Climate Change

Ep.26: Climate Science, Climate Models, and Climate Change. What Is Driving The Earth’s Warming? | NASA’s Gavin Schmidt

Join Our Mailing List Full Name Email Address What Is Driving the Earth’s Warming? How Accurate Are the Climate Science Community’s Climate Models? What Are the Predictions for Climate Change in the 21st Century? Weather is the prototypical complex system. Edward Lorenz, one of the pioneers of chaos theory, was a meteorologist. So why is climate change so controversial? In this episode …

Hashgraph

The Future of Distributed Consensus | Internet for the 21st Century with Leemon Baird

Join Our Mailing List Full Name Email Address I’m so excited to share with you our first video interview on Hidden Forces! This follows my first conversation with Leemon Baird, the inventor of Hashgraph – a consensus algorithm that may do for data processing, computation, and storage, what the entire suite of Internet protocols have done for communication. In short, a technological …

Mass Surveillance

How Do We Protect Our Data in a World of Cyber Attacks and Mass Surveillance? | Conversations with Bruce Schneier & Leemon Baird

How Do We Protect Our Data In A World Of Cyber Attacks And Mass Surveillance? Bruce Schneier And Leemon Baird Discuss The Cyber-Crypto Forces. In this episode of Hidden Forces, host Demetri Kofinas shares part of his recent conversation with Bruce Schneier, a renowned American cryptographer, computer security professional, and privacy specialist, on the subject of cyber attacks and mass surveillance. …

Lacy Hunt

Ep.25: What Are the Global Macro Forces Driving the 21st Century? | Lacy Hunt on Debt Deflation, Structural Demographics, and Financialization

Join Our Mailing List Full Name Email Address How Are The Global Macro Forces of Financialization, Debt Deflation, and Structural Demographics Driving The Outlook For The Global Economy? Demetri Kofinas Speaks With Lacy Hunt For The Hour. In this episode of Hidden Forces, host Demetri Kofinas speaks with Lacy Hunt, Executive Vice President of Hoisington Investment Management Company. For nearly …

Trends in the Media

Trends in Media, Bitcoin Billionaires, and the Future of Hidden Forces

In this special edition of Hidden Forces, host Demetri Kofinas spends the first two-thirds of the show breaking down the latest trends in media, society, and culture. He focuses his discussion on the failing mainstream media landscape, its social media echo chamber, and where Hidden Forces intends to go next. In the final fifteen minutes of the program, Demetri brings …

David Kirkpatrick

Where Does Authority Reside in a Networked, Artificially Intelligent World? | A Conversation with David Kirkpatrick

Join Our Mailing List Full Name Email Address Where Does Authority Reside in a Networked, Artificially Intelligent World? A Conversation with David Kirkpatrick In this episode of Hidden Forces, host Demetri Kofinas speaks with journalist and technology commentator David Kirkpatrick. David is the author of The Facebook Effect and the founder of Techonomy Media, which seeks to promote conversations at the highest …

Jeffrey Rosen

Ep.24 Constitutional Law in the 21st Century – the Future of Privacy, Personhood, and Freedom with Jeffrey Rosen

Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Surveillance, and Genomic Science. What Does Constitutional Law Have To Say? A Conversation with Jeffrey Rosen In this episode of Hidden Forces, host Demetri Kofinas speaks with Jeffrey Rosen, the nation’s most widely read and influential legal commentator. Their conversation examines the landscape of constitutional law in the 21st century. How do we interpret a more than …

Heather Berlin

Ep.23: Theory of Mind and the Neural Basis of Consciousness with Heather Berlin

Join Our Mailing List First Name Email Address A Theory of Mind and the Neural Basis of Consciousness with Heather Berlin In this episode of Hidden Forces, host Demetri Kofinas speaks with Dr. Heather Berlin about the neural basis of consciousness. The two consider a theory of mind based on a materialist perspective on reality. Materialism is a form of philosophical …

Hashgraph Consensus Algorithm

The Hashgraph Consensus Algorithm. Is This the Future of Consensus?

Join Our Mailing List Full Name Email Address Included at the bottom of this post is video footage from “The Future Is Not Blockchain. It’s Hashgraph,” a panel hosted by Demetri Kofinas on Thursday, October 19, 2017. In it, members of the hashgraph consensus algorithm’s founding team, including the CEO of Swirlds, Mance Harmon, speak with Demetri Kofinas about the future …

hashgraph consensus

The Hashgraph Consensus Algorithm | A Panel Discussion with the Founders of the Future Internet

Join Our Mailing List Full Name Email Address This post features the full transcript and audio from “The Future Is Not Blockchain. It’s Hashgraph,” a panel hosted by Demetri Kofinas on Thursday, October 19, 2017. In Thursday’s panel, members of the hashgraph consensus algorithm’s founding team, including the CEO of Swirlds, Mance Harmon, speak with Demetri Kofinas about the future …