How are sports teams using data science? Harvard Data Science Review Podcast discusses with Brian Macdonald, sports analytics at Yale (formerly Carnegie Mellon University) and Kirk Goldsberry, NBA analyst at ESPN and author of Sprawlball: A Visual Tour of the New era of the NBA. [syndicated from HDSR podcast]
Authors and Editors discuss topics, themes, and trends explored within the pages of MIT Press books and journals.
Lauren Fournier, writer, independent curator, artist, and author of Autotheory as Feminist Practice in Art, Writing, and Criticism discusses her forthcoming book with writer, educator and philosopher McKenzie Wark (A Hacker Manifesto, Gamer Theory, Capital Is Dead, Reverse Cowgirl.)
In the final episode of this series political theorist and African American Studies scholar Brandon Terry, discusses the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr.
Terry is the editor of Fifty Years Since MLK, published in 2018 by MIT Press and Boston Review and co-edited To Shape a New World, alongside Tommie Shelby, which was published in 2018 by Harvard University Press.
In the third episode of the America & Democracy series, we hear from Carol A. Stabile, author of The Broadcast 41 (published in April of last year by Goldsmiths Press.)
Her book traces the history of forty-one women who were forced out of American television and radio in the 1950s as part of a censorship program often referred to as the Red Scare. More info can be found here: https://broadcast41.com/
On November 3rd, America chooses its next president and in this series of interviews from The MIT Press Podcast, we'll be drawing on the research of various authors to reflect on some of the issues shaping the American political landscape of today.
The second episode of this series features a discussion with the author of Anti-vaxxers, Jonathan M. Berman. We discuss the history of the anti-vaccination movement, as well as the strategies for refuting its claims.
On November 3rd, America chooses its next president and in this series of interviews from the MIT Press Podcast, we'll be drawing on the research of various authors to reflect on some of the issues shaping the American political landscape of today.
In this, the first episode, Robert I. Rotberg (author of Anticorruption) discusses corruption - What is it? Where is it? And is it getting worse?