Jason Silva – Shots Of Awe, Psychedlics And The Future Of Artificial Intelligence

 

Jason Silva is the Emmy-nominated host of National Geographic Channel’s #1 rated and Emmy-nominated TV series, Brain Games, seen in over 100 countries.

“A Timothy Leary of the Viral Video Age” was how The Atlantic described television personality, filmmaker and philosopher Silva, who has also been described as “part Timothy Leary, part Ray Kurzweil, and part Neo from ‘The Matrix.’”

Silva is the creator of the Discovery Digital web series SHOTS OF AWE, micro-documentaries exploring creativity, innovation, exponential technology, futurism, metaphysics, existentialism and the human condition.  In short: Philosophy, Science and Art for the YOUTUBE generation.

The videos, which  “play like movie trailers for ideas,” according to The Atlantic, have spread like wildfire across the internet and have been viewed more than 10 million times.

Influencers such as Ron Howard, Richard Branson, Leo Dicaprio, Tribeca Films Co-founder Jane Rosenthal, actor Mark Ruffalo, NASA, and many others have tweeted Jason’s videos.

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Some questions Connor asks…

  • How did your obsession start with documenting with film? – 2:50
  • Why do you believe language is so important? – 7:02
  • What are some of your insights into microdosing responsibly? – 14:34
  • What’s your opinion on Artificial Intelligence? – 17:51
  • Can you tell us some details of your upcoming tour of Canada? – 22:26

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