There were no items found based on the criteria entered.December 2023 The elements behind everything
Material World author Ed Conway shares insights on six commodities crucial to our progress.4 minutesOctober 2023 Exposing AI’s costs
Prof Kate Crawford on artificial intelligence’s environmental and social impacts.September 2023 Shakespeare: Elizabethan entrepreneur
How a book shedding new light on the life of the Bard won the ultimate non-fiction prize.Roma Agrawal Nuts and Bolts: engineering progress
How seven small often overlooked inventions shape our lives in remarkable ways.March 2023 The future of cybersecurity
Veteran data security expert Mikko Hyppönen on cyberwarfare and AI’s challenge.February 2023 Making sense of the metaverse
Author Matthew Ball on the next-generation internet and the companies building its foundations.December 2022 Chip War
How semiconductors bring a competitive world together.November 2022 Author interview: Closing the gap
Sally Magnusson interviews Mary Ann Sieghart about her argument that bias can undermine professional women.September 2022 Frames of mind
Viktor Mayer-Schönberger discusses the human advantage of decision making in the age of big data.September 2022 The storyteller: Tony Fadell
After his book on succeeding in tech, the man behind the iPod and Nest is investing to solve climate change.June 2022 The story of science retold
It's wrong to credit a handful of western geniuses with revealing the secrets of the universe, according to James Poskett. The science historian introduces Alice Ross to the pioneers left out of our history books.May 2022 Pioneering potter
The V&A’s Tristram Hunt discusses how the 18th century entrepreneur crafted disruptive change.May 2022 Cogs and monsters
Virtual goods and the value of digital data pose unresolved challenges to economists, investors and regulators.April 2022 An empire of addiction and pain
Patrick Radden Keefe discusses his book about the Sackler family’s role in the US opioid crisis.February 2022 Tribal knowledge
Companies that hire anthropologists to get inside customers' minds would do better getting them to look at their own corporate behaviour, Gillian Tett tells Pádraig Belton.November 2021 Living for the long term
Australian philosopher Roman Krznaric talks about putting our descendants’ best interests above our own instant gratification.October 2021 Blurring the boundaries of our identity
The definition of what makes you who you are was once a simple matter. But as Tracey Follows explains to Pádraig Belton, big tech has encroached on our personal space.Azeem Azhar Archived Exponential change: minding the gap.
Tech advances are outpacing older institutions’ ability to adapt, says author Azeem Azhar.Emma Gregg Archived Back to earth: Rethinking international tourism
Travel industry expert Emma Gregg tells Pádraig Belton why holidays have to change.Carlo Rovelli Archived Desert Island Discovery
Carlo Rovelli wants to reconcile us to the unstable state of the universe, as first understood on a North Sea island a century ago. Kate Clanchy asks why.Vince Cable Archived Tactics Over Textbooks.
The wealth of nations isn’t determined by economic theorists, but by practical politicians seeking quick fixes, Vince Cable tells Pádraig Belton.Full Year 2020 Archived Off the Page.
Baillie Gifford has supported literary festivals for over 10 years with a goal of helping them to flourish. This reflects the value we place on these events and the work of the fascinating authors who appear at them.April 2021 Prize-Winning Paperback Writer
The world isn’t short of books about The Beatles but Craig Brown, whose book won the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction, tells Malcolm Borthwick why his is different.Ian Goldin Archived Charting global change.
Maps showing the ebb and flow of globalisation give us hope for the future, Ian Goldin tells Pádraig Belton.October 2020 Archived Vital Statistics
Better understanding of how raw numbers reflect and obscure reality makes the world a saner place, Tim Harford tells Pádraig Belton.Peter Lacy Archived Circles of Life.
Peter Lacy claims that re-use and recycling can remodel the economy, helping people, companies and the planet itself. Erica Wagner spoke to him.Andrew Scott and Lynda Gratton Archived Live Long and Prosper.
Ever-extending lifespans bring more uncertainty as well as more leisure. Andrew Scott and Lynda Gratton tell Erica Wagner how we should be preparing for the long road ahead.Hallie Rubenhold Archived The Final Chapter - Five Untold Lives.
Hallie Rubenhold reveals the hidden history of the Ripper’s victims.Fourth Quarter 2019 Archived Shadow on the Tiger
India’s growth and development has been diverted by the rise of nationalism, according to a powerful new book. Erica Wagner meets the young historian raising the alarm.Martin Rees Archived Navigating the Future.
In his book On the Future: Prospects for Humanity, Martin Rees describes ‘Space-Ship Earth’ as hurtling blindly through the void. At his home in Cambridge, he talks to Trust editor Malcolm Borthwick about why we need to think long term and globally to stay the course.Sarah Harper Archived Population Matters.
Sarah Harper, author of How Population Change Will Transform our World, talks to Tiffany Jenkins about the challenges presented by our changing population.1 MIN WatchMay 2015 Archived We love great work that stands the test of time.
As long-term supporters of literary festivals and events, we love authors and their work because it reminds us of how we work.
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