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Circle of Willis is a podcast for and about the scientists, authors, journalists, and even a few mystics, who make and communicate science for all of us. Circle of Willis is brought to you by VQR, the Center for Media and Citizenship, and WTJU FM in Charlottesville, VA. We're also a proud member of the Virginia Audio Collective. Find out more at virginiaaudio.org.
 
Narratives is a project exploring the ways in which the world is better than it has been, the ways that it is worse, and the paths toward making a better, more definite future. Narratives is hosted by Will Jarvis and Dr.David Jarvis. For more content, transcripts, and show notes, check out narrativespodcast.com
 
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Joel is an Assistant Professor in the University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies (iSchool) and Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL). His research explores systems that support creative knowledge work, particularly ones that are open and sustainable. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
In this episode, we're joined by Lars Doucet. Lars created the video game Defenders Quest. Lars joins us to talk about Henry George, whose work he reviewed in the ACX Book Review contest (which he won!). Lars blogs at https://www.fortressofdoors.com/ More links: Schalkenbach Foundation https://schalkenbach.org Henry George School of Social Science …
 
Dr. Bob Coecke is professor of Quantum Foundations, Logics and Structures, is well known for his work on quantum natural language processing and the applications of category theory, and is a science advisor to Cambridge Quantum Computing. Konstantinos Meichanetzidis works with Dr. Coecke on issues in quantum natural language and the foundations of …
 
Tim Errington is the Director of Research at the Center for Open Science where he leads the centers’ metascience research efforts. He and his team also conduct evaluations of initiatives intended to increase the openness, rigor, and reproducibility of research, such as Open Science Badges and Registered Reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Vi…
 
Velina Tchakarova is the Director at the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy (AIES) in Vienna, Austria. Her work includes research, consulting and lectures on Global System Transformation and geostrategy of global actors, particularly the EU's role in Eastern Europe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Geoff is the Founder and Executive Director of Leverage Research, a research institute that studies and supports early stage science. He studies the role of knowledge in society, exploring topics ranging from the role of philosophy to practical questions about designing research programs in underdeveloped fields. Learn more about your ad choices. V…
 
Dr. Langland-Hassan is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cincinnati. His numerous published articles span theoretical philosophy and experimental psychology, addressing topics such as consciousness, auditory verbal hallucinations, the relationship between language and abstract thought, pretense, imagination, hypothetical rea…
 
Shermon Cruz is the Chair of the Association of Professional Futurists (APF) and the founder, executive director, and chief futurist of the Center for Engaged Foresight. We took this opportunity to discuss gamification, governance, and the future of futurism. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Zanele Njapha is a global speaker who has captivated audiences with her sensational keynotes and thought-provoking unlearning facilitations. Drawing upon a background in educational psychology, she challenges long-standing company dogmas while developing her audiences with her unique, humorous stories and insightful views around the future of work …
 
Philip Rosedale is a serial entrepreneur whose lifelong passion for using virtual technology to connect people led to his founding Second Life in 1999. He later went on to co-found High Fidelity in 2013, a company which specializes in adding spatial audio to applications. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Geoffrey West is a theoretical physicist whose primary interests are in fundamental questions across physics, biology and the social sciences. His research includes metabolism, growth, aging & death, sleep, cancer, innovation, cities, companies, the accelerating pace of life and global sustainability. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megapho…
 
Justin Ging is Chief Commercial Officer for Honeywell Quantum Solutions, where he leads the commercialization of next-generation quantum computing systems. Prior to joining Honeywell, Justin led marketing teams at Samsung Semiconductor and Micron/Aptina, and managed strategic projects at Analog Devices and Bell Labs. Learn more about your ad choice…
 
Kurtis Lockhart is a PhD candidate at Oxford, and Head of Research at the Charter Cities Institute. His research interests focus on the political economy of development. He joins us to talk about charter cities and the role they can play in reforming institutions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Mark Ryan is a Data Science Manager at Intact Insurance and the author of the recently-released "Deep Learning with Structured Data". He holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Toronto, and is interested in chatbots and natural language processing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Marshall Brain is a futurist, speaker, and professor of entrepreneurship who founded HowStuffWorks.com. He joins us on the podcast to talk about these subjects and his new book on existential risk. Check out his work at https://marshallbrain.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Brad founded ClariNet, the first internet-based content company, is chairman Emeritus of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and is one of the founding computing faculty of Singularity University. Find more of his work at https://ideas.4brad.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Andreas Schleicher is Director for Education and Skills at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. He initiated and oversees the Program for International Student Assessment and has worked for over 20 years with ministers and education leaders around the world to improve quality and equity in education. Learn more about your ad …
 
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