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Please note that because iTunes limits the number of episodes displayed to 300, to start at the beginning of my retelling of the story of England, you need to SUBSCRIBE. You'll then find a regular, chronological podcast, starting from from the end of Roman Britain. I’m a bloke in a shed, but I make sure this is good, properly prepared history, and then fill it with my enthusiasm. You’ll find the great events and people for sure – but also some of the byways, of how people lived, their langua ...
 
Wolf and David explore the history films we love or (or sometimes, films we’d loved just a little less but find interesting). Turns out we like different things…anyway, then we given them a score for two things – how good are they as a film, and how accurate are they with their history. When you’ve listened, join us at the History of England Facebook Group – you can vote, and tell us what you think of the film, and you can even tell us (in no uncertain terms) what you think of our views (whi ...
 
An affectionate meandering through the things that make England the way she is – from HP Sauce to the Allottment, Aethelstan to the politics of Queuing. With Luke Baxter, Roifield Brown, David Crowther and Fiona Powell trying to make some sense of it all, though rarely succeeding it might be said. And when you’ve listened, join us on Facebook, vote, and tell us what you think. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
I've had the privilege of hosting many guests over the last few years, covering a fascinating range of topics. From the triumph of the Scots at Bannockburn in 1314, to the fall of Constantinople in 1453, to the impact Jamaica had on our world in the 1970s, this podcast keeps those episodes available for you. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Some of the world's leading inventors and researchers share demos, breakthroughs and visions onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
 
Roy Zimmerhansl and his partners at Pierpoint Financial Consulting bring you Pierpoint Perspective$, focusing on the world of securities finance including securities lending, repo, collateral management and related areas. In addition to the insiders from Pierpoint, listeners will hear from leading industry figures as well as influential market leaders from related areas. It’s a $10 billion dollar business so learn how to grab a bigger share of that wallet, reduce risk while doing it, stay wi ...
 
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I am very pleased to announce that the long awaited, COVID delayed History of England Podcast Tour – is on for September Tuesday 13th-20th 2022! Cry Harry, and all that. Find out more at the History of England website at https://thehistoryofengland.co.uk/resource/the-history-of-england-tour-september-2022/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-…
 
Land restoration is about more than planting trees, says environmentalist Susan Graham. Check out how her team combines drone technology with ecology-trained AI to restore degraded land and revive complex, biodiverse ecosystems -- whether it's on a small island or across an entire continent.By Susan Graham
 
China has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2060 -- and its citizens are helping industries across the country reach that goal. Environmentalist Ma Jun introduces the Blue Map, an app that empowers people to report pollution violations in their communities and track real-time environmental data, holding emitters accountable and helping companies alon…
 
In an ever expanding world, it can be easy to think of our lives as insignificant. But according to David Deutsch, we all possess one skill that gives each of us infinite reach: our ability to attain knowledge. In the final episode of this season dedicated to making a case for optimism, Chris revisits his interview with the father of quantum comput…
 
David McIntosh and Doug Reay, both Managing Directors of Blue Fire AI provide listeners with fascinating insights into the use of Artificial Intelligence in portfolio risk management and investment decision-making. They provide real-life examples (such as Wirecard) of the strengths and limitations of AI in the investment process, identifying how it…
 
Biochemist Jennifer Doudna won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for pioneering CRISPR, a revolutionary biotech tool that can edit DNA with unprecedented precision and ease. But how exactly does CRISPR work, and what consequences may arise from altering our internal makeup? She talks to Chris about the remarkable effects CRISPR can have on our live…
 
Chris Hagstrom CEO, Kayenta, identifies the challenges in the hedge fund treasury space and takes host Roy Zimmerhansl through how Kayenta is addressing those issues. Some themes consistent with the wider securities finance ecosystem arise, such as lack of standardisation. The problems Kayenta is looking to solve go straight to the bottom line for …
 
From governments to airlines to your favorite eco-friendly clothing brand, tree-planting campaigns are everywhere. Reforesting the planet has become one of the quickest, easiest and most ubiquitous ways to reduce our carbon footprint...but is it actually helping to stop climate change? Ecologist Thomas Crowther speaks with Chris about how planting …
 
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