CBS This Morning
I visited CBS's This Morning to talk about my book -- including the explosion of "public thinking", how Google affects your doctor's memory, and why people only look at paper encyclopedias once a year.
Over at Huffington Post live, host Alyona Minkovski interviewed me about my book -- talking about the power of "ambient awareness," and how the "phone-stacking game" has become a fun way to keep from checking your Iphone while at lunch with friends.
Andrew Keen and Techcrunch
Andrew Keen interviewed me for his terrific show on Techcrunch. Here, we talk about my book and the value of "small" conversation -- the types of thinking that's only possible with a more intimate group of people.
Slate’s “gabfest” talks about my book and “transactive memory”
During Slate's "Gabfest", the Slate political writer John Dickerson discussed my book and the concept of "transactive memory" -- specifically, how he and his family all use each other to quickly remember things.
MSNBC’s “The Cycle”
MSNBC's show “The Cycle” had me on to talk about my book — and deliver a verdict on Twitter’s impending IPO.
“The New Literacies” talk at Maker Faire
At the NYC Maker Faire on Sept. 22, I gave a talk about "The New Literacies" -- how we're learning to form our thoughts, and express them, in photography, video, data and even 3D printing.
Interview on WNYC’s “On the Media”
Brooke Gladstone of WNYC's "On the Media" interviewed me about the book -- in a conversation that ranges from "centaur" chess to "ambient awareness" to my fondness for playing Japanese "bullet hell" games on the weekend.
Interview on the Brian Lehrer Show
Brian Lehrer of WNYC interviewed me about my book, talking about "transactive memory" and Google, ambient awareness, and more. There were some terrific call-in comments from listeners, too.
Without Connections, Big Ideas Can Die
At the Wired business conference in the spring of 2013, I delivered a talk on "Where Big Ideas Come From" -- arguing that "public thinking" leads to powerful and useful serendipitious connections to other people.