March 1, 2012
TED podcast asks if we used up all our resources? Have we filled up all the livable space on Earth? Paul Gilding an independent writer & advisor on sustainability suggests we have, and the possibility of devastating consequences, in a talk that’s equal parts terrifying and, oddly, hopeful.
February 11, 2012
January 23, 2012
We’ve been fascinated by the rise in popularity of 3D printing, almost to the point of purchasing our own Makerbot. 2012 the year that 3-d printing becomes accessible and even commonplace. Lisa Harouni gives a useful introduction to this amazing way of making things — including intricate objects once impossible to create.
January 19, 2012
January 4, 2012
December 19, 2011
Every morning we wake up and regain consciousness — that is a marvelous fact — but what exactly is it that we regain? Neuroscientist Antonio Damasio uses this simple question to give us a glimpse into how our brains create our sense of self.