Laziness, technology and brain-scanning a billion people

The calculus gave us a new way to look at the world, and we emerged as a different species.

David Krakauer, evolutionary geneticist, complexity theorist and CEO of the Santa Fe Institute (SFI), takes the long view – sharing his perspective on brain scanning a billion people, the ethical issues posed by technology, and how ideas change us as a species.

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