The mind-bending art of deep time | Katie Paterson

Short-sightedness may be the greatest threat to humanity, says conceptual artist Katie Paterson, whose work engages with deep time — a concept that describes the history of the Earth over a time span of millions…

28/01/2022
A different understanding of American patriotism | Deval Patrick

American democracy cannot be great until it is good, says lawyer, Harvard professor and former governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick. A self-identified patriot, Patrick stands behind the fundamental values and civic ideals that he believes…

27/01/2022
4 ways to redefine power at work to include women of color | Rha Goddess and Deepa Purushothaman

With many women of color considering exiting the workforce due to unfair conditions, it’s time to reshape systems in order to put an end to this massive loss of talent. Exposing the harmful repercussions of…

26/01/2022
The new reality of fashion is digital | Gala Marija Vrbanic

Picking an outfit? Take inspiration from this thrilling talk about digital fashion: the new, weird and wonderful world of fashion designed for our virtual worlds. Watch as Gala Marija Vrbanic, a leader in this emerging…

25/01/2022
Are brain waves the secret to treating Alzheimer’s? | Li-Huei Tsai

What if we could use brain waves to treat Alzheimer’s? Professor and neuroscientist Li-Huei Tsai details a promising new approach to artificially stimulate gamma brain waves using light and sound therapy, to increase connectivity and…

24/01/2022
Demolishing the gender gap in the construction industry | Emily Pilloton-Lam

Only four percent of construction workers are female — that’s totally unacceptable, but it’s also a huge opportunity both for women and for the trades, says youth educator and builder Emily Pilloton-Lam. She makes the…

21/01/2022
How to fix broken supply chains | Dustin Burke

Supply chain challenges are real, but they’re not new, says global trade expert Dustin Burke. In the face of disruptions ranging from natural disasters to pandemics, how do we make sure supply chains can keep…

20/01/2022
Woolly pigs, high tech and other ingenious ways to take carbon out of the air | Gabrielle Walker

What do Woolly pigs have to do with climate change? They’re part of a vital, ingenious and evolving strategy to take carbon out of the sky and store it safely — in trees, soils, the…

20/01/2022
How “radical hospitality” can change the lives of the formerly incarcerated | Reuben Jonathan Miller

For the nearly 20 million Americans with a felony record, punishment doesn’t end after their prison sentence. Sociologist Reuben Jonathan Miller sheds light on the aftershocks of mass incarceration through the stories of people who’ve…

19/01/2022
The unexpected, underwater plant fighting climate change | Carlos M. Duarte

Once considered the ugly duckling of environmental conservation, seagrass is emerging as a powerful tool for climate action. From drawing down carbon to filtering plastic pollution, marine scientist Carlos M. Duarte details the incredible things…

18/01/2022