Deirdre Mask on How Addresses Change Lives

Curious Minds | 17 August 2020 | 0h 55m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Deirdre Mask about her book The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal about Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power. Discusses the widespread lack of addresses and tech approaches to fixing this, the poverty-alleviating benefits of having an address, how addresses can entrench racism and empower authoritarian governments, the development of Zip codes, how we read might affect how we conceive addresses, and more.

Steven Johnson on Decision-Making

Curious Minds | 6 October 2018 | 0h 47m | Listen Later  | iTunes
Interview with Steven Johnson, author of Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions that Matter the Most. Sets out concrete methods and processes to improve decision-making.