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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

Language:

English

Contact:

919-264-8493


Episodes

Ep146 - Arielle Crawford, Gene Baur, Jodi Monelle & Liz Dee | Climate Change, Sustainability, and What You Can Do to Make an Impact

5/11/2021
From the earth’s tallest peaks to the ocean floor, no part of the world is spared of climate change. Right now we are facing a disaster of global scale, our greatest threat in thousands of years - climate change. In an effort to inspire change, we sat down with experts who have built sustainable organizations and are making revolutionary efforts to combat climate change by doing everyday activities in a more sustainable way. Collectively, we can make a world of difference. About the...

Duration:00:58:59

Ep145 - Ayelet Waldman | Bad Mothers

5/7/2021
Israeli-American lawyer and novelist Ayelet Waldman came to public attention with the publication of her essay “Truly, Madly, Guiltily”, in which she describes the complex & sometimes conflicting feelings she has for both her husband & her four children. This essay provoked so much public controversy that Waldman decided to write a collection of essays about parenting and motherhood, entitled “Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of...

Duration:00:51:06

Ep144 - Emmanuel Acho | Uncomfortable Conversations With A Black Man

5/4/2021
This episode is with Emmanuel Acho, who discusses his book and YouTube Channel series of the same name: "Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man", which offers conversations about race in an effort to drive open dialogue. Emmanuel is a Fox Sports analyst and co-host of "Speak for Yourself". After earning his undergraduate degree in sports management in 2012, Emmanuel was drafted by the Cleveland Browns. He was then traded to the Philadelphia Eagles in 2013, where he spent most of his...

Duration:00:58:38

Ep143 - Leonard Mlodinow | The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives

4/30/2021
Acclaimed writer and scientist Leonard Mlodinow discusses his book, "The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives". Mlodinow received his doctorate in physics from the University of California, Berkeley, was an Alexander von Humboldt fellow at the Max Planck Institute, and now teaches about randomness to future scientists at Caltech. Along the way, he also wrote for the television series MacGyver and Star Trek: The Next Generation. In "The Drunkard's Walk," Leonard Mlodinow shows us...

Duration:00:42:45

Ep142 - Claudia Hammond | The Art of Rest

4/27/2021
Claudia Hammond is an award-winning writer and broadcaster and Visiting Professor in the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Sussex. As the presenter of "All in the Mind" she is BBC Radio 4's voice of psychology and mental health. In this Talk, Prof. Hammond discusses her book "The Art of Rest: How to Find Respite in the Modern Age". Much of value has been written about sleep, but rest is different; it is how we unwind, calm our minds and recharge our bodies. Counting...

Duration:00:57:26

Ep141 - Lane Montgomery | Never Again Again Again...: Genocide

4/23/2021
"Never Again, Again, Again..." is a powerful photographic essay with text on the six major genocides of the 20th and 21st centuries: Armenia, the Holocaust, Cambodia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda and Darfur. It is the first photographic publication dealing with all six genocides, including photographs by the author, other contemporary photographers, and archival images. The book is not just a litany of the locales, dates, and death tolls, but also an unforgettable view of the victims, the...

Duration:00:35:37

EP140 - Joe Dolce | Brave New Weed

4/20/2021
Pot. Weed. Grass. We all think we know cannabis. But do we? Somewhere between the illicit joints and pot brownies, the conversation stopped -- and only now is it re-taking the center stage as more states pass legislation to legalize. In Brave New Weed: Adventures into the Uncharted World of Cannabis, author Joe Dolce travels to the new frontier of cannabis, shedding light on everything you didn’t know about weed (and didn’t even think to ask). Through dispatches from Amsterdam, Israel,...

Duration:00:46:41

Ep137 - Elan Lee | Exploding Kittens & The Key to Running a Successful Kickstarter

4/16/2021
Game designer Elan Lee visited Google in 2019 to talk about the work that went into the record-setting Exploding Kittens Kickstarter. Exploding Kittens is an irreverent, highly-strategic card-game version of Russian roulette, and is the most funded game in the history of Kickstarter. In this Talk, Elan discusses how his groundbreaking work on Alternate Reality games such as The Beast and Ilovebees made him aware of the power of positive online communities. In addition, he describes how his...

Duration:00:49:21

Ep138 - Ryan Serhant | Big Money Energy

4/13/2021
Ryan Serhant discusses his recent book Big Money Energy. Big Money Energy is the feeling you get when you encounter someone who is massively succeeding at life. They're the ultimate picture of self-confidence. There's no bravado, no bragging — they know they have BME and so does everyone else. You get Big Money Energy by being 100% committed to making your vision a reality... and that vision has to be BIG. In Big Money Energy, Serhant will show readers how he tapped into his Big Money...

Duration:00:53:22

Ep137 - Daniel Dennett | From Bacteria to Bach and Back

4/9/2021
How did we come to have minds? For centuries, this question has intrigued psychologists, physicists, poets, and philosophers, who have wondered how the human mind developed its unrivaled ability to create, imagine, and explain. Disciples of Darwin have long aspired to explain how consciousness, language, and culture could have appeared through natural selection, blazing promising trails that tend, however, to end in confusion and controversy. Even though our understanding of the inner...

Duration:01:18:26

Ep136 - Lali Esposito | Libra y Más Allá

4/6/2021
La cantante y actriz Lali Espósito habla sobre su carrera musical y su experiencia convirtiéndose en una de las estrellas internacionales más populares del entretenimiento latino. Tras 4 álbumes de estudio, múltiples colaboraciones y éxitos musicales, Lali Espósito ha logrado trascender en la industria musical definiéndose como una de las líderes femeninas del Pop latino. Contando con millones de fanáticos a nivel mundial, se ha posicionado #2 en el listado global, “Social 50” de Billboard,...

Duration:00:48:49

Ep135 - Arianna Huffington & Marina Khidekel | Your Time to Thrive

3/30/2021
Arianna Huffington & Marina Khidekel discuss Thrive Global and their book "Your Time to Thrive: End Burnout, Increase Well-Being, & Unlock Your Full Potential with the New Science of Microsteps". Eschewing trendy self-care fixes or the latest health fads, "Your Time to Thrive" is the revolutionary guide to living and working based on microsteps–tiny, science-backed changes. With chapters dedicated to sleep, nutrition, movement, focus and prioritization, communication and relationships,...

Duration:00:42:51

Ep134 - Eoin Colfer | Highfire: A Novel

3/23/2021
Talks at Google sits down with New York Times bestselling author Eoin Colfer, to discuss his book "Highfire". Eoin is best known for being the author of the Artemis Fowl series. Highfire is a clever genre-bending fantasy novel set in the modern day bayous of Louisiana. Visit http://g.co/TalksAtGoogle/Highfire to watch the video.

Duration:00:48:33

Ep133 - Janelle Shane | You Look Like a Thing and I Love You

3/16/2021
Research scientist Janelle Shane discusses her new book "You Look Like a Thing and I Love You: How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It's Making the World a Weirder Place". "You look like a thing and I love you" is one of the best pickup lines ever . . . according to an artificial intelligence trained by scientist Janelle Shane, creator of the popular blog AI Weirdness. We rely on AI every day for recommendations, for translations, and to put cat ears on our selfie videos. We also trust...

Duration:00:41:28

Ep132 - Gillian Anderson & Jennifer Nadel | We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere

3/8/2021
Actress Gillian Anderson and journalist Jennifer Nadel, friends for more than a decade, have created the road map they wish they’d had for how to live a meaningful life. "We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere" is an uplifting, inspirational, and intensely practical manual for change, providing nine universal principles that offer a path for dealing with life's inevitable emotional and spiritual challenges. It's for anyone who wants to see her own life and the world around her change for the...

Duration:00:29:06

Ep131 - Dan Carlin | The New Golden Age of Oral Historical Storytelling

3/2/2021
Dan Carlin’s podcasts, Common Sense and Hardcore History, have been have collecting listeners, accolades and awards since his move from radio to the internet in 2005. Weaving his penchant for political commentary with a deep knowledge and passion for history, Carlin has used his distinctive voice and style to become one of the greatest storytellers in the world. Originally published in Oct. 2017, Here is Dan Carlin, The New Golden Age of Oral Historical Storytelling Visit...

Duration:00:55:53

Ep130 - Ayellet Tal | Past Forward: When Computer Vision & Archaeology Meet

2/23/2021
Professor Ayellet Tal is a professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering of the Israeli Institute of Tech. Technology is the symbol of our age, nevertheless, some fields have been left out of the revolution. One of these is archaeology, where many tasks are still performed manually - from the initial excavations, through documentation, to restoration. It turns out that some of these activities are classical computer vision tasks, such as puzzle solving, shape completion and edge...

Duration:01:03:53

Ep129 - Logan Browning & Avriel Epps-Darling | Dear Algorithmic Bias

2/16/2021
Harvard researcher Avriel Epps-Darling and Logan Browning, the star of the Netflix series Dear White People discuss the positives and pitfalls of the increased democratization of media, the content recommendation systems that propagate it, and the online platforms that support the creative economy. This wide ranging dialogue creates space for us to discuss the impact that the democratization of media has on society, how technology is reshaping the creative economy, and how creatives,...

Duration:00:51:44

Ep128- Patrisse Cullors | When They Call You A Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir

2/9/2021
In this episode, Patrisse Cullors discusses her new book "When They Call You A Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir", a poetic memoir and reflection on humanity. Necessary and timely, her story asks us to remember that protest in the interest of the most vulnerable comes from love. Leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement have been called terrorists, a threat to America. But in truth, they are loving women whose life experiences have led them to seek justice for those victimized by the...

Duration:00:48:13

Peter Kim | Finding your niche and following your dreams | PubCast

2/5/2021
Peter Kim is a cofounder at SBLY (formerly Shareably), a company he started with his longtime friend Kevin Chen in their apartment living room after graduating college. SBLY, formerly known as Shareably, has been using media and technology to build digital brands and audiences since 2015. 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...

Duration:00:23:14