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Benevolent Ai

A new podcast hosted by Dr. Ryan Merrill, featuring a wide range of global guests exploring technical and philosophical perspectives on Ai.

Ryan Merrill, PhD

Dr. Merrill serves at Handprint Tech, a platform for regenerative impact, and Global Mangrove Trust, catalyzing landscape blue carbon. By night, he reads fairytales to Isla, and dreams of the sea.

Website Bangkok, Thailand


We believe that the digital transformation and related technologies are revolutionizing the very nature of the way we live and who we are.  Done right, these innovations can help lead us to a better world. We're here to bring together the people and the tools to help you build it.

One key focus of our mission is to explore how the innovations of Web3, Ai, and Quantum Computing can help to sustain the natural world and build greater efficiencies to grow our shared prosperity. We believe in creating a collaborative, inclusive, and sustainable community to explore innovative solutions. Solutions that will contribute to achieving bioregional and global prosperity by integrating our three interconnected worlds: the natural world, the human-made physical world, and emerging technologies.

Better Worlds seeks to explore alternative viewpoints through media, international conferences, symposia, essays and hack-a-thons that encourage and support the development of innovative solutions.