We're better at teaching robots to reason than we are at getting them to perceive. That's good for human laborers in industries that value the latter.
Science and art are complementary disciplines, according to Nobel Prize-winning physicist Frank Wilczek. Together they allow us to explore whether the world embodies beautiful ideas.
Big Think's chief economist discusses the fledgling Chinese shadow banking system that national leaders want to regularize.
Two things to remember when communicating your gripes to an overly critical person: First, you're not going to change them, so don't try. Second, being silent sends the wrong message.
How do colors affect us psychologically? In this week's episode of Big Think's Think Again podcast, host Jason Gots is joined by design entrepreneur Tina Roth Eisenberg (AKA @swissmiss).
Many market lovers hate what their love needs to work. An incomplete logic has them in its spell, blinding them to the fact that “invisible hand” cuts both ways.
by Erik Klemetti
Busy Monday with Dr. Steven Squyres, the Principle Investigator of the Mars Exploration Rover Mission (MER; otherwise known as the plucky Spirit and Opportunity) is at Denison to give a talk and meet with students.
On that note, here is Mystery Volcano Photo #9.
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