Chair of Columbia U. Biological Sciences Department, leading authority on olfactory research, and author of the highly popular groundbreaking book, ‘Ignorance: How it Drives Science’. Knowledge is a big subject, says Stuart Firestein, but ignorance is a bigger one. And it is ignorance–not knowledge–that is the true engine of science.
Dave Arnold, the Intentional Culinary institute’s chief mad scientist in residence talks food, technology & the molecular cuisine while explaining how to mix the best gin tonic ever.
Jonathan Batiste is an iconic artist, unique in this generation. With his voice on piano and dapper sense of style, he has ignited the NYC music scene. He is from a celebrated lineage of musicians. He has performed in over 40 countries, has appeared in Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, Concertgebouw, has released several CD’s, among them “Times In New Orleans”, “Live In New York: At The Rubin Museum Of Art”, and “MY N.Y.”, and EP’s “The Amazing Jon Batiste EP” and “In The Night EP”.
Jason Silva is a Futurist, filmmaker and techno-philosopher, Jason Silva has been described as “a digital DJ, a re-vitalizer and remixer of optimism, and above all a curator: of ideas,