Lonely George, Robotic Arms, Social Media, Explaining Reality
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 104
- Feb 12, 2019 9:00 pm
- 1:33:39 mins
Dr. Rebecca Rundell from the Snail Extinction Prevention Program in Hawaii talks about the death of Lonely George, the last member of his species, and the importance of animal conservation. Laura Beirett from Kinova Robotics explores robotic assistive technology for those with limited mobility. Lee Humphreys from Cornell University examines the connections we make online in his new book "The Qualified Self: Social Media and the Accounting of Everyday Life." Nathanael Stein from Florida State University dives into the philosophy of reality.