For Economist Radio, Anne McElvoy and Lane Greene look at the current debate around creativity, and its value to our society…..listen to part 1 and part 2.
Rana Mitter meets with the ‘father of Virtual Reality’, Jaron Lanier.
Simon Schama and Devorah Baum join Philip Dodd for a conversation ranging from the expulsion of Jewish people from Spain in 1492 to Jewish jokes today….
Matthew Sweet talks to Philip Hoare about literary history and the ocean. Poet Elizabeth Jane Burnett performs snippets from her collection, Swims….
Will Self joins Matthew Sweet to discuss the mind, consciousness, ADHD, alzheimer’s and PTSD and controversial psychiatrist RD Laing….
The artist Tom Phillips talks to Philip Dodd about his career as he marks his 80th birthday.
Why blockchains, the technology underpinning cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, have the potential to revolutionise the world economy. Or do they?