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Hidden Forces

By Demetri Kofinas

Demetri Kofinas interviews some of the most brilliant minds in science, technology, finance, politics, and culture as he uncovers the underlying forces driving the most powerful changes we see in the world.

  1. 1.
    Tesla Financial and Legal Woes as SEC Seeks to Hold Elon Musk in Contempt | Ed McCabe03/13/2019
    53:49
  2. 2.
    Neural Interfaces and the Future of Human-Computer Interaction | Thomas Reardon03/11/2019
    1:04:56
  3. 3.
    Surveillance Capitalism in the Age of the Unprecedented | Shoshana Zuboff02/25/2019
    1:06:18
  4. 4.
    Matt Taibbi | The News Media and Manufacturing Consent in the 21st Century02/18/2019
    1:21:58
  5. 5.
    Cal Newport | Digital Minimalism: Choosing Life in a Hyperconnected World02/11/2019
    1:06:05
  6. 6.
    Transformation of the News Media and the Legacy of War and Finance | Lee Pacchia02/05/2019
    35:08
  7. 7.
    MAGA Hat Kid and a Modern Morality Play Gone Wrong | Robby Soave01/25/2019
    1:01:33
  8. 8.
    Hyperbitcoinization and Other Arguments by a Bitcoin Maximalist | Pierre Rochard01/22/2019
    59:02
  1. 9.
    Forward Guidance: Investor Concerns and Market Trends for 2019 | Peter Boockvar01/15/2019
    51:57
  2. 10.
    ETC 51% Attack and What It Means for Proof-of-Work and Crypto Exchanges | Haseeb Qureshi01/12/2019
    45:57
  3. 11.
    Quantifying Uncertainty: A History of Financial Theory and its Implications | Daniel Peris01/07/2019
    1:03:05
  4. 12.
    Bob Kerrey | a Contemporary Political History of Policy and War01/01/2019
    1:11:57
  5. 13.
    Howard Marks Overtime and Subscription Launch Announcement!12/25/2018
    33:07
  6. 14.
    Chinese Commercial Espionage and the Arrest of Huawei’s CFO | James Mulvenon12/18/2018
    58:47
  7. 15.
    Andrei Shleifer | Crisis of Beliefs: A New Model of Investor Psychology12/11/2018
    52:47
  8. 16.
    Rebecca Goldstein | Why Philosophy Isn’t Going Away: a Conversation on What Matters Most12/04/2018
    1:07:50
  9. 17.
    The US-China Trade War: Global Markets in a Multi-Polar World | David Kotok11/27/2018
    1:01:35
  10. 18.
    American Zeitgeist | Commentary on Politics, Culture, and the Winds of Change11/20/2018
    33:31
  11. 19.
    Bill Janeway | Venture Capitalism and the Future of the Innovation Economy11/13/2018
    1:29:22
  12. 20.
    Brian McCullough | How the Internet Happened: From Netscape to the iPhone10/23/2018
    1:11:20
  13. 21.
    Dinny McMahon | Debt, Dysfunction, and the End of the Chinese Miracle10/16/2018
    1:01:17
  14. 22.
    Hannah Fry | Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms10/09/2018
    59:04
  15. 23.
    Howard Marks | Mastering the Market Cycle: Getting the Odds on Your Side10/02/2018
    1:08:49
  16. 24.
    Elon Musk and the Fall of the Church of Tesla | Montana Skeptic09/30/2018
    57:00
  17. 25.
    Collapsing Demand at Tesla amid Elon Musk SEC Fraud Charges | Gordon Johnson09/25/2018
    51:14
  18. 26.
    Bruce Schneier | Cyberattacks and Survival in a Hyperconnected World09/18/2018
    1:04:42
  19. 27.
    Grant Williams | Quantum Uncertainty and Spooky Correlations at the Zero-Bound09/11/2018
    1:07:37
  20. 28.
    Jonathan Haidt | Trigger Warnings, Safe Spaces, and the Coddling of the American Mind09/04/2018
    1:01:28
  21. 29.
    Joseph Lubin | ConsenSys and the Nature of the Firm in a Decentralized Economy08/20/2018
    53:28
  22. 30.
    Hedera Hashgraph and the Second Internet Revolution | Tom Trowbridge08/13/2018
    57:14
  23. 31.
    Ryan Selkis | Token-Curated Registries: Building the Information Database for a New Financial System08/06/2018
    54:53
  24. 32.
    Barry Eichengreen | The Legacy of the Great Moderation: Currency, Populism, and Credit07/30/2018
    58:33
  25. 33.
    Gillian Tett | an Anthropologist's Field Guide to Wall Street and Silicon Valley07/23/2018
    45:50
  26. 34.
    Simon Winchester | a History of Precision Engineering and the Making of the Modern World07/16/2018
    56:09
  27. 35.
    Mind-Body Philosophy: Solving the Hard Problem of Consciousness | Patrick Grim07/09/2018
    1:02:45
  28. 36.
    The Hard Problem of Currency: Are Stablecoins Possible? | Nevin Freeman07/02/2018
    51:08
  29. 37.
    Vitalik Buterin and Vlad Zamfir | The Ethereum Roadmap and Solving the Blockchain Scalability Problem06/25/2018
    55:36
  30. 38.
    Annie Duke | Making a Sure Bet: Optionality, Decision Making, and How to Embrace Uncertainty06/18/2018
    1:01:22
  31. 39.
    Claude Shannon: The Story of How One Man Created the Information Age | Jimmy Soni06/11/2018
    57:23
  32. 40.
    The Quest for the Nobel: Cosmology, Physics, and the Search for the Origins of the Universe | Brian Keating06/04/2018
    1:12:06
  33. 41.
    Daniel H. Pink | Biological Clock: Why “What” You Do is Just as Important as “When” You Do It05/21/2018
    52:44
  34. 42.
    Collective Achievement: The Hidden Force That Creates the World’s Greatest Teams | Sam Walker05/14/2018
    1:06:09
  35. 43.
    The Rise of Xi Jinping and the Dawn of a New Imperial China | Elizabeth C. Economy05/07/2018
    56:52
  36. 44.
    Remaking the Future: Why Education in African Countries is Crucial to Our Survival | Fred Swaniker04/30/2018
    1:01:31
  37. 45.
    Jim Holt | Metaphysics, the Philosophy of Science, and Why the World Exists04/23/2018
    1:03:08
  38. 46.
    Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms | Crowdsourcing and the New Power Reshaping Business, Politics, and Society04/16/2018
    1:00:05
  39. 47.
    Elon Musk and the Cult of Tesla: Are We Seeing a Bubble Bursting in Tech? | Mark Spiegel04/09/2018
    1:04:40
  40. 48.
    Tesla Bankruptcy: Has the Road to Profitability Closed for Good? | Charley Grant04/02/2018
    45:04
  41. 49.
    Josh Wolfe | Investing in the Future: Meditations on Passion, Randomness, and Optionality03/26/2018
    1:23:08
  42. 50.
    Leemon Baird | Hedera Hashgraph: A Revolutionary New Public Ledger and Governance Framework03/19/2018
    1:20:28
  43. 51.
    Banking on Bitcoin | Solving the Problem of Credit Using Distributed Applications03/05/2018
    55:30
  44. 52.
    Brian Kelly | Investing in Cryptocurrency: a Financial Markets Perspective on Bitcoin02/26/2018
    57:33
  45. 53.
    Bill Browder and the Fall of Glasnost: A Tale of Murder and Corruption in Russia02/19/2018
    1:08:00
  46. 54.
    Ari Paul | How the Top Crypto Funds Are Trading and Investing in Cryptocurrency02/12/2018
    1:06:40
  47. 55.
    Chris Burniske | How Do You Value a Cryptocurrency? Cryptoeconomics and How to Build a Financial Model for Valuing Cryptoassets01/29/2018
    1:09:58
  48. 56.
    Tim O’Reilly | We Can Predict the Future Only by Learning to Map the Present01/22/2018
    1:05:09
  49. 57.
    The Iranian Protests and the Forces Driving Change Across the Middle East | Hooman Majd01/08/2018
    1:11:21
  50. 58.
    Industrial Society and Its Future | Machine Intelligence, Encryption, and the Will to Power01/01/2018
    26:27
  51. 59.
    Distributed Ledger Technology and the Promise of Consensus | Power, Money and Governance in the 21st Century12/25/2017
    19:20
  52. 60.
    Gary Shilling | Regulatory Reform and the Impact of the Trump Tax Plan on the U.S. Economy12/18/2017
    1:04:50
  53. 61.
    Climate Science, Climate Models, and Climate Change. What Is Driving The Earth's Warming? | NASA's Gavin Schmidt12/11/2017
    1:12:09
  54. 62.
    How Do We Protect Our Data in a World of Cyber Attacks and Mass Surveillance? | Conversations with Bruce Schneier & Leemon Baird12/04/2017
    56:23
  55. 63.
    Lacy Hunt | What Are The Global Macro Forces Driving The 21st Century? The Demographics of Deflation and Financial Repression11/27/2017
    1:01:21
  56. 64.
    Jeffrey Rosen | Constitutional Law In The 21st Century – Privacy, Personhood, and Freedom11/06/2017
    48:24
  57. 65.
    Heather Berlin | a Theory of Mind and the Neural Basis of Consciousness10/30/2017
    1:11:24
  58. 66.
    Mance Harmon | the Hashgraph Consensus Algorithm: A Panel Discussion With The Founders Of The Future Internet10/23/2017
    1:22:56
  59. 67.
    Lemon Baird | the Future Is Not Blockchain. It's Hedera Hashgraph10/16/2017
    53:18
  60. 68.
    John Borthwick | Design Philosophy, Superintelligence, Relativism, and Simulation10/02/2017
    57:44
  61. 69.
    Public Intellectuals, Thought Leaders, and the Marketplace of Ideas | Daniel Drezner09/25/2017
    55:29
  62. 70.
    Geoffrey West | Computational Biology, Socioeconomics, and a Unified Theory of Sustainability09/11/2017
    1:17:15
  63. 71.
    Samuel Bowles | The Origins of Economic Man and the Moral Economy08/21/2017
    1:01:39
  64. 72.
    Robert Johnson | Political Economy, Technocracy, and the New Gilded Age08/07/2017
    1:11:36
  65. 73.
    The Chinese Financial System and the Prospects for a Hard Landing in China | Anne Stevenson-Yang07/24/2017
    58:18
  66. 74.
    Genomics, Machine Learning, and the Future of Big Data in Medicine | Eric Schadt07/10/2017
    1:03:59
  67. 75.
    The Measure of All Things: Phenomenology, Design, and the Human Experience | Christian Madsbjerg06/26/2017
    56:36
  68. 76.
    Jim Grant | A History of Interest Rates and Why They Matter for Your Financial Future06/12/2017
    58:53
  69. 77.
    Steve Keen | Can Five Hundred Years of Economic Theory Help Us Predict the Next Financial Crisis?06/05/2017
    58:37
  70. 78.
    Philosophical Mathematics and the Incompleteness of Formal Systems | Ray Monk05/22/2017
    1:09:32
  71. 79.
    Diplomacy, Politics, and Foreign Policy. Anarchism for the 21st Century | Carne Ross05/15/2017
    1:22:40
  72. 80.
    Sebastian Mallaby | A History of the Federal Reserve and the Chairmanship of Alan Greenspan05/08/2017
    1:08:54
  73. 81.
    Life, Death, and Rebirth: What I Found When I Lost My Mind04/24/2017
    22:37
  74. 82.
    Combating Cyberterrorism and Cybercrime in the 21st Century | Josh Corman04/17/2017
    1:46:17
  75. 83.
    W. Brian Arthur | Complexity Economics, Complexity Science, and Chaos Theory04/10/2017
    1:38:24
  76. 84.
    Space Warfare and the Weaponization of Outer Space | Joan Johnson-Freese04/03/2017
    1:05:06
  77. 85.
    Christopher Cole | How Do We Profit from the Unknown? Financial Volatility at the Edge of Crisis.03/27/2017
    1:32:16
  78. 86.
    Television History and Culture in America (1946-2009) | Television Historian Gary Edgerton03/20/2017
    1:03:55
  79. 87.
    Art, Finance, Technology, and the Development of the Postmodern Self | Philosopher Mark C. Taylor03/13/2017
    1:44:09
  80. 88.
    Jim Rickards | Can Complexity Science, Bayesian Inference Theory, and History Help Predict the Next Financial Crisis?03/06/2017
    1:31:27
  81. 89.
    How will Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, and Automation Impact the Future of Work? | David Kirkpatrick02/27/2017
    1:31:05
  82. 90.
    Hidden Forces Launch Trailer02/13/2017
    0:55

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