At what point do sex robots become sex slaves? How are bandwidth and storage capacity changing our lives? Can you have a "personal brand" and "be yourself" at the same time?
In this week's episode of Big Think's Think Again podcast, host Jason Gots is joined by author and tech pundit Baratunde Thurston, "a philosopher comedian fighting for the future." Interview clips from Rick Smolan, Lawrence Krauss, and Guy Kawasaki launch a discussion of human potential, social status, identity, and how Kim Kardashian's butt didn't actually "break the internet".
Almost half of U.S. homeowners expect their equity to rise this year. So finds loanDepot. The lender's chief financial officer, Bryan Sullivan, joins John Wordock.
What kind of information do you need to project a winner on election night? We talk with Brandon Finnegan, who runs the Decision Desk HQ project, about crowdsourcing vote counts to make calls—and what the consequences of a bad call might be this year. ...