Jerry A. Coyne
If science does in fact confirm that we lack free will,
what are the implications for our notions of blame, punishment,
reward, and moral responsibility?
Professor of Ecology and Evolution
University of Chicago
Will it ever be possible to download the information stored in the human brain?
Will civilization collapse before I die?
Founder and CEO, Projection Point
What is the hard limit on human longevity?
Professor of Physics and Astronomy
(also science fiction author)
Which questions should we not ask and not try to answer?
Professor of Applied Ethics
What can humanity do right now that will make the biggest
difference over the next billion years
Philosopher, Oxford University
Bill P. out of town. No class today.
David M. Eagleman
Can we create new senses for humans\not just touch, taste, vision,
hearing, smell, but totally novel qualia for which we don't yet have
Why is the world so beautiful?
Professor emeritus of psychology
London School of Economics
Why are people so seldom persuaded by clear evidence and rational argument?
Professor of philosophy
New York University
How much time will pass between the last minute before artificial superintelligence
and the first minute after it?
European director and global curator, TED
Where were the laws of physics written before the universe was born?
Professor of physics, Stanford
Recipient of first Fundamental Physics Prize