I speak for audiences around the world about artificial intelligence, the automation of our most sensitive decisions, and the most important technological and scientific trends to watch in the coming years. Here’s a quick look at what I do onstage and off.

For booking inquiries, please contact Tom Neilssen at The Brightsight Group.

Other Appearances

The Joe Rogan Experience Episode 339


There’s nothing like landing in Burbank and spending three hours with the very hospitable and very energetic Joe Rogan. After a career spent talking about things for no more than five minutes, I find the show exhilarating and utterly exhausting. I leave it to you to judge my performance. All I know is I doubled my Twitter followers during my first appearance.

City Arts & Lectures

Here’s a selection from my many hosting appearances at City Arts & Lectures, recorded live on stage in San Francisco and broadcast on NPR.

Author Michael Lewis

Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins

Neuroscientist David Eagleman

Sherry Turkle, director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self

BBC Radio

The BBC had me on regularly while I was editor of Popular Science…

A Tour of the Popular Science Archives

…then the BBC asked me to contribute a weekly letter about technology and innovation for Business Daily. Here are a few samples.

Why Telepresence Has Failed Me

The Disappointment of the Dreamliner

The Promise of Electric Cars