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.
Steve Abrams is the owner of Magnolia Bakery in New York City. Previousl to that, he had owned various bars and restaurants in Manhattan. His brother Danny is a restaurant owner in Manhattan as well.
Steve and Danny Abrams have owned restaurants and bars in New York City for the past several years. What’s it like being in the same industry as a family member?
Sometimes adding more locations to a famous hole-in-the-wall spot isn’t the best idea. Steve Abrams, owner of Magnolia Bakery, describes the push-pull.
The owner of Magnolia Bakery in New York City doesn’t stay up at night for business reasons anymore.
A conversation with the owner of Magnolia Bakery in New York City.
The Magnolia Bakery made famous by Sex and the City is venturing into the land of oil and indoor skiing. Owner Steve Abrams makes the exclusive announcement on Big Think.