UP NEXT

Written on April 29th, 2016

NEW podcast ROBERT WRIGHT
NYT Bestseller – WHY BUDDHISM IS TRUE
Can mindfulness help us deal with Trump’s tribalism?

____________________________________________
If you’re working to build a healthier and more just society, and want your ideas and your good works to achieve greater impact, let me help you tap the unique power of narrative.

pointing-reversed My path – teaching, acting,  screenwriting, music and film producing, facilitating, in-depth interviews – has led me full circle again to teaching, through speeches and workshops. After 15 years of radio interviews with visionary thinkers and doers – I now produce and host Disruptive, a podcast for Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.
radio10
I draw on all those experiences to help you develop more engaging narratives and tell more compelling stories. Listen here
Let’s connect to explore how we might work together to change the world.
____________________________________________

FREE FORUM Progressive Voices Network on TuneIn
Sat 9/9 7pmPT, Sun 9/10 10pm PT

JOHN NICHOLS
How to win back the Rust Belt
Horsemen of the Trumpcopalypse

 

Upcoming soon: 
Paul Hawken

Featured Podcasts:
Naomi Klein, No Is Not Enough
Jonathan Smucker, Roadmap for Radicals  
Connie Rice, Power Concedes 
Nothing
Terrence McNally, Tap the Unique Power of Story
                  _________________________________________

MICHAEL LEWIS’s best-selling THE UNDOING PROJECT tells the story of the collaborative work of Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman which revealed previously undiscovered ways our minds fool us.

Link to LiveTalksLA video page
_________________________________________

With 100 trillion cells in the human body, bacteria outnumber our own human cells 2 to 1, and bacteria in our gut affect all our key organ functions. What if we could tap the gut bacteria of elite athletes to produce customized probiotics that could give recipients access to some of the biological advantages that make those athletes elite? I explore this question with George Church and Jonathan Scheiman of Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.
_________________________________________

Disruptive #5: Molecular Robotics – Building with DNA

Written on April 5th, 2016

unnamed

DISRUPTIVE – the podcast from Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.

We’re learning to take advantage of properties of DNA that have served nature well- but in ways nature may have never pursued. We build with it. We tap its capacity to carry information to enhance our ability to explore the inner life of cells.

In this episode, Wyss faculty members William Shih, Wesley Wong and Peng Yin share what it’s like being on the frontier of science, explain how and why they program DNA, and consider potential applications of their work.

http://wyss.harvard.edu

Disruptive: Molecular Robotics transcript