Tomorrow At Big Think: Wired Editor Frank Rose
Wired editor Frank Rose comes to Big Think tomorrow to discuss the changing landscape of media, entertainment and advertising. Post your questions for him here.
With over 30 years in the magazine industry, Rose is a highly respected voice in New York and beyond. Before coming to Wired in 1999, Rose wrote and edited at Fortune, Travel and Leisure and Premiere.
His books include The Agency: William Morris and the Hidden History of Show Business; West of Eden: The End of Innocence at Apple Computer; and Into the Heart of the Mind: An American Quest for Artificial Intelligence. His forthcoming book, Welcome To The Hyperdrome, considers narrative in the internet age.
Giving our solar system a "slap in the face."
- A stream of galactic debris is hurtling at us, pulling dark matter along with it
- It's traveling so quickly it's been described as a hurricane of dark matter
- Scientists are excited to set their particle detectors at the onslffaught
The climate change we're witnessing is more dramatic than we might think.
A lazy buzz phrase – 'Is this the new normal?' – has been doing the rounds as extreme climate events have been piling up over the past year. To which the riposte should be: it's worse than that – we're on the road to even more frequent, more extreme events than we saw this year.
Once again, our circadian rhythm points the way.
- Seven individuals were locked inside a windowless, internetless room for 37 days.
- While at rest, they burned 130 more calories at 5 p.m. than at 5 a.m.
- Morning time again shown not to be the best time to eat.
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