Paul Farmer's Vision for Health
Humanitarian doctor Paul Farmer explains how global health is rooted in community.
Cyber College: Innovative or Detrimental?
Should college include more digital learning, like Coursera? Kara Miller asks Andrew Delbanco, a professor of American Studies atColumbia and author of “College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be,” Daphne Koller, a professor at Stanford and co-founder of Coursera, and Prateek Tandon, an economist at the World Bank.
Can We Un-Corrupt Congress?
Lawrence Lessig discusses his book, "Republic Lost," and lays out a plan for revolutionizing our political system.
Local Frontiers In Sustainable Farming
We look at the newest frontiers of the sustainable food movement.
Sustainability Is Served, Part 1
We examine how Boston's top chefs are incorporating sustainability into their work and what changes result.
Four Years, Four Walls: Innovating Beyond The Classroom, Part 1
As the cost of college education continues to rise, we explore the pros and cons of online and for-profit colleges as an alternative.
We talked in this week's show about very smart computers - including Watson, the supercomputer and Jeopardy! champion. Want a little taste of Watson in your own home? Gadget guru Ben Saren has some pointers on how the newest gadgets can spruce up your humble abode in this exclusive web extra.
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