UCLA Professor Pedro Noguera tells us how our diminishing investment in urban public schools is failing kids.
Author Maura O’Connor explores the great lengths conservationists are willing to go to save the environment and preserve its wildlife.
Becky Kanis Margiotta explains why avoiding traditional barriers to housing and get people into permanent homes first is the way to go.
Security expert Marc Goodman explains how sophisticated groups are ransacking our data, well out of the reach of police.
Harmonyx CEO Bob Bean talks about the frontiers of personal health data.
Environmentalist Paul Gilding says global warming might change how you spend money... and whether you even bother heading to the mall anymore.
1. . But Professors Christopher Chabris and Michelle Meyer explain why that might be a good thing.
2.. Author Catherine Price talks about the history of vitamins, and why we’re so obsessed with them.
3.. Second Life founder Philip Rosedale says that VR is here to stay, and could change everything from business travel to biology class.
1. . That’s according to Zipcar founder Robin Chase, who believes that shared resources will radically transform our relationship to cities, products, and each other.
2.. That's according to researcher David Sinclair, who explains why the first person to live to 150 has already been born.
3.. Psychology Professor Sheldon Solomon talks about mortality's influence on everything from the courtroom to the workplace.
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.in Silicon Valley, argues Andrew Keen, author of The Internet is Not the Answer.
2. We owe the existence of anti-bac hand gel to a contemporary of Newton and Galileo., and is now believed to be the world's first microbiologist.
3.(bring your own device). And incorporating new tech is crucial, because the museum-going demographic is considerably older and whiter than the population at large.
Three things you should know:
1. . That's what Medellin, Columbia did, and Judith Rodin of the Rockefeller Foundation says that cities will have to get increasingly creative to solve their toughest problems.
2. . Gogi Gupta tells us how he's helped A-list clients get more money from their legions of adoring fans.
3.. Turns out that STEM jobs may not be quite as abundant as we thought. Professor Hal Salzman - and some grad students - tell us what areas are hot, and what are not.
Three things you should learn:
1.. Former Treasury Secretary and Harvard professor Larry Summers makes the case for why government needs to support innovation today. Plus, he looks back ten years to the firestorm surrounding his comments about women in science.
2.. Author Andrew Winston tells us why an eco-friendly revolution might not come from Silicon Valley.
3.. William Bernstein talks about the surprising evolution of trade, and how it’s changed everything from math to guns.
Three things you need to realize:
1. Beyond Meat’s Ethan Brown and Bitty Food’s Megan Miller give us a taste of what you’ll be chomping on in twenty years.
2. Stanford’s Peter Belmi explains the link between attractiveness and the social order.
3. Professor Roberta Ness argues that bad incentives in the scientific community are preventing us from solving the big problems of cancer, climate change, and more.