BBC 4: Numbers by Nature

I tell Alex Bellos the story of how I discovered that the Pirahas have no numbers. Click here to listen.

BBC 4: Book of the Week

BBC World Service: Outlook

  • This interview was conducted with me in February, 2008. It is about how the Pirahas affected me spiritually and other aspects of life among them. (This is a large mp3 file)

National Public Radio

  • National Public Radio featured my work in 2007.
  • I was a guest on The Global Journalist in 2016, a program broadcast on KBIA, an NPR affiliate in Missouri. They did a program on the world’s uncontacted tribes – watch here.

New Scientist

BBC Radio – Excess Baggage

BBC Radio – Excess Baggage

BBC Radio – Material World

  • Debate with Prof. Ian Roberts, Head of Linguistics, University of Cambridge

WGLT Radio (Illinois State University)

  • My ‘home’ radio station also interviewed me about recursion.

Freakonomics Radio

Freakonomics Radio had a brief interview with me about suicide.

Philosophy Bites

Philosophy Bites interviewed me about the nature of language.

Wisconsin Public Radio

Wisconsin Public Radio reprised a 2008 interview with me.

TWiT Netcast Network

Dr Kiki’s Science Hour 40: Life, Language and Science

The Long Now Foundation

I did a seminar about long term thinking – purchase the DVD or watch now