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?

In this episode Atul Gawande calls for a new approach to the two great unfixable problems in life and healthcare - ageing and death. He tells the story of how his daughter's piano teacher faced up to terminal cancer and the crucial choices she made...
The Problem of Hubris Dec. 9, 2014
Atul Gawande calls for a new approach to the 'great unfixables' - ageing and death.
Atul Gawande calls for a radical rethink of medical systems to transform healthcare.
The surgeon and writer Atul Gawande argues that better systems can transform global healthcare by radically reducing the chance of mistakes and increasing the chance of successful outcomes. e programme was recorded at The Wellcome Collection in London...
Atul Gawande calls for a radical rethink of medical systems to transform healthcare.
Why Do Doctors Fail? Nov. 25, 2014
Surgeon and writer Dr Atul Gawande explores the nature of fallibility in medicine.
In the first of four BBC 2104 Reith Lectures, surgeon and writer, Dr Atul Gawande, explores the nature of fallibility and suggests that preventing avoidable mistakes is a key challenge for the future of medicine: Why Do Doctors Fail?...
Why Do Doctors Fail? Nov. 25, 2014
Surgeon and writer Dr Atul Gawande explores the nature of fallibility in medicine.
Grayson Perry discusses the painful yet rewarding process of becoming an artist.
4/4. Grayson Perry discusses his life in the art world and assesses the role of the artist in society....
4/4. Grayson Perry discusses his life in the art world and assesses the role of the artist in society....
Grayson Perry discusses the painful yet rewarding process of becoming an artist.
Grayson Perry asks if revolution is a defining idea in art, or has it met its end?
Can art still shock us or have we seen it all before? Speaking to an audience at The Guildhall in Londonderry, the artist Grayson Perry asks if revolution is a defining idea in art, or has it met its end?...
The artist Grayson Perry discusses art and revolution.
Beating the Bounds Oct. 22, 2013
Grayson Perry questions the often-heard assertion that anything can be art.
Can anything be considered as art? Grayson Perry questions the often-heard assertion in his second Reith Lecture, recorded at St. George's Hall in Liverpool....
2/4. Grayson Perry questions the often-heard assertion that anything can be art, in a lecture recorded at St. George's Hall in Liverpool....
Beating the Bounds Oct. 22, 2013
Grayson Perry questions the often-heard assertion that anything can be art.
Democracy Has Bad Taste Oct. 15, 2013
Grayson Perry analyses the complex process of judging quality in contemporary art.