Tag: SCIENCE

Check out our Online Meetings! • You’re Invited to Join the Conversation with our New Online Group

How’s it going everyone? I’m Nick and you are listening to the Fresh Perspective Podcast. I am pleased to announce that the first internet-based Free Thought Forum has been created! It is now in operation, meeting 100% online each week, giving freethinkers from around the world the chance to participate. The best part is that all of you listening right...

Could AI ever replace government? | BBC Ideas

Here’s a thought experiment… could artificial intelligence govern us? Populism and disinformation are on the rise, and politics across the world seems to be dominated by emotions and strongman personalities. Leaders often seem to be more interested in short-term political gains, then the long-term needs of their electorate. But could machines do a better job? Imagine a world where decisions...

Hey Bill Nye, ‘Can Science Eradicate Religion and Myth from Politics?’ #TuesdaysWithBill

Hey Bill. This is Aditya Bakshi. I’m a mechanical engineer graduate from India. My question to you is why are so many people attracted to pseudoscience and what can we as a society do to stop pseudoscience if it has the support of religious fundamentalists and hyper nationalist? For example, the recently concluded Indian Science Congress was criticized heavily for...

The Japanese Government Wants You to Date | Explorer

[music playing] FRANCESCA FIORENTINI (VOICEOVER): Here in the Japanese countryside, some of Japan’s most eligible bachelors are waiting to meet their mates. The mayor is here. Parents are here. Eligible bachelors and bachelorettes are here. FRANCESCA FIORENTINI (VOICEOVER): They’ve even summoned the city’s mascots, the great warrior Masamitsu and his wife. [speaking japanese] [speaking japanese] FRANCESCA FIORENTINI (VOICEOVER): This is...