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TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.
 
A podcast on European conflicts from the perspective of each side to provide an alternative to the traditional national narratives. Going chronologically from the Ancient Greeks onwards I will describe to some extent how each battle was won or lost by particular decisions, tactics, technology or fortune. But the aim of each main narrative will be to place each battle in the context of the overall history of Europe.
 
Season Two - The Quest. With special focus on the evolving crises of the 21st century. The search for vision in our times. An exploration of great visionaries who have shaped our history and contemporary world. Season One - Psychotherapy: Jungian Approach to Healing. This explores the healing of emotional wounds. Going beyond traditional trainings - of great value to those interested in this field. Illustration is by LINDSEY HARRIS, Jungian Analyst. It is the front cover of the book "The Sow ...
 
Radiolab is one of the most beloved podcasts and public radio shows in the world. The show is known for its deep-dive journalism and innovative sound design. Created in 2002 by host Jad Abumrad, the program began as an exploration of scientific inquiry. Over the years it has evolved to become a platform for long-form journalism and storytelling. Radiolab is co-hosted by Lulu Miller and Latif Nasser.
 
DNA science. Artificial intelligence. Smartphones and 3D printers. Science and technology have transformed the world we live in. But how did we get here? It wasn’t by accident. Well, sometimes it was. It was also the result of hard work, teamwork, and competition. And incredibly surprising moments. Hosted by bestselling author Steven Johnson (“How We Got To Now”), American Innovations uses immersive scenes to tell the stories of the scientists, engineers, and ordinary people behind the great ...
 
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.
 
Netflix vs. HBO. Nike vs. Adidas. Business is war. Sometimes the prize is your wallet or your attention. Sometimes, it’s just the fun of beating the other guy. The outcome of these battles shapes what we buy and how we live. Business Wars gives you the unauthorized, real story of what drives these companies and their leaders, inventors, investors and executives to new heights -- or to ruin. Hosted by David Brown, former anchor of Marketplace. From Wondery, the network behind Dirty John and A ...
 
Bletchley Park is the home of British codebreaking and a birthplace of modern information technology. It played a major role in World War Two, producing secret intelligence which had a direct and profound influence on the outcome of the conflict. The site is now a museum and heritage attraction, open daily. The Bletchley Park Podcast brings you fascinating stories from Veterans, staff and volunteers on the significance and continued relevance of this site today.
 
The award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast from Curiosity.com will help you get smarter about the world around you — every day. In less than 10 minutes, you’ll get a unique mix of research-based life hacks, the latest science and technology news, and more. Discovery's Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer will help you learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today.
 
Based on the iconic, Emmy-nominated series on A&E, this show explores some of the most difficult-to-solve murders, which stymied investigators and went cold, sometimes for decades. In fact, one-third of all murders in America remain open. But thanks to dogged investigators and breakthroughs in forensic technology, these cases become part of the rare 1% of cold cases that are ever solved. Hosted by Brooke Gittings ("Convicted" and "Actual Innocence") and featuring the voice of original Cold C ...
 
The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the ...
 
Join former House Speaker, professor, historian, and futurist Newt Gingrich as he shares his lifetime of knowledge and access to the world’s most interesting minds in a new series that covers all aspects of our society. From history to health, national security to science, Newt offers stories, conversations, and context to uncover new perspectives, knowledge and insight. This podcast isn’t about politics; it’s about exploring the past, present, and future to understand where we’ve been and w ...
 
Think is a daily, topic-driven interview and call-in program hosted by Krys Boyd covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and emerging trends to food and wine, travel, adventure, and entertainment.
 
Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of science. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast
 
Earth Ancients chronicles the growing (and often suppressed) evidence of known and unknown civilizations, their ruined cities, and artifacts developed from advanced science and technology. Erased from the pages of time, these cultures discovered and charted the heavens, developed medicine and unleashed advancements that parallel and, in many cases, surpass our own. Join us and discover our lost history. Armed with the thousands of anomalous archeological discoveries which have not been cover ...
 
Journey into the past, and you'll discover the secret history of the future. From the world's first cyberattack in 1834, to 19th-century virtual reality, The Economist's Tom Standage and Slate's Seth Stevenson examine the historical precedents that can transform our understanding of modern technology, predicting how it might evolve and highlighting pitfalls to avoid. Discovering how people reacted to past innovations can also teach us about ourselves.
 
Science for the People is a long-format interview podcast that explores the connections between science, popular culture, history, and public policy, to help listeners understand the evidence and arguments behind what's in the news and on the shelves. Our hosts sit down with science researchers, writers, authors, journalists, and experts to discuss science from the past, the science that affects our lives today, and how science might change our future.
 
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Professor Linda Colley gives us the first full integrative, as well as literary, examination of the written constitution globally. Tracing their rise to the mid-eighteenth century and the emergence of hybrid warfare (cross-continental battles waged on land and at sea), constitutions addressed a growing concern for rulers during the Enlightenment: p…
 
We are facing a crisis of American civilization. We are at a crossroads, a battle for the soul of America. Whether you’re conservative, or just a reasonable American, you should have concerns about both the liberal left-wing agenda to take over America and the United States role in the world which is being challenged by Communist China. Learn more …
 
From the Johnson & Johnson pause to talk of “break-through cases” among the already-vaccinated, we’re facing an onslaught of dispiriting and confusing vaccine news. On this week’s On The Media, a guide to separating the facts from the noise. Plus, why pro-labor journalists got the story of an Amazon warehouse union drive so wrong. And, how media co…
 
April 2021 Bletchley Park’s latest temporary exhibition is called ‘Never Alone’ and asks ‘what happens when everything is connected?’ Based on an exhibition developed and designed by the National Science and Media Museum, ‘Never Alone’ explores the popularity and power of smart devices. There are now more devices connected to the internet than peop…
 
Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Open to new experiences, or comforted by routine? Shy or the life of the party? Figuring out what makes us tick is an important part of understanding how we function within our families, communities, and workplaces. Thousands of tests online promise to assess your personality — but what are they actually measur…
 
Learn about a new computer model that may have gotten us closer to figuring out how we choose our mates; why Meno’s paradox says you can’t ever learn anything new; and whether the Earth weighs the same as it did billions of years ago. How do we choose our mates? A new computer model may have gotten us closer to the answer by Cameron Duke Computer l…
 
In 1919, Romain Rolland wrote the Declaration of the Independence of the Mind as a call to intellectuals to rise above division, censorship and nationalism of their day. Nahlah Ayed speaks to Canadian and international thinkers to consider the role of the intellectual today, and to rewrite the declaration for our own post-truth moment. *This episod…
 
There are lots of things about the natural world many people like to avoid, or even pretend don't exist. Like the mites that are the same size and shape as the pores on our faces, or how likely it is that your dog will eat you when you die. Luckily, some people don't want to avoid those topics, and this week we're here with one of them. Host Bethan…
 
While most of us hear a wall of white noise, squeaks, and squawks....David Rothenberg hears a symphony. He's trained his ear to listen for the music of animals, and he's always looking for chances to join in, with everything from lonely birds to giant whales to swarming cicadas. In this podcast, David explains his urge to connect and sing along, an…
 
As a boy, Louis Chude-Sokei grew up in Africa, Jamaica and Los Angeles – three places with distinct Black cultures. He’s now director of the African American studies program at Boston University, and he joins host Krys Boyd to talk about his journey to understand his place in the Black diaspora. His book is called “Floating in a Most Peculiar Way: …
 
As an American artist of Iraqi Jewish descent, Michael Rakowitz brings centuries of conflict into his work. The 2020 Nasher Prize Laureate joins host Krys Boyd to talk about his work that uses historic moments as a launching board to workshop big ideas into moments of change. Rakowitz’s work is currently on display at the Nasher Sculpture Center.…
 
Indiana Senator Mike Braun talks with Newt about his recent trip to the United States - Mexico border and what conditions were like there. He also discusses four health care reform bills he’s just introduced, and why health care reform should be at the top of the Republican agenda, next to a strong defense and economy. Learn more about your ad-choi…
 
Many networks are designed and operationally drive by the configuration and management of features supporting applications and use cases. For network engineering to catch up to the rest of the operational world, it needs to move rapidly towards data driven management based on a solid understanding of the underlying protocols and systems. Brooks Wes…
 
Climate writer and Vox contributor David Roberts talks with Jessika Trancik, Associate Professor at the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society at M.I.T. They discuss many aspects of the vast undertaking to remake our world in response to the realities of climate change. They survey the technologies and innovations that are being deployed in this …
 
With each test run, pilot Chuck Yeager is getting closer to taking the top secret Bell X-1 plane past the speed of sound. But just before a critical flight, an accident on the ground jeopardizes his chances of success. Listen to new episodes 1 week early and to all episodes ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, …
 
In Wondery’s newest series, Secret Sauce, hosts John Frye and Sam Donner explore the stories and successes behind some of the most inspiring businesses, creative innovators and intrepid entrepreneurs. First up, we’re diving into the company that revolutionized how we vacation, travel, and even how we trust other people...we’re talking about Airbnb.…
 
Learn about how blind and low-vision gamers have an edge when it comes to certain games, with Cornell University Professor Andrew Campana. Then, learn how some viruses actually protect their hosts; and the shocking solution to the Monty Hall Problem, an infamous brain teaser that may leave you questioning your math skills. Additional resources from…
 
What would cause someone to try to pass themselves off as an identity that is not really theirs? Helen Lewis of The Atlantic joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the people who take on the roles of different ethnicities and asks if a form of Munchausen syndrome could actually be at play. Her article is called “The Identity Hoaxers.”…
 
With a new administration in the White House and Brexit becoming a reality, the U.S.-U.K. very special relationship is in a time of transition. Dame Karen Pierce is British Ambassador to the U.S., and she joins host Krys Boyd to talk about her country’s economic relationship with both Texas and the country as a whole – and we’ll hear how Britain is…
 
Today's episode brings you a roundtable discussion from the latest Future Fuel Lab and marks another highlight of our podcast. Tune in to a super-practical and detailed discussion about digital fueling with experts from Cathay Pacific and Shell Aviation.Find out everything about their approach and achieved benefits.EnjoyFind out more on our blog: h…
 
After decades in KFC’s shadow, Chick-fil-A rode a wave of chicken sandwich obsession to industry dominance. But for how long? Will consumers tire of the relative simplicity of fried chicken in between two pieces of bread? For more on the emergence of the chicken sandwich as fast food’s favorite son, we speak to Nick Wiger — writer, comedian, and ho…
 
“There is, and appropriately so, a tension between Sarnath as an archaeological monument, a historical monument, but also a highly sacred one.” After reaching enlightenment, the Buddha began attracting followers—and founding a religion—by preaching. He delivered his first sermon at Sarnath, near the banks of the Ganges in Northeast India, in the 6t…
 
Before the internet, we largely depended on professional reviewers to tell us what movies to see and products to buy. But consumer review sites and social media changed that. Now we seek out the opinions of other customers. It's almost impossible to buy anything today without seeing thousands of ratings and reviews. But fake reviews are muddying th…
 
Learn about how blind and low-vision gamers are taking the “video” out of video games, with Cornell University Professor Andrew Campana. Then, learn about a newly discovered mammoth fossil that shatters the record for the oldest DNA we’ve ever found. Additional resources from Andrew Campana: Andrew Campana's faculty page: https://asianstudies.corne…
 
In this first section of two, Michael Vlahos discusses the intersection of societal trends through the lens of historical precedent and a sharp analysis of the current state of the world. The concept of the 9 + 1 ruling class is explored as well as the nature of hierarchical societal structures. He gets into the role of religion in culture and hist…
 
Speaker Gingrich wanted to do a podcast on why zoos matter because he’s been in love with animals all of his life and enjoys going to zoos all over the world. Before he decided to go into public service, he thought he wanted to be a zoo director or a vertebrate paleontologist. His guest shares his love of animals and they are long-time friends. New…
 
In the high-tech space race to find intelligent life, it might be good to remember Darwin’s 19th century ideas when we’re up there. Arik Kershenbaum is a zoologist and fellow at Girton College, University of Cambridge. He joins host Krys Boyd to talk about understanding evolution on Earth and how that might parallel alien life forms elsewhere. His …
 
Navigating life with an illness takes on its own identity. And getting well means a reintroduction to the world. Suleika Jaouad wrote the New York Times column “Life, Interrupted” and is the creator of the Isolation Journals, a global project cultivating creativity and community during challenging times. She joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the c…
 
What are the psychological ramifications of having a narcissist in your life? How do you protect yourself from the chaotic world of the clinical narcissist? Listen in as Professor Michael Drane retells the tragic death of Lisa Steinberg, the victim of an excessively narcissistic parent, as well as the origin of “Battered Wife-Syndrome”. This is a r…
 
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