MOONSHOTS IN THE MAKING
The future can look like a scary place. Climate change is upon us and we’re in the throes of huge technological change without a clear idea of where we will land. Added to which, we are constantly bombarded by news of the risks we face.
But humans are creatures of collaboration and ingenuity. Sure, we might spend a lot of time focusing on external threats rather than appreciating what we have – but that survival instinct helps protect us. And it inspires many of our brightest minds to focus on de-risking the future, engaging with our problems head on and working to make the future a safer, better place for the generations that will follow.
Step into the Futureverse with our third podcast episode in partnership with Intelligence Squared on moonshot technologies in the making. Kamal Ahmed is joined by Prof Kevin Warwick, Emeritus Professor of Cybernetics at Coventry and Reading Universities; Prof Dr Sibylle Günter, Scientific Director of the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics; Holden Karnofsky, Co-CEO of Open Philanthropy, and Juha-Pekka Luntana, Head of Space Weather at the European Space Agency.