Graeme Wood discusses how companies have started using social scientists to probe the deepest needs, fears, and desires of consumers. He’s joined by Min Lieskovsky, who specializes in ethnographic research. Graeme Wood’s article “Anthropology Inc.” is in the March 2013 issue of The Atlantic.
Atlantic magazine contributing editor Graeme Wood explores the radical idea of turning prisons inside out, with convicts released into society under constant electronic surveillance. His article “Prison Without Walls” is in the September issue of The Atlantic.
Places like Iraqi Kurdistan, Somaliland, and The Republic of Abkhazian may not have a seat at the UN or show up on many maps, but they still act like quasi-countries in the hopes of one day becoming independent. On today’s Underreported segment we’ll look at some of these ...
As the threat of Global Warming grows more urgent, some scientists are looking at ways to change the climate through geo-engineering. Proposals include everything from sulfur-dioxide spewing zeppelins to simply blocking out the sun. The only catch is that most of these technologies come with dangerous and extremely undesirable side ...
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