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Radical Talks

By Radical Ventures
An exploration of the intersection of technology, the economy, politics and culture with global thought leaders.
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Pieter Abbeel: Making Robots Smart
A feature interview with Pieter Abbeel,  an innovator at the cutting edge of where AI meets robotics. In this episode of Radical Talks, Radical Ventures Managing Partner Jordan Jacobs chats with Pieter about the impact of COVID19 on automation, how AI has revolutionized the field of robotics and they also share a few thoughts on how professional sports should be thinking about robot refs. Pieter Abbeel is a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of California, Berkeley where he is also director of the Robot Learning Lab. Peter is also co-founder of Covariant - a company that has built a universal AI platform for robotics (Radical Ventures is an investor in Covariant). For more thoughts and insights from Radical Ventures,  visit www.radical.vc.
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October 29, 2020
Dr. Eric Topol: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Healthcare
Dr. Eric Topol joins Radical Ventures Managing Partner Jordan Jacobs for a discussion about the latest challenges in combatting COVID-19, and how Artificial Intelligence is the future of healthcare — the key to better health and more compassionate care. Dr. Topol is the founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, professor of molecular medicine, and executive vice president of Scripps Research. His latest book is Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again. Created by Radical Ventures, an early stage venture fund investing in technology and Artificial Intelligence, Radical Talks explores the intersection of technology, the economy, politics and culture with global thought leaders. To get more Radical content, or to sign-up for our weekly newsletter, please visit Radical.vc. 
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September 15, 2020
Re-Imagining the Economy with Eric Schmidt
Welcome to the premier episode of Radical Talks.  Created by Radical Ventures, an early stage venture fund investing in technology and Artificial Intelligence, Radical Talks explores the intersection of technology, the economy, politics and culture with global thought leaders. In our first episode we're joined by Eric Schmidt. Eric was the CEO of Google from 2001 to 2011, and the Executive Chairman of Google -- and then Alphabet -- from 2011 to 2017. He is also an investor in Radical Ventures. In this episode we touch on the macro impacts of the pandemic, China relations, the Sidewalk Labs project and how technology and society might look very different coming out the other side of this crisis. To get more Radical content or to sign up to our weekly newsletter, please visit Radical.vc
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July 24, 2020