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.
Who created the Republican Party?
P.J. O’Rourke offers comedic relief about the state of our politics from his unique journalistic perspective influenced by the “sunshine” of the 1960s.
At TechCrunch Disrupt, Nick Whitehouse from McCarthy Finch and Vinod Chandrashekar from 6figr.com discuss the automation of white-collar jobs.
This is an updated version of our episode from July 3, 2018. We discuss how John C. Calhoun led the charge in believing slavery to be a “positive good”.
Who was Stephen Douglas and, more importantly, what did his political attitude represent in a time defined by scheming politicians?
Is the United States the most fearful country in the world?
Artificial intelligence is here and changing our daily lives, but should we be concerned about the prospect of a hostile and hyper-intelligent AI?
What would prevent the United States from the impending disastrous split over the “slavery issue”?