Kevin Kelly joins the salon to discuss his new book and photographic travelogue: Vanishing Asia. Other topics include why history matters for futurists and why Kevin doesn’t regret the vanishing of the past.
Dr. Nicholas Christakis joins the salon to discuss his new book on COVID-19, extreme crisis, and what we can learn about the relationship between pandemics and human nature.
Roman Krznaric joins the salon to discuss his book, intergenerational thinking, and how we can be good ancestors.
Laura Deming joins us from Los Alamos to talk about self-education, the cultivation of talent, and the state of longevity research.
Michael O’Sullivan joins the salon to speak with Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton about his book The Levelling, which includes discussion on the future multipolar world and Europe’s increasingly cohesive development as a geopolitical pole.
HSH Prince Michael of Liechtenstein joins Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton to discuss elite education, the importance of high-trust institutions, and how small states survive.
Bruno Maçães joins Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton to discuss why America is ripe for a re-founding, stagnation in Europe and China, and why liberalism has stopped delivering on progress.
Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton talk with Stephen Wolfram about the role institutions play in generating intellectual progress in science, as well as his development of a new computational paradigm for understanding fundamental physics.
Wolf Tivy and Matt Ellison talk to Charles Fishman about how the capacity and practical expertise built by grand projects like Apollo transformed the American economy.
Samo Burja joins Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton to discuss how great founders make history through the institutions they create, how political transitions actually work, and what intellectual dark matter exists in our society today.
Author and professor Michael Lind joins Wolf Tivy and Matt Ellison to discuss economic pluralism, the new class war between America’s elites and its working class, and how to fix it.
Political theorist and Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin joins Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton to discuss mechanism design, governance, and blockchain technology.
Founder, investor and philanthropist Jaan Tallinn joins Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton to discuss the frontier of artificial intelligence research and what an AI future means for humanity.
Award-winning environmentalist and author Michael Shellenberger joins Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton to discuss ecomodernism, the history of the atomic age, and why nuclear is the real green energy.
Professor John Vervaeke joins Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton to discuss the contemporary crisis of social meaning. We explore the specter of death during pandemic, how to surpass self-deception, and the role of community in creating meaning.
Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton hold a digital salon with Robin Hanson to discuss possible coronavirus insurance mechanisms, prediction markets, and ideology.
Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton hold a digital salon with Robert Zubrin and a few select audience guests to discuss how humanity can settle Mars.
Palladium senior editor Wolf Tivy holds a digital salon with William Eden, Matt Parlmer, and a few select audience guests, to discuss coronavirus, why we took it seriously early on, and what we’re doing for the public good.