August 27, 2015
In this podcast Nicole and I discuss quantum neural networks. Beginning with classical NNs, then moving on to quantum effects in biology, the implications of the afformentioned effect's for neuroscience, information theory, and, finally quantum neural networks. This recording is at once mind-bending and accessible. Nicole is extremely gifted when it comes to presenting difficult ideas.
August 25, 2015
Dr. Mani’s Story
In search of a meaningful path to move beyond traditional drugs and psychiatry, Dr. Mani is a Harvard-trained neuroscientist, author and visionary leader. He is the author of the upcoming book Break The Cage, MD: The Physician’s Guide to Transcendental Self Medication which helps doctors craft a lifestyle dominated by their passion instead of by clinical; medicine. He co-founded- Mindful360 with the goal of applying neuroscience to real world problems and understanding. Break The Cage, MD takes that mission further by focusing on Doctors and their desires.
After working with several fortune 500 organizations, including WebMD and Motorola, Dr Mani turned his attention to helping doctors make sense of the rapidly changing digital medical landscapes.
His brain-slapping style of research attracts clients from around the world to actively discover how their minds work and how to think their way to success (without shame). A true polymath, he’s brought much-needed science to the fuzzy world of self-improvement, and he’s equally at ease with everyone from billionaires to Tibetan throat singers.
Graduating from UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine, followed by an intense Psychiatry residency at University of Miami (the busiest psychiatric trauma center in the United States). Dr. Mani is also passionate about helping fellow physicians understand and benefit from the opportunities of emerging digital trends.
He helps docs get more personal time while earning more money by understanding the fundamentals of creating digital media products. He helps them to position themselves to benefit from a global market by discovering rich niches based on their expertise and crafting celebrity personal brands to attract affluent-loyal clientele.
August 22, 2015
In this podcast we discuss Aristotle, science fiction cinema, Heidegger, friendly AI, the threats and promises of superintelligent software, technology’s impact on society, surveillance states, and cyborg citizens.
Peter Joseph Moons has a wide academic background and has spent over a dozen years outside the United States. Among his travels, he was in Panama for the tail end of the dictatorship under General Noriega. He also was in Kosovo, Yugoslavia, just after another political strongman, Slobodan Milošević, vacated his military forces from that province. Both of these experiences give him a unique perspective on governmental power.
Peter's current interests include international relations, politics, understanding power and control within dictatorships, complex humanitarian emergencies, conflicts, crisis management, and ethics of technology. His analysis on these topics can be found at www.straterian.com or on Twitter, @Straterian. Peter's academic research papers are available at https://salve.academia.edu/PeterMoons and his complete professional profile is at www.linkedin/in/petermoons.
COL Clark H. Summers, Ret. (USAR) is a doctoral candidate at Salve Regina University. His dissertation research considers aspects of American citizenship as an expression of the classical English militia tradition. Recent projects include article publications in Military Review, US Army Chemical Review, andInter-Disciplinary.Net.