Healthcare Is a Human Right—Don’t Let Economics Tell You Otherwise | Nicole Hassoun

Several years ago the World Health Organization declared that it wasn’t cost-effective to help people get treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis. And there was an organization called Partners in Health that simply refused to accept this claim they said we’re going to do whatever it takes to help these people. So they came up with a […]

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How health care quietly powers the U.S. economy | Michael Dowling

How health care quietly powers the U.S. economy | Michael Dowling

Health care is a humongous economic engine. It’s often forgotten about the fact that there is a real contribution to the economy by health care. If you’re running a large health care organization, you’re probably the place that is doing the most construction in the region. So for example, in our organization, we do more […]

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Why We Need Enlightened Regulation, with David Weild

Why We Need Enlightened Regulation, with David Weild

Well there’s been systematically growth in processing power in semiconductors. You know, Moore’s Law at 1.8 improvements times improvement for every two years I think is about what the rate is. And we’ve, we used to fill up an entire room with what’s now in your pocket. So there’s been just remarkable ability to crunch […]

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The answer to Skynet? A democratically controlled supermind | Ben Goertzel

The answer to Skynet? A democratically controlled supermind | Ben Goertzel

SingularityNET is a blockchain-based platform for artificial intelligence and it originated really when I realized that two goals that I had could be fulfilled simultaneously by the same software platform. One goal being providing a tremendous variety of AI services created by a huge variety of different developers across all areas in a way that’s […]

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Why victimhood is attractive to white men, religions, and other majority groups | Bill Doherty

Why victimhood is attractive to white men, religions, and other majority groups | Bill Doherty

We live in a very interesting time where we have, I think, a combination of what’s called expressive individualism, which is about the importance of me, my experience, what makes me happy. What we now have is something additional and that is identity and tribal identifications where we have—and I want to say there’s a […]

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William Ackman: Everything You Need to Know About Finance and Investing in Under an Hour

William Ackman: Everything You Need to Know About Finance and Investing in Under an Hour



So let’s begin.  We’re going to go into business together.  We’re going to start a company and we’re going to start a lemonade stand and now I don’t have any money today, so I’m going to have to raise money from investors to launch the business.  So how am I going to do that?  Well […]

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