Garry Kasparov Explores Artificial Intelligence; What The Books We Read Say About Us; Paula Vogel, Rebecca Taichman On 'Indecent'

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A scene from Paula Vogel's play "Indecent."

Human rights activist and former chess world champion Garry Kasparov joins us to discuss his book, Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins. Kasparov's career was challenged in 1997 when he faced off against the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue in a chess match. He uses his experience to look forward at the potential of artificial intelligence and how it could help humanity. Pamela Paul, author and editor of The New York Times Book Review, discusses a journal she's kept for 28 years that lists every book she's ever read. She calls it her Book of Books or Bob. Paul discusses how individual books shaped her life, and muses about a reader's relationship with books. Playwright and composer Paula Vogel and director Rebecca Taichman join us to discuss the show they co-created, “Indecent.” Based on a real story, the play follows the events leading up to and surrounding the debut of Sholem Asch’s controversial play, "God of Vengeance."