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Bruno Maçães

As the former Secretary of State for European Affairs in Portugal, Bruno Maçães is a geopolitical consultant and the author of books such as Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of[…]

Bryan Walsh

Bryan Walsh is the editor of Vox's Future Perfect section, overseeing coverage on policies and technologies that will make the future a better place. Previously he worked at Axios as[…]

Sam Jarman

Sam Jarman is a communicator of all things physics, from black holes to nature-inspired technology. He is also a regular contributor for online magazines including Physics World, Scientia, and Research[…]

Kelly Weill

Kelly Weill is a journalist at the Daily Beast, where she covers extremism, disinformation, and the internet. As a leading media voice on the role of online conspiracy theories in[…]

John A. List

John A. List is the Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago. His research includes over 200 peer-reviewed journal articles and several published textbooks.[…]

Dr. Barbara Durrant

Dr. Barbara Durrant serves San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance as the Henshaw Endowed Director of Reproductive Sciences. Her division studies reproductive biology, endocrinology, and behavior, and develops innovative methods to[…]

Guy Leschziner

Dr. Guy Leschziner is a consultant neurologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals in London, where he leads the Sleep Disorders Centre. He is the author of The Nocturnal Brain:[…]

Bernd Brunner

Bernd Brunner works at the crossroads of literature, science and history. He has written for Lapham's Quarterly, The Paris Review Daily, Courrier International, TLS, Wall Street Journal Speakeasy, Aeon, Quartz,[…]

Sachin Rawat

Sachin Rawat is a freelance science and tech writer based in Bangalore. He holds a master's degree in biotechnology. Find him on Twitter at @sachinxr.

Mark Mills

Mark P. Mills is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a faculty fellow at Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, where he co-directs an Institute[…]

Jacob Mchangama

Jacob Mchangama is a lawyer, human-rights advocate, author, podcast host, and founder and executive director of the think tank Justitia. He has written about free speech and human rights in[…]

Michael Brooks

Michael Brooks holds a PhD in quantum physics and is a science author, journalist, and broadcaster. As a consultant writer at New Scientist magazine, he is the author of numerous books,[…]

Oliver Roeder

Dr. Oliver Roeder has been a senior writer at FiveThirtyEight and editor of The Riddler, a collection of the site’s math puzzles. He studied artificial intelligence as a Nieman Fellow[…]

Michael Wiseman

Michael Wiseman is the Senior Manager of Learning Development for Lowes Foods, where he leads a team that creates dynamic on-the-job and mobile learning experiences for a fast-paced retail environment.[…]

Sara Manning Peskin

Sara Manning Peskin, MD, MS, is an assistant professor of clinical neurology at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Harvard University, where she graduated[…]

Christopher Kemp

Christopher Kemp is a molecular biologist specializing in neurodegenerative diseases at Michigan State University. Kemp is the author of Dark and Magical Places: The Neuroscience of Navigation. He lives with his family in[…]

Mónica Guzmán

Mónica Guzmán is the Director of Digital and Storytelling at the nonprofit Braver Angels, host of the Crosscut interview series Northwest Newsmakers, and author of the upcoming title from BenBella[…]

Alexey Root

Alexey W. Root is a former U.S. Women’s Chess Champion with a Ph.D. in education from UCLA. She is a lecturer at The University of Texas at Dallas, teaching online[…]

Andrew Hessel

Andrew Hessel, a pioneer and an expert in the field of synthetic biology, is the president of Humane Genomics, an early-stage company developing synthetic viruses for canine and human oncology.[…]

Amy Webb

Amy Webb advises CEOs of the world’s most-admired companies, three-star admirals and generals, and the senior leadership of central banks and intergovernmental organizations. Amy is CEO of the Future Today[…]

Chen Qiufan

Chen Qiufan (a.k.a. Stanley Chan) is a fiction writer, screenwriter, and columnist. He has published fiction in venues such as People’s Literature, Youth Literature, Science Fiction World, Esquire, and Chutzpah!.[…]

Kai-Fu Lee

Dr. Kai-Fu Lee is the Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures and President of Sinovation Venture’s Artificial Intelligence Institute. Sinovation Ventures, managing US$2.7 billion dual currency investment funds, is a[…]

Jo Cook

Since 2013, Jo Cook has specialized in training learning professionals about virtual classroom and webinar design and delivery through her company, Lightbulb Moment. Jo is a speaker, instructional designer, and[…]

Paul Latta

Mr. Paul Latta is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and principal and portfolio manager at Cedar River Capital. He has over 25 years of investment experience, mostly in research at Seattle-based[…]

Michael D. Gordin

Michael Gordin is Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History in the History Department at Princeton University, where he specializes in the history of modern science, and since 2017 has[…]

Ainissa Ramirez

Ainissa Ramirez is a materials scientist and sought-after public speaker and science communicator. A Brown and Stanford graduate, she has worked as a research scientist at Bell Labs and held[…]

Tom Hafer

Tom Hafer developed systems for neutralizing rockets and drones during a nearly 50-year career working for or with the Defense Department and Homeland Security. He is currently retired and coaches[…]

David Schonthal

David Schonthal is a professor at the Kellogg School of Management, the Director of Entrepreneurship Programs at Kellogg, and the Faculty Director of the Zell Fellows Program. He is a[…]

Loran Nordgren

Loran Nordgren is a Professor of Management and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, where he researches the psychological processes that guide how we think and act. Nordgren's research[…]

Dr. Bruce Greyson

Dr. Bruce Greyson is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the UVA School of Medicine. He served on the medical school faculty at the Universities of Michigan, Connecticut,[…]