Radiolab takes a look inside Facebook data science, in particular the engineers who track and study user behavior. This includes details about the initial public awareness that caused widespread controversy when it was revealed that all Facebook users were subject to experimentation.
Professor Geoff Ward discusses the work of David Foster Wallace and places it in context with other literary figures of his time. Includes a number of rare archival recordings of DFW and other authors discussing his work.
Joe Sexton is an editor at ProPublica, formerly of the New York Times, where he led the team that produced “Snow Fall.” Here he discusses some of his experiences in traditional newsrooms and insights into how news organizations are faring with the transition online.