Geobiologist Hope Jahren: studying the natural world of plants helps us transcend our human form, find joy and meaning in life, and feel more at home in this world we all journey through.
What's the best advice novelist Joshua Cohen has for aspiring writers? It's not to kill your darlings but kill your distractions. And get in touch with your deepest animal impulses.
Creators of artificial intelligence measure how well machines can imitate human qualities like empathy, listening, affirmation, and love. Don't reciprocate, says Sherry Turkle.
Tony, Emmy, and Golden-Globe award winning actress and author Mary-Louise Parker on Think Again - a Big Think Podcast, discussing parenthood, Bob Marley, and the limits of empathy.
Google has announced final design plans for the first modular smartphone, the project Ara. However, Dave Hakkens, who nurtured this idea for a modular device, isn't happy with the final product.
Cooking indoors with solid fuels can lead to a variety of respiratory illnesses, and even death.