Most Watched MindshareLA Videos

Diverse and interesting content from intellectuals, artists, scientists and other forward thinking characters.


The Psychology of Fear: Virtual Reality vs. Fear-Based Pathology Skip Rizzo / Associate Director for Medical Virtual ,Reality, USC ICT

War is perhaps one of the most challenging situations that a human being can experience.

The Pursuit of Wave Energy Brian Moffat / CEO, Spindrift Energy

Prior attempts to extract clean and renewable power from the sea have met with setbacks and disappointments. Many of these setbacks have been the result of ocean energy devices breaking, or being lost, in rough seas.

The Allure of Fear: Haunted Houses and Horror Josh Randall / Co-creator & Founder of Blackout

Elements Haunted House Since 2009, BLACKOUT has produced 12 different shows and currently has productions running in NYC, LA, and Chicago.


Samy Kamkar / Hacker Extraordinaire / @samykamkar

Who has access to your data? Who's tracking your patterns and leveraging them in ways you can't even imagine? Malevolent or not, would you rather know... or would you rather stay in the dark?

Hugs and Drugs from Sea Slugs Patrick J. Krug / Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences California State University, Los Angeles

Enjoy colorful images of sea slugs, the ocean's most vivacious creatures both in appearance and in their innovative sex lives.

Tiffany Trenda / @TiffanyTrenda New Media Performance Artist

Tiffany Trenda is a new media performance artist based out of Los Angeles, California. She received her BFA from Art Center College of Design and her MFA from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Design and Media Arts program.


Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality

Dr. Christopher Ryan / Author of the acclaimed book, "Sex at Dawn" What were our ancestors' sex lives like? How we can possibly know such a thing? And why this knowledge is of crucial importance today, especially in regards to monogamy, sexual orientation, and family dynamics?

Anouk Wipprecht / @AnoukWipprecht Designer, Curator, & Lecturer

What does fashion lack? "Microcontrollers" according to Dutch based fashiontech designer and innovator Anouk Wipprecht. As she is working in the emerging field of "fashion-tech"; a rare combination of fashion design combined with engineering, science and interaction/user experience design.

Neuroscience of Love Sharon Brock / Science Journalist

Love is elusive and difficult to define. We look to our parents, books or even swamis for clarity about what love is. In this talk, we turn to neuroscience for answers and explore the key brain chemicals that go haywire when you meet that special someone and how these chemicals change over time as you go through different stages in your relationship.