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Join us as we celebrate 50 years of the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70), which has been following the lives of 17,000 people born in Great Britain during a single week in 1970. This podcast series takes listeners on a journey through British social and political history, and explores BCS70’s numerous contributions to British science and society. Across six episodes, the series tells our study members’ story and charts the first five decades of the study.
 
Shirley Ballas is on a mission to help you re-set, re-invent and re-wire for the retirement you want. What should you be considering as you approach retirement? How might you approach the work-retirement transition? How should you think differently if you are going it alone, or need to share your money with family or dependents? In this series, brought to you by Legal & General, Shirley is joined by real people, asking real questions, based on their own real-life situations and expectations ...
 
The story of the biggest theft in history: the resources of the biggest country in the world, Russia, by its own government. It’s the story of two men. One a rising star in business and the head of Yukos - a huge oil company: Mikhail Khodorkovsky. The other a former KGB officer who rose through the ranks to become President of Russia: Vladimir Putin. With very different ideals, the two were destined to clash, and there could only be one winner. Vladimir Putin put Khodorkovsky in jail for ten ...
 
The Minneapolis Farmers Market presents a weekly 15-minute podcast focused on fresh and local foods. Host Susan Berkson talks with growers, food experts and chefs to deliver content for healthy living, food safety and unique meal ideas - sure to transform you into a savvy farmers market shopper. Fresh and Local will teach you how to shop the market, store the food you buy there and prepare delicious dishes. This show is perfect for moms, food bloggers, foodies, gardeners, or aspiring chefs.
 
Feature and a short is an monthly screening hosted by Fourwind Films where an appointed contributor presents their chosen feature motion picture and a short movie. There is only one condition for screening selection: the presenter must have been directly involved with one picture, but not the other.
 
I think we all crave more depth and a life with purpose. We crave realness and vulnerability and we want to hear the struggles alongside of the success. That right there is my vision for The Entrepreneurial Spirit podcast. I want to dig deep with meaningful questions, getting raw answers in return, that give people the encouragement they need to hear. I want to inspire people with a breath of fresh air. I want to tell stories of entrepreneurship that go beyond the surface and get to the part ...
 
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In this episode James Wong learns how there’s nothing weirder and more wonderful than the everyday. Hear about the depression trials that have seen sufferers tripping on magic mushrooms, and the zombie fungus that causes ants to explode. Fungi may get a bad press for growing on your shower curtain or fridge, but there’s so much more to this amazing…
 
Monica Powell is a software engineer who is passionate about making contributing to open-source more approachable. She works with The New York Public Library's eBook software and founded React Ladies. Today she talks to Scott about creative expression on the web and learning into learning in public.By Scott Hanselman
 
WARNING: This episode is a workflow episode. It is made for people with extensive knowledge in post-production and can be confusing if you do not have that background. If you do not have that background skip to another one of our episodes. Welcome to another COVID Feature & a Short episode: Setting Up in Post-Production Differences, which focuses o…
 
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team with the latest science news. Including whether you can catch coronavirus again, the answer appears to be yes. Plus a look at how Novichok works, and how bee stings could hold the key to new breast cancer treatments. Plus an in depth look at how climate change could mark the end to the traditional English…
 
Scott talks with Joe Karlsson about Document Databases like MongoDB and how they differ from classic Table-based (ER) databases. Can this next generation of WebAPI and JSON-powered cloud DB allow more beginners to get into programming? Is this the death of select * from table? NOTE: Scott met Joe while speaking at Codeland. While Mongo is a sponsor…
 
Deep in some of the world’s most hard-to-reach places lies a wealth of plant knowledge that could offer the next life-saving cure. In this episode, James Wong explores how Kew scientists works alongside remote communities on the ground to understand plants’ medicinal properties. And there’s a history lesson in it too, as James learns of the enormou…
 
The kitchen may be the only room in the house where it can sometimes feel like you can spend as much time cleaning as cooking. Yet keeping a clean kitchen is as much about the kitchen design as it is the efforts of the chef. Here's how to achieve a kitchen that serves up easy to clean surfaces, appliances and fixtures. Learn more about your ad choi…
 
Diane is a research engineer and the security and privacy lead for Mozilla's Mixed Reality (VR/MR) project. She and Scott talk about the considerations that need to be taken to enable Mixed and Virtual Reality to be a trustworthy and private experience for users. How does Mozilla plan to take all the different pieces - technology, legal and social …
 
Have you failed a job interview because you don't know computer science? William Springer has a PhD in computer science and his books takes you through what you would have learned while earning a four-year computer science degree! Both Scott and William believe in breaking down boundaries, and it starts with this show! A Programmer's Guide to Compu…
 
Plants have the power to cure – and also kill. In this episode we hear how a spurned woman murdered her lover with just a mysterious plant substance. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew was instrumental in the race to identify the material, and how it was used, so to bring the killer to justice. James Wong hears how specialist plant knowledge uncovered …
 
Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists look at a new study which suggests children can carry more coronavirus than we previously thought. Its also a big week for space exploration and we’re one small step closer to nuclear fusion, in France. Plus, how science could help assess your relationship with your cow, and cook a tastier barbecue. Get more in …
 
Dr. Stephanie Kelton is the most visible public advocate of modern monetary theory - the freshest and most important idea about economics in decades. With its important new ways of understanding money, taxes, and the critical role of deficit spending, MMT redefines how to responsibly use our resources so that we can maximize our potential. The Defi…
 
One wintery morning in 2014, somebody stole a tiny and extremely rare waterlily from the collection at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. It was never seen again, and they were never caught. James Wong begins his journey into the mysterious world of plants and fungi by looking at the criminal underworld of plant trafficking. Speaking to Border Force, …
 
With the rising cost of data breaches, executives need to understand the basics of cybersecurity so they can make strategic decisions that keep companies out of headlines and legal battles. Teri Radichel is the CEO of 2nd Sight Lab and the author of the new book "Cybersecurity for Executives in the Age of Cloud." She teaches Scott about what folks …
 
Our last episode of the series examines how BCS70 and our study members have been faring during the pandemic and looks to the future of longitudinal research. We find out more about the COVID-19 survey, sent to over 50,000 participants in five of Britain’s cohort studies, including BCS70, and we speak to study participants about their experiences o…
 
In this episode, we move into the 2010s to find out how our study members were faring in their forties. We learn how BCS70 cast light on increasing rates of mental ill-health among men, and find out more about the most recent biomedical survey where participants were given a health MOT. We also chat to one of our in-house study detectives about the…
 
Hugh Bailey just wanted to make a nice open source app to stream Starcraft. It's been just 8 years since the OBS project started and it's taken video by storm. Add in the influx of users using OBS to enhance their Skype/Teams/Zoom calls and it's clear that OBS is now an essential part of the any content creators workflow. Scott talks to Hugh about …
 
We move into the new millennium, when the study enjoyed a golden decade. With BCS70 greatly valued by scientists and policymakers, the study was funded to meet participants on three occasions and was regularly cited by New Labour in government policy. With this new-found recognition, researchers across the globe started using BCS70 in conjunction w…
 
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists take the fight against coronavirus to the sewers and unearth the skeleton of a giant planet. Plus, a mystery that’s killing elephants in Botswana and how birds in Canada are singing to a different tune. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.By BBC Radio 5 live
 
Dr. Alex Constantin is a Data Scientist and Diabetic on a mission to take the mental burden and frustration out of living with diabetes. She and Scott have nearly a half century of diabetes experience between them, but only Alex is a PhD, so in this episode she teaches Scott how data science can improve the lives of diabetics everywhere!…
 
We move into the 1990s to find out how the study and its staff survived the lean years of the 80s and early 90s, and managed to get back in contact with study participants after a 10 year gap. We learn about the study’s stark findings on adults’ numeracy and literacy, which led to the government's Skills for Life adult learning programme. We also a…
 
Scott Berkun is the bestselling author of eight books on design, creativity, public speaking and more. He sits down with Scott Hanselman to talk about his latest book, "How Design Makes The World." Everything you use, from your home to your smartphone, from highways to supermarkets, was designed by someone. What did they get right? Where did they g…
 
We move into the 1980s to find out how Neville Butler kept the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70) going during a decade of austerity. We learn about the benefits of reading for pleasure for children’s English and maths skills. We also ask study participants about their teenage years and find out what it was like sharing their 19th birthday with 4,00…
 
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist with science news, including what's happened to the UK Government's COVID-19 contact tracing app, the patient who can't see numbers and how humans really can talk to the animals. Plus a special journey to the centre of the Earth to find out what's really beneath our feet. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds ap…
 
Dr. Denae Ford is a Research Scientist investigating identity-based signals to support retention in Socio-Technical Ecosystems. What does that mean? It's using science to make programming communities more inclusive and welcoming! https://blog.denaeford.me/2019/07/01/how-programmers-really-look-at-pull-requests https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/resear…
 
We explore the first decade of the 1970 British Cohort Study (1970) and the impact of its early years research on policy many years later. Guests include: Professor Jean Golding, BCS70 researcher during the 1970s/80s, and founder of the ALSPAC study, known as ‘Children of the Nineties’. Dr Leon Feinstein, academic and author of one of the most well…
 
The Surface Pro X is thin, light, and is absolutely silent because it has no fans! It uses a power-sipping ARM processor rather than an Intel processor. Jeremy Sinclair schools Scott on why it's significant that Windows can run on ARM now. We'll also learn what this means for developers and tools like Visual Studio Code. Can this ARM machine also e…
 
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