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The new changes in technology in the coming century and how they will change our lives as humans
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The Limits of Science, Truth & Boundaries of Knowledge » IAI TV

The Limits of Science, Truth & Boundaries of Knowledge » IAI TV | 21st Century & New Technology | Scoop.it
Does science uncover the ultimate nature of the world? Do we hide from its limitations or are we attracted by the inexplicable that makes us feel more human?
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Nick Harkaway: Touching Cyberspace & Bringing Internet Back to the Physical World

Cyberspace is a world without laws or boundaries, and touch-screen technologies have made digital ideas tangible. Nick Harkaway asks where the physicalisatio...
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Psychiatry and the Meaning of Pain - Mark Salter on the Value of Sadness

Mark Salter in his IAI talk on psychiatry and the meaning of pain. For more videos on psychology and mind, click here: http://iai.tv/category/psychology-and-...
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The Origin of Knowledge » The Institute of Art and Ideas

The Origin of Knowledge » The Institute of Art and Ideas | 21st Century & New Technology | Scoop.it
Science is the truth of the modern age. But the very system that determines what counts as science, peer review, is itself under attack. Is it a powerful way of keeping corruption out of science, or itself a corrupt system?
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Science is the truth of the modern age. But the very system that determines what counts as science, peer review, is itself under attack. Is it a powerful way of keeping corruption out of science, or itself a corrupt system? What counts as knowledge and who should decide?

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Search for the Higgs Boson » The Institute of Art and Ideas

Search for the Higgs Boson » The Institute of Art and Ideas | 21st Century & New Technology | Scoop.it
Can a single sub-atomic particle help us unlock the secrets of the universe?
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Can a single sub-atomic particle help us unlock the secrets of the universe?

CERN theoretical physicist and coiner of the term 'theory of everything', John Ellis, takes us with lucid imagery and personal passion on the hunt for the notorious 'God Particle'.

Hear the science behind the headlines, and join the conversation below.

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Raymond Tallis: Time's Arrow - A Definition of Time » IAI TV

Raymond Tallis: Time's Arrow - A Definition of Time » IAI TV | 21st Century & New Technology | Scoop.it
Exclusive excerpt from Raymond Tallis's forthcoming book "Time's Arrow" on the reality of time and its definition in science and philosophy
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Are There Many Worlds? James Ladyman on The Multiverse Theory

James Ladyman in "Are there really many worlds?" examines the multiverse theory and existence of multiple dimensions. More science & technology talks at: htt...
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Effects of Globalisation: Will the Nation State Survive? | David Aaronovitch, Zoe Williams, ...

Empire Strikes Back is a debate asking whether the nation state will survive in an era dominated by global and supranational organisations. Watch the full de...
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Understanding the Placebo Effect - Nicholas Humphrey (Psychologist) on the Lastest Studies

Psychologist Nicholas Humphrey examines one of medicine's most mysterious phenomena, the placebo effect. More videos on the human body & medicine: http://iai...
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Pretty interesting to understand the mechanisms behind the placebo effect

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The Fantasy of Technology » The Institute of Art and Ideas

The Fantasy of Technology » The Institute of Art and Ideas | 21st Century & New Technology | Scoop.it
Leading cybernetics expert Kevin Warwick, cultural theorist Eva Aldea, science journalist Angela Saini, and philosopher of information Luciano Floridi take technology to task.
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From the wheel to the iPad, we see technology as the driver of progress. But is technical innovation as important as we think? Is it mankind’s salvation, or has a technological arms race taken the place of meaningful human goals?

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