Big Think's chief economist discusses the fledgling Chinese shadow banking system that national leaders want to regularize.
Author and entrepreneur Jerry Kaplan offers an interesting crash course on computational ethics, the idea that robots and machines will require programming to make them cognizant of morals, decorum, manners, and...
Bill Nye is an engineer by trade, so you know his answer to this one is going to be good. Learn how the rudder of a Boeing 747 can potentially inspire an inventor to develop a better brand of prosthetics.
Words of wisdom from Sherman Alexie: "I don't know what any individual should do about crossing her own borders. I only know that I live a happier, more adventurous life, by crossing borders."
The ethics and realities of autonomous cars.
As far as health risks go, sleep disorders tend to fly beneath the radar. Researchers are trying to change that.
Tactics from successful storytelling can be leveraged in order to communicate any idea, from business to politics, says filmmaker Barry Ptolemy.
A conversation with the producer and director of the film “Transcendent Man”.
The filmmaker shares the trials and tribulations of movie making.
The filmmaker talks about his future, his desires and his favorite films.
The filmmaker talks about the futuristic ideas of Ray Kurzweil.