Stephen Maizlish joins us to discuss how important the power of words is when reconstructing the reality of political discourse prior to the Civil War.
Randal O’Toole explains why the golden age of railroads is well behind us.
Neal McCluskey joins us to talk about how our current education system does not effectively use existing technology to help students learn.
Hinton Helper is the embodiment of everything that was wrong with Republican Party politics from the time of Free Soil and beyond.
Gene Healy joins us to discuss the concept of impeachment, from its’ origin to its’ impracticality in our polarized political climate.
Self- proclaimed techno-optimist, Roslyn Layton, joins us to discuss how 5G will support the internet of things.
Phil Magness helps us unravel who George Fitzhugh was and how he is interpreted today.
Free Thoughts meets Building Tomorrow with special guests Matthew Feeney & Paul Matzko as we discuss whether or not to fear emerging tech.
In order to control its’ people, China developed technology, like credit systems and facial recognition software, that concern the freer world.
Kevin Carson joins us to discuss the depths of capitalism and if the possibility for a post-capitalism world exists.
Sahar Khan explains the history of Pakistan, & its’ relationship with the U.S., from its designation as independent from Great Britain in 1947.
Matthew Feeney joins us to discuss how the rapid advancement of drone technology has both promising and threatening applications.
Calhoun’s vision of Americans conquering space seemed even more possible with Samuel Morse’s invention of the magnetic telegraph.
Are we teaching a generation of students the habits of anxious & depressed people?
Florian Baur from Byton talks about how their autonomous cars are prepared for the “sharing economy” of the future.
How did Justice Abram Smith of Wisconsin challenge the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850?
Jesse Norman leads our discussion of Adam Smith as the the father of both economics and social psychology.
At TechCrunch Disrupt we talk with Starkey Hearing Technologies and Pinpoint Pharma about their newest medical devices and technologies.