Jason has been described as a wonder-junkie, an epiphany addict, a techno-optimist, and a curator of awe.
Dr. Peter Diamandis is the Chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation, which leads the world in designing and launching large incentive prizes to drive radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity.
Ray Kurzweil is one of the world’s leading inventors, thinkers, and futurists, with a twenty-year track record of accurate predictions. Kurzweil was selected as one of the top entrepreneurs by Inc. magazine, which describe him as the "rightful heir to Thomas Edison.”
Deutsch is a British physicist at the University of Oxford. He views the enlightenment of the 18th century as near the beginning of an infinite sequence of purposeful knowledge creation. Knowledge here consists of information with good explanatory function that has proven resistant to falsification. Any real process physically possible is able to be performed provided the knowledge to do so has been acquired.
Steven Pinker is an experimental psychologist and one of the world’s foremost writers on language, mind, and human nature. In his new book, The Better Angels of Our Nature, he shows with meticulous research that humans have been getting less violent with time.