Oxford’s Dr. Anders Sandberg is using his whiteboard to calculate the world’s existential risks.
Dominique Crenn on the poetry of cooking, the power of memory, and rejecting limits for women in the cooking industry.
Rebecca Solnit on the difference between hope and optimism, and the dangers of activism without a plan.
A conversation with the Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist Eric Kandel.
The photographer Henry Leutwyler on portraiture and the magic of inanimate objects.
If the contemporary art world now seems like a place of pretension and status-seeking, it’s the critic Jerry Saltz who may be its last hope.
An interview with James Harris—author of Hume: An Intellectual Biography—on misconceptions, skepticism, and Humean lessons.