Book Talk

Premiere DateMay 5, 2012
00:00 Book Talk Intro Kory French
03:16 FM Junior Boys
10:20 A Brief History of Time Stephen Hawking
14:26 Angel Echoes Four Tet
19:20 Reading from A Brief History of Time
26:03 Tuff Enuff Shit Robot
31:21 Store of the Worlds: The Stories of Robert Sheckley
35:03 Courtship Dating Crystal Castles
38:32 Always On Brian Chen
43:52 Under the Sun Junior Boys
50:05 Finish

Subject – Science & Technology Week

Books – The History of Time, Store of the Worlds & Always On

An arching range that tries to cover science and technology in literature. I begin with perhaps the most popular science book ever read, A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking. From there, I look at a recent release in the Science Fiction genre through a collection of short stories by Robert Sheckley titled Store of the Worlds. Finally, I read and discuss a modern-day technology study called Always On by Wired magazine editor Brian X. Chen.


Junior Boys


Four Tet
May 12 – Sonar Sao Paulo – Sao Paulo, Brazil
May 18 – Lew Nuits Sonores – Lyon, France


Shit Robot


Crystal Castles
June 3 – Plein Air – Marmande, France
June 9 – Plein Air – Marmande, France
June 10 – Platt Fields Park – Manchester, UK

Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit…

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