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  1. The World According to Tyler Cowen - The American Interest

    The polymath economist defends capitalism, liberalism, dating apps, and immigration—and explains how China is making movies sexless.

    https://www.the-american-interest.com/podcast/the-world-according-to-tyler-cowen/

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  2. Why You Should Be Optimistic About the Future

    Many skeptics thought the internet would never reach mass adoption, but today it’s shaping global culture, is integral to our lives — and it’s just the beginning. In this conversation from our 2019 innovation summit, Kevin Kelly (Founding Executive Editor, WIRED magazine) and Marc Andreessen sit down to discuss the evolution of technology, key trends, and why they’re the most optimistic people in the room.

    HIGHLIGHTS

    Discussion on closing the digital divide [3:00] The many possibilities of voice technology as an interface [9:59] Moore’s Law vs. Eroom’s law [14:14] Looking at 5G Technology as the next global driver [20:38] New models for VC and company models [27:05] How long-term thinking can be applied in Silicon Valley [29:53] Measuring prosperity on a global scale [34:00] The potential impact of cyber technology on global conflict [38:45] A foundation for optimism [41:05]


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  3. 30: Fennel with Phil Hagelberg — Libre Lounge

    Phil Hagelberg (technomancy) joins Serge for a conversation about Clojure, a new lisp called Fennel, making video games, and making free hardware design keyboards.Links:Fennel Language WebsiteAtreus KeyboardPhil Hagelberg’s WebsitePhil Talking about the creation of the Atreus KeyboardLeiningenEnergize! GameEXO_encounter 667 GameThe Lua LanguageOpen Source is Not About You, Rich Hickey’s essay about community

    https://librelounge.org/episodes/30-fennel-with-phil-hagelberg.html

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  4. Apropos

    Show notes: https://gist.github.com/apropos-cast/3e2d9cde0a249e456acad252c3f4556a

    Clojure discussion and some of that good, good live coding about

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  5. Is Economic Growth a Moral Imperative? Lecture by Tyler Cowen

    According to Tyler Cowen, the answer to the question he poses is, “Yes, economic growth is a moral imperative." Join us as he explains why.

    Economist and author Tyler Cowen is a professor at George Mason University and Director of its Mercatus Center. His book “The Great Stagnation: How America Ate the Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick and Will (Eventually) Feel Better” was a New York Times best- seller. Host of the podcast Conversations with Tyler, Cowen was recently named in an Economist poll as one of the most influential economists of the last decade.

    This talk is part of the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society’s Arrow Lecture Series on Ethics and Leadership.

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  6. KEYNOTE | Simon Peyton Jones - Revolution in computing education at school: opportunity & challenge

    This video was recorded at Code Mesh LDN 19 - http://bit.ly/37xc3Nr

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    KEYNOTE THE REVOLUTION IN COMPUTING EDUCATION AT SCHOOL: OPPORTUNITY AND CHALLENGE by Simon Peyton Jones

    ABSTRACT The new English National Curriculum in computing says that every child should learn computer science, as a foundational subject discipline like maths or natural science, from primary school onwards. This is much more than “teaching kids to code”. It represents a huge and welcome shift of perspective, away from technology and towards principles and ideas.

    But it’s also a massive challenge. What does a good computer science education look like in primary school classroom? How can teachers with little subject knowledge of computer science teach it? Aren’t computer scientists all socially-challenged male geeks anyway?

    In this talk, Simon explains what’s going on, especially the recent launch of the National Centre of Computing Education. This revolution is taking place in our core expertise, in within yards of our front doors. And we are being invited to contribute to it, and shape how it “lands”. What an opportunity! Let’s grab it; Simon will make concrete suggestions about how.

    Slides & full abstract: https://code

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  7. Apropos

    Clojure discussion and some of that good, good live coding about

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  8. Apropos Clojure #32

    Welcome!

    Show notes: https://gist.github.com/apropos-cast/4489e393e3b29fb586ee494f65b7ce45

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  9. #7 Tyler Cowen (GMU) on less homework, Swiss science culture, and low university completion rates

    In this episode with Tyler Cowen we talk about a broad range of topics. For example, why it’s important that students have less homework, the Swiss science culture, and the low university completion rates.

    https://kosmosschool.com/podcast/ep7-tyler-cowen/

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  10. Jeremy Howard: fast.ai Deep Learning Courses and Research | MIT | Artificial Intelligence Podcast

    Jeremy Howard is the founder of fast.ai, a research institute dedicated to make deep learning more accessible. He is also a Distinguished Research Scientist at the University of San Francisco, a former president of Kaggle as well a top-ranking competitor there, and in general, he’s a successful entrepreneur, educator, research, and an inspiring personality in the AI community. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to https://lexfridman.com/ai or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these

    https://lexfridman.com/jeremy-howard/

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