Science and Creativity from Studio 360

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Science and Creativity from Studio 360: the art of innovation. A sculpture unlocks a secret of cell structure, a tornado forms in a can, and a child's toy gets sent into orbit. Exploring science as a creative act since 2005. Produced by PRI and WNYC, and supported in part by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

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Science and Creativity from Studio 360

101 Listener Challenge: Remixing Spring2013-03-04 16:56:30
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102 Darci: A Computer with Great Taste2013-02-27 15:31:03
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103 Caught in Tomas Saraceno's Web2013-02-20 19:29:51
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104 Making Portraits Out of DNA2013-02-11 19:12:16
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105 Down and Dirty at the Museum of Math?2013-02-04 17:03:47
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106 True Story: Keeping Memories Safe2013-01-28 17:49:41
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107 The Where, The Why, and The How2013-01-23 17:30:53
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108 How America Fell for the Mars Rover2013-01-14 17:02:00
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109 Jaron Lanier: You Are Not a Network2013-01-07 17:12:15
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110 Imaginary Friends Forever2012-12-31 16:05:28
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111 Gary Marcus: Enhancing Creativity2012-12-17 16:32:41
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112 The Neuroscience of Jazz2012-12-10 17:06:18
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113 Gary Marcus: Defining Creativity2012-12-03 17:10:33
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114 How Creative Are You?2012-11-26 17:12:25
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115 Faking It: Photoshop Dissolves Reality2012-11-19 17:19:28
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Faking It: Photoshop Dissolves Reality

Right after “Superstorm” Sandy, a photo made the rounds online: a shark swimming through the floodwaters of suburban New Jersey. A few people retweeted it in a panic, but most of us shrugged. Shark swimming down the street, ha, ha.  Professional photographers have always tweaked their images, in ways obvious or subtle, but the ubiquity of image manipulation tools like Photoshop has brought us to a new place: for the first time, we no longer assume that a photograph documents real life. Kurt Andersen talks with one of the advisors of Studio 360’s Science & Creativity series: Maneesh Agrawala, a MacArthur “genius” and professor of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley.  Agrawala, who runs the university’s Visualization Lab, explains how the development of new interfaces for Photoshop changed our relationship with images, how a new field of image forensics plays a cat and mouse game with manipulators, and how new technologies change not just the way we use images, but what images mean. …read more

116 Big Eyes2012-11-13 18:39:44
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117 Your Brain on Videogames2012-11-05 16:53:37
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118 The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics2012-10-22 17:04:17
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119 Lydia Millet2012-10-15 16:53:55
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120 DJ Scientific2012-10-01 18:35:46
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