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Engines of Our Ingenuity

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The Engines of Our Ingenuity is a radio program that tells the story of how our culture is formed by human creativity. The story of technological progress is one of drama and intrigue, sudden insight and plain hard work. Let's explore technology's spectacular failures and many magnificent success stories.

The Engines of Our Ingenuity is a radio program that tells the story of how our culture is formed by human creativity. The story of technological progress is one of drama and intrigue, sudden insight and plain hard work. Let's explore technology's spectacular failures and many magnificent success stories.
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The Engines of Our Ingenuity is a radio program that tells the story of how our culture is formed by human creativity. The story of technological progress is one of drama and intrigue, sudden insight and plain hard work. Let's explore technology's spectacular failures and many magnificent success stories.

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English


Episodes

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1498: Thoughts On Jumping

4/20/2018
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Episode: 1498 How the In which we try to jump as high as a flea. Today, can you jump as high as a flea?

Duration:00:03:56

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3170: Rosalind Franklin

4/19/2018
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Episode: 3170 The Historical Legacy of Rosalind Franklin. Today, Photo 51.

Duration:00:03:30

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1497: The Double-Bitted Axe

4/18/2018
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Episode: 1497 The rise of Paul Bunyan's radical double-bitted axe. Today, we learn to use a new axe.

Duration:00:03:55

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2738: Sarah Bernhardt

4/17/2018
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Episode: 2738 Sarah Bernhardt on and off the stage. Today, talent or celebrity?

Duration:00:04:03

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1496: Mrs. Greenhow, Confederate Spy

4/16/2018
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Episode: 1496 Mrs. Greenhow, the first great Confederate spy. Today, we meet a Confederate spy.

Duration:00:03:54

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1495: The Chauffeur Problem

4/13/2018
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Episode: 1495 The strange persistence of X-ray hair removal. Today, we learn to drive our own cars -- and manage our own computers.

Duration:00:03:53

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2737: Air Conditioning

4/12/2018
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Episode: 2737 Air Conditioning. Today, we cool it.

Duration:00:04:03

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1494: X-Ray Hair Removal

4/11/2018
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Episode: 1494 The strange persistence of X-ray hair removal. Today, we kill ourselves to remove hair.

Duration:00:03:53

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2736: Brought To You By

4/10/2018
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Episode: 2736 Brought to you by our sponsor. Today, sponsorship.

Duration:00:04:05

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1492: Necessity in the Siege of Paris

4/9/2018
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Episode: 1492 Necessity and invention during the 1870 siege of Paris. Today, necessity, invention, and the Siege of Paris.

Duration:00:03:51

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1491: Orpheus

4/6/2018
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Episode: 1491 In which business schools study a leaderless orchestra. Today, we have no leader.

Duration:00:03:56

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3169: Percy Bridgman and Meaningless Questions

4/5/2018
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Episode: 3169 Percy Williams Bridgman, Operationalism, and Meaningless Questions. Today, meaningless questions.

Duration:00:03:28

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1490: Germs

4/4/2018
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Episode: 1490 Germs, John Snow, and the Broad Street Well. Today, we talk about germs.

Duration:00:03:49

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2735: Technical Communication

4/3/2018
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Episode: 2735 The challenge of technical communication. Today, bringing ideas to life.

Duration:00:04:04

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1489: Helicopter

4/2/2018
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Episode: 1489 Inventing the helicopter: harder than it looked. Today, we invent the helicopter.

Duration:00:03:49

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1488: The Roeblings

3/30/2018
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Episode: 1488 John, Washington, & Emily Roebling, and the Brooklyn Bridge. Today, a family gives us the Brooklyn Bridge.

Duration:00:03:48

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3168: Condorcet

3/29/2018
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Episode: 3168 Insights of the Enlightened Marquis de Condorcet. Today, science frees the mind.

Duration:00:03:27

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1487: Telephone Use

3/28/2018
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Episode: 1487 Teaching the American public to use the telephone. Today, would you buy the first telephone?

Duration:00:03:54

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2733: In the Palm of Your Hand

3/27/2018
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Episode: 2733 American culture and the inscriptions on U.S. Coins. Today, money.

Duration:00:04:04

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1485: Ship of Gold

3/26/2018
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Episode: 1485 Ship of gold in the Deep Blue Sea: an impossible treasure recovery. Today, we hunt treasure.

Duration:00:03:57

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