Yuval Noah Harari

1 Mark Zuckerberg & Yuval Noah Harari in Conversation

27 apr. 2019

Mark Zuckerberg hosts Yuval Noah Harari for a frank conversation about some big challenges — as part of the Facebook CEO’s 2019 series of public discussions about the future of technology in society. The overarching question they debate is: what are we going to do about the systemic problems of the current technological revolution?

2 Why humans run the world | Yuval Noah Harari

24 jul. 2015
 
 

 
Seventy thousand years ago, our human ancestors were insignificant animals, just minding their own business in a corner of Africa with all the other animals. But now, few would disagree that humans dominate planet Earth; we’ve spread to every continent, and our actions determine the fate of other animals (and possibly Earth itself). How did we get from there to here? Historian Yuval Noah Harari suggests a surprising reason for the rise of humanity.
 
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3 Why fascism is so tempting — and how your data could power it | Yuval Noah Harari

8 jun. 2018

 
In a profound talk about technology and power, author and historian Yuval Noah Harari explains the important difference between fascism and nationalism — and what the consolidation of our data means for the future of democracy. Appearing as a hologram live from Tel Aviv, Harari warns that the greatest danger that now faces liberal democracy is that the revolution in information technology will make dictatorships more efficient and capable of control. “The enemies of liberal democracy hack our feelings of fear and hate and vanity, and then use these feelings to polarize and destroy,” Harari says. “It is the responsibility of all of us to get to know our weaknesses and make sure they don’t become weapons.” (Followed by a brief conversation with TED curator Chris Anderson)
 
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4 Yuval Noah Harari & Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei in Conversation – Davos 2020

22 jan. 2020

A panel discussion entitled, “A Future Shaped by a Technology Arms Race” featuring Prof. Yuval Noah Harari, and CEO of Huawei Ren Zhengfei, moderated by The Economist editor-in-chief Zanny Minton Beddoes, at the World Economic Forum 2020. They ask what can be done to ensure that economies and societies benefit fully from the great potential of promising new technologies?

5 How to Survive the 21st Century | DAVOS 2020

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23 jan. 2020

Nuclear war, ecological collapse and technological disruption pose an existential threat to human civilization. Join a conversation that explores the challenges of the 21st century and how to address them before it is too late.
 
Speakers: Yuval Noah Harari, Mark Rutte, Orit Gadiesh
 
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6 Yuval Noah Harari: “21 Lessons for the 21st Century” | Talks at Google

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11 okt. 2018

Yuval Noah Harari, macro-historian, Professor, best-selling author of “Sapiens” and “Homo Deus,” and one of the world’s most innovative and exciting thinkers, discusses his newest work, “21 Lessons for the 21st Century.”
 
Described as a “truly mind-expanding” journey through today’s most pressing issues, “21 Lessons for the 21st Century” reminds us to maintain our collective focus in the midst of dizzying and disorienting change.
 
Moderated by Wilson White. Get the book: https://goo.gl/CVDJzG

7 Yuval Noah Harari on Vipassana, Reality, Suffering, & Consciousness

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14 mei 2018

World renown and trailblazing historian and author (Sapiens, Homo Deus, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century) Yuval Noah Harari was a speaker at the India Today Conclave (March 9, 2018). This is a small clip where he discusses his experience with Vipassana and also some discussion on Reality, Suffering, and Consciousness.

SOURCE
Nationalism in the 21st Century – Yuval Noah Harari at the India Today Conclave 2018
https://youtu.be/8x3zaIYrHTs

SIDE-NOTE:
I attended my first Vipassana 10-day course in Jan 2018, in Kaufmann TX.
* I agree with Harari’s statement “It is the least dogmatic thing I ever encountered in life.”
* Like Harari I want to continue with “practicing Vipassana meditation to see reality more clearly.”

8 Yuval Noah Harari & Tristan Harris: ‘Truth Decay and the Technology Threat

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27 jan. 2020

Yuval Noah Harari and Tristan Harris exchange their views on how technology can work for us – or against us, in a conversation moderated by Somini Sengupta, New York Times International climate reporter. They ask- what is the state of truth? And what threat does technology pose to our capacity to mobilize that truth in response to urgent challenges – in particular, our climate emergency?

9 Yuval Noah Harari In gesprek met Christine Lagarde

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13 sep. 2018

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director van het Internationaal Monetair Fonds, ontvangt Yuval Noah Harari voor een gesprek over zijn nieuwe boek, 21 lessen voor de 21e eeuw en over wie de toekomst is.

10 Interview Yuval Harari: “Humans are already gods” | Terzake

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28 jan. 2020

De Israëlische historicus Yuval Harari is in een paar jaar tijd uitgegroeid tot een intellectuele rockster, dankzij de boeken ‘Sapiens’ en ‘Homo Deus’. Op uitnodiging van Newsweek was Harari in België. Annelies Beck kon hem interviewen over het klimaat, technologie en de kracht van verhalen.
 
Philsopher and historian Yuval Harari is an intellectual rock star, thanks to his bestseller books ‘Sapiens’ and ‘Homo Deus’. In this interview he speaks about climate change, technology and the power of stories.
 
Een interview van Annelies Beck voor Terzake (28 januari 2020)
 
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11 Yuval Noah Harari and Bari Weiss in Conversation – New York Times ‘Times Talk’

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13 sep. 2018

Watch Prof. Yuval Noah Harari and New York Times Op-Ed editor and writer Bari Weiss discuss pressing current issues – at this New York Times ‘Times Talk’. Their conversation covers big questions, from the role of global cooperation and nationalism to whether humans will continue to have free will or become hackable beings in the future.

12 Yuval Noah Harari on the myths we need to survive


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23 okt. 2015

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Myths. We tend to think they’re a thing of the past, fabrications that early humans needed to believe in because their understanding of the world was so meagre. But what if modern civilisation were itself based on a set of myths? This is the big question posed by Professor Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, which has become one of the most talked about bestsellers of recent years. In this exclusive appearance for Intelligence Squared, Harari will argue that all political orders are based on useful fictions which have allowed groups of humans, from ancient Mesopotamia through to the Roman empire and modern capitalist societies, to cooperate in numbers far beyond the scope of any other species.

To give an example, Hammurabi, the great ruler of ancient Babylon, and the US founding fathers both created well-functioning societies. Hammurabi’s was based on hierarchy, with the king at the top and the slaves at the bottom, while the Americans’ was based on freedom and equality between all citizens. Yet the idea of equality, Harari will claim, is as much a fiction as the idea that a king or rich nobleman is ‘better’ than a humble peasant. What made both of these societies work was the fact that within each of them everyone believed in the same set of imagined underlying principles. In a similar vein, money is a fiction that depends on the trust that we collectively put in it. The fact that it is a ‘myth’ has not impeded its usefulness. It has become the most universal and efficient system of mutual trust ever devised, allowing the development of global trade networks and sophisticated modern capitalism.

Professor Harari came to the Intelligence Squared stage to explain how the fictions that we believe in are an inseparable part of human culture and civilisation.

13 Who Really Runs The World? – Russell Brand & Yuval Noah Harari

13 okt. 2018

A clip from the new Under The Skin podcast episode with Yuval Noah Harari discussing power, AI and our future and identity as human beings.

14 Yuval Noah Harari and Tristan Harris interviewed by Wired

3 dec. 2018

Yuval Noah Harari and Tristan Harris are interviewed by Wired’s editor-in-chief, Nicholas Thompson. Transcript of conversation: https://www.wired.com/story/artificia…
 

15 Yuval Noah Harari – The Humanist Challenges of the 21st Century

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30 sep. 2018

Speaking at the 2018 Annual Meeting organized by Ethikrat (the German Ethics Council), Prof. Yuval Noah Harari lays out the principles of humanism, and explains how they are deeply challenged by the latest developments in science and technology.
 
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16 Yuval Noah Harari & Newsweek Belgium: “The Future of Sapiens”

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9 feb. 2020

Yuval Noah Harari participates in an audience Q&A & discussion moderated by Xavier Taveirne during the Newsweek Belgium event “The Future of Sapiens” at the Lotto Arena- Antwerp, January 2020.
 
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17 The Future of Humanity: Yuval Noah Harari in Conversation with Thomas L. Friedman

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27 mrt. 2018

Yuval Noah Harari and Thomas L. Friedman discuss the big issues affecting our collective future, in a free-flowing conversation moderated by Rachel Dry. What are the biggest threats that currently face humanity? Where are the opportunities?
 
Filmed in London (UK) on 19 March 2018, at an event produced by the New York Times and How to: Academy.

18 Yuval Noah Harari & Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in Conversation

 

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13 mei 2019

Watch Yuval Noah Harari and Austria’s Chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, present their thoughts on the future of Europe, and sit down for a conversation facilitated by Harald Mahrer, President of the Austrian Economic Chamber. —————————————– English captions available. 4:08 – Yuval Noah Harari’s presentation 29:22 – Harald Mahrer’s presentation 38:53 – Sebastian Kurz’s presentation 48:22 – Conversation between Kurz and Harari, facilitated by Mahrer

19 The Role of Scientists in the Debate About Animal Welfare

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6 nov. 2017

Scientists tend to stay away from political and ethical debates – but more and more political and ethical questions depend on scientific knowledge. In this video, produced for Compassion in World Farming, Prof. Yuval Noah Harari discusses key facts about animal experience and the ethical questions they raise.
————————————– Video production: Roey Orbach, MediaBox Productions

20 Yuval Noah Harari | Interview | SVT/NRK/Skavlan

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1 apr. 2017

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21 Lessons – Yuval Noah Harari in Conversation with Jonathan Capehart

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23 sep. 2018

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jonathan Capehart interviews Yuval Noah Harari about his book, ’21 Lessons for the 21st Century’ – in Sixth & I, Washington, D.C.

22 New Challenges of the 21st Century: Yuval Harari, YES 2019 [Q&A]

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17 sep. 2019

Yuval Harari Professor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

23 Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind – 5 year anniversary

First published in English on 4 September 2014, ‘Sapiens’ has been read and listened to more than 12 million times, in more than 50 languages worldwide.

24 Yuval Noah Harari Gives A Brief History Of Tomorrow

30 mrt. 2017

Harvard Book Store welcomes the bestselling author of Sapiens Yuval Noah Harari for a discussion of his latest book, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow. Harari will be joined in conversation by Harvard’s Michael Sandel, author of Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do? and What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets. This event is co-sponsored by the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School. About Homo Deus.
 
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25 Sam Harris & Yuval Harari – Meditation, Religion & God

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25 aug. 2017

Waking Up With Sam Harris #68 – Reality and the Imagination (with Yuval Noah Harari) Listen to Sam Harris and the Waking Up Podcast on : https://soundcloud.com/samharrisorg

26 De toekomst van de mensheid – Met Yuval Noah Harari

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28 sep. 2016

Dr Yuval Noah Harari legt uit hoe revoluties in de technologie onze maatschappij onze lichamen en hersenen zullen veranderen.

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TIjdens de geschiedenis waren er verschillende revoluties: In de technologie, economie en in de politiek. Maar een ding bleef telkens hetzelfde: De mensheid zelf. We hebben nogsteeds dezelfde lichamen, dezelfde hersenen en de zelfde gedachten als onze voorouders in China of uit het stenen tijdperk. Onze gereedschappen en scholing zijn totaal verschillend van vroeger maar toch bleven de structuren van het menselijk lichaam hetzelfde.

Toch zal de volgende revolutie verandering brengen in deze geschiedenis. In de 21ste eeuw zullen er opnieuw revoluties zijn in de techonologie, economie en politiek. Maar voor de eerste keer in de geschiedenis zal ook de mens een revolutie ondergaan. Niet alleen onze maatschappij en economie maar ook onze lichamen en gedachten zullen transformeren door deze nieuwe technologie zoals bij genetische wetenschappen, nano technologie en brein computers.

Homo Deus zal u shockeren. Het zal u vermaken maar bovenal zal het je op nieuwe manieren over dingen laten nadenken zoals je dat daarvoor nooit deed. – Daniel Kahneman, schrijver van Thinking, Fast and Slow (Denken, snel en langzaam).

Dr Yuval Noah Harari heeft is gepromoveerd in geschiedenis aan de universiteit van Oxford en geeft daar colleges over allerlei delen van de geschiedenis. ‘Sapiens: Een beknopte geschiedenis van de mensheid’, gepubliceerd in 2014, was een bestseller van de Sunday New York Times en werd wereld wijd in 40 talen vertaald.

27 Yuval Noah Harari: Humankind United?

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15 jul. 2015
 

28 Yuval Noah Harari: ‘Irresponsible politicians undermined public trust in science’

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28 mrt. 2020

We spoke to the historian and philosopher Yuval Noah Harari, whose book, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, spans the entirety of human history, and explores how little we really know about ourselves. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Krishnan Guru-Murthy asked him how the pandemic is changing our societies and democracies.
 
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29 How Thomas Friedman and Yuval Noah Harari Think About The Future of Humanity

22 mrt. 2018

Two of the greatest thought leaders of the 21st century– Yuval Noah Harari and Thomas L. Friedman – discuss the Future of Humanity on March 19, 2018, with moderator Rachel Dry, The New York Times. “How To Understand Our Times” is an event series collaboration between The New York Times and how to: Academy bringing together New York Times journalists and leading figures in diverse fields to examine pressing issues in a changing world, including gender equality, artificial intelligence, and alternatives to fossil fuels, among others. For upcoming events, visit timesevents.nytimes.com

30 Yuval Harari – Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Live gestreamd op 16 mrt. 2016

– Welcome by Harari fan, reptile hunter and professor Jørn Hurum – “How humans conquered the world” by Yuval Harari – Yuval Harari in conversation about “Sapiens” with paleontologist Lene Liebe Delsett, linguist and writer Jan Grue. Moderator: journalist and writer Linn Stalsberg

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31 TimesTalks | Yuval Noah Harari

 

Live gestreamd op 5 sep. 2018

Bari Weiss, Op-Ed staff editor and writer at The New York Times, will join Yuval Noah Harari, historian, philosopher and international best-selling author of “Sapiens” and “Homo Deus” for a thought-provoking evening of conversation. Harari’s new book, “21 Lessons for the 21st Century” untangles political, technological, social and existential issues. It clarifies the most important questions humankind faces today, and empowers all of us to help answer them. His provocative insights on the most pressing issues of the day have won him fans ranging from Bill Gates and Barack Obama to Natalie Portman and Janelle Monáe.
 
Filmed live at TheTimesCenter.

32 “Learn HOW to Deal With FAILURE!” | Yuval Noah Harari (@harari_yuval) | Top 10 Rules

6 dec. 2018

✎ Yuval Noah Harari’s Top 10 Rules for Success. Need motivation? Watch a Top 10 with Believe Nation! Grab a snack and chew on today’s lessons from a man who went from being born in Israel and working as a professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, to becoming the author of 3 international bestsellers, a highly sought-after speaker on the topics of future of humanity, and one of the most profound thinkers of our time! He’s Yuval Noah Harari and here’s my take on his Top 10 Rules for Success!

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📜 YUVAL NOAH HARARI’S RULES 📜
1. Be adaptive
2. Learn how to deal with failure
3. Be a storyteller
4. Get to know yourself
5. Practice Vipassana meditation
6. Engage with spirituality
7. Study philosophy
8. Read lots of books
9. Develop your social skills
10. Find your mission
11. BONUS – Keep a broad perspective

✈ THREE-POINT LANDING QUESTIONS ✈
1) What is your mission?
2) What book will you start this week to further your mission?
3) What is your story and how can it help promote your mission?

✎ More about Yuval Noah Harari. He first specialized in medieval history and military history in his studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He completed his DPhil (doctorate) degree at Jesus College, Oxford. He has published numerous books and articles. His book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind has been translated into over 30 languages. Harari says Vipassana meditation, which he began whilst in Oxford in 2000, has “transformed my life”. He now specializes in world history and macro-historical processes. Harari twice won the Polonsky Prize for “Creativity and Originality”. He’s a tenured professor in the Department of History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His book Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow examines possibilities of the future of Homo sapiens. His most recent book is called 21 Lessons for the 21st Century and focuses more on present-day concerns.

33 A conversation with Yuval Noah Harari

In première gegaan op 2 mei 2020

With Yuval Noah Harari an informal conversation about some big challenges of this historic moment

34 Yuval Noah Harari on COVID-19’s Impact on Humankind

16 apr. 2020

James Corden connects with historian, philosopher and author Yuval Noah Harari for a video chat and the two talk about the potential society-shifting impact of COVID-19 on an international, national and institutional level. And Yuval describes why humankind must be vigilant of how technology could ultimately strip everyone of any form of privacy.

35 Coronavirus: Yuval Noah Harari, philosopher and historian, on the legacy of Covid-19 – BBC HARDtalk

5 mei 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has presented humanity with an almighty shock. Our evermore interconnected and technologically advanced societies are now in lockdown and we are fearful for our health and economic futures thanks to an invisible virus. HARDtalk’s Stephen Sackur speaks to the Israeli historian and best-selling author Yuval Noah Harari. What 21st century lesson can we draw from the spread of Covid-19?

36 Yuval Noah Harari On The Future of Humanity | Doha Debates

 

11 mei 2020

Our world is at a turning point: COVID-19 is spreading, markets are fluctuating, surveillance tech is evolving and populist sentiments are rising. Earlier this year, Doha Debates Correspondent Nelufar Hedayat sat down with Yuval Noah Harari, one of the world’s foremost intellectuals, to talk about the future of humanity.

37 Yuval Noah Harari – The Humanist Challenges of the 21st Century

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30 sep. 2018

Speaking at the 2018 Annual Meeting organized by Ethikrat (the German Ethics Council), Prof. Yuval Noah Harari lays out the principles of humanism, and explains how they are deeply challenged by the latest developments in science and technology.

38 Yuval Noah Harari: The 2021 60 Minutes interview

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1 nov. 2021

The bestselling author and historian offers his predictions on how technology will alter the evolution of humans and change society. Anderson Cooper reports.
 
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39 Yuval Noah Harari: How to Survive the 21st Century- Davos 2020

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24 jan. 2020

Prof. Yuval Noah Harari neemt deel aan de fase van de congreshal tijdens de jaarlijkse bijeenkomst van het World Economic Forum om te vertellen hoe nucleaire oorlog, ecologische ineenstorting en technologische ontwrichting een existentiële bedreiging vormen voor de menselijke beschaving. Direct daarna onderzoekt hij samen met de Nederlandse premier Mark Rutte, gemodereerd door Orit Gadiesh, de uitdagingen van de 21e eeuw en hoe deze kunnen worden aangepakt voordat het te laat is.
 
Volledig transcript is hier beschikbaar: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/0…

41 Yuval Noah Harari reveals the real dangers ahead | The TED Interview


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30 jun. 2021

Historian and futurist Yuval Noah Harari has a story about the future that’s profound, exciting, and unsettling.
 
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40 Yuval Noah Harari: ‘The World after Covid’, FTWeekend Digital Festival 2021

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22 mrt. 2021

Yuval Noah Harari interviewed by Alec Russell, FT Weekend editor, in the session, ‘The World after Covid’, during the FTWeekend Digital Festival 2021.

42 Yuval Noah Harari on ‘The Bright Side of Nationalism’, at the Central European University

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19 mei 2019

Watch Prof. Yuval Noah Harari speak about nationalism at the Central European University in Budapest, in May 2019. This university will soon stop operating in Hungary, due to changes to the country’s law that restrict its academic freedom.

43 Cop Rips Artificial Leg Off Kid To Break Car Window

20 feb. 2019

What would you do if you locked your keys in your car? Watch and see what these cops do.