August Bradley's guest today is Dr. Christof Koch, one of the worlds foremost experts on neuroscience and consciousness. Dr. Koch is the Chief Scientist and President of the Allen Institute for Brain Science. He recently released his latest book, The Feeling of Life Itself – Why Consciousness is Everywhere But Can’t be Computed. It explores new insights and perspectives into human consciousness, as well as ideas surrounding the potential of sentient machines. We explore a wide range of issues surrounding consciousness, what it means, and theories on how it works.