Jeremy Bailenson, founding director of Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, explains how to monitor bad driving by tracking facial expressions.

Renate Fruchter, founding director of the Project Based Learning Laboratory, explains how to calculate productivity and well-being as a team and in the workplace.

Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter argues that lifelong learning and funding city schools is about “guts” and defending the country’s economy.

Nissan’s Greg Dibb shares some of the superior technology of autonomous or self-driving cars like collision avoidance and lane keeping systems.

Rhodes Scholar and acclaimed researcher of ancient DNA Beth Shapiro discusses her research findings.

She explains why Jurassic Park couldn’t work, the lack of genetic diversity in Bison and how mosquitoes can live in the arctic. founder Ben Rattray shares how a petition, led by Jennifer Tyrrell, helped end the Boy Scouts ban on gay troops and started an anti-discrimination movement.

Technology forecaster Paul Saffo argues we’re on the edge of an “analogue revolution,” that the Higgs Boson was discovered by a “vote” not by atom-smashers.

Janusz Bryzek shows off how sensors in devices from cellphones, to bras and shoes are turning bodies into computers.

Conservationist Shivani Bhalla discusses founding Warrior Watch, a program that aims to promote human-predator coexistence by engaging Samburu warriors in the conservation process.

Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour argues H-1B visas and pathways to citizenship are limited and why America needs immigrant and undocumented workers.

The name sounds self-explanatory enough, but Joachim Patinir’s painting leaves a haunting resolve that demands further examination.

Analyst Charlie Cook offers up his predictions for which Republican candidates will run during the 2016 presidential election. 

Hacktivism: Utilizing Tech for Social Action from swissnex San Francisco on

When privacy, particularly as it pertains to our lives online, is such a hot button issue it can deter some from getting into the meat of the conversation. Swissnex however, has organized this panel of forward thinkers who are living proof of the need for a front line offensive. Plucked from diverse fields of expertise, these five individuals provide intriguing insight and a wealth of knowledge. An exciting glimpse into the realm of online privacy and how the fight for our rights is waged day in and day out.

Erwin Chemerinsky talks about the possible implications of the Hobby Lobby decision and the suggestion that corporations can hold and exercise their religious beliefs.

Daniel Lieberman from the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University explains how humans, with our big, “thirsty” brains, evolved to need more energy.