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The Talks at Google podcast - where great minds meet. Talks at Google brings the world’s most influential thinkers, creators, makers, and doers all to one place. Every episode is taken from a video that can be seen at YouTube.com/TalksAtGoogle. DISCLAIMER: The views or opinions expressed by the guest speakers are solely their own and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of Google, Inc. The comments on this channel belong only to the person who posted them. We do, however, reserve the right to remove off-topic or inappropriate comments. Also, the materials presented in the episodes are licensed to Google by the speaker(s). Google does not endorse any products or technology presented by the guest speakers.

The Talks at Google podcast - where great minds meet. Talks at Google brings the world’s most influential thinkers, creators, makers, and doers all to one place. Every episode is taken from a video that can be seen at YouTube.com/TalksAtGoogle. DISCLAIMER: The views or opinions expressed by the guest speakers are solely their own and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of Google, Inc. The comments on this channel belong only to the person who posted them. We do, however, reserve the right to remove off-topic or inappropriate comments. Also, the materials presented in the episodes are licensed to Google by the speaker(s). Google does not endorse any products or technology presented by the guest speakers.

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The Talks at Google podcast - where great minds meet. Talks at Google brings the world’s most influential thinkers, creators, makers, and doers all to one place. Every episode is taken from a video that can be seen at YouTube.com/TalksAtGoogle. DISCLAIMER: The views or opinions expressed by the guest speakers are solely their own and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of Google, Inc. The comments on this channel belong only to the person who posted them. We do, however, reserve the right to remove off-topic or inappropriate comments. Also, the materials presented in the episodes are licensed to Google by the speaker(s). Google does not endorse any products or technology presented by the guest speakers.

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@googtalks

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English

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919-264-8493


Episodes

Ep126 - Misha Nonoo | Sustainability & the Future of Fashion

1/26/2021
Misha Nonoo is a New York-based womenswear designer who was the first to pioneer on-demand manufacturing in a move to dramatically reduce environmental impact and improve the way scaling businesses operate. This model sees each garment cut and sewn in response to every individual order, reducing inventory waste by 90%. Every year, 80 billion pieces of new clothing are purchased globally. However, from production to consumption, the global fashion industry is one of the most resource...

Duration:00:58:25

Doug Hexter | Transforming ad dollars into animal shelter donations | PubCast

1/22/2021
Doug Hexter is the CEO and Founder of WoofTrax, the walk for a dog app that supports animal organizations with every step. Since launching the app, dog walkers have contributed over 50 million walks supporting over 8,500 animal shelters. This episode is part of a 4-part miniseries called PubCast, a series that explores the stories of website creators and app developers who've turned their passions into digital businesses. Hear from founders about how they got started, their challenges...

Duration:00:32:49

Ep125 - Matthew McConaughey | Greenlights

1/18/2021
This episode is with Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, as he discusses "Greenlights", his new memoir filled with raucous stories, outlaw wisdom, and lessons learned the hard way about living with greater satisfaction. For more information about the book visit greenlights.com Matthew McConaughey is an actor and producer, best known for his roles in movies such as Dazed and Confused, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Killer Joe, The Wolf of Wall Street, and Dallas Buyers Club, the...

Duration:00:34:16

Shankar Uprety | Creating community and Nepal's most popular app | PubCast

1/15/2021
Shankar Uprety is the CEO and Founder of Hamro Patro, the most popular app in Nepal. After building the app as a side project to stay connected to Nepal, Shankar has grown Hamro Patro to 6 million Monthly Active Users and created a global Nepali community. This episode is part of a 4-part miniseries called PubCast, a series that explores the stories of website creators and app developers who've turned their passions into digital businesses. Hear from founders about how they got started,...

Duration:00:22:32

Ep124 - Jon Taffer | Raise the Bar

1/12/2021
Originally recorded in January of 2014, our guest for this episode is Jon Taffer -- widely regarded as one of the greatest authorities in the food and beverage, hotel, and hospitality industries. If there's anyone who can prevent a bar or restaurant from going belly up, it's Jon Taffer. He runs the biggest trade show in the business and has turned around nearly 1,000 bars and at least that many restaurants. As host and co-producer of Paramount Network’s “Bar Rescue”, a documentary-style...

Duration:00:53:42

Ep123 - Brian Greene | Until the End of Time

1/5/2021
Prof. Brian Greene, the Director of Columbia University's Center for Theoretical Physics, discusses his new book Until the End of Time which narrates the unfolding of the universe from the Big Bang in the distant past to the ultimate dissolution of all matter billions of years in the future. He explores humanity's place in the world and how we find meaning despite our evanescence. Moderated by Sanders Kleinfeld. Visit http://g.co/TalksAtGoogle/endoftime to watch the video.

Duration:00:59:57

Ep122 - Manpreet Toor | Dancer, Choreographer, YouTube Star

12/29/2020
Manpreet Toor is a Bollywood/Bhangra Dance Choreographer and YouTube Star with a over 1 million subscribers on YouTube, and over 700K followers on Instagram and Facebook. She started dancing, choreographing, and teaching from the time she was young, but became famous as the result of her hit dance YouTube video, "Bollywood vs. Bhangra." Since then, she's had a string of hit videos topping a million views including "Laung Lachi" (22 million views), "Tu Cheez," "Lahore," "Paranda," "Angreji...

Duration:00:44:59

Erika Alexander & Melonie Parker | John Lewis: Good Trouble | The Search for Racial Equity

12/18/2020
In this episode, we talk with Erika Alexander and Melonie Parker to discuss the life, legacy, and wisdom of Congressman John Lewis and explore the criticality of voting rights and voter registration - a main theme in the documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble, which premiered on July 3, 2020, and is available to WATCH AT HOME by clicking this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iyl-GY1_sG0 The Search for Racial Equity Series is a global forum offering an in depth study and dialog of racial...

Duration:00:38:27

Ep121 - Dr. Michael Gregor | How Not To Die

12/15/2020
The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented through simple changes in diet and lifestyle. In How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger, the internationally-recognized lecturer, physician, and founder of NutritionFacts.org, examines the fifteen top causes of death in America—heart disease, various cancers, diabetes, Parkinson’s, high blood pressure, and more—and explains how nutritional and lifestyle interventions can sometimes trump prescription pills and other pharmaceutical and...

Duration:01:23:18

Bubba Wallace | Nascar Driver | The Search for Racial Equity

12/11/2020
In this episode of The Search for Racial Equity, Nascar driver Bubba Wallace opens up about his battles with depression and self-doubt, the importance of choosing love in the face of hate, and how to drive change—both on and off the race track. As people all over the world continue to grapple with the legacy of racism, there is a sense of possibility, a feeling that this moment could offer a unique opportunity to address deeply entrenched forms of injustice. The Search for Racial Equity...

Duration:00:27:53

Ep120 - Prof Sophie Scott | Why Laughter is Funny

12/8/2020
Professor Sophie Scott offers a neurological and psychological point of view on the often surprising science and evolution of laughter and its role in social interactions and emotional management. She talks about why we laugh, the impact of laughing on individual well-being and her work on what makes jokes funny. Her research investigates the cognitive neuroscience of voices, speech and laughter, particularly speech perception, speech production, vocal emotions and human...

Duration:00:49:39

Ep119 - Nim Tottenham | The Emotional Brain and the Role of Early Experiences

12/1/2020
Psychologist and neuroscientist Dr. Nim Tottenham highlights evidence showing how early social experiences may influence development through learning and modification of developmental pathways. These age-related changes will be discussed in terms of potential developmental sensitive periods for environmental influence. Compared to other species, human brain development is very slow, thus maximizing its chances of being influenced by environmental factors. In fact, it is this prolonged...

Duration:00:48:42

Dr. Cornel West | Philosopher, Author, and Public Intellectual | The Search for Racial Equity

11/27/2020
Dr. Cornel West is an American philosopher, political activist, social critic, author, and one of the most influential intellectuals of our time. With a legacy of activism dating back to his childhood and decades of scholarship on race, class and gender, Dr. Cornel West has a wealth of insight on challenging injustice and protecting the rights and freedoms of the most marginalized. As people all over the world continue to grapple with the legacy and consequences of racism, there is a...

Duration:00:40:34

Ep118 - Leslie Odom Jr. | "The Christmas Album" & Beyond

11/23/2020
Tony and Grammy Award-winning performer Leslie Odom Jr. discusses his meteoric rise to the top, all things Hamilton, his solo career, and the brand-new holiday album “The Christmas Album” which released on November 6th, 2020. Odom Jr. reimagines holiday favorites like “Little Drummer Boy” and “Last Christmas” along with two newly penned original tracks, “Snow” and “Heaven & Earth.” This album also features guest artists such as Tony, Emmy and Grammy winner Cynthia Erivo, actress Nicolette...

Duration:00:58:50

Bonita Stewart & Prof Linda Hill | Team Up to Lead, Empower & Thrive | The Search for Racial Equity

11/20/2020
When it comes to issues as persistent and complicated as underrepresentation and systemic racism, conventional approaches to problem solving are not enough—we need fresh, useful ideas. In other words, we need innovation. For this episode we invite Harvard Business School professor and expert on leadership and innovation, Linda Hill to discuss strategies for uplifting minority voices and Bonita Stewart, Google executive and co-author of the upcoming book, A Blessing: Women of Color Teaming Up...

Duration:00:47:18

Ep117 - Jon Bon Jovi | "2020", 15th Studio Album & The JBJ Soul Foundation

11/17/2020
Originally set for release on May 15, musical icon Jon Bon Jovi’s 15th studio album, aptly titled “2020” was already a collection with breadth and depth of songwriting named after a challenging and pivotal year. Along with all of America, Jon found himself unexpectedly experiencing a world-altering coronavirus pandemic, followed quickly by the staggering events bombarding us in the news, which let to two additional new songs encompassing these events “American Reckoning” and “Do What You...

Duration:00:45:29

Adam Goodes | Australian Dream | The Search for Racial Equity

11/13/2020
Adam Goodes is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Sydney Swans in the Australian Football League (AFL). Widely considered to be a legend, Goodes holds an elite place in AFL history as a dual Brownlow Medallist, dual premiership player, four-time All-Australian, member of the Indigenous Team of the Century and representative of Australia in the International Rules Series. Mr. Goodes impact, however, goes beyond the football field - he is also well known for...

Duration:01:04:23

Ep116 - Jonathan Sacks | Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times

11/10/2020
This episode is with Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, a philosopher, award-winning author of over thirty books, and respected international faith leader. He was the recipient of the 2016 Templeton Prize and served as Chief Rabbi of the UK and Commonwealth from 1991 to 2013. In this conversation, he discusses his latest book Morality, which traces today’s crisis to our loss of a strong, shared moral code and our elevation of self-interest over the common good, and challenges us to develop a more...

Duration:00:53:52

Ep115 - Jenny Odell | How To Do Nothing: Resisting The Attention Economy

11/3/2020
This episode features Oakland-based artist and writer Jenny Odell, as she discusses her debut book "How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy". Jenny examines how, by paying a new kind of attention - our most precious and overdrawn resource - we can undertake bolder forms of political action, reimagine humankind’s role in the environment, and arrive at more meaningful understandings of happiness and progress. Visit http://g.co/TalksAtGoogle/"&B11&" to watch the video.

Duration:00:56:05

Ibi Zoboi and Dr. Yusef Salaam | Punching The Air | The Search for Racial Equity

10/30/2020
Punching the Air is a collaboration between author Ibi Zoboi and activist Dr. Yusef Salaam, one of the Exonerated Central Park Five. In this talk, Malika Saada Saar, YouTube's Global Head, Human Rights, is in conversation with the authors, and the talk is centered on the impact of hope and storytelling. Zoboi and Salaam talk about harnessing the power of art and storytelling. The Search for Racial Equity Series is a global forum offering an in depth study and dialog of racial equity and...

Duration:01:03:38