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Theater Review: ‘HEDY! The Life and Inventions of Hedy Lamarr’ by Heather Massie

Heather Massie resurrects the screen legend to gratefully address an audience that's finally asking "the right questions" – not about Hedy Lamarr's legendary beauty, her many marriages, the sex and nudity in her controversial 1933 film Ecstasy, or her post-career arrests for shoplifting, but about her mind.

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Book Review: ‘The Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Will Create the Future,’ by Vivek Wadhwa and Alex Salkever

The Driver in the Driverless Car by Vivek Wadhwa and Alex Salkever is a fascinating look at the consequences of wholeheartedly adopting new technologies as a society. What do we gain, and what might we lose?

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SXSW Convergence: Your Brain On Story – Neuroscience+The Moth

A radio show drawing a crowd at SXSW? Had I stepped through a time portal back to the 1930s? The speakers, Catherine Burns, Artistic Director for 'The Moth', and Alexander Huth, from Gallant Laboratory at UC Berkeley, quickly dissuaded me of that idea as they explained this unique pairing of neuroscience and radio.

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