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“What world do you want to build?” My interview with Build the Future
Video: Progress Studies in K-12 Education with Ray Girn, Lisa VanDamme and Kyle Steele
“Doing Better” series for the Interintellect
Is it a failure of our educational system that people take progress for granted? Should progress be taught in schools? I interviewed educators Lisa VanDamme, Kyle Steele, and Ray Girn, and the answers were not exactly what you’d expect.
Really enjoyed this conversation, hosted by the Interintellect. See the whole “Doing Better” series here.
Video: “Astronauts, Asteroids, Astrophysicists and Rock Stars” by Danica Remy of the Asteroid Institute
The Torch of Progress, Episode 9
You might think the biggest problem in protecting Earth from astroid impacts is deflecting an asteroid. Actually, the biggest problem is just finding all the asteroids in the first place.
Danica Remy taught us about her work on the B612 Foundation / Asteroid Institute, which is mapping the Solar System for just this purpose.
Podcast interview: Build the Future with Cameron Wiese
On Build the Future, host Cameron Wiese asked me what world I want to build. My answer: “I want all of us to build a world where we in the future and our descendants are as fantastically well off compared to today as we are compared to the past.”