Problems Sighted

Problems Sighted

Latest Episodes

Russ Poldrack - Problems with the mind
August 02, 2019

Russell "Russ" Alan Poldrack is an American psychologist and neuroscientist. He is a professor of Psychology at Stanford University. In this episode we talk to him about the progression of neuroscience and the problems in which it's conducted. We talk abo

Nan Li - the Money is Obvious, help Legacy Sectors
July 12, 2019

Nan is the managing director at Obvious Ventures, a venture capital firm that brings #worldpositive entrepreneurs together to solve humanity's biggest problems. Nan holds a BSE in computer science from the University of Michigan and is also an adjunct lec

Zavain Dar - Creating deep tech for a new era
May 10, 2019

Zav is one of the most "in" people in tech right now. Holding a Master's in Computer Science from Stanford, Zav is a partner at Lux Capital, which is a VC firm focused on investing in emerging tech from the most innovative sectors. At Lux, Zav's been draw

Jo Boaler - Math education needs a new formula
April 26, 2019

Jo Boaler is all about math. An author, educator and founder from Britain, Jo is currently a mathematics professor at Stanford's Graduate School of Education and an activist for math education reform. She leads youcubed, an organization aimed at promoting

Graham Weston - Building cities of the future
April 12, 2019

Graham is an investor and entrepreneur and the former CEO of Rackspace, a San Antonio based cloud computing company. He is currently promoting the civic development of downtown San Antonio and is really passionate about fostering a healthy environment for

Mason Hartman - The future of education starts with children
March 29, 2019

Mason Hartman joins us with thoughts on child learning and development, how to best change current systems of education, and how to help support solving the very real, very profitable problems that plague education.

Mike Solana - Problems inventing the future
March 19, 2019

"The best way to predict the future is to create it." When you imagine our future, what do you see—flying cars, robot kitchens, maybe even life on Mars? To Michael Solana, host of Anatomy of Next and VP of Founders Fund, the most important thing for crea

Ambassador McFaul - Problems with Russia, SV Investment, and Social Media
March 07, 2019

We all hear about problems with Russia in the current political climate, but there is much more to the story. We sat down with Michael McFaul, former Ambassador to Russia to talk about problems with Russia, Russian investment in US companies, social media

Brian Norgard - Problems in product, angel investing, and more
March 01, 2019

Product building is like art, and with art comes a mass of problems with philosophy and building choices to ensure your product is right for the space. We sat down with Brian Norgard, Angel Investor and former CPO of Tinder and talked about problems in pr

Riva Tez - Optimistic about problem solving
February 21, 2019

There are a lot of problems when it comes to Silicon Valley, the heart of innovation research scientists with inadequate design software, companies that aim to solve problems that arent really prob