Climate, Pandemic, Artificial Intelligence, and Nukes: Identifying and Overcoming Existential Threats to Humanity
Michael Bess in Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode, Andrew is joined by Michael Bess, author of Planet in Peril: Humanity’s Four Greatest Challenges and How We Can Overcome Them.
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Michael Bess is Chancellor’s Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. He has been teaching award-winning courses on science, technology, environmentalism, and global catastrophic threats since 1989, and has written four other books on these topics. He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, and National Human Genome Research Institute.