Curiouser and curiouser.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Writer Paul Theroux on tyrannical mothers, colonizing Mars, and an important difference between humans and cockroaches.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson on the mind-boggling awesomeness of space.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author Mary Gaitskill on vulnerability, alienation, and Cerebus the Aardvark.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Physicist Lawrence Krauss on why neutrinos are his favorite particles, light as the protagonist of modern physics, and more.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Philosopher of mind Daniel Dennett waxing wise and wicked on consciousness, dolphins, and more.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. NY Times bestselling author George Saunders on cyborgs, ghosts, ego and loving your enemy.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Novelist and essayist Gish Jen on how fundamental East-West differences in the sense of self play out in art, culture, business, education, and more.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Historian Yuval Noah Harari, bestselling author of Sapiens and Homo Deus, on the dizzying ethical questions that surround what's coming next – from superhuman cyborgs to...
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Artificial Intelligence inventor Ben Goertzel on thinking (and feeling) machines.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Creative Time Artistic Director Nato Thompson on culture as the inescapable weapon.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. "Vampire Chronicles" author Anne Rice on superstition, science, and why she thinks Freddie Mercury was a vampire.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author, Podcaster, and "Human Guinea Pig" Tim Ferriss on death, ignoring most of the news, and sake as a secret weapon for podcasting.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Artist David Salle on how even to begin figuring out what "works" in art.
Spontaneous, deep talk on surprise topics. In this extra feisty episode of Think Again - A Big Think Podcast, actor and author William Shatner and host Jason Gots take sides on whether or not it's a dog-eat-dog...
Think Again - a Big Think Podcast With Experimental Philosopher Jonathon Keats on Buckminster Fuller, Vicarious Sex, Taboos and How to Get Around Them
Before he “jumped ship to the useless, unemployable arts", young Salman wanted to be a physicist. This and more on Big Think's weekly podcast, Think Again.
Will nanobots someday deposit Shakespeare directly into our brains? In this week's episode of Big Think's Think Again podcast, we're joined Buddhist-influenced psychiatrist and author Mark Epstein
Do schools kill creativity? Should white boys ever rap or breakdance? This week on Think Again we're joined by Maria Konnikova, author of The Confidence Game and Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes
We have the ability to reach many more people than ever before in history with our stupidity.