Experts explore the biggest ideas in their fields
The brain is the most demanding organ that your circulatory system has to feed.
The Environmental Defense Fund developed a market-based proposal to reduce the omissions of sulfur dioxide, the cause of acid rain.
You often hear people say there’s going to be this massive maker economy in which everybody’s a designer. That’s actually not going to happen.
Through policy we can make capitalism work for the things that we need to survive as people on this fragile planet that we share.
Michael Faraday became the greatest experimental scientist of the nineteenth century. But that never would have happened without the right mentor.
The self goes all the way out to the tongue sticking out and then back in.
There’s one institution in life where you get time off for good behavior and that’s prison.
Where we live structures so many of our other life options.
One widely useful mental habit that we teach in our class at the Center for Applied Rationality is called reference class forecasting, and it's for the most part, in the literature, been tested with reference...
The issue of risk is absolutely central to being a creative person.
One of the things that’s happening now is your Smartphone is being more integrated with your car.
My work with The Mission Continues is the greatest way that I can take care of the people that I served with.
As we head out into the future we know that we can predict certain kinds of disruptive technologies.
If you make conscious branding a higher purpose and you make it ingrained into your DNA, it’s not going to be a fad.
I’ve got a roomful teachers everyday that help me do my job.
Michael Sandel: I think the reason we have such an impoverished public debate is that we are too reluctant to take on hard controversial, but important moral questions that really go to the heart of the question...
The golden rule of investor partnership: I want to communicate to my investors as I would wish they would communicate to me.
It’s your puzzle. Do it any way you like.
That first click is a door opener for people and makes them want to do more and more stuff.
Clay Shirky: If we end up forestalling or shutting down one way or another the open Internet in the name of you keeping Hollywood safe, or fighting off viruses, I think it will be a huge loss for humankind.