It’s our 80th episode, so you know it’s a great one! We’re talking with Kat Mustatea, who’s a poet, playwright and technologist. Kat writes about the intersection of technology and the arts for Forbes, and she’s currently interested in art in the age of machine intelligence. Kat takes us on her path from mathematics to sculpture to theater and beyond, and Christina shares an idea that Cate calls a “creative grenade.”
Ready to jump down a rabbit hole of curiosity and creation? Join us as we talk with Casey REAS, an artist and educator whose interdisciplinary work has been shown around the world and most recently, in music videos for The National. Casey teaches in the Department of Design Media Arts at UCLA and is the cofounder of Processing, a programming language for artists. We discuss the power of emphasis over aptitude, finding the right balance between solo work and collaboration, getting your work seen and lots more.
It’s a brand new year, guys! We’re addressing the trash fire that was 2017 and laying the groundwork for a bright new 2018. We dig into the science of stress, the need for real leisure time and why productivity hacks can just chill out already. Plus, an insightful food-poisoning metaphor and the best Twitter shade-throwing of last year!
It’s our first-ever very special highlights episode! We’re bringing you some of our favorite illuminating moments from four guests who all have at least one circle of their Human Venn Diagrams in the world of STEM communication. You’ll hear Bobak Ferdowsi of NASA’s JPL, Danielle Feinberg of Pixar, Emily Graslie of Chicago’s Field Museum and The Brain Scoop and our favorite high school teacher Monsieur Le Nadj of Interlochen Arts Academy. It’s our gift to you!
It's a special in-studio episode! Lia Halloran is the type of artist who knows no bounds, exploring everything from the depths of our solar system to her local skate park. Lia shares her keys to successful collaborations and why she seeks out learning new skills. Plus, advice on funding your ideas and why personal embarrassment can be a really good thing.