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"Moonshots" in the 21st Century

Featuring Tom Kalil

Dec 10, 2019 • 18 minutes

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The Essential Conversation

"Moonshots" in the 21st Century

Tom Kalil lays out his vision of pursuing technological "moonshots," or highly ambitious but possible goals that will have an outsize social impact.

Featuring Tom Kalil

Dec 10, 2019 • 18 minutes

Tom Kalil, chief innovation officer at Schmidt Futures, lays out his vision of pursuing technological "moonshots," or highly ambitious but possible goals that will have an outsize social impact. Kalil describes the recent progress of projects ranging from mapping the human brain to creating carbon-negative sources of energy and making human life multi-planetary. Kalil explains the crucial role of both the public and the private sides in pushing "moonshots" from idea to reality. Filmed on September 10, 2019 in New York. Show More

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The Essential Conversation is the world's premier financial-market-focused conversation series. The smartest people in markets, finance, economics, and business engage in deep-diving discussions about the global macro landscape, generating actionable takeaways that can help your decision-making process. Tune in to peer-to-peer conversations between the brightest minds in the investing world, and tune up your portfolio.

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