Lucas Kunce, Deputy General Council at the Defense Innovation Fund, discusses his path to military service after Yale and his career in national security negotiating arms control treaties and writing about the intersection of security, finance, and technology.
Angela Gorrell of the Yale Center For Faith and Culture discusses the trend of digital fasting, how Jesus would use Twitter, and if social media helps or harms religious community and practice.
Pay attention! Join Amelia Hallworth and Kelsie Cassell as they discuss attention science throughout life. We start with the neuroscience behind attention as a baby, discuss how children and adult’s attention is altered by technology, and finally look at the loss of attention in Alzheimer’s patients at the end of life. This episode is released in conjunction with and will feature research from the Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine’s March 2019 issue on Attention Science.
Termites outweigh humans ten to one. If they went on strike, ecological chaos would ensue. We speak with science writer Lisa Margonelli, author of the new book Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology, about the questions these small creatures raise about technology, power, morality, and the nature of scientific progress.