InSilico Medicine and the Quest for Immortality: A Podcast with Dr. Alex Zhavoronkov

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Alex Zhavoronkov, PhD, is a head of the Regenerative Medicine Laboratory at the Federal Clinical Research Center for Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Immunology in and the adjunct professor of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. He is also a director and trustee of the Biogerontology Research Foundation, a UK-based registered charity supporting  aging research worldwide and a director of the International Aging Research Portfolio (IARP) knowledge management project. He is the CEO or Insilico Medicine, Inc, a Baltimore-based company with … Read More

The Immortality Project: A Podcast with Dr. Janni Lloyd

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Janni Lloyd’s interest in health formally began in 1973 when she commenced her medical degree at the University of Western Australia. She spent many years in General Practice with a special interest in the psychological and emotional aspects of health maintenance and disease creation. In 1994 Janni moved into Alternative / Complimentary medicine via Aura Soma Colour Therapy. In 1992 she began studying and living Healthy Life Extension and the philosophy of Physical Immortality from many different perspectives  –  spirituality, alternative medicine,  psychology, … Read More

The Insider’s Guide to Autism and Aspergers: A Podcast with Dr. Ian Hale

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From Amazon.com It is a comprehensive, yet simply written Guide, avoiding jargon, to all areas, treatment, theories, background and day-to-day practical tips covering the entire subject of Autism including Asperger’s. It uncovers its hidden history and includes many famous examples of Autistic and Asperger’s people. It is also full of anecdotes and feelings from the author’s professional and deeply personal experiences as an Autistic himself. This is the easy-to-read, yet deeply inquiring pocket book for anyone affected by, giving care to or diagnosed with … Read More

The Value of Economic Pluralism: A Talk with Professor John Harvey

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John T. Harvey has been a Professor of Economics at Texas Christian University since 1987, after earning his Ph.D. in Economics that year from the University of Tennessee. He specializes in international economics (particularly exchange rates), macroeconomics, history of economics, and contemporary schools of thought. Dr. Harvey’s work combines analyses rooted in the scholarly traditions of John Maynard Keynes and Thorstein Veblen with that of modern psychology to produce a set of new theories to explain international monetary economics, including … Read More

Top Secret Science of Esoteric Mysticism Revealed

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Reverend Krall’s biography and mission statement from his website: Reverand Brian Krall, also known by his Shaman Name “Isantis Tao” is a Taoist Shaman, a Tantric Upasaka of Sri Vidya Tantra and the Daksinamurti lineage, A Sorcerer, Metaphysicist, Alchemist, Author, Holistic Healer, Personal Development Specialist, Neuro Linguistic Programmer, Sex Teacher and a Musician. Brian has been practicing spirituality and studying spiritual science and philosophy for 17 years, and was initiated as a shaman 10 years ago. He teaches an eclectic … Read More

Adam Alonzi Reads Death is Wrong by Gennady Stolyarov II

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In this podcast I read Death is Wrong by Gennady Stolyarov II. A number of people have recommend or requested I record myself reading. Enjoy. From the book’s Amazon page: If you have ever asked, “Why do people have to die?” then this book is for you. The answer is that no, death is not necessary, inevitable, or good. In fact, death is wrong. Death is the enemy of us all, to be fought with medicine, science, and technology. This book … Read More

A Model of Learning: A Talk with Barry Kort

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Learning model discussed in the podcast. Barry Kort’s biography: I am a (now retired) Visiting Scientist at the MIT Media Lab in the Affective Computing Research Group. My long-term field of research is the Role of Emotions in Learning. I am currently working on the role of StoryCraft as a traditional method of learning. I am also a (now retired) volunteer science educator in the Discovery Spaces at the Boston Museum of Science. My other affiliations include the Institute for Intelligent … Read More

Artificial Intuition: A Talk with Monica Anderson

Monica Anderson is CTO and co-founder of Sensai Corporation and founder of Syntience Inc. She has created Industrial grade Model Based (programmed) AI systems for decades but insists that the path to human-like Understanding Machines requires adopting “Model Free Methods” where ALL Models of the Problem Domain are created by the system itself (through learning) instead of relying on limited (and limiting) Models created by programmers. She explains her approach using terms like “Connectome Algorithms”, “Artificial Intuition”, “Understanding Machines” and … Read More

The Foundations of Logic: Sigurd Vojnov and Matthew Craig

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Here I speak with the beloved father figure of the Foundations of Logic about paradoxes and his budding organization. Welcome to the Foundations of Logic!  In its present form, the Foundation is an umbrella over many Facebook groups dedicated to the idea that when you bring a large enough variety of diverse individuals together amazing things can happen!  The Foundation is a kind of loosely organized chaos and we want to keep it that way!  If you’re new to the Foundation, … Read More

A Chat with Dr. Mark Thornton, Austrian Economist

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Dr. Mark Thornton is Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute. He serves as the Book Review Editor of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. His publications include The Economics of Prohibition (1991), Tariffs, Blockades, and  Inflation: The Economics of the Civil War (2004), The Quotable Mises (2005),The Bastiat Collection (2007), An Essay on Economic Theory (2010), and The Bastiat Reader (2014).  Dr. Thornton served as the editor of the Austrian Economics Newsletter and as a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Libertarian Studies. He has served as a member of the graduate faculties of Auburn University and Columbus … Read More

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