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Seymour Hersh: Mario Savio Memorial Lecture

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One of America's premier investigative journalists, Seymour Hersh shocked the world with his expose of the military's treatment of prisoners at Abu Ghraib. His revelation of the My Lai massacre and its cover-up during...

Conversations with History – Roya Hakakian

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Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Roya Hakakian whose book "Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran," chronicles her intellectual odyssey from teenage rebel to Iranian-American wr...

Teaching Kids To Code

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Learning to code has become both more important and more complicated in the last decade. We need to make it attractive and easy again. Most western countries currently experience a shortage of skilled computing pro...

Inside VMware Fusion

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Join Ben Gertzfield of VMware for a look behind the curtain at virtualization on the Mac, the technology that frees operating systems from their earthly hardware chains. Similar in spirit to the ideals of the micro...

Have a Big Idea, Break it in Half

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What good is Wi-Fi on a plane that's always two hours late? Or a lavishly decorated room with an uncomfortable bed? As Jason Fried explains, many of us pay a price for enacting too ambitious of an idea without focusin...

Rationality in Action: Look at a Problem as an Outsider

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Julia Galef provides a fix for the "the commitment effect," the condition of sticking with a business plan or a career or a relationship "long after it has become quite clear that it's not doing anything for us."

Stephen Fry: My Favorite American City

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After touring all 50 states, the British comedian likes San Francisco most, with its close proximity to Sequoia National Park and Big Sur.

James Randi: Why I Came Out at Age 81

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As a teenager in the '40s, James Randi "would have gotten stoned" for being gay. But when he outed himself to the world in 2010, the reaction was "wonderful."

How big is infinity? – Dennis Wildfogel

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Using the fundamentals of set theory, explore the mind-bending concept of the "infinity of infinities" -- and how it led mathematicians to conclude that math itself contains unanswerable questions.

Henry Rollins: For President

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Henry envisions his first days in office.

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