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SophieCo. Visionaries

People who look beyond today and see the bigger picture of what’s going on with humanity – great minds, visionaries, philosophers sit down with Sophie Shevardnadze to share their wisdom and muse over our present and our future.

Oct 11, 2019 09:29

Musk’s Neuralink brain chip project is a fairy tale – neurosurgeon

Love, hate, and our brightest ideas – all born in the body’s most fascinating and complex organ. We talked to a man who literally looks into other people’s brains – Dr. Henry Marsh, one of Britain’s top neurosurgeons.

Oct 4, 2019 07:09

All Bentleys, BMWs & Mercedes will be doomed in 30 years – ex-GM vice chair

Self-driving cars are already on our roads, but how will it change the way we live? We talked about this with the legend of American auto-industry, former vice chairman of General Motors, Robert Lutz.

Sep 27, 2019 06:50

We are all mutants – evolutionary biologist

Evolution has subjected our genome to countless changes, resulting in what we are today – very much alike and yet incredibly unique. Can technology make our DNA even more perfect? And where can this playing with nature possibly lead us? We talked to Armand Marie Leroi, professor of evolutionary biology at Imperial College London.

Sep 20, 2019 11:30

The body you’re born with may not be the body you’ll die with – Stelarc

Implanting electronics into ourselves still sounds like something straight out of sci-fi for most of us, but for our guest, the human body is obsolete without modern technology. We talked to performance artist and body-experiments pioneer Steralc.

Sep 13, 2019 09:19

Frederic Beigbeder: The world is getting more stupid every day

They call him the enfant terrible of French literature due to his no-mercy approach to the evils of modern society, unmasking them with sparkling humour and satire. We talked to writer, literary critic, TV presenter, and film director, Frederic Beigbeder.

Sep 6, 2019 07:39

There’s no Planet B for us – cosmologist

The 21st century: an era of mind-boggling breakthroughs … but among all the solutions are there dangers lurking in the unknown? How can we grasp all that science has to offer – and still stay safe? We’ve talked to Lord Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal and Emeritus Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics at the University of Cambridge.