It’s Episode 10 and season finale time. But not to worry, #LazyPod will be back after the summer break.
Today on the pod is Dashun Wang!
Dashun is an Associate Professor and the Founding Director of the Center for Science of Science and Innovation at Northwestern University.
He works on the Science of Science, turning the scientific method upon ourselves, using amazing new datasets and tools from complexity sciences and artificial intelligence.
His research has been published repeatedly in journals like Nature and Science, and has been featured in virtually all major global media outlets. Dashun is a recipient of multiple awards for his research and teaching, including Young Investigator awards, Poets & Quants Best 40 Under 40 Professors, Junior Scientific Award from the Complex Systems Society, Thinkers50 Radar List, and more.
In this wide-ranging conversation, we talk about his life, career and his new book The Science of Science (1).
[0:00:00] Sune’s Intro
[0:01:43] Catching up with Dashun's whirlwind career
[0:36:40] We get to talking about the book
The podcast has theme music by Waylon Thornton (and a little bit by me as well). WT's songs are "American Heart" and "Seven". Via freemusicarchive.org and licenced under CC BY-NC-SA. The podcast was funded in part by the Villum Foundation.