Binary Thinking, Falling in Love is the Easy Part, Psychic Robot

Binary Thinking, Falling in Love is the Easy Part, Psychic Robot

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 4, Episode 258

  • Nov 17, 2015 2:00 pm
  • 2:15:39 mins

Binary Thinking (13:40) Ryan Long is a legal advisor to technology, media, and design professionals in intellectual property, litigation, and corporate matters. Fellow of Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society. Expert in intellectual property and related litigation/transactional. Ryan Long shares his thoughts about the dangers of binary thinking and how it could lead to bad choices. Falling in Love is the Easy Part (58:25) Mandy Len Catron is a writer living and working in Vancouver, BC. She blogs at The Love Story Project, a collage of research, memoir and family mythology. Ms. Catron teaches English and Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia. She is the author of the New York Times Article, “To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This” and talks to Dr. Townsend about her experience with 36 Questions that help to determine if a person is right for you.  Psychic Robot (1:44:00) Justin Horowitz, a graduate research assistant in bioengineering at the University of Chicago. He is here today to tell us about a recently developed software that uses a mathematical algorithm that can “see people’s intentions while performing an ordinary action like reaching for a cup or driving straight up a road—even if the action is interrupted.”

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