Topics of Discussion with Chris Mosdell
How microbiology influenced Chris’s art
A serendipitous book finding in rural England
Why he began writing books for children
How Chris learned to draw
Chris’s path to becoming famous
Advice for students on how to become more creative
A reading of his poem Little Blue Ridinghood and the Big Good Wolf
Writing lyrics inside of McDonald’s
How his lyrics were used on a Michael Jackson song
The origin of the name MOZZ
His experimental avant-garde techniques
Topics of Discussion with István Zárdai
What is philosophy? And what is it not?
Philosophy for children, and why philosophy isn't taught in schools
Philosophy in pop culture
The connection between philosophy and AI
Is philosophy different in the Hungarian language?
The puzzle of Kavka's Toxin
The skills needed to be a philosopher
How philosophers affected self-driving cars
Jobs you can do with a philosophy degree
Topics of Discussion with Azamat Beknazarov
The difference between machine learning and artificial intelligence
The software, hardware, and programming languages of machine learning
The Google Translate app
Amazon Mechanical Turk
Captcha and visual computing technology
How machine learning is being used today
The importance of good and ethical data sets
The future of machine learning
The dangers of machine learning and AI
Topics of Discussion with Dave Gutteridge
The difference between digital currency and cryptocurrency
The clear benefits of cryptocurrency
Earning a salary in cryptocurrency instead of Japanese Yen
Currency crisis in Venezuela and Zimbabwe
Using cryptocurrency in stores in Japan
What causes the value of Bitcoin to rise and fall
Cryptocurrency as an investment versus a money for everyday use
What digital camera technology can tell us about the future of cryptocurrency
Finally, Dave offers excellent advice for those who want to learn more about cryptocurrency but are uncertain where to begin.
Questions for Chad Fraser
What is a physiotherapist’s job during during a show?
What makes a Cirque du Soleil show special?
How do you keep the artists mentally engaged?
What keeps you balanced mentally and physically?
What is the most rewarding part of your job?
What do most people not know about the job of the artists?
How do you prepare for emergency situations?
What are the similarities and differences between circus artists and sports athletes?
The show has artists from 16 countries. What language does everyone speak?
What advice do you have for someone in JH or HS who might be thinking about a career in physiotherapy?
Questions for Chris Green
What is a typical work day for a diplomat?
How does it feel to represent your country?
Have you ever felt nervous or afraid because of the pressure of representing Ireland?
Is being a diplomat all about attending fancy parties and meeting important people?
What has surprised you about how Japanese people see Ireland?
Ireland will play Japan in the Rugby World Cup 2019. Who do you want to win?
What time period in Irish history do think would be the most exciting to be a diplomat?
What advice do you have for someone in JH or HS who might be thinking about a career in diplomacy?
Questions for Milad Delfan Azari
How did you fall in love with physics?
What topic have you chosen for your PhD?
How does it feel working with and being surrounded by Nobel Prize winners?
How has knowing many languages helped your career in science? (He speaks 6 languages!)
What can someone in JH or HS do to prepare for a career in science?
What is the most fulfilling part of your work as a scientist?
Questions for Benoit Hardy-Chartrand
What is a typical day of work like for a global politics researcher?
What websites do you use to get your information?
How do you choose the topics for the articles you write?
Are you paid money to have a certain opinion about the news?
What impact do researchers have on the world?
What was your most embarrassing moment on live television?
What advice would you give to those who are unsure what they want to do in the future?
What can someone in JH or HS do to prepare for a career in international affairs?
Questions for Dr. Tasker
When will we find intelligent life?
When did your love for space begin?
Why did you decide to choose science as a career?
How did you decide to write The Planet Factory?
What is the biggest misunderstanding people have about space?
What is it like doing a science like astrophysics where the objects you are studying cannot be touched or directly seen?
What kind of technology do you use for work?
Where in space would you like to travel to see with your own eyes?
Finally, Dr. Tasker offers her advice for anyone interested in studying science. Her answer will forever change the way you think about learning!