Free Thoughts meets Building Tomorrow with special guests Matthew Feeney & Paul Matzko as we discuss whether or not to fear emerging tech.
Aaron Ross Powell
Aaron Ross Powell is Director and Editor of Libertarianism.org, a project of the Cato Institute. Libertarianism.org presents introductory material as well as new scholarship related to libertarian philosophy, theory, and history. He is also co-host of Libertarianism.org’s popular podcast, Free Thoughts. His writing has appeared in Liberty and The Cato Journal. He earned a JD from the University of Denver.
Sahar Khan explains the history of Pakistan, & its’ relationship with the U.S., from its designation as independent from Great Britain in 1947.
Matthew Feeney joins us to discuss how the rapid advancement of drone technology has both promising and threatening applications.
Jesse Norman leads our discussion of Adam Smith as the the father of both economics and social psychology.
P.J. O’Rourke offers comedic relief about the state of our politics from his unique journalistic perspective influenced by the “sunshine” of the 1960s.
Is the United States the most fearful country in the world?
Artificial intelligence is here and changing our daily lives, but should we be concerned about the prospect of a hostile and hyper-intelligent AI?
Do enough people benefit from public transit considering the amount of money poured into these politically-driven transportation endeavors?
Does Augur, a decentralized prediction market platform, represent the future of the world of betting? Does it serve as a valuable market for knowledge?
Matthew J. Moore discusses how Buddhism may align with libertarian tendencies; most importantly the need to think for yourself.
Chris Edwards joins us to discuss the politics that goes into attempting to streamline the federal budget to minimize the federal deficit.
A tale of two Chinas, the country leapfrogs the US in tech adoption when activists use blockchain to undermine the “Great Firewall of China”
Rob Schenck joins us to discuss how his career in the evangelical world morphed into continued political engagement.
This week we discuss the implications of law enforecement’s ability to access genetic information from DNA databases like Ancestry and 23&Me.
Matthew Larosiere joins us to discuss how his interest in the design and development of weapons is controversial.
Phil Haunschild joins us to discuss how blockchain technology could potentially eliminate the governments’ presence in welfare and charity.
Adam Bates joins us this week to talk about how the Muslim ban inspired him to change his work focus from criminal justice to refugee relief.
Mark McDaniel joins us to discuss homemade gun technology in response to a recent court case involving gun ownership activist, Cody Wilson.