Why Do We Love Zombies? - Zombies are EVERYWHERE!! Wait, don't panic- we mean in pop culture, not outside your window. But why is that? Bad guys and monsters seem to go through phases: one decade there's a dozen movies about aliens, ten years later it's vampires. And right now, it's zombies. There must be something that makes us fixate on one antagonist trope. So what are we afraid of now? It might just be technology.
Here's an idea: a tagged Instagram is more than just a photo.
Here's an idea: a DOS attack is a weapon.
The whole universe is an incredibility complex computational system. But for what purpose?
Hipster - we love to hate them. But what if, deep down, we're all really hipsters?
A special Idea Channel episode featuring a visit by Mike to Mr. Monfre's class.
How can we explain our current fascination with zombies?
Idea Channel reflects on the benefit (or threat?) of Artificial Intelligence.
An interview with Minecraft EDU's creator, Joel Levin.
What is it about music that makes us feel these feelings we're feeling?
Has the distinction between online and offline become irrelevant?
Knock-off products might not be as detrimental to a brand as they initially seem.
NBC's Community defies conventions of a traditional sitcom. But is it postmodern?
Kickstarter has transformed fundraising for creatives. But will it topple Hollywood?
Idea Channel questions whether math is "real" or a feature of human creation.
Mike Rugnetta examines the Overview Effect and the prospect of space travel...for us all!
Mike explains why you might think twice before your next video game purchase.
Countless cameras captured a meteorite's crash. Are we becoming a surveillance culture?
Minecraft might be good for more than just fun and games.
Are we destined for a future of blissful paradise or a world like Futurama?
Here's an idea: Game Of Thrones owes its success to piracy.
MP3s vs Vinyl. Recorded vs live - Idea Channel unravels these heated musical debates.
Could eSports ever achieve this level of storytelling?
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Here's an idea: a PBS show that examines the connections between pop culture, technology, and art.
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