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Conversations about computation writ large, with Michael Littman and Dave Ackley.

Nov 2, 2019

Dave and Michael revisit the meaning of life (the subject of the second Computing Up conversation) in the context of politics and society and human destiny.

[Photo by Jeffrey Lee on

Sep 30, 2019

Inspired by a WIRED profile of Karl Friston, Dave and Michael talk about theories of everything, and theories thereof.

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Sep 1, 2019

Author Brian Christian talks about "Algorithms to Live By", and computing writ large, with Michael and Dave.

[Cover photo by Michael Langan courtesy of Brian Christian]

Jul 27, 2019

Glen Weyl joins Michael and Dave to talk about democracy, mechanism design, quadratic finance, blockchain, and the RadicalXChange.

[Image courtesy of Gley Weyl]

Jun 30, 2019

Democratic debates and Dave darkness raise the question of whether progress is even possible.