What are the most important innovations that helped create the modern world? Writer Steven Johnson discusses his book and PBS special “How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World” and describes our tremendous leaps forward over the past several decades.
Every time she goes to work, Barbara Beskind, 90, smashes the stereotypes of aging. Find out how the conceptual designer’s new job in Silicon Valley is not only having an impact on her young co-workers but on her fellow retirement home residents, too
Futurist Thomas Frey weighs in on mankind’s future, including such hot button topics like the legalization of marijuana, our prison system and why Earth may not be our only homebase option in the future.
The man who calls himself a “technowist” (someone who leverages the current tools and prepares for future advancement) talks to Growing Bolder about recent world events that have helped prove that when people collaborate, they can make a difference.
Inventor and entrepreneur Nolan Bushnell approaches each day like a puzzle — what will he solve today? The father of video games and the man who gave Steve Jobs his first job explains why, at 70, he still looks at the world through 14-year-old eyes.
At the time, it was a simple, selfless act. Seventy years later, it’s responsible for saving countless lives. It was just one incident in the long, rewarding life of Dr. Norman Wall, one of the most compelling, relevant 97-year-olds in the world.
Millions of people around the world are tapping into the Internet and technology to climb higher into their family trees. With billions of ancestry records now available online, see how people are unlocking mysteries about their families.
What would possess someone to run 1,200 km in 20 days across one of the driest, most brutal deserts on the Earth? For Ray Zahab, he runs to teach students everywhere that they can do anything they set their mind to.
Otronicon is an interactive technology expo that features video games to demonstrate the future of living, learning, working and playing — at all ages!
Rock and roll Hall of Famer Roger McGuinn and his wife, Camilla, are joining us for the full hour! With his guitar in hand, Roger takes an intimate look back at his 50 years in the music business and tells us how he continues to grow and evolve.