The Reith Lectures

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Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series. This year, Stuart Russell explores the future of AI and asks: how can we get it right?

Power and Freedom April 14, 2004
Wole Soyinka examines the difficulties in telling friend from foe in a climate of fear.
Wole Soyinka considers the nature of fear and its impact on individuals and society.
Wole Soyinka considers the nature of fear and its impact on individuals and society.
Professor Ramachandran explores how neuroscience alters man's understanding of himself.
Professor Ramachandran explores how neuroscience alters man's understanding of himself.
Professor Ramachandran examines the phenomenon of synesthesia.
Professor Ramachandran examines the phenomenon of synesthesia.
The Artful Brain April 16, 2003
Professor Ramachandran examines the meaning of art from a neurological perspective.
The Artful Brain April 16, 2003
Professor Ramachandran examines the meaning of art from a neurological perspective.
Synapses and the Self April 9, 2003
Professor Ramachandran examines how we 'see' and become conscious of our surroundings.
Synapses and the Self April 9, 2003
Professor Ramachandran examines how we 'see' and become conscious of our surroundings.
Phantoms in the Brain April 2, 2003
Professor Ramachandran discusses the functionality of the brain in relation to neurology.
Phantoms in the Brain April 2, 2003
Professor Ramachandran discusses the functionality of the brain in relation to neurology.
Licence to Deceive May 1, 2002
Onora O'Neill asks how we decide when to trust those who inform us about the wider world.
Licence to Deceive May 1, 2002
Onora O'Neill asks how we decide when to trust those who inform us about the wider world.
Trust and Transparency April 24, 2002
Onora O'Neill examines how transparency and trust are related.
Trust and Transparency April 24, 2002
Onora O'Neill examines how transparency and trust are related.
Called to Account April 17, 2002
Onora O'Neill examines the quest for more accountability in government and institutions.
Called to Account April 17, 2002
Onora O'Neill examines the quest for more accountability in government and institutions.
Trust and Terror April 10, 2002
Onora O'Neill examines extreme situations where danger and terror undermine trust.