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Apr 29, 2017

Author of The Doctor Is In: Dr. Ruth on Love, Life and Joie de Vivre

Interview starts at 13:00 and ends at 41:17

“This is also my philosophy of life: I talk about a turtle. A turtle stays in one place--it’s safe. Nothing can happen. It carries its house on its back. If that turtle wants to move, it has to take a...

Apr 22, 2017

Author of Words Onscreen: The Fate of Reading in a Digital World

Interview starts at 10:33 and ends at 41:35

“Education increasingly wants to measure finite, little bites of stuff, and the digital technology that we are using in our education--and we do have print--is tailored to these quick wins as opposed to a...

Apr 15, 2017

Painter, art critic and historian

Interview starts at 15:00 and ends at 41:14

“I remember your talking on one of your programs about Jeff Bezos’s insisting on a one-second [Alexa] response when his staff said, “We can get this down to three seconds,” and he said, “That’s not good enough.” That makes a huge...

Apr 8, 2017

Creator of I Love My Kindle and The Measured Circle

Interview starts at 6:14 and ends at 43:10

“It would also be able to know what your preferences are--that’s one of the biggest things about what we’ll see eventually with Virtual Reality. So for myself as a vegetarian, I could walk down that virtual aisle and...

Apr 1, 2017

Author of “Jerry (from accounting)”

Interview starts at 14:56 and ends at 45:09

"I love what Amazon is doing in terms of giving access to a platform in a kind of populist way. I think that is incredibly helpful. I think the distribution is amazing. It creates new readers. I love the $2 price point for a novella. I...