We often think that algorithms are objective and fair, but they’re built to serve the people who create them – how can we make sure that the process of building algorithms is ethical?
Author and historian Rutger Bregman argues that in order to continue the march towards a better world, we need radical ideas and a robust vision of the future.
Are we wholly responsible for our actions? We don’t choose our brains, our genetic inheritance, our circumstances – so how much control do we really have over our lives? Philosopher Raoul Martinez argues that no one is truly ...
Why do workplaces always go for quick wins and flashy paint jobs over steady, consistent change? Watch this witty extract from Simon Sinek’s acclaimed RSA talk on organisational culture.
Renowned social psychologist Jonathan Haidt shares a shocking personal example of confirmation bias on social media, and shows just how vital it is for us to open up and absorb ideas from across the political spectrum.
Sensational leadership guru Simon Sinek argues the case for the much-maligned millennial generation, and suggests ways we can harness their unique abilities for the common good.
New York Times columnist David Brooks argues that meaning and moral value are losing out in a world of ‘me me me’. A witty and powerful look at how we can improve ourselves in the ways that really matter.
In this short animation David Graeber investigates the philosophical underpinnings of employment, and calls for a reformulation of what work should be.
Watch our new Explainer video for a quick rundown of the basics of Universal Basic Income and why the RSA supports it.
What does it take to come up with a new idea? Award-winning mathematician Cédric Villani reveals the seven key ingredients that come together to create breakthrough moments in human knowledge and innovation.