Three things to remember this week:
1.. Professor John Ochsendorf says most buildings today only last about 50 years, and that we could do better by taking a few pointers from the ancients.
2.. Author Alexa Clay tells us what we can learn from a ‘misfit economy.'
3.. Professor Declan Fahy looks at the tremendous rise of “celebrity scientists,” and how they now influence our daily lives.
1. . Jennifer Klein, professor of history at Yale, lets us in on Medicare's bumpy, challenging backstory.
2.. That's according to author - and former Microsoft exec - Kentaro Toyama, who explains why technology is not always the answer.
3.. Micah Sifry, co-founder of Personal Democracy Media, expains why technology hasn't lived up to its promise - and why he's still hopeful.
1.. Dan Mongan, co-author of "All You Can Pay," explains that companies are increasingly using our data to tailor prices.
2.. Author Peter Moore tells the tale of the men who dared to predict storms, and their connection to Charles Darwin.
3.. Rosalind Picard of MIT has been working to make smarter computers that anticipate our needs, and she says that future is closer than you think.
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