The Genetic Revolution: Pregnant with New Features
An edited transcript of a popular discussion presented to an audience of corporate executives, economists, politicians and technology experts. The topic: some striking aspects of the Genetic revolution and their impact on our way of life in the coming decades.
Education, Science, and Society in the Digital Age, a closing lecture at a Teachers Union conference
A closing lecture delivered in Hebrew, in Tel Aviv, to a national conference of teachers, July 4, 2012, organized by the Teachers Union, under the heading: “Creating a Future”. The Hebrew transcript is an edited version of the video.
Endorsing freedom and condemning extremism, a discussion of the importance and the limits of academic freedom and their relation to freedom of speech, published (November 2010) in the Hebrew magazine KIVUNIM.
In Search of Scientifically Trained Political Decision Makers
A discussion on why a basic training of non-scientific professionals in certain standard aspects of scientific thinking might be a great contribution to the improvement of public policy and to problem-solving at the highest levels of government.
A video lecture entitled 'Making a Change in the Education System platform' given at pisa4u - the Online Program for School Improvement.
This program is part of the OECD PISA (Program for International Student Assessment), a triennial international survey which aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students.