We’re getting ready to do some hiring over here at EO HQ in Austin, so this week we’re focusing on the various ways that people want, need, ask for, and provide help. From interstellar agriculture to robot therapy, here are a few of our favorite morsels from the world of “Help Wanted”.
Alright, cue the Beatles.
In this video from Mother London and TED, a therapist in 2118 helps her artificially intelligent patients navigate their brave new world.
In this classic episode from season 9 of Radiolab, entitled “Help”, Jad and Robert examine the stories of people battling their inner demons.
NYC’s Grey agency has partnered with the 3% Movement, which advocates for diversity in the marketing industry, to launch a free mentorship and training program for marginalized creatives struggling to break into the business. They are calling the school FAME, the Famous Academy for Modern Effectiveness.
If Will Hunting could do it, then why not NASA!? This month, NASA scientist and astronauts aboard the International Space Station are working with Tupperware to create a sustainable system for growing vegetables in space.
Okay, so this clip from Share Wars features Padme, not Leia Organa, but I think you’ll agree that Obi-Wan is as helpful as ever. Share Wars is an original series created by EconStories and Artists4America that explores the sharing economy though, well, wookies.