Harper's senior editor Bill Wasik comes to Big Think tomorrow to discuss viral narratives, social media and his new book, And Then There's This.
In addition to a career in the magazine world, Wasik is infamous for his invention of the flash mob, one of social media's most effective offline iterations.
Akin to earthworms spontaneously generating from puddles after a rainstorm, flash mobs unite up to several hundred people in public spaces for publicity-style stunts like pillow fights and silent discos.
If you are unclear, post your questions for Mr. Wasik here.
- Patients from low-income neighborhoods are most at risk of negative health impacts.
It marks a major shift in the government's battle against the opioid crisis.
- It marks the first time a drug company has faced criminal charges for distributing opioids.
An innovation may lead to lifelike evolving machines.
- Scientists at Cornell University devise a material with 3 key traits of life.
- The goal for the researchers is not to create life but lifelike machines.
- The researchers were able to program metabolism into the material's DNA.
The real Game of Thrones might be who best leverages the hit HBO show to shape political narratives.
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