Welcome to Simulation

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


Rebirthing The Public Intellectual
Inspiring YOU to Build the Future

  1. How do we maximize human potential?
  2. What do we do about wealth inequality?
  3. Are we alone in the cosmos?
  4. Who will teach robots ethics?
  5. How can democracy be modernized?
  6. What is consciousness?
  7. How do we balance the "we are one" mentality with geopolitical leadership?
  8. What is the most beautiful thing in the world?
  9. Are we in a simulation?

…and The List goes on.

We produce an online show as well as host live events. All our content can be viewed on our YouTube channel

August 3rd featuring Dr. David Eagleman


Join us on August 3rd as we host neuroscientist, author, and professor Dr. David Eagleman for thought-provoking discourse at the gorgeous August Hall in downtown San Francisco. 

David is best known for his work on sensory substitution, time perception, brain plasticity, synesthesia, and neurolaw. He's the founder of NeoSensory & BrainCheck, director of the Center for Science and Law, PBS host of The Brain with David Eagleman, and scientific advisor/board member for a multitude of impactful organizations.

6:00 - 7:00 PM Doors Open, VIP Meet & Greet, Networking
7:00 - 9:00 PM Fireside Chat and Q & A
9:00 -       ~       Drinks, Networking


Neeru Khosla on Free K-12 Education

Mo Gawdat on Happiness, Being, and Truth 

Michael Pollan on Ego, Culture, Psychedelics, and Neuroscience

Dr. Melanie Matheu on 3D Printing Organs & Tissues

Dr. Roman Yampolskiy on AI Safety & Security


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 production collaboration, VIP tickets to live events, exclusive content… and more!

Jordan Peterson Live in San Francisco, CA


Liza Lichtinger on Emotions & Behavior


Paul Shapiro on Clean Meat



About Simulation

Allen Saakyan started Simulation to propagate the beauty of the question. To help bring back the art of outstanding conversation. To rebirth the public intellectual. To inspire people to build the future.
Ron Vargas is the Partner Producer of the show bringing 20+ years of video production experience.
Alfredo Cisneros is the ops, video, social, and reach wiz.
Elisa Cicinelli is our portrait photographer. 
Paul Spiegel is our legal counsel. 

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