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Vox Conversations brings you weekly discussions between the brightest minds and the deepest thinkers; conversations that will cause you to question old assumptions and think about the world and our role in it in a new light, including five years' worth of episodes hosted by Vox co-founder Ezra Klein.
 
The Sloan Sports Analytics Conferences invites you to join our Co-Founders and sports industry experts Daryl Morey (Head of Basketball Operations, Philadelphia 76ers) & Jessica Gelman (CEO, Kraft Analytics Group) as they host and chat with high-profile guests in the sports, media & entertainment space. Each episode will focus on demystifying and debunking the myths of analytics in sports, specifically, the dangers of using trash data to make decisions. Produced and edited by Jasonaduclos.
 
Madrone, the second volume in the Nathaniel Hawthorne Flowers trilogy, follows Wild Blue Yonder: A Novel of the 1960s. It’s 1969 and Nate is out of the Air Force and back in California, in the arms of Jane Chandler, the girl he left behind. Pretty, high-spirited, and totally in love with Nate, Jane takes him back to college with her, the University of California at Santa Cruz, one of the hippest campuses in the country. At first, Nate follows what seems like a set path: college, becoming a g ...
 
Politics. Policy. Polling. Pop Culture. Explore what America's thinking with two of the country's leading pollsters-the bipartisan team of Democrat Margie Omero and Republican Kristen Soltis Anderson. In this weekly podcast we take a fresh, friendly look at the numbers driving the week's biggest stories in news, politics, tech, entertainment and pop culture. Along with the occasional interview with pollsters, journalists, and other industry leaders, we'll lift the hood on the numbers reveali ...
 
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The crew discusses what Cuomo's political future might hold and how New Yorkers are reacting to sexual harassment allegations. They also discuss moderate Senate Democrats' push to amend some of the provisions in the American Rescue plan and look at the politics and science behind the push to loosen covid-19 restrictions in states.…
 
On this week's episode, Nate, Evan, and Logan discuss questions submitted by our audience. The questions discussed are: I'm hearing a lot of buzz around high job demand for skills with Salesforce both nationally and here locally in Lexington. Are you all seeing this same trend? If so, why do you think the demand is so hot for these skills right now…
 
This installment of the podcast explores the role that the Black church plays in American politics, through initiatives like "souls to the polls" and beyond. Joining the podcast are Andra Gillespie, political science professor at Emory University, Besheer Mohamed, senior researcher at Pew Research Center, and Stacey Holman, the director of PBS’s re…
 
Welcome to the Developer Deep Dive series! Sponsored by the Awesome Inc Developer Bootcamp and brought to you by Middle Tech. This Deep Dive series was created to shed light on the essential role developers play in the startup ecosystem. In this episode, we sat down with the founder of Fresh Eyes Solutions, Kelly Wright, to discuss their product, t…
 
Jacob Huff is the Co-Founder and COO of FreshFry, a company that is changing the way restaurants handle their cooking oil through a new way to clean the oil. We discuss how FreshFry was started, how they dealt with a period of explosive growth, and how they navigated the pandemic as a company. Visit FreshFry at FreshFry.me Visit us at MiddleTechPod…
 
Larry is joined by director and producer Lee Daniels to talk about his new movie, 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday.' They talk about why Daniels was drawn to the story of Holiday (9:44), the decision to cast Andra Day, a relative unknown, as Holiday (24:01), and the difficulties that come with telling such a complex story (42:48). Host: Larry …
 
The Undefeated's culture critic Soraya Nadia McDonald talks with Emmy Award-winning television writer and producer Cord Jefferson. They discuss the transition from journalism to TV, delving into Jefferson's move from Gawker to writing for hit shows like Succession, The Good Place, and Watchmen. They also touch on what needs to change about TV write…
 
Join co-hosts Jessica Gelman and Daryl Morey as they chat with Casey Wasserman, chairman of the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic games and CEO of Wasserman. Hear them discuss the importance of analytics when representing athletes, Casey's plans for the 2028 Olympics, and the launch announcement of the SSAC Mentorship Program presented by Wasserman. This me…
 
The team looks at the popularity of the Democrats' COVID relief plan and how both Democrats and Republicans are thinking about its provisions. Thee also tracks the latest voting restrictions being considered by Georgia Republicans, including a proposal to end early voting on Sundays, which is when Black churches traditionally mobilize voters throug…
 
Wes Spencer is the CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) of Perch Security, a cybersecurity startup that was recently acquired for $80 million. We discuss what cybersecurity looks like in practice, how hacks happen, and how Perch was acquired after starting just 3 years ago. Visit Perch at PerchSecurity.com Visit us at MiddleTechPod.com Twitter…
 
Larry is joined by Charles Blow, New York Times op-ed columnist and author of ‘The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto,’ to discuss his vision for a new Great Migration of Black Americans back to the South (08:00). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Charles BlowBy The Ringer & Larry Wilmore
 
Texas has been in a dire situation this week. Millions of people were without power or heat, and in some cases water, in freezing cold temperatures for days because of severe blackouts. People are angry and politicians are pointing fingers. In this installment, civil and environmental engineer Daniel Cohan joins FiveThirtyEight's Sarah Frostenson, …
 
Vox's Sean Illing talks about the the little-known history of psychedelics and spirituality in the Western world with Brian Muraresku, author of The Immortality Key. What role did psychedelic drugs play in the rise and spread of Christianity — and could they save the church today? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Nevada Democrats introduced a bill on Monday that would change their state's presidential nominating contest from a caucus to a primary and also dislodge New Hampshire from its position as the first primary in the nation. In this installment, the crew discusses how any potential changes could reshape the nominating process. They also consider why R…
 
Matt Jennings is Executive Chairman of Kingdom Trust, a financial services company out of Murray, Kentucky that was the first in the United States to legally custody Bitcoin for their clients. Currently, Kingdom Trust is building a platform called Choice that will be the first in the world to handle any asset in a retirement account. We discuss how…
 
On today’s weigh in, Larry takes a moment to remember his brother Marc Wilmore (01:00). Later, Larry is joined by twin comedians, actors, and producers Kenny and Keith Lucas to discuss writing ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ (05:30). They also talk about why the Black Lives Matter movement doesn’t have overarching leaders like Fred Hampton (31:00), a…
 
While it appears unlikely that 17 Republicans will join Democrats in voting to convict the former president, the evidence presented could help shape the views of the public regarding what happened at the Capitol on January 6, 2021. Cardozo Law Professor Kate Shaw discusses that evidence and its legal ramifications.…
 
NPR journalist, memoirist, and host of the upcoming WBEZ podcast The Art of Power Aarti Shahani talks with Cecilia Muñoz, a former aide to Obama and part of Biden's transition team. It's a conversation about immigration policy reform and the challenges ahead for President Biden — and for a country wrestling with changing demographics, racism, and i…
 
Join co-hosts Jessica Gelman and Daryl Morey as they connect with guest Andrew Friedman, President of Baseball Operations for the reigning MLB champions, the Los Angeles Dodgers. Hear them discuss how the Dodgers leverage analytics to customize individual players' development and maximize their likelihood of success, and what Andrew thinks the bigg…
 
Tia Mitchell, of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, joins the podcast to discuss what to expect from former President Trump's second impeachment trial. The crew also takes a look at the changes to election law that Republicans have proposed in Georgia and other states after Trump's loss in 2020.By FiveThirtyEight, 538, ABC News, Nate Silver
 
Jai Malik is a Venture Capitalist out of Colombia, Missouri. Jai has recently founded Countdown Capital, a new Venture Fund that will have a focus on entrepreneurs building "deep tech" companies. We discuss the meaning of deep tech, why a commitment to ethics is critical when building a company, and investing in Middle America. Visit Countdown Capi…
 
Vox's Dylan Matthews talks with author and Revolutions podcaster Mike Duncan about what history can tell us about the insurrection at the US Capitol. Is America experiencing a true moment of revolution? So many republics throughout history have crumbled - could this one be next? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Comedian, poker player, and long-time friend of the show Clayton Fletcher talks to Andrew about social media, missing the WSOP, online poker vs online comedy during the pandemic. Our first interview with Clayton was Episode 74. We discussed his 96th place finish in the 2015 Main Event on Episode 145. In 2017, we talked about how he prepares for the…
 
Nate (@nkb121), managing editor of the Silver Seven Sens blog joined me this week to talk about the Ottawa Senators, their struggles out of the gate, and the key issues the club is dealing with. Nate shared his thoughts on the Senators roster construction, their play at even-strength and special teams, and some realistic goals for the club.…
 
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