Post Tagged with: "future"

162: Pat Donohoe on Investing In Yourself

162: Pat Donohoe on Investing In Yourself

For every person who is making sound investments that will bring them future happiness and security, not very many are neglecting their most important asset of all—themselves! Connor has the opportunity to pick the brain of Paradigm Life CEO Pat Donohoe on the importance of investing in yourself. No matter what your plans are for the future, this kind of self improvement can pay off richly on many different levels.   Links mentioned: Paradigm Life The Kolbe A™ Index Heads I Win, Tails You Lose by Patrick H. Donohoe
August 6, 2019
131: What Books Are We Reading?

131: What Books Are We Reading?

We’re back! After a brief but productive hiatus, the Society and the State podcast is back in production and we have a lot to discuss. In today’s episode, Connor and Bryan each share 3 of the books currently taking up space on their respective night stands. See what’s captured our interest and attention of late and feel free to add your suggestions for other worthwhile books in the comments section.  Links mentioned: Disturbing the Nest: Family Change and Decline in Modern Societies (Social Institutions and Social Change)By David Popenoe Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth Pre-Suasion: […]
March 27, 2019
126: Ben Taylor on What a World with AI Might Look Like

126: Ben Taylor on What a World with AI Might Look Like

Of all the technological advances going on around us, none have so much potential to change our world as the science of artificial intelligence (AI). Some see AI as a potential danger, e.g. “The Rise of the Machines”, while others see it as the next giant leap forward for mankind. Ben Taylor is the co-founder and Chief Data Officer of ZIFF, the world’s only unstructured database powered by AI. He joins us to discuss the implications of what a world with AI might be like.  
November 22, 2018
87: Failed Predictions of the Past and Why They’re a Problem

87: Failed Predictions of the Past and Why They’re a Problem

A lot of predictions have been made about where the world is going and it’s amazing how often they’ve been dead wrong. From overpopulation to peak oil to flying cars, the future doesn’t always unfold the way some experts are insisting it will. Meanwhile, things that were not anticipated to be as impactful—like some technologies—have changed how we do everything. Join us as we discuss what we can learn from the predictions that didn’t pan out as well as the ones that we should have given a second look.  
June 8, 2018
51: David Hall on the Future of Sustainable Development

51: David Hall on the Future of Sustainable Development

Urban sprawl is creating serious challenges in a number of population centers across America and throughout the world. We’ve grown accustomed to having big homes and spending considerable amounts of time commuting to our work, shopping and community functions. Many of us have also lost touch with how our food gets to our table. Is there a better way we could be living in 1/5 of the space we currently inhabit? Could we produce more of what we eat right in our own communities? David Hall is a scientist, a visionary, and a prospective community planner who has some surprising […]
December 5, 2017