‘We're the first technology-creating species. To play jazz with our genomes and the universe might ultimately be what we're all about.’

Jason Silva

Filmmaker & TV host

Jason Silva is a media artist, futurist, philosopher, keynote speaker and TV personality.

He is the creator of Shots of Awe, a short film series of “trailers for the mind” that serve as philosophical espresso shots exploring innovation, technology creativity, futurism and the metaphysics of the imagination.
Shots of Awe has received more than 13 million views. He is also the Emmy nominated host of National Geographic Channel’s hit TV series Brain Games, airing in over 100 countries.

Performance video by Jason Silva on the Six Epochs of Evolution.


Posts by Jason Silva


An Ecstatic Dialogue with Richard Doyle

When techno–optimist and fellow at the Hybrid Reality Institute, Jason Silva, meets with Richard Doyle, author of Darwin’s Pharmacy: Sex, Plants and the Evolution of the Noosphere, we must buckle up for an Ecstatic Dialogue on language, reality, ancient Internets and how psychedelics make us human. JASONSILVA: Your new book Darwin’s Pharmacy talks about the […]


Having Invented the Gods, Perhaps we can Turn into Them

My name is Jason Silva. I’ve spent the last 5 years hosting and producing a tv show on Al Gore’s Emmy-winning Current TV network and I’m a fellow at the Hybrid Realities Institute exploring human/technology co-evolution. My goal is to inspire you by acting as an ambassador of ideas.  Here we go.

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