Research shows that eating together brings a family closer and helps children develop. The problem is many Americans don't do it.
Lawrence H. Summers leads a six-part workshop on employing rational, data-driven thinking to make complex decisions.
Kip Tindell, CEO of the Container Store, explains the secret to maintaining honor and integrity while also being a top-notch salesperson.
Leaders are not defined by their bombastic decisionmaking but by the ways in which they pool information to inform their choices.
The long arm of automation is reaching out into realms previously thought unconquerable by machines. The Associated Press is proving journalism to be another of those realms.
Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut has teamed with Covanta Energy Corporation to explore the ways marine waste can be turned into clean energy.
Jay Smooth is the creator of the Hip-Hop Music Blog, and video blogging site IllDoctrine. In 1991, he founded what has become New York's longest running hip-hop radio show, WBAI's Underground Railroad.
Jay Smooth on sampling and the creative process.
Jay Smooth discusses the legacy of hip-hop feuds.
Jay Smooth on whether “player-haters” are really the problem.
Hip-Hop and the broadening of cultures
Jay Smooth discusses music and the value of aesthetic expression
Jay Smooth weighs in on the career prospects of today’s creative class
Jay Smooth discusses the pleasures of collaborative storytelling and planting one’s own flag online.
Big Think interview with Jay Smooth