July 16, 2021
Marvyne Jenoff, poet and fiction writer with several books to her credit, is featured in this interview (taped 2nd July 2021) with Kathleen Smith. Marvyne generously shares several of her poems with us and, along the way, tells us something of her life and her creative process. Enjoy this interview:
June 10, 2021
Intelligence is linked to the personality dimension known as Openness / Intellect. Watch Professor Colin DeYoung’s presentation, speaking at Toronto’s Inquiring Minds series in May 2021.
April 13, 2021
Warren MacKenzie presents The Happiness Formula, emphasizing that a happy life is not a life without problems, it is having the ability to deal with problems. This Inquiring Minds zoom webinar was hosted by Kathleen Smith on February 20, 2021.
February 3, 2021
Canada’s official national sports are hockey and lacrosse, yet few Canadians either play or follow lacrosse, and baseball — rather than hockey — has the deeper historical legacy in the nation.
December 16, 2020
Peter Sells gave an invited zoom webinar to Toronto Mensa speaker event Inquiring Minds, hosted by Kathleen Smith, on August 29, 2020. Peter lived and worked in Dubai for three years, and came to know the real Dubai in much more depth than any tourist ever could. He let us in on some secrets, and…
April 8, 2020
Mensan and Lawyer Lynne Butler describes how she deals with sensitive estate issues and unwelcome surprises for survivors by framing questions carefully.
March 18, 2020
Avner Mandelman speaks at an Inquiring Minds event, where he presents a proposal on how Quantum Physics and Classical Physics might be related.
February 8, 2020
Last fall, Mensan Raj Krishnan weighed in on the 2019 Federal election and the impact of Justin Trudeau’s brownface controversy. In the second video, you can learn how he ultimately voted and his thoughtful rationale. Watch below:
November 3, 2019
50 years after the birth of the internet, computers are no longer room-sized, they are wrist-sized. In the era of ubiquitous computing, preserving privacy must be “what’s next.”
October 13, 2019
Trust is the currency of business. But how can we trust AI algorithms we can’t see or understand? Mensan Heather Simmons explains.