2015 : WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT MACHINES THAT THINK?

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Historian of ideas; Author, Passions and Tempers: A History...
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Head of Applied AI, Google DeepMind; Co-founder, DeepMind...
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AI Researcher; Co-founder, DeepMind Technologies
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Vice President of Engineering, Google DeepMind; Co-founder...
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Associate Professor of Psychology, University of British...
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Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stanford...
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Writer, BrainPickings.org
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Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Colorado...
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Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Colorado,...
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Physicist, Institute of Advanced Study; Author, Disturbing...
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Professor of Behavioural Neuroscience, Dept. of...
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Physicist, Computer Scientist, Co-Founder, Applied...
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Fellow and Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School; Author, Data...
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Professor of Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz...
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Artist, Literary Agent; Co-Founder, Edge.org; President,...
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Theoretical physicist
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Johnstone Family Professor, Department of Psychology;...
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Director, Ranking Digital Rights Project, New America...
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Curator, Serpentine Gallery, London; Editor: A Brief...
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Independent Researcher; Author, The Princeton Field Guide...
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Co-founder and Chief Science Officer, MetaMed Research
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Professor of Astronomy, Harvard University; Director,...
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Pulitzer Prize-winning Reporter, The New York Times; Author...
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Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, Director of...
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Shang-Yi Ch’en Professor of Physics, California Institute...
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William Stewart Tod Professor of Psychology and Public...
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Philosopher; Director, Scientific Vortex, Inc.
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Artist
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Science Writer; Fellow, Royal Society of Literature and the...
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Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Research in the Arts,...
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Research Scientist, Harvard University; Lecturer, MIT
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Professor of Medicine at UCSD
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Artist
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Senior Investigator, Geisinger Health System; Visiting...
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Professor, Berkeley Center for Theoretical Physics, UC...
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Curator, TED conferences, TED Talks; author, TED Talks
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Professor of Psychology, UCLA; Author, Social: Why Our...
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Scientist, Self-Aware Systems; Co-founder, Center for...
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Software Artist
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Visiting Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology; Author...
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Harold M. Brierley Professor of Business Administration,...
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Professor of the Prehistory of Humanity, University of...
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Vice-Chairman, Ogilvy London; Columnist, the Spectator;...
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Professor of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna;...
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Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley
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Author, The Most Human Human; Co-author (with Tom Griffiths...
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Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies and...
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Investor; Chairman, EDventure Holdings; Executive Founder,...
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Associate Professor, Cognitive Science, University of...
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Emeritus Professor of Physics and Astronomy, UC-Irvine;...
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Professor of Environmental Studies, Brown University;...
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Cognitive Scientist, MIT Media Lab, Harvard Program for...
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Professor of Cognitive Robotics, Imperial College London;...
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Associate Professor in Arts and Technology, The University...
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Information Scientist and Professor of Electrical...
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Associate Professor of Psychology, Director, NYU Infant...
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Research Fellow; Co-founder, Machine Intelligence Research...
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Founder of field of Evolutionary Psychology; Co-director,...
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Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience; Stanford...
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Henry R. Luce Professor of Information Technology,...
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Professor of Computational Social Science, ETH Zurich; TU...
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Archaeologist; Journalist; Author, Artifacts, Past Poetic
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Tisch University Professor of Computer Science, Cornell...
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Professor of Economics, Harvard; Assistant Director for...
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Artist; Composer; Recording Producer: U2, Coldplay, Talking...
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Physicist, MIT; Researcher, Precision Cosmology; Scientific...
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Deputy Chief Scientist for Solar System Exploration, NASA...
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Professor of Philosophy, Princeton University
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Professor of Psychology, Director, Evolution and Human...
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Co-Founder, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk,...
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Writer, Journalist, Der Spiegel & Spiegel Online;...
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Horace D. Taft Associate Professor of Physics, Yale...
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Artist
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John A. Wilson Professor and HHMI Professor, Jackson School...
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Scientist; Inventor; Entrepreneur; Investor
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Playwright & Director; Founder, The Ontological-...
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Assistant Professor of Psychology, Yale University;...
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Associate Professor of Psychology, Georgetown University
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Neuroscientist; Philosopher; Author, Making Sense
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Associate Professor, MIT Media Lab; Author, Why Information...
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Professor of Psychology, Director NYU Center for Language...
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Writer; Speaker; Thinker, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Senior Scientist, MacroCognition LLC; Author, Seeing What...
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Computer Scientist, Yale University; Chief Scientist,...
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Appleton Professor of Natural Philosophy, Dartmouth College...
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Founder, Zurich Minds; Journalist; Author, The Art of...
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Professor and Chair, Department of Linguistics, University...
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Biological Anthropologist and Paleobiologist; Evan Pugh...
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Co-creator, Ideas City; Author, Move UP: Why Some Cultures...
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Editor-at-large of the German Daily Newspaper German Daily...
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Behavioral Scientist, LSE; Author, Happy Ever After
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Neuroscientist, Stanford University; Author, Behave
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Theoretical Physicist; Foundation Professor, School of...
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Former President, The Royal Society; Emeritus Professor of...
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Eugene McDermott Professor in the Department of Brain and...
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Professor of Computer Science, Director, Center for...
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Professor of Biological Sciences, Physics, Astronomy,...
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Biological Anthropologist, Rutgers University; Author, Why...
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Research Associate & Lecturer, Harvard; Adjunct...
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Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media, Inc.; Author, WTF?:...
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Media Analyst; Documentary Writer; Author, Throwing Rocks...
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Theoretical physicist; cosmologist; astro-biologist; co-...
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Science Historian; Author, Analogia
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Director, Big History Institute and Distinguished Professor...
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Director, MIT Media Lab; Coauthor (with Jeff Howe),...
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Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science, Yale...
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Professor of Asian Studies, Canada Research Chair in...
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Professor, Director, The Center for Internet Research,...
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Theoretical Physicist, Caltech; Author, Something Deeply...
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Professor Emerita, George Mason University; Visiting...
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Psychologist; Visiting Professor, University of Plymouth;...
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Science Editor, The New York Times; Author, The Secret Life...
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Philosopher; Auguste Comte Chair in Social Epistemology,...
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Columnist, The New York Times Magazine; Editorial Director...
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Professor of Quantum Mechanical Engineering, MIT; Author,...
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Senior Consultant (and former Editor-in-Chief and...
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Software Pioneer; Philosopher; Author, A Realtime...
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Founding Managing Director, SchoolDash; Co-organizer, Sci...
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Author, Utopia is Creepy
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Director, External Affairs, Science Museum Group; Co-author...
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Assistant Professor and Founder, Playful Systems, MIT Media...
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Psychologist; Director, Harding Center for Risk Literacy,...
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Associate Professor of Psychology, University of North...
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Professor of Computer Science, University of Oxford
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Nobel Prize in Physics Laureate; Senior Astrophysicist,...
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Practicing Neurologist, New York City; Playwright, Off-Off...
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Complexity Scientist; Scientist in Residence at Lux Capital...
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Professor of Computer Science, MIT; Director, MIT...
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Professor of Life Sciences, Director, Center for Evolution...
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Computer Scientist, UC Berkeley, School of Information;...
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Francis Eppes Eminent Scholar and head of the social...
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Professor of English and Journalism, State University of...
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Professor of Mathematical Physics, Tulane University;...
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Cyril G. Veinott Green and Gold Professor, Department of...
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President of Global Publishing, SAGE; Author, Judged: The...
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Astrophysicist; Author, Why?: What Makes Us Curious
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Linguistic Researcher; Dean of Arts and Sciences, Bentley...
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Writer, Artist, Designer; Author; Google Artist in Residence
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Physicist, Director, MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms;...
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Professor and Director, Positive Psychology Center,...
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Mathematician; Executive Director, H-STAR Institute,...
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Senior Maverick, Wired; Author, What Technology Wants and...
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Neurobiologist; Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology,...
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Science Fiction Author, Mirrorshades
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Recording Artist; Songwriter; Artist in Residence, Spotify
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Professor of Theoretical Philosophy, Johannes Gutenberg-...
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Head of Research Group Systems, Neuroscience and Cognitive...
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Journalist; Editor, Nova 24, of Il Sole 24 Ore
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Sara Miller McCune Director, Center For Advanced Study in...
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Computational Neuroscientist; Francis Crick Professor, the...
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Psychologist, UC, Berkeley; Author, The Gardener and the...
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Father of Behavioral Economics; Recipient, 2017 Nobel...
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Professor, Financial Engineering, Columbia University;...
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Founding Dean, Minerva Schools at the Keck Graduate...
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Neuroscientist; Collège de France, Paris; Author, How We...
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Anthropologist, Research Director, Centre National de la...
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Physicist, Perimeter Institute; Author, Einstein's...
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Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished University Professor of...
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Theoretical Particle Physicist and Cosmologist; Victor...
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Founder and CEO of Projection Point; Author, The Utopia...
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Professor of Genomics, The Scripps Translational Science...
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Technology Forecaster; Consulting Associate Professor,...
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Philosophy and Economic Theory, the New School for Social...
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Professor of Security Engineering at Cambridge University
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Distinguished Research Fellow, English Department,...
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Former Financier; Author, Age of Stagnation
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Gerontologist; Chief Science Officer, SENS Foundation;...
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Chief Strategy Officer of The Nature Conservancy; Author,...
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Author, The Math Book, The Physics Book, and The Medical...
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Emeritus Professor of Psychology, London School of...
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Publisher, Skeptic magazine; Monthly Columnist, Scientific...
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Deputy Technology Editor, The New York Times; Former...
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Psychologist, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Author...
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Open Source and Public Sector, Google
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Managing Director, Excel Venture Management; Co-author (...
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Panasonic Professor of Robotics (emeritus); Former Director...
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Physicist, former President, Weizmann Institute of Science...
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Director of Research, Google Inc.; Fellow of the AAAI and...
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Founding Editor, 3QuarksDaily.com
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Journalist; Author, How Do You Fight a Horse-Sized Duck?:...
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Professor of Cognitive Philosophy, Department of Philosophy...
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Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland, Baltimore...
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Physicist, MIT; Recipient, 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics;...
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Professor of Evolutionary Biology, Reading University, UK;...
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CEO, Socratic Arts Inc.; John Evans Professor Emeritus of...
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Cognitive Scientist, UC, Irvine; Author, The Case Against...
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Philosopher; Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy, Co...
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Professor, Oxford University; Director, Future of Humanity...
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Professor, Harvard University; Director, Personal Genome...
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Theoretical Physicist; Aix-Marseille University, in the...
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Classics Scholar, University Librarian, ASU; Author, Pagans
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Author, Machines Who Think, The Universal Machine, Bounded...