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.
It is one thing not to discriminate against people, says Salman Rushdie, i.e. peaceful practitioners of Islam, but to foreclose an open debate over the merits of religion is a mistake.
How we talk about love has become blurry "low resolution language" (it's life-organizing force is often dissipated on trifles). But looking at richer love language can help us improve our aim. And remind us that...
The words "nerd" and "geek" are often used interchangeably, as if they mean the same thing. They actually don't:
geek - An enthusiast of a particular topic or field. Geeks are “collection” oriented, gathering...
Kickstarter loves games. Since the crowdfunding site’s inception in 2009, Kickstarter has successfully raised $444 million for this category alone.
Andrew Ross Sorkin started in journalism as a teenager.
This is a state-by-state issue, says Pelosi, and she is very proud what her home state of California is doing.
Solving puzzles is fun, and that's what I do, says Pardis.
Harvard genomics professor Pardis Sabeti on the revolution happening in your body.
Many people don't see how fantastic science is, and that's unfortunate, says Pardis.
I'm living proof that you can be a terrible young scientist and still have a career, says Pardis.
The process is important, though it's painstaking, says Pardis.
Pardis Sabeti is not only a Rhodes scholar, PHD and an MD, she is also lead singer of "Thousand Days", a critically...
"I enjoy being a woman in science but there are challenges," says Pardis.
You have to learn whatever you do, the failures as much as the successes, as there will probably be more failures than successes.