The Limit Does Not Exist

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Why limit yourself to one side of your brain... or one career path? You guys, the limit does not exist. Multi-hyphenate powerhouses Christina Wallace and Cate Scott Campbell believe that creativity and STEM can and should hang out together all the ti...Show More

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101. C&C: The Summer of Joy (Reprise)

1:15:00 | Jun 11th, 2018

In this very special Cate & Christina episode, you'll hear why we're both naming our summers the Summer of Joy (Reprise)! We also discuss the magic of discovering and leaning into your superpower, the phase of exploration that's essential for any cre...Show More

100. Live from NASA JPL: Visions Of The Future

1:17:00 | Jun 4th, 2018

It's our 100th episode, live from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California! We're thrilled to be talking with five visual strategists from The Studio at JPL: David Delgado, David Levine, Liz de la Torre, Lois Kim, and Dan Goods, who foun...Show More

99. Amy Emmerich: Be Kind And Hustle

1:14:00 | May 28th, 2018

If your dream job doesn't exist yet, how do you hustle your way forward? That's a perfect question for Amy Emmerich, the Chief Content Officer at Refinery29 and your newest career cheerleader. Amy started out behind the camera and is now driving cont...Show More

98. Kayla Drescher: Magic in Heels

1:04:00 | May 21st, 2018

When you think of a magician, do you think of a guy in a top hat? Or things like 3D printing and the Pythagorean Theorem? Meet Kayla Drescher, a professional magician who's also part scientist, part comedian, and part bartender. Kayla tells us what b...Show More

97. Human Venn Diagram Highlights: Big Leaps and New Beginnings

1:12:00 | May 14th, 2018

It's an extra special highlights episode! We've gathered together some of our favorite advice for new graduates, parents of graduates, and anyone taking a big leap or starting something new. You'll hear from visual artist Lia Halloran, MET Orchestra ...Show More

96. TLDNE <3 Teachers

1:18:00 | May 7th, 2018

It's Teacher Appreciation Week! To show our appreciation for teachers and their integral roles in our development as lifelong learners, we're sitting down with three listeners who are stellar math teachers and Human Venn Diagrams in their own right. ...Show More

95. Cesar Kuriyama: 1 Second Every Day

57:00 | Apr 30th, 2018

Do you remember what you were doing last Tuesday? Cesar Kuriyama does. He's a director, animator, 3D VFX artist and the creator of the 1 Second Everyday app, which records—you guessed it—one second of every single day. You'll hear about Cesar's life-...Show More

94. Natalie Cheung: Light Up The Sky

1:03:00 | Apr 23rd, 2018

If you want to know how 1218 drones made a flying snowboarder in the sky at this year's Winter Olympics, listen up! We're geeking out with Natalie Cheung, Intel's General Manager of Drone Light Shows, about pulling off epic spectacles at the Olympics...Show More

93. C&C: Finishing The Hat

1:27:00 | Apr 16th, 2018

Ready, set, finish! We're talking about finish lines and how to get to them without burnout, worrying what will come next or not finishing at all. We also discuss how to make decisions and not second-guess them, why creative effort is never wasted, a...Show More

92. Tracy Fullerton: Game On

1:04:00 | Apr 9th, 2018

Can you picture Henry David Thoreau's Walden as a video game? After meeting Tracy Fullerton, a professor of interactive media and games at the USC School of Cinematic Arts and the director of USC Games Program, we promise you can. Tracy tells us how ...Show More

91. Damian Kulash: OK Go Sandbox

1:15:00 | Apr 2nd, 2018

Raise your hand if you've seen OK Go's treadmill video! How about that insane Rube Goldberg machine? Or the one with zero gravity? Lead singer and guitarist Damian Kulash joins us to talk about the inspiration and execution behind those jaw-dropping ...Show More

90. Jay Silver: The World Is Your Construction Kit

1:10:00 | Mar 26th, 2018

How do you turn a bunch of bananas into a piano? Or play Nintendo with a controller made out of Play-Doh? Jay Silver, creator of Makey Makey and founder and CEO of JoyLabz, is here to help make the world your own personal construction kit. Jay has a ...Show More

89. Live from CRCI: ChoreoTech

1:11:00 | Mar 19th, 2018

We're coming to you live from the The Conference For Research On Choreographic Interfaces at Brown University (think: artistic entrepreneurship, robotics and dance)! You'll hear two conversations with badass interdisciplinary collaborators on tapping...Show More

88. C&C: TLDNE Turns 2 - And We Celebrate With Pi(e)!

1:12:00 | Mar 12th, 2018

It's been 2 years of The Limit Does Not Exist - and it's Pi Week! To celebrate, we're recapping some of our favorite insights, aha! moments and recommendations from the last 87 episodes. Plus, show fave Emilie Wapnick is back on for a special segmen...Show More

87. Billy Almon: Nature Be Wild'n

57:00 | Mar 5th, 2018

What can nature teach us about innovation? According to Billy Almon, a dimensional designer and biomimicry aficionado, a whole lot. Tune in for parallels between ants and corporate organizational design, a discussion of biomimicry in Black Panther an...Show More

86. Human Venn Diagram Highlights: Three Cheers For The Drama Club

1:02:00 | Feb 26th, 2018

It's an extra special highlights episode! We're celebrating theater kids of all ages and rediscovering how skills developed on or around the stage can translate to fascinating career moves. You'll hear from Dan Maccarone of Charming Robot, playwright...Show More

85. Rebecca Poulson: Developing The Lede

55:00 | Feb 19th, 2018

Rebecca Poulson has what she calls a strange job. We'd call it a really cool one. Rebecca is the Technical Program Manager for Emerging Platforms at Northwestern University Knight Lab, where she gets to work on experiments designed to push journalism...Show More

84. Kamal Sinclair: New Frontiers In Digital Storytelling

1:12:00 | Feb 12th, 2018

You could say that Kamal Sinclair is an art doula. She's the Director of the Sundance Institute's New Frontier Labs Program, a consultant to the Ford Foundation's JustFilms program, and was an artist and producer on the Question Bridge: Black Males t...Show More

83. C&C: The Power Of Tribes with Emilie Wapnick

1:04:00 | Feb 5th, 2018

Get ready for positive accountability, finding your tribe and... space trash? Yup! It's an all-new C&C episode with a special visit from Emilie Wapnick, founder of Puttylike and The Puttytribe! Emilie joins us to discuss what's going on with those 20...Show More

82. Adam Huttler: Exponential Creativity

1:14:00 | Jan 29th, 2018

Has anyone ever called you an amateur? Fractured Atlas Founder Adam Huttler has some thoughts on why that's a good thing. Adam tells us how he took a small theater production company and grew it into one of the premier arts services and nonprofit tec...Show More

81. Kevin Clark: Product Management Meets Mozart

1:20:00 | Jan 22nd, 2018

Have you ever considered using Trello to compose your next symphony? Meet Kevin Clark, a philanthropy consultant, product manager, and composer working to help artists thrive. As a composer, Kevin experiments with business models and collaboration te...Show More

80. Kat Mustatea: Art in the Age of Machine Intelligence

1:10:00 | Jan 15th, 2018

It's our 80th episode, so you know it's a great one! We're talking with Kat Mustatea, who’s a poet, playwright and technologist. Kat writes about the intersection of technology and the arts for Forbes, and she's currently interested in art in the age...Show More

79. Casey REAS: Interactivity

1:02:00 | Jan 8th, 2018

Ready to jump down a rabbit hole of curiosity and creation? Join us as we talk with Casey REAS, an artist and educator whose interdisciplinary work has been shown around the world and most recently, in music videos for The National. Casey teaches in ...Show More

78. C&C: Saltines and Leisure

1:06:00 | Jan 1st, 2018

It's a brand new year, guys! We're addressing the trash fire that was 2017 and laying the groundwork for a bright new 2018. We dig into the science of stress, the need for real leisure time and why productivity hacks can just chill out already. Plus,...Show More

77. Human Venn Diagram Highlights: Speaking STEM

1:13:00 | Dec 25th, 2017

It's our first ever very special highlights episode! We're bringing you some of our favorite illuminating moments from FOUR guests who all have at least one circle of their Human Venn Diagrams in the world of STEM communication. You'll hear Bobak Fer...Show More

76. Lia Halloran: Solar Painter

1:01:00 | Dec 18th, 2017

It's a special in-studio episode! Lia Halloran is the type of artist who knows no bounds, exploring everything from the depths of our solar system to her local skate park. Lia shares her keys to successful collaborations and why she seeks out learnin...Show More

75. Ryan and Hays Holladay: Sounds Of The Holladays

1:01:00 | Dec 11th, 2017

Do you ever imagine you're moving to a soundtrack inspired by your environment? Meet Ryan and Hays Holladay - two brothers who have created location-aware compositions in places like The National Mall and Central Park. Ryan and Hays tell us when they...Show More

Dances With Rocks

1:07:00 | Dec 4th, 2017

Imagine you're talking to a rock. What would you say? If you're Adeene Denton, a whole lot.? ?Adeene is a geologist and planetary scientist whose background in history gives her an eye-opening take on science communication. She's also a dancer and ch...Show More

Creative Destruction

59:00 | Nov 27th, 2017

When was the last time you looked at the things you regularly do and asked yourself why you're doing them in the first place? In this C&C episode, we discuss the power of creative destruction, comedy and curiosity. Plus, quick and easy tips for maint...Show More

Giving Freedom A Frame

1:14:00 | Nov 20th, 2017

Did it ever occur to you that J.S. Bach was a technology? nerd? We're talking with Dan Tepfer, a pianist and composer who improvises with algorithms and cowrites with computers. Dan tells us how he discovered that music would be his primary pursuit a...Show More

Wonder Women

55:00 | Nov 13th, 2017

Jenny Dearborn is the Chief Learning Officer (yes, that's a job!) of SAP who paints superheroes, writes screenplays and has a serious thing for change. If you think a corporate job doesn't equal dynamic opportunities for change, keep listening. In fa...Show More

Cosmic Collaboration

1:14:00 | Nov 6th, 2017

Sasha Samochina has a really cool job. She's an immersive visualization producer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where she creates interactive experiences to help scientists and engineers share their work with the public. You'll hear about Sasha...Show More

Engineering Fluency

1:10:00 | Oct 30th, 2017

What happens when a debt-ridden opera singer launches a Kickstarter campaign that becomes the most funded app in Kickstarter history? Gabriel Wyner shares his journey from winning the Renaissance Scholar award at USC to singing opera in Vienna to fou...Show More

Passion, Purpose And Poppies

1:09:00 | Oct 23rd, 2017

What do you do if you don't have a clear passion? Or if you used to have one, but now... not so much? In this C&C episode, we discuss an alternative to all of that advice about passion, and it may just change the way you approach your work. We also a...Show More

Physics On Pointe

1:04:00 | Oct 16th, 2017

If you think you can't dance with international ballet companies and make physics breakthroughs at the same time, you haven't met Merritt Moore. Merritt continually jumps from lab coats to leotards and tells us how she pulls it off with the grace and...Show More

All The Cells We Cannot See

1:05:00 | Oct 9th, 2017

Can you picture a nucleosome? Thanks to data-visualization expert Janet Iwasa, there's a whole collection of molecular animations to help us see what our eyes cannot. Listen to how Janet turns the movies in the minds of research scientists into dynam...Show More

Music in Motion

1:02:00 | Oct 2nd, 2017

Jeff Smith got the idea to cofound Smule while pursuing his PhD in Computer Music at Stanford twenty years after attending as an undergrad. For the first time in his life, music and technology came together in a way that he didn't see coming. Jeff sh...Show More

The Room Where It Happens

1:11:00 | Sep 25th, 2017

Entrepreneur and investor Jason Scott believes that when you can get a bunch of individuals with diverse backgrounds in one room, magic happens. Jason shares how his experience studying Biology at MIT led him toward consumer technology and building c...Show More

Metrics That Matter

1:08:00 | Sep 18th, 2017

It's a C&C episode and we're sharing our favorite learnings with you! You'll hear how to frame and own your expertise, how to decide when to work within a system or step out of it and the power of setting metrics that matter. Plus, fall plans and our...Show More

Algorithmic Art

59:00 | Sep 11th, 2017

Did you ever consider that the thing you're the worst at might open the door to an exciting career path? Mario Klingemann, an artist in residence at Google Art, tells us how having poor handwriting as a child led him to the world of computational art...Show More

Coding Like A Girl

1:04:00 | Sep 4th, 2017

When you picture a computer scientist in your head, do you immediately go to an anime sailor girl holding a bubble gun? We're talking with Amy Wibowo, engineer and creator of BubbleSort Zines, which cover computer science topics for teen girls and ev...Show More

Your One And Onlyness

1:10:00 | Aug 28th, 2017

Imagine that every time you enter a room, you bring a light bulb that has a color, feeling and energy totally unique to you. That light is your Onlyness. We're talking with Nilofer Merchant, author of the brand new book "The Power of Onlyness: Make Y...Show More

Fibonacci Sequins

1:06:00 | Aug 21st, 2017

Did you realize that we've been multi-hyphenates since we were born? Prepare to be illuminated. We're talking with Dona Sarkar, who heads up the Windows Insider program at Microsoft and is a published author, fashion designer and blogger. We discuss ...Show More

Rants, Raves And A Digital Detox

1:17:00 | Aug 14th, 2017

It's a C&C episode and we're digging into two of our favorite topics: portfolio careers and financial advice for Human Venn Diagrams! Christina recently hired a financial adviser and she's sharing some of her best tips with us. We also talk about tha...Show More

Zag When Others Zig

1:02:44 | Aug 7th, 2017

What do Broadway musicals and fintech startups have in common? Amy Nauiokas is here to tell us. Amy is Founder and President of Anthemis, a digital financial services investment and advisory firm, and Founder and Chair of Archer Gray, a media product...Show More

A Sense Of Place

1:08:04 | Jul 31st, 2017

Did you know that the genius behind one of the most inspiring accounts on Twitter is an architect-engineer-playwright-artist-comedian working on a PhD at MIT? It's true! Jonny Sun, known to his 400K+ followers on Twitter as Jomny Sun, shares some tru...Show More

Delicious Machines

1:00:10 | Jul 24th, 2017

How do you squeeze machine learning, cognitive science, linguistics and delicious pastries into one episode? Listen on! Burr Settles, a computer scientist who leads the research group at Duolingo, shares how he uses machine learning to help people le...Show More

From Fashion To (Vertical) Farming

1:05:29 | Jul 17th, 2017

What happens when a fashion model develops a passion for biomedicine and vertical farming? Elettra Wiedemann, founder of the Impatient Foodie blog and author of its eponymous cookbook, is here to tell us. Elettra takes us on her unique path that incl...Show More

All The Things

1:11:31 | Jul 10th, 2017

What do you suck at? Or, more importantly, what do you let yourself suck at? We dive into some seriously awesome topics like why it's important to suck at something and the relevance of a liberal arts education (yes, even for techies!). Plus, busines...Show More

I Really Like Your How

1:06:57 | Jul 3rd, 2017

"I really like your how" may be our new favorite compliment. We'll break down what it means with Kara DeFrias, a UX expert who has leveraged her background in theater production and instructional design to work everywhere from the Oscars to the White...Show More

Live: Me, Myself And Why

1:13:37 | Jun 26th, 2017

In this very special episode, we bring you our KPCC live show from Los Angeles! We speak with the brilliant science writer Jennifer Ouellette about serendipity, cultivating openness and what makes us who we are. Plus jiu jitsu, Buffy The Vampire Slay...Show More

College 2.0

1:04:36 | Jun 19th, 2017

If you had the chance to go back to college and do it all over again, would you? And what would you do differently? For our 50th episode, we're deep-diving into a new approach to interdisciplinary education with Connecticut College president Katherin...Show More

The Science New Wave

1:01:21 | Jun 12th, 2017

How does a fascination with fruit flies become a feature film? Alexis Gambis, a French Venezuelan scientist turned filmmaker, tells us how. From studying the eye to the camera lens, editing genomes to editing film, Alexis is creating a new wave of sc...Show More

Well-Documented Failure

1:06:40 | Jun 5th, 2017

Are you a tenacious loser? Jason Haaheim, principal timpanist for the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, explains why having that title will increase your chances of success. Jason also tells us how he built a sustainable business model for his musical pu...Show More

You Don't Have To Be A Superhuman

1:08:50 | May 29th, 2017

When is quitting a virtue? And why is "never give up" not necessarily the best advice? We discuss how to know when to stop and when to keep going; when to specialize and when to diversify. Stay tuned for a bunch of strategies like Christina's Coffee ...Show More

Calling All Geek Girls

59:35 | May 22nd, 2017

Calling all geek girls... and geek guys! Heather Cabot is an angel investor, journalist, adjunct professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and co-author of Geek Girl Rising. We discuss the power of a major identity shift as Hea...Show More

How To Be Everything

1:05:38 | May 15th, 2017

Are you a multipotentialite? If you love our show, you probably are. We sit down with Emilie Wapnick, author of "How to be Everything" and all around multipotentialite, to talk about how to thrive when you're interested in many things. Whether you wa...Show More

Creative Brainpower

56:47 | May 8th, 2017

Can you train your brain to be more creative? Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, a neuroscientist turned creative director, makes a strong case that you can. Amanda is the prolific creator of Beyond Curie, a design project that highlights badass women in STEM...Show More

It's Going To Be OK

1:31:42 | May 1st, 2017

It's our first live show at Interlochen Center for the Arts! We interview Kathleen Stetson, opera singer, acoustical engineer, startup co-founder and nonprofit spearheader about the power of not choosing, and we help Human Venn Diagram students figur...Show More

The Mathematics of Origami

51:50 | Apr 24th, 2017

Can you mathematicize art? We dive into that question and lots more with physicist, engineer and master origami artist Dr. Robert Lang, who merges mathematics with aesthetics to fold elegant modern origami. You'll hear how computer programs support m...Show More

Journeys Of A Sasstronaut

58:49 | Apr 17th, 2017

Front-End Architect. Pantsuit Seamstress. Sasstronaut. These are just a few ways to describe Mina Markham, a senior engineer at Slack, self-taught technologist, and public speaker. We discuss how to find your purpose, the art of learning technical sk...Show More

A Massive Take On Science

1:01:07 | Apr 10th, 2017

How do you open the science loop to create compelling media? That's one of the topics we discuss with Nadja Oertelt, scientist, media producer, documentary filmmaker and co-founder of Massive, a new science media company. We follow Nadja's journey fr...Show More

Dating a #HumanVennDiagram, Part 2

1:00:02 | Apr 3rd, 2017

We're talking with Ross Crain, actor, director, VR filmmaker and Cate's fiance. That's right! Our two-part series on partnership is back! Ross and Christina discuss Occam's Razor, Mixed Reality, what baseball and portfolio theory have in common and m...Show More

Improvising By Design

1:04:12 | Mar 27th, 2017

Are you a pirate, robot, or a ninja? That's one of the many questions we discuss with Bryan Cooperrider, an educator, designer and musician who has been performing improv comedy for over 20 years. We discuss design as process, the intersection of eng...Show More

The Scrappy And Resourceful CEO

1:03:05 | Mar 20th, 2017

We're talking with Janett Martinez the CEO of Loomia, a fashion-tech company that makes fabric into circuit boards using proprietary conductive ink. Janett shares her fascinating path to CEO that's been paved with scrappy resourcefulness. We discuss ...Show More

On A Pi Note

58:26 | Mar 13th, 2017

In this special Pi Day episode, we interview Dr. Eugenia Cheng, mathematician, musician, chef and the author of How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics and the upcoming Beyond Infinity: An Expedition to the Outer Limit...Show More

Explore, Experiment and Execute

1:09:46 | Mar 6th, 2017

To celebrate our one-year anniversary of launching The Limit Does Not Exist, we're recapping and synthesizing some of the big themes we've learned over the last 34 episodes from our brilliant guests and enlightening insights you've sent our way. Cons...Show More

Neuroscience In Focus

58:18 | Feb 27th, 2017

We talk with Kate Fehlhaber, neuroscientist, photographer, pianist, and science communicator, who just completed her PhD at UCLA. We discuss how Kate walks the tightrope between art and science, as well as the connection between her particular area ...Show More

Tech, Art and Rock 'n' Roll

1:06:34 | Feb 20th, 2017

We interview Professor Butch Rovan, a performer, composer, media artist, and the faculty director of the Brown Arts Initiative. Once a rock musician in Los Angeles, Butch now creates award-winning work at intersection of technology, code and composit...Show More

Dating a #HumanVennDiagram: Part 1

1:03:03 | Feb 13th, 2017

We're talking with Chas Carey, writer, producer, podcast host, litigator, actor, and Christina's boyfriend. That's right! This is the first in a two-part series in which we ask: Is it really a good idea for one #HumanVennDiagram to be partnered with ...Show More

The Big Band Theory

49:49 | Feb 6th, 2017

We interview Stephon Alexander, physicist, jazz saxophonist, professor at Brown University, and author of the book The Jazz of Physics. Stephon explains why quantum physics is a lot like jazz improvisation and how working on physics in a jazz club le...Show More

Creatives Who Code

53:51 | Jan 30th, 2017

We talk with Leah Gilliam, the VP of Strategy and Innovation at Girls Who Code. Leah began her career as an artist, filmmaker, and academic before shifting over to game design and STEM education. We discuss how to narrate your own Human Venn Diagram ...Show More

STEM Warrior Princess

55:31 | Jan 23rd, 2017

We interview Dr. Carol Lynn Curchoe, scientist, STEM educator, and the founder of 32ATPs, a clean energy biotech company. Carol is also the former Utah State Science Advisor and (in true #HumanVennDiagram form) helps run a stage plot app for professi...Show More

Impromptu Dance Party - Ep 28

1:06:07 | Jan 16th, 2017

It's our first C&C episode of the year! We discuss motion-capture Shakespeare, Hidden Figures, as well as Obama's STEM and arts legacy. We also talk about why it's the perfect time to make your balanced scorecard for the year, why it's always the per...Show More

Everything Is Super Awesome - Ep 27

1:05:43 | Jan 9th, 2017

We hang out with Adam Ward, a multi-hyphenate artist who works primarily in LEGO. Adam has created major installations for brands like Tumblr, Microsoft, Genentech, and The Oscars, and is in the second season of his hit YouTube series BRICK X BRICK. ...Show More

Power Moves - Ep 26

54:34 | Jan 2nd, 2017

We talk with Gabrielle Reece, pro athlete, New York Times best-selling author, host, health and wellness entrepreneur, and part-time resident of Hawaii. We discuss the power of diversifying through the lens of athletics, why mentors are essential, wh...Show More

A Portfolio Kind of Person - Ep 25

59:54 | Dec 26th, 2016

We interview Randi Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media and author of Dot Complicated, which is now a multimedia platform spanning a radio show, a website, a children's book, an animated series, and more. Randi shares how she embraced her ...Show More

Binary Besties - Ep 24

1:03:52 | Dec 19th, 2016

It's the final C&C episode of the year, and we've got a lot of catching up to do! We learn why Christina just came from prison, why Cate's no longer on the market (but also totally is), and we get a visit from the BroadMic gals to discuss diversity i...Show More

Every Expedition Needs an Artist - Ep 23

1:08:31 | Dec 12th, 2016

We talk with Dr. Sarah Jane Pell, an Australian artist, researcher, occupational diver, and lover of space who is currently training to be an "artist-astronaut" and will soon be bringing art to a suborbital space mission. We discuss how SJ's art is c...Show More

Choreographing the Future - Ep 22

1:06:20 | Dec 5th, 2016

We interview Sydney Skybetter: choreographer, change agent, curator, and first-class Human Venn Diagram (he even has one on his website!). We discuss gestural grammar, disruption theory, a quick fix for slash-artist syndrome, why you should adopt a n...Show More


1:03:25 | Nov 28th, 2016

We talk with Taoufik Nadji, professor of physics, astronomy, math, and forensic science at Interlochen Arts Academy. Mr. Nadji is famous at Interlochen for his ingenious ways of incorporating arts and science and making STEM thrilling. We discuss som...Show More

Rise Up! - Ep 20

1:07:16 | Nov 21st, 2016

It's another Cate and Christina episode, and we're talking about the election through the Human Venn Diagram lens. We cover big data and whether or not it failed us in predicting the winner, plus the difference between certainty and probability, unse...Show More

Follow the Women - Ep 19

1:03:37 | Nov 14th, 2016

We talk with Camille Seaman, an award-winning photojournalist, documentary filmmaker, Stanford Knight Fellow, and a TED Senior Fellow, who strongly believes in capturing photographs which articulate that humans are not separate from nature. Camille h...Show More

Sensing Symmetry - Ep 18

50:00 | Nov 7th, 2016

We interview Alexander Green, the founder and CEO of Symmetry Labs, which is creating the future of lighting. Alex was trained as a mathematical and theoretical physicist as well as a classical musician before he pivoted over to hardware, software, ...Show More

The Science of Drama - Ep 17

46:50 | Oct 31st, 2016

We talk with Lauren Gunderson, who is the most produced living playwright in America this year, as well the winner of this year's New Dramatists' Lanford Wilson Award, and a recipient of the Mellon Foundation's 3-Year Residency with Marin Theatre Com...Show More

Headspace - Ep 16

1:07:41 | Oct 24th, 2016

It's another Cate and Christina episode! On this episode, we're talking about headspace. When is it time for a break, and what does that look like? We also discuss the seasonality of careers and how to take stock of where you are by letting your valu...Show More

Govern in Poetry - Ep 15

1:01:21 | Oct 17th, 2016

We talk with Emileigh Barnes, a poet and a content designer for 18F, a digital services agency based within the United States' General Services Administration. We discuss creativity at work and the challenges of the maker vs. manager schedule, Ruth B...Show More

It's Go Time - Ep 14

1:02:16 | Oct 10th, 2016

We interview Binta Niambi Brown, Founder and CEO of Fermata Entertainment-an artist management, development and production company-as well Big Mouth Records, a boutique record label based in Brooklyn, New York. We discuss why having mix of skills can...Show More

Charmed by a Robot - Ep 13

59:40 | Oct 3rd, 2016

We talk with Dan Maccarone, Founder and CEO of Charming Robot, about his theater background and the intersection between the performing arts and the business world. We dig into Dan's path from journalism school to UX design to creating the original w...Show More

Fall Into Originality

1:08:40 | Sep 13th, 2016

We close our first season with reflections, tips, hot topics, and essential reading material for every Human Venn Diagram. We discuss Gwyneth Paltrow, big data, and those Wells Fargo ads; plus, we share major insights from Adam Grant's Originals, inc...Show More

The Proximity of Luck

1:05:14 | Aug 30th, 2016

We interview Marquise Stillwell, the Founder and Principal of Openbox, an independent design and innovation consultancy that helps organizations and communities think, build, and grow together. Why you should play early and play often, the power of c...Show More

Race Cars and Robot Cakes

1:02:52 | Aug 16th, 2016

We interview Dr. Abigail Edgecliff?e?-Johnson, the founder and CEO of a STEM toy company called RaceYa?,?who has a PhD in Medical Anthropology and has worked in everything from HIV research to finance to media to drug policy. We discuss fixed mindset...Show More

The Art of Play

1:02:50 | Aug 2nd, 2016

We interview Risa Puno, an interactive installation and sculpture artist based in New York, who also happens to be an incredible baker and math tutor. We discuss the importance of play in art and life, what it's like to be an artist with a strong lef...Show More

The VR Vanguard

50:45 | Jul 19th, 2016

We interview Eugene Chung, a film director, tech investor, and founder and CEO of Penrose Studios, a virtual reality and augmented reality startup that is being called the Pixar of VR. We discuss what it's like to be creating an entirely new medium; ...Show More

Fluent Dynamics

49:34 | Jul 5th, 2016

We interview Dr. Shini Somara, a mechanical engineer and science reporter for the BBC who teaches Crash Course Physics on YouTube. Why Americans stink at math, how to unlock a passion for STEM through curiosity and failure, plus the art of communicat...Show More

The Struggle Is Real

1:01:58 | Jun 21st, 2016

For the first time since Episode #1, we hang out for some real talk. What personal challenges we're navigating while living the #humanVenndiagram life, plus gifted intensity, authenticity, and imposter syndrome. And we answer listener questions, like...Show More

Snakes on a Podcast

51:33 | Jun 7th, 2016

We interview Frank Burbrink, an assistant curator of herpetology at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. What exactly herpetology is and what computer programming has to do with it, plus comic books, punk rock, tattoos, multipotentiali...Show More

Brain Scooped

57:03 | May 24th, 2016

We interview Emily Graslie, Chief Curiosity Correspondent at The Field Museum in Chicago? ?and host of The Brain Scoop on YouTube?. How a landscape painter found her calling of getting people excited about dead things?, climactic uncertainty, why qui...Show More

Where Light Resides

44:37 | May 10th, 2016

We interview Pixar's Danielle Feinberg, Director of Photography for Lighting on films like WALL-E, Brave, and the upcoming Coco. Why the 10,000 hours rule may not apply to you, what computer programming and algorithms have to do with making animated ...Show More

Mohawk Guy

55:01 | Apr 26th, 2016

We interview Bobak Ferdowsi, a member of the Flight System Engineering team on the Europa mission and Flight Director for the Curiosity Rover on Mars at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory... and "mohawk guy" on the Internet. What Bobak and Karlie Kloss...Show More

You Don't Know Grace

46:28 | Apr 12th, 2016

We discuss how to introduce yourself when you do a lot, Cady Heron's superpowers, and why Admiral Grace Hopper is our patron saint. Plus, we're at SXSW!