29:59 | Feb 10thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
A secretive start-up promising the next generation of facial recognition software has compiled a database of images far bigger than anything ever constructed by the United States government: over thre...Show More
Scary and very real. Where do we draw the line? Obviously we all want criminals and child predators to be identified and stopped -- but when...Show More
14:59 | Jun 27thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
Gregg Breinberg has been directing the chorus at Public School 22 on Staten Island for twenty years. He tells his fourth and fifth grade students that participation is not about whether they can sing ...Show More
Love the little part where the teacher “tricks” the shy girl into “performing a solo”. Touching story of a music teacher and his Zoom choir ...Show More
39:58 | Aug 7thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
It’s been four years since the 2016 election laid bare the powerful role that social media companies have come to play in shaping political discourse and beliefs in America.
Since then, there have be...Show More
The most mind-blowing part of this conversation is Jack Dorsey reminding us that the Trump-news-politics Twitter is only a tiny sliver of th...Show More
27:45 | Jul 21stMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
Public health officials and private researchers have vowed to develop a coronavirus vaccine in record time. But could that rush backfire? Guest: Jan Hoffman, a health reporter for The New York Times. ...Show More
What will anti-vaxxers do when they discover a COVID-19 vaccine? 🤔 This gives a real look at vaccination skepticism in the US and shows tha...Show More
31:58 | Feb 7thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
Note: This episode contains descriptions of sexual violence.
In the trial of Harvey Weinstein, six women have taken the stand, each making similar accusations of rape and sexual assault against the m...Show More
This is a (tough) exercise in learning how to understand and listen to 'the other side', despite how difficult is. Another example of excell...Show More
23:26 | Nov 18th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
It was one of the most valuable start-ups in the United States, with bold plans to revolutionize how and where people worked around the world. Today, we look at how the dream of WeWork crumbled — and ...Show More
I never understood why WeWork was considered a tech company - they were also a real estate company. This is a great less-than-30 min episode...Show More
23:28 | Feb 27thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
What began as a public health crisis in China is well on the way to becoming a pandemic. And while there is a lot of news about the coronavirus, there is also a lack of understanding about the severit...Show More
Great conversation about Coronavirus. Especially our response to media.
31:09 | Nov 28th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
The story passed for years from tea sellers to rickshaw drivers to shopkeepers in Old Delhi. In a forest, they said, in a palace cut off from the city, lived a prince, a princess and a queen, said to ...Show More
Woah! This 3 part mini-series caught me by surprise.
This might be an odd comparison but it totally reminded me of S-town.