Entries in Innovation Hub by Marc Sollinger

We’re hardwired to trust people, luck matters a lot more than you think, and the lead crisis is so much bigger than Flint. That's all in this week's Innovation Hub. Read more...

The case against empathy, the case for technocrats, and a look at the birth of PR. That’s all in this week’s Innovation Hub. Read More...

America thinks of itself and its companies as exceptional. And because of that we’ve ignored the pitfalls of globalization.

For decades, blue-collar American jobs have moved to China. Why some of those same jobs are now moving to Africa.

Julia Child was a chef, author, TV star... and coder? How expanding our definition of coding helps us look at the world in a whole new way.

Manufacturing jobs may have moved to China… but not all of them have stayed there. Read More...

It’s impossible to imagine the modern world without code. But according to Philip Auerswald, we might all be coders - without even realizing it. Read More...

Is it a completely good thing when a billionaire gives away their money? David Callahan walks us through the new world of philanthropy.

Why does so much of our most popular science-fiction feature bleak, depressing futures? We talk to a science-fiction writer to find out.

Our tax system is inefficient, unfair, and infuriating. TR Reid tells us how to fix it.

The Walking Dead. The Hunger Games. The Handmaid’s Tale. Why is so much of our most popular science-fiction bleak and depressing? Read More...

Dark money, microbes, oppressive ads, and overconfidence. It’s this week’s Innovation Hub. Read More...

When did the fight for human rights begin? According to Lynn Hunt, the 18th century. And why? One answer is rather unexpected: the rise of the novel.

Childhood experiences can drastically affect a person’s health for the rest of their life. We talk to a doctor about what that means for medicine.

Science gave us penicillin, the moon landing, and the theory of evolution. But scientists can also make really big mistakes.

Science gave us penicillin, the moon landing, and the theory of evolution. But scientists also make mistakes. NPR’s Richard Harris tells us why, and what the consequences are. Read More...

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