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.
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