Return to the Scene of the Crime — A live episode of the radio program, including stories told on stage by Dan Savage and Mike Birbiglia.
Are human beings, as consultants, researchers, and the authors of business books have thought for years, fundamentally motivated by self interest? Or is there a deeper cooperative instinct that drives human beings to work?
Those are the questions that fuel Yochai Benkler‘s investigation in The Penguin and the Leviathan: How Cooperation Triumphs over Self-Interest.
"What does it mean to be human in an era of such rapid technological change? And are some of the machines we’ve created better at being human than we are? These are just some of the big questions that Brian Christian set out to answer. In the process he challenged some of the best human like machines and won the prize for being ‘The Most Human Human’!"