[Big Ideas 003] Role of Museums in Education & Science vs. Religion

When is the last time you visited a museum? How have museums shaped the way you view the world? Here is the ex-CEO of Chicago Field Museum sharing his views on how museums relate to education, and how museums posit themselves in the science vs. religion divide. | Part of the Big Ideas series, where I synthesize interviews by Discovery Magazine with the world’s best experts in multiple disciplines. Inspired by Peter Kaufman, who spent 6 months reading 140+ of these interviews, and came out knowing “every single big idea from every single domain of science”.

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Fantastic Lives & Where to Find Them – Tips from a Comedian (Chris Gethard)

If you know where the (first half of the) title comes from, I already like you. If you don’t, click to find out. I hope this piece brings you lots of laughter and food for thought. Happy Friday!

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Naming Contest: A New “A”-Word For A.I.

What word would you pick for the letter “A” to stand for in A.I.? Here are 4 candidates – and the last one is all natural & organic. Be prepared for some fun, creative time!

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The Violinist and the Symphony: How Pieces Complete the Puzzle

You are not (just) looking for a violinist. You are looking to create a great symphony. A look at the sum, the parts, and the relationships between them.

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