How important is our ability to postpone pleasure and can we ever master it?
Do the things we own and collect enrich our lives or weigh us down?
Do we have to have a ‘pecking order’?
How seemingly insignificant decisions can lead to dramatic outcomes
Are our personalities shaped by what we are born with or shaped by our experiences?
How do organisms change and evolve to adapt to their environment?
How a spark of inspiration is transformed into a line on canvas or a line of verse.
Who can we trust in the world of Big Data and how is it changing our lives?
When is regularity good and when does it become boring, or even oppressive?
Do we want robots to be more social? The Forum at World-Changing Ideas Summit in New York