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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

Ep28 - Dan Gable: "Life Lessons from an Olympic Hero"

2/19/2019
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This episode is with Dan Gable, the legendary wrestler who ESPN refers to as possibly the most dominant athlete (un-scored upon Olympic Gold Medalist & 2x NCAA Champion) and coach (coached 4 Olympic gold medalists and led the University of Iowa to 15 national championships) of all time. Gable shares his view on life, keys to success, and snippets from his autobiography: A Wrestling Life. Get the book here: https://goo.gl/wAjjH5

Duration:00:49:52

Google News Initiative Mini Series Ep2 of 5 - Marie Louise Timcke

2/15/2019
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As a part of Talks at Google 5-part podcast mini-series in partnership with the Google News Initiative, this episode you’ll here from Marie-Louise Timcke of Funke Media Group about the future of news and data journalism at the first Google News Initiative Innovation Forum in London. Launched in 2018, the Google News Initiative is Google’s effort to work with the news industry to help journalism thrive in the digital age. To learn more about the GNI, please visit...

Duration:00:13:09

Ep27 - DeRay Mckesson: "Get Educated, Get Engaged - Converting Empathy into Action"

2/12/2019
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DeRay Mckesson is a civil rights activist, community organizer, and the host of Crooked Media's podcast, Pod Save the People. He started his career as an educator and came to prominence for his role in documenting the Ferguson protests and the movement they birthed and for publicly advocating for justice and accountability for the victims of police violence and the end of mass incarceration. DeRay is also the co-founder of Campaign Zero, a policy platform to end police violence, and...

Duration:00:57:46

Ep26 - Henry Golding and Jon M. Chu: "Crazy Rich Asians"

2/5/2019
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Talks at Google and the Asian Google Network welcomed star Henry Golding and director Jon M. Chu to Google San Francisco, to discuss their new film "Crazy Rich Asians." Moderated by Tiffany Siu. About the film: Based on the acclaimed worldwide bestseller by Kevin Kwan, CRAZY RICH ASIANS follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding) to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first...

Duration:00:40:30

Ep25 - Marie Kondo: "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up"

1/29/2019
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This episode is with world-renowned organizational consultant and author, Marie Kondo. Kondo has written four books on organizing, which have collectively sold millions of copies and have been translated from Japanese into many languages. In particular, her book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up has been published in more than 30 countries. Listed as one of Time Magazine’s "100 most influential people" in 2015, Kondo just released a Netflix series called Tidying Up with Marie Kondo,...

Duration:00:33:07

Ep24 - Travis Willingham, Marisha Ray, and Matthew Mercer: "Critical Role"

1/22/2019
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Travis Willingham, Marisha Ray, and Matthew Mercer discuss the origins of Critical Role the show and company, their approach to crafting characters, the benefits of playing DnD with the people you work with, and why they’re all so darn charitable! Check out their past content at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpXBGqwsBkpvcYjsJBQ7LEQ and catch them live every Thursday night at 7pm PST. You can find more details about Critical Role at https://critrole.com/. Moderated by Matthew...

Duration:00:51:45

Google News Initiative Mini Series Ep1 of 5 - Claire Wardle

1/20/2019
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As a part of a Talks at Google 5-part podcast mini-series in partnership with the Google News Initiative, in this episode you’ll here from Claire Wardle of First Draft about the future of news and disinformation at the first Google News Initiative Innovation Forum in London. Launched in 2018, the Google News Initiative is Google’s effort to work with the news industry to help journalism thrive in the digital age. To learn more about the GNI, please visit...

Duration:00:11:27

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