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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 videos 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 videos 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 videos 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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Episodes

Ep23 - On The Basis of Sex (Justin Theroux, Director Mimi Leder, and Screenwriter Daniel Stiepleman)

1/15/2019
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A Q&A about On the Basis of Sex, with actor Justin Theroux, Director Mimi Leder, and Screenwriter Daniel Stiepleman (RBG’s real-life nephew). More info found at http://focusfeatures.com/on-the-basis-of-sex. Moderated by Rachael Janowski. About the movie: On the Basis of Sex is inspired by the true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg – then a struggling attorney and new mother – who faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights throughout her career. When Ruth...

Duration:00:33:56

Ep22 - Ben Folds

1/8/2019
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An intimate performance and conversation with platinum rock piano musician, Ben Folds. Performance timecodes: Ben Folds is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. From 1995 to 2000, Folds was the frontman and pianist of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five. After the group temporarily disbanded, Folds performed as a solo artist and has toured all over the world. The group reunited in 2011. He has also collaborated with musicians such as William Shatner, Regina Spektor and...

Duration:01:13:25

Ep21 - Garry Kasparov: "Deep Thinking"

1/2/2019
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Garry Kasparov and DeepMind’s CEO Demis Hassabis discuss Garry’s book “Deep Thinking”, his match with Deep Blue and his thoughts on the future of AI in the world of chess. Get the book here: https://goo.gl/OwuOcW Event moderated by Demis Hassabis, CEO, DeepMind. About the book, Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins In May 1997, the world watched as Garry Kasparov, the greatest chess player in the world, was defeated for the first time by the IBM...

Duration:00:40:00

Google News Initiative Special Mini-series (Trailer)

12/29/2018
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In this five part series, you'll hear lighting talks presented by international voices in journalism during the Google News Initiative Innovation Forum in London. You will hear from Claire Wardle of First Draft, Lisa Gibbs of the Associated Press, Daniel Bramatti of Abraji, Marie-Louise Timcke of Funke Media Group, and Dmitry Shishkin of BBC World Service. They give us insight into the big questions that are top of mind for the industry covering topics like how to stop the spread of...

Duration:00:03:13

Ep20 - Boyz II Men: "Three Decades of R&B Hits"

12/27/2018
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Boyz II Men remains one of the most truly iconic R&B groups in music history. The trio, which includes Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris, and Shawn Stockman, holds the distinction of being the best-selling R&B group of all time, with an astounding 60 million albums sold, 4 Grammy Awards, 9 American Music Awards, 9 Soul Train Awards, 3 Billboard Awards, and a 2011 MOBO Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, as well and a Casino Entertainment Award for...

Duration:01:01:50

Ep19 - Jimmy Chin: "FREE SOLO"

12/18/2018
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This talk with renowned photographer, director, and mountaineer Jimmy Chin discusses his most recent project: National Geographic Documentary Film’s “FREE SOLO.” This stunning documentary provides an intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock...the 3,000ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park...without a rope. Moderated by Jonathan DiBlasi. Watch the film:...

Duration:00:56:00

Ep18 - Eric Idle: "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life"

12/12/2018
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Eric Idle is an English comedian actor, author, and singer-songwriter who found immediate fame with Monty Python's Flying Circus. Following their TV success, the group began making films, which include Holy Grail (1975), Life of Brian (1979) and The Meaning of Life (1983). Idle, who also founded The Rutles, authored the smash Broadway musical Spamalot, which won three Tonys. While in town for promoting his new sortabiography "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life", Idle sat down to talk...

Duration:00:50:59

Ep17 - Barbara Oakley: "Learning How to Learn"

12/4/2018
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Barbara Oakley is a professor of engineering at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. She has received many awards for her teaching, including the coveted National Science Foundation New Century Scholar Award. About the Book: Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a higher level of math competency, A Mind for Numbers offers the tools you need to get a better grasp of that intimidating but...

Duration:01:10:05

Ep16 - Jimmy O. Yang: "How to American"

11/27/2018
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Jimmy O. Yang, a Chinese-American actor, stand-up comedian, and writer discusses his new book, "How to American: An Immigrant's Guide to Disappointing Your Parents". Jimmy is best known for starring as Jian-Yang in the HBO comedy series Silicon Valley, and is also starring in the upcoming film "Crazy Rich Asians". Moderated by Gretchen Howard. Get the book here: https://goo.gl/JCTfXs Visit http://g.co/TalksAtGoogle/JimmyOYang to watch the video.

Duration:01:04:04

Ep15 - Mayim Bialik: "Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular"

11/20/2018
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Actress, author, and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik (Blossom, Big Bang Theory) discusses her new book "Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular". About the book: Mayim Bialik, star of The Big Bang Theory, puts her Ph.D. to work as she talks to teens about the science of growing up and getting ahead. A must-have book for all teenage girls. Growing up as a girl in today’s world is no easy task. Juggling family, friends, romantic relationships, social interests and school…sometimes...

Duration:00:46:36

Ep14 - Yuval Noah Harari: "21 Lessons for the 21st Century"

11/13/2018
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Yuval Noah Harari, macro-historian, Professor, best-selling author of "Sapiens" and "Homo Deus," and one of the world's most innovative and exciting thinkers, discusses his newest work, "21 Lessons for the 21st Century." Described as a "truly mind-expanding" journey through today’s most pressing issues, "21 Lessons for the 21st Century" reminds us to maintain our collective focus in the midst of dizzying and disorienting change. Moderated by Wilson White. Get the book:...

Duration:00:58:33

Ep13 - Bishop Robert Barron: "Religion and the Opening Up of the Mind"

11/6/2018
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Bishop Robert Barron speaks about religion and the opening up of the mind. He is the founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and is a #1 Amazon bestselling author having published numerous books, essays, and articles on theology and the spiritual life, in addition to his regular YouTube videos (@wordonfirevideo). Bishop Barron discusses how our minds restlessly seek, and how religion, at its best, never shuts down the mind, but opens...

Duration:00:54:32

Ep12 - "Head Over Heels" on Broadway: A Trans Perspective

10/30/2018
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HEAD OVER HEELS is the bold and fierce new musical comedy from the visionaries that rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening. Set to the iconic music of the 1980's all-female rock band The Go-Go's, it includes the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,” “Vacation,” Belinda Carlisle's “Heaven is a Place on Earth,” and many more! It's a hilarious and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties, told through the story of a royal...

Duration:00:57:03

Ep11 - Ray Dalio: "Principles: Life and Work"

10/23/2018
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In 1975, Ray Dalio founded an investment firm, Bridgewater Associates, out of his two-bedroom apartment in New York City. Forty years later, Bridgewater has made more money for its clients than any other hedge fund in history, and grown into the fifth most important private company in the United States, according to Fortune magazine. In his new book "Principles", Dalio shares what he’s learned over the course of his remarkable career, arguing that life, management, economics, and investing...

Duration:01:38:38

Ep10 - Bradley Cooper: "A Star Is Born"

10/16/2018
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Director, writer, producer and star Bradley Cooper stops by Google HQ to discuss his directorial debut film, "A Star Is Born," about seasoned musician Jackson Maine who discovers -- and falls in love with -- struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer until Jackson coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jackson fights an ongoing battle with his own...

Duration:00:30:21

Ep9 - Simon Sinek: "The Finite and Infinite Games of Leadership

10/9/2018
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The Finite and Infinite Games of Leadership: Leadership, Business and Finding Purpose in the Workplace. Simon Sinek is the bestselling author of Start With Why and Leaders Eat Last, which have helped organizations around the world inspire their people to reach new heights. Visit https://www.startwithwhy.com/ with more information on Simon. Visit g.co/TalksAtGoogle/SimonSinek to watch the video.

Duration:00:56:32

Ep8 - JL Collins: "The Simple Path to Wealth"

10/2/2018
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JL Collins shares his refreshingly unique and approachable take on investing. The author of "The Simple Path to Wealth: Your Road Map to Financial Independence and a Rich, Free Life", Collins offers easy-to-understand, effective tips and resources to help you invest with confidence. In this interview with Googler Rachel Smith, he discusses topics including: how to think about money and investing to build wealth, how to avoid debt, how to simplify the world of retirement accounts and much...

Duration:00:58:59

Ep7 - Ryan Reynolds: "Deadpool"

9/25/2018
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Ryan Reynolds, star and producer of "Deadpool", comes to Google to discuss the process of bringing the Merc with a Mouth to life. Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts...

Duration:00:28:38

Ep6 - Arno Michaelis & Pardeep Kaleka: "The Gift of Our Wounds: A Sikh and a Former White Supremacist Find Forgiveness After Hate"

8/30/2018
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One Sikh. One former Skinhead. Together, an unusual friendship emerged out of a desire to make a difference."One Sikh. One former Skinhead. Together, an unusual friendship emerged out of a desire to make a difference. When white supremacist Wade Michael Page murdered six people and wounded four in a Sikh Temple in Wisconsin in 2012, Pardeep Kaleka was devastated. The temple leader, now dead, was his father. His family, who had immigrated to the U.S. from India when Pardeep was young, had...

Duration:01:07:35

Ep5 - Noam Chomsky

8/21/2018
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For the past forty years Noam Chomsky's writings on politics and language have established him as a preeminent public intellectual and as one of the most original and wide-ranging political and social critics of our time. Among the seminal figures in linguistic theory over the past century, since the 1960s Chomsky has also secured a place as perhaps the leading dissident voice in the United States. "For the past forty years Noam Chomsky's writings on politics and language have established...

Duration:01:00:45