The Power of Digital Storytelling by Hashem Al-Ghaili in Science and Technology


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In this episode of Tales from the PROS, I chat with Hashem Al-ghaili, who one of the most well known science communicators on social media within science, technology, and nature. Hashem gained global popularity for his educational and engaging videos and just reached 8 billion video views. We discuss a few different topics such as the future of artificial intelligence and the blockchain/crypto, medicine and health, nature and global warming, and lastly his tips on social media content.
Questions Asked:
  1. Hashem, every time I am on Facebook i see your content, and I have to say man your videos and messaging is amazing. I consistently see the video views for all your content being in the tens and hundreds of millions, haha. Pretty amazing stuff.  SO......
  2. With that being said, what was drive and motivation behind you starting this journey in science communication?
  3. Do you feel that science isn't communicated effectively in today's society? It seems that you are filling in that gap.
  4. I see in some of you content communicating AI or artificial intelligence/machine learning. So, I want you to clear things up, everyone I talk to thinks AI is just robotics more or less, but it's a lot more than that. What are your thoughts on that term?
  5. Where do you think AI is headed in the next 5-10 years? Any concerns with people losing their jobs due to machines? haha
  6. As AI technology is rapidly emerging, how do you feel our society should adapt?
  7. Another trending topic I wanted to touch on is crypto and Bitcoin. Do you agree in that being a so called "Bubble" and risk in investing?
  8. So we all know that medicine and technology in health is also evolving at a rapid pace, do you feel that stem cell research and therapy for certain diseases will be widely used? It seems some countries have banned it.
  9. Where do you think health and medicine is headed?
  10. You also create awesome content about nature and our environment. I wanted to touch on a subject that is kind of touchy for some people especially here in the US, which is global warming. What are your thoughts on that?
  11. This is all great information, your creating all this awesome content being seen around the world. I'm sure you get this question frequently, so on a business perspective behind your following, are there any specific steps or methods that people should know to get their content more widely seen and engaged on?
  12. You being a leader in science communication through content, were there any tough challenges or struggles you had to overcome to get to where you are today?
I always ask the THREE HOW'S:
  • How do you define failure?
  • How do you define entrepreneurship?
  • How do you define success?