care, distribution, OTC, and retail. Served as VP, Business Development for drug development company Phytomedics Inc., raising $40 million of private equity, consummating over $50 million of licensing deals, and bringing lead drug candidate from discovery stage to Phase III development; Prior to that, employed by SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals working in sales, … Read More

Crowdfunding a Cure for Aging: Steve Hill and Elena Milova of the MMTP

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The Major Mouse Testing Program   With a background in statistical data analysis, project management and administration Steve Hill is ideally placed to oversee the project and help the various team members with the various tasks and goals the team has to complete. His main role as project lead is to organize research data, administration, project management solutions, advocacy and networking. Working in research and in particular the field of regenerative medicine demands an ability to respond quickly and efficiently … Read More