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Artificial Intelligence Radhika Dirks

Quantum physicist-turned-entrepreneur Radhika Dirks runs XLabs: the world’s first “moonshot factory for AI.” There, she creates the artificial intelligence that will solve big problems, elevate human abilities, and undoubtedly, transform the world. For her innovative work, Dirks has been named one of the most influential women advancing the field of AI today.

Changing the Climate Crisis Conversation

Climate Crisis David Wallace-Wells

David Wallace-Wells tackles climate change unlike anyone else: illuminating the most vital discussions of our planet’s future with unique urgency. And now, his hard-hitting, instant bestseller The Uninhabitable Earth has inspired an upcoming climate change anthology series from HBO.

Change Your Story, Change Your Life

Happiness & Wellness Lori Gottlieb

Stories are the way we make sense of our lives—but we’re not always telling the right ones. Luckily, psychotherapist Lori Gottlieb shows us how we can edit and rewrite the narratives that leave us stuck. A New York Times bestselling author, Atlantic columnist, and TED Speaker, Gottlieb is slated to open this year’s SXSW Conference.

The Power of “The Ask”

Corporate Culture Wayne Baker

Not asking for help is one of the most self-limiting decisions we can make, says management professor Wayne Baker. In All You Have To Do Is Ask—Out Now—Baker builds on his twenty-five years of research in generosity, reciprocity, and positive leadership to help us master the most important skill for success.

Reframing America's History of Slavery

Race Nikole Hannah-Jones

Nikole Hannah-Jones' instantly-acclaimed 1619 Project—a major collaboration with The New York Times—observes the beginning of slavery in America, and explores its dark legacy in shaping the country's past and present.

Moonshots of the Intelligent Age

Artificial Intelligence Radhika Dirks

Quantum physicist-turned-entrepreneur Radhika Dirks runs XLabs: the world’s first “moonshot factory for AI.” There, she creates the artificial intelligence that will solve big problems, elevate human abilities, and undoubtedly, transform the world. For her innovative work, Dirks has been named one of the most influential women advancing the field of AI today.

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CEO & Co-Founder of XLabs | Physicist & Entrepreneur

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Soraya Chemaly

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