Think: Episode Archives

  • The Beauty of Code

    The Art Of Code

    We’ll talk this hour about the intersection between writing for humans and writing for computers with Vikram Chandra, author of Geek Sublime: The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty.

  • Instant Gratification VS. Long Term Goals

    Now Vs. Later

    We’ll talk this hour about resisting the temptation to take the easy route with Paul Roberts, author of The Impulse Society: America in the Age of Instant Gratification.

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    The Man Behind The Curtain

    As part of our special Labor Day episode, we’ll listen back this hour to our conversation from June with David Zweig. He writes about the nameless, faceless people who keep our world running in his book Invisibles: The Power of Anonymous Work in an Age of Relentless Self-Promotion.

  • How To Work A Room

    Making Connections

    As part of our special Labor Day episode, we’ll listen back this hour to our conversation from January with Susan RoAne, author of How to Work a Room: The Ultimate Guide to Making Lasting Connections – In Person and Online.

  • In-person conversation is still valued in an age of digital communication.

    Face To Face

    We’ll talk this hour about why it’s still valuable to look someone in the eye with developmental psychologist Susan Pinker, author of The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter.

  • David Flink discusses teaching method for special needs children.
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    Teaching Special Needs Kids

    We’ll talk this hour about how we can better teach children with ADHD, dyslexia and other challenges with David Flink, who writes about the topic in Thinking Differently: An Inspiring Guide for Parents of Children with Learning Disabilities.

  • Sarah Varney talks about how the complicated love lives of overweight and obese people.

    Love And Obesity

    Sarah Varney discusses the love lives of obese and overweight people, which she writes about in XL Love: How the Obesity Crisis Is Complicating America’s Love Life.

  • Hoomad Mjad spent time in Iran during one of the country's most turbulent years.

    A Year in Iran

    Hoomad Mjad joins us this hour to talk about his memoir, The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay: An American Family in Iran.

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