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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

Ep50 - Atul Gawande: "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End"

7/23/2019
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Surgeon, public health researcher, and MacArthur fellow Atul Gawande discusses his #1 NY Times bestseller, "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End." Modern medicine has transformed the dangers of birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But when it comes to the inescapable realities of aging and death, what medicine can do often runs counter to what it should do. Through eye-opening research and gripping stories of his own patients and family, Gawande...

Duration:01:04:03

Ep49 - Michio Kaku: "The Future of Humanity"

7/16/2019
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Michio Kaku is a world-renowned physicist, futurist, and author of numerous bestselling books including Beyond Einstein, Parallel Universes, The Future of the Mind, and Physics of the Impossible. In this talk, he discusses the groundbreaking first image of a black hole as well as a range of topics related to his latest book, The Future of Humanity, in which he explores how humanity might gradually develop a sustainable civilization in outer space. Get the book here:...

Duration:00:40:42

Ep48 - Broadway's To Kill A Mockingbird: "Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels, and More"

7/9/2019
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We will are joined by Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels, Gideon Glick, Celia Keenan-Bolger, and Gbenga Akinnagbe Jackson as they discuss their box office record-shattering play, To Kill A Mockingbird. Jeff, Gideon, and Celia are all nominated for 2019 Tony Awards for their performances in this production. Tickets and info via https://tokillamockingbirdbroadway.com/ Read Gbenga's NYTimes OpEd here: https://goo.gle/2JTBkYB Moderated by Ben Fried, Google CIO. Visit http://g.co/TalksAtGoogle/TKAM...

Duration:00:54:21

Ep47 - Chris Voss: "Never Split the Difference"

7/2/2019
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Everything we’ve previously been taught about negotiation is wrong: people are not rational; there is no such thing as ‘fair’; compromise is the worst thing you can do; the real art of negotiation lies in mastering the intricacies of No, not Yes. These surprising tactics—which radically diverge from conventional negotiating strategy—weren’t cooked up in a classroom, but are the field-tested tools FBI agents used to talk criminals and hostage-takers around the world into (or out of) just...

Duration:00:52:41

Ep46 - Bill Hader: "HBO's Barry"

6/25/2019
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Join Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live, The Skeleton Twins, Hod Rod, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Tropic Thunder) as he discusses his hit show Barry, now streaming on HBO Go and HBO Now. About the show: Disillusioned at the thought of taking down another "mark," depressed, low-level hit man Barry Berkman seeks a way out. When the Midwesterner reluctantly travels to Los Angeles to execute a hit on an actor who is bedding a mobster's wife, little does Barry know that the City of Angels may be...

Duration:01:03:54

Ep45 - Sophie Bostock: "Sleeping for the Sleep Deprived: How to Make the Most of It"

6/18/2019
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Dr. Sophie Bostock is a Sleep Evangelist at Sleepio, whose research interests include the links between sleep, well-being, health and performance. She has been awarded an NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellowship, collaborates with colleagues at the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute at the University of Oxford, and has featured as a sleep expert for the BBC, The Times, ITV, and TEDx. Sleep is a cornerstone of mental health and well-being. Yet as the case for sleep grows, so do the...

Duration:00:55:32

Ep44 - Sloane Crosley: "Look Alive Out There"

6/11/2019
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New York Times–bestselling author Sloane Crosley discusses Look Alive Out There—a brand-new collection of essays filled with her trademark hilarity, wit, and charm. The characteristic heart and punch-packing observations are back, but with a newfound coat of maturity. Sloane gives an inside look into how she writes her stories which include scaling active volcanoes, crashing shivas, befriending swingers, and squinting down the barrel of the fertility gun. Please visit...

Duration:00:47:16

Ep43 - Nicholas Tse: "Passion & Innovation"

6/4/2019
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Nicholas first stepped onto the entertainment scene as a singer at the age of 16 in 1996. Two years later, Nicholas filmed his first movie “Young and Dangerous: The Prequel” and won “Best New Performer” at the 18th Hong Kong Film Awards. At the age of 21, Nicholas received the “World’s Best Chinese Artist Award” at the World Music Awards in 2002, making him the youngest Chinese awardee. In 2003, Nicholas founded “Post Production Office”, which was the pioneer computer graphic and special...

Duration:00:53:59

Ep42 - Matt Parker: "The Greatest Maths Mistakes"

5/28/2019
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When math goes wrong, things can get expensive. Or absolutely hilarious. For this talk we invited YouTube personality (Numberphile, standupmaths), math communicator, comedian, and one third of the Festival of the Spoken Nerd, Matt Parker, to share his favorite math mistakes from his new UK #1 bestseller, "Humble Pi - A Comedy of Maths Errors". Matt exposes errors on the Two Pound Coin, very specific rules for trains operating in Switzerland, and how simple unit conversion slip ups can cost...

Duration:00:59:51

Ep41 - Paula Pant: "Afford Anything"

5/21/2019
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Paula Pant is the founder of award-winning website & podcast Afford Anything and a writer and speaker specializing at the intersection between managing money and designing your lifestyle. She speaks to audiences about the philosophy of money -- what purpose does it serve in our lives, and how do we manage it in a more thoughtful, conscious way? In this interview, Paula Pant discusses a range of financial topics including the anti-budget, growing the gap, whether it’s better to build a side...

Duration:00:58:13

Google News Initiative Mini Series Ep5 of 5 - Daniel Bramatti

5/17/2019
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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 Daniel Bramatti of Abraji speaks the future of news and collaborative reporting 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:00:07:25

Ep40 - Cimafunk: "A New Generation of Cuban Music"

5/14/2019
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Bringing the funk to Cuban rhythms (and vice versa), Cimafunk embraces the piquant playfulness of timeless Cuban music with 21st-century style, referencing timba as well as trova, and continuing where '90s cult band Yerba Buena left off. Cimafunk, who was by all accounts Cuba’s 2018 revelation of the year, is poised for international discovery. Cimafunk visits Google New York to perform music from his latest album, "Terapia," and engages with Brett Perlmutter, Head of Google Cuba, to...

Duration:00:55:28

Ep39 - Colin Quinn: "Red State, Blue State"

5/7/2019
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Comedian and former Saturday Night Live cast member Colin Quinn, the satirical sage from Brooklyn joined Googler David Windmueller back in February 2019 to discuss his off-Broadway show Colin Quinn: Red State Blue State, where he laid bare the absurdities, hypocrisies and calamities on both sides of the political divide. Regardless of which side you may find yourself on, Colin came to “own the libs, the conservs and all of you in between.” Visit http://colinquinn.com/ for more...

Duration:00:45:04

Ep38 - Nimai Delgado: "How Eating Plants Changed My Life - How It Could Change Yours"

4/30/2019
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Nimai Delgado discusses how he used his mechanical engineering background to optimize his health by choosing the right fuel for optimal human performance and became an elite professional bodybuilder on a fully plant based diet. What is most shocking, is that Nimai has never eaten any meat in his life. He was raised in a Hindu farm community in Mississippi and describes how his unique childhood experiences shaped his perspective on life. Nimai has gone against the grain his entire life and...

Duration:00:44:11

Ep37 - The cast of "Fighting with my Family" (Nick Frost, Lena Headey, Florence Pugh, and Jack Lowden with WWE wrestler Paige)

4/23/2019
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Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, The World's End), Lena Headey (Game of Thrones, The Brothers Grimm), Florence Pugh (The Falling, Lady Macbeth, Outlaw King), Jack Lowden (Dunkirk), and WWE wrestler Paige join us to discuss their latest movie FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY, based on a true story. About the movie: Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a...

Duration:00:41:31

Google News Initiative Mini Series Ep4 of 5 - Dmitry Shishkin

4/19/2019
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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 Dmitry Shishkin of BBC World Service about the future of news 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 http://g.co/TalksAtGoogle/GoogleNewsInitiative. You...

Duration:00:12:47

Ep36 - Haemin Sunim: "How to Accept Yourself in a World Striving for Perfection"

4/16/2019
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One of the world’s most prominent Buddhist monks, Haemin Sunim, joined us at Google in London to talk about self-care, discussing that only by accepting yourself - and the flaws which make you who you are - can you have compassionate and fulfilling relationships at home and work. About the book No one is perfect. But that doesn't stop us from imagining ourselves smarter, funnier, richer, or thinner, and how much happier we would then be. Love for Imperfect Things shows how the path to...

Duration:00:46:56

Ep35 - Tyler Perry: "Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral"

4/9/2019
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Tyler Perry discusses his new movie "A Madea Family Funeral", which opened in theaters March 1st, 2019. This is moderated by De'Arra and Ken from the DK4L YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/dk4l About the movie: A joyous family reunion becomes a hilarious nightmare as Madea and the crew travel to backwoods Georgia, where they find themselves unexpectedly planning a funeral that might unveil unsavory family secrets. Visit http://g.co/TalksAtGoogle/AMadeaFamilyFuneral to watch the...

Duration:00:44:48

Ep34 - Professor Rory Truex: "Xi for life? What does it mean for China and the World?"

4/2/2019
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Rory Truex is a professor at Princeton University focusing on Chinese politics and authoritarian regimes. Professor Truex argues why the year of 2017/2018 may one day be considered a “critical year” for modern China, the year President Xi Jinping signaled a “New Era” of his own making. He also highlights three troubling trends to watch moving forward. For more from Rory Truex, please subscribe to his YouTube channel here or follow on Twitter (@rorytruex). Visit...

Duration:01:00:09

Ep33 - Imogen Heap: "Her Career: Past, Present, and Future"

3/26/2019
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World-famous recording artist Imogen Heap, who recently wrote all of the music for the record-breaking play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 and 2, had released a new album and is currently on tour. In this chat, she discusses her amazing career, Mecelia "Creative Passport", and more. More info via http://imogenheap.com. Moderated by Ben Arthur. Visit http://g.co/TalksAtGoogle/ImogenHeap to watch the video.

Duration:00:47:10