Can you mathematicize art? We dive into that question and lots more with physicist, engineer and master origami artist Dr. Robert J. Lang, who merges mathematics with aesthetics to fold elegant modern origami. You’ll hear how computer programs support making better art and discover some astonishing applications of origami folding techniques. Plus, the world’s most beautiful math equation!
Front-End Architect. Pantsuit Seamstress. Sasstronaut. These are just a few ways to describe Mina Markham, a Senior Engineer at Slack, self-taught technologist, and public speaker. We discuss how to find your purpose, the art of learning technical skills from the world’s most famous teacher, the Pantsuit UI pattern library and more.
How do you open the science loop to create compelling media? That’s one of the topics we discuss with Nadja Oertelt, scientist, media producer, documentary filmmaker and co-founder of Massive, a new science media company. We follow Nadja’s journey from research scientist to filmmaker to startup founder, and learn how she was able to translate her research skills in the science lab directly to a production studio. Plus, our advice on how to reignite your passion for your work!
We’re talking with Ross Crain, actor, director, VR filmmaker, and Cate’s fiancé. That’s right! Our two-part series on partnership is back! Ross and Christina discuss Occam’s Razor, Mixed Reality, what baseball and portfolio theory have in common and more. Plus, why Ross first thought that Cate was “bizarre.”
Are you a pirate, robot, or a ninja? That’s one of the many questions we discuss with Bryan Cooperrider, an educator, designer and musician who has been performing improv comedy for over 20 years. We discuss design as process, the intersection of engineering and art, and how to build community through music. Plus, Brazilian rhythms and grooves!