Stanford University’s Provost recently threatened to cut Stanford University Press, describing the Press as a “second rate press.”
Are publishers a net positive or negative presence in the academy?
We ask Conrad Hackett from the Pew Research Center, one of the country’s most Twitter famous sociologists, what happens when…
Clayton Childress describes the process by which books are brought to life.
China is developing a social rating systems that could be used as an engine of social control.
We discuss the Cambridge Analytics scandal, in which a company stole Facebook user data to advance the Republican 2016 campaign.
National Geographic has a special issue on race that’s getting a lot of groans.
We discuss the 2018 Oscars, and the show’s declining viewership..
Moon Pie is making a name for itself by going after customers.
We discuss the case of Amy Cuddy, a researcher who rose to fame based on research that failed replication. She…