The trap of materialism:
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The Paradox of Choice:
In this new RSA Animate, Professor Renata Salecl explores the paralysing anxiety and dissatisfaction surrounding limitless choice. Does the freedom to be the architects of our own lives actually hinder rather than help us? Does our preoccupation with choosing and consuming actually obstruct social change?
Crises of Capitalism:
In this RSA Animate, celebrated academic David Harvey looks beyond capitalism towards a new social order. Can we find a more responsible, just, and humane economic system?
The Divided Brain:
In this new RSA Animate, renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our ‘divided brain’ has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and society.
Note: Taken from a lecture given by Iain McGilchrist as part of the RSA’s free public events programme.
Changing Education Paradigms
This RSA Animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA’s Benjamin Franklin award.
Creating music with Clojure and Overtone
Chris Ford shows how to make music with Clojure, starting with the basic building block of sound, the sine wave, and gradually accumulating abstractions culminating in a canon by Johann Sebastian Bach. There may even be some live performance at the end…
Jon Skeet - “Back to basics: the mess we’ve made of our fundamental data types”
Siemens Firewire Surfboards case study
Firewire Surboards offers an on-line Custom Board Design System that uses NX computer-aided design technology from Siemens PLM Software. The system was developed in collaboration with Siemens partner ShapeLogic.