Weaver, founder of Bethesda Softworks, discusses how games work and why they are such potent tools in areas as disparate as military simulation, childhood education, and medicine.
Four MIT artists and scholars discuss the idea of collective intelligence in relation to emerging technology, artistic inquiry, and social and cultural movements. CMS/W Professor Nick Monfort moderates.
What might mourning loss due to climate change reveal about the deeper relationship between human and non-human life in the environment?
James Carroll, Rebecca Goldstein, Alan Lightman, and Robert Weinberg talk with Seth Mnookin on “the differences and similarities in the kinds of knowledge available through inquiry in the sciences and humanities.”
Can, and should, human-animal chimeras be made?