Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Sci-fi thriller Ex Machina explores a variable of artificial intelligence we don't see in most considerations — the potential use of emotions as control, says Marcelo Gleiser.
Monday, April 27, 2015
Is a buttered roll a sandwich? Is it still brunch if it’s 2 pm? Dan debates food and language with Peter Kim from the Museum of Food and Drink and Helen Zaltzman from The Allusionist.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Ken Nordine is the epitome of jazz poetry. He has an amazing voice. His nickname is, in fact, "The Voice." Best known for his Word Jazz series, this poem is one he did for a paint company. The paint company is long forgotten but the poem lives on.
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Rand Paul's GOP candidacy; Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop on chain stores; collective bargaining in higher ed; the philosophy of happiness; and "Food Babe" vs. "Science Babe."
Sunday, March 08, 2015
Philosopher Lars Svendsen talks about how fashion--the search for the new, for the sake of novelty--was born during the early renaissance, with the rise of Modern individuality. He says fashion shapes not just the clothes we wear, but almost every part of our lives.
Friday, February 27, 2015
Christiane Amanpour discusses the latest on ISIS, plus Brooklyn men had plans to help the group; Cynthia Nixon's new play; our small biz series continues with Sylvia's; & Confucius 101.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Leo Strauss inspired Neocon champions of the Iraq War, but Robert Howse argues that he was actually a man of peace.
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