Welcome to Simulation

A show featuring some of the greatest scientists, technologists, entrepreneurs, and educators of our time. 

Rebirthing The Public Intellectual

What is the most beautiful thing in the world?

Are we in a simulation?

How do we mitigate existential risk? 

What do we do about wealth inequality?

What is time?

What do you believe that only 1% of people believe?

How do we maximize human potential?

Are we alone in the cosmos?

Who will teach AI ethics?

How do we modernize democracy?

What is consciousness?

How do we balance the "we are one"
mentality with geopolitical leadership?

Check out The List of thought-provoking questions.
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Upcoming Events


December 14th
Cognition Crisis
featuring Dr. Adam Gazzaley

January 31st
featuring Douglas Rushkoff

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Support Our Studio

We are generously supported by our viewers and listeners. If you find our content useful, please consider becoming a Patron to help us evolve the show. Benefits include exclusive immersive experiences, early access & upgrades at live events, deeper production collaboration, faster communication… and more!

About Simulation

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Allen Saakyan is the host/executive producer.
Ron Vargas is the producer/director.
Alfredo Cisneros is the producer/editor.
Elisa Cicinelli is the portrait photographer. 
Anthony Carosella is the event photographer.
Paul Spiegel is the legal counsel. 

A team of specialists & volunteers help make Simulation a reality. Interested in behind-the-scenes participation?
Email: simulationseries@gmail.com


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