Dr James Reese informs me that he has republished his interview of Jeffrey Sachs. "Recorded November 2005: Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, listed as one of “World’s Top 100 Public Intellectuals,” “the world’s best known economist,” and “among the 100 most influential people in the world," was interviewed by Dr. James Reese." (43 mins.) Right-click and save-as … Continue reading RadioEconomics Interview of Jeffrey Sachs
Oh wonderful new world of the web, that has such people like E. O. Wilson in it! http://static.videoegg.com/ted/flash/loader.swf E O Wilson got his wish. "As E.O. Wilson accepts his 2007 TED Prize, he makes a plea on behalf of his constituents, the insects and small creatures, to learn more about our biosphere. We know so … Continue reading E O Wilson and EoL
All the successful techniques for manipulating matter originated mainly in the West but the greater achievement of manipulating the mind – I am justifiably proud to claim – originated in India. In my opinion, the mind has precedence over matter. For the moment I will sidestep the other matter that it is a mistake to … Continue reading The Monk and the Philosopher
People I would have loved to have a drink with includes Richard Feynman. I never had the good fortune of meeting the man or even sitting in at one of his lectures. But thanks to the magic of the world wide web, at least I can get a good idea of how delightful he must … Continue reading Feynman explaining QED
Thanks to Ameet Deshpande, I was introduced to Ted Talks. TED is "Technology, Entertainment, Design." Since then, I have delighted in listening to many of the talks. Here is Sir Ken Robinson (mp3 audio ~18 minutes): "Sir Ken Robinson is author of Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative, and a leading expert on … Continue reading Edifying Entertainment
Free National Geographic Podcasts. Go have fun and perhaps waste some time. 🙂
Scientific American podcasts. Free. Haven't yet checked them out -- so cannot say whether they are good or not.