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The Limit Does Not Exist

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Why limit yourself to one side of your brain... or one career path? You guys, the limit does not exist. Multi-hyphenate powerhouses Christina Wallace and Cate Scott Campbell believe that creativity and STEM can and should hang out together all the time, and they've got a lot of really great guests who think so, too. If you're all about building your own custom Venn diagram, this show is for you.

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English


Episodes

Rants, Raves And A Digital Detox

8/14/2017
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It's a C&C episode we're digging into two of our favorite topics: portfolio careers and financial advice for Human Venn Diagrams! Christina recently hired a financial adviser and she's sharing some of her best tips with us. We also talk about that viral Aziz Ansari interview and discuss whether or not a digital detox is a real possibility or a fanciful daydream.

Duration: 01:13:46


Zag When Others Zig

8/7/2017
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What do Broadway musicals and fintech startups have in common? Amy Nauiokas is here to tell us. Amy is Founder and President of Anthemis, a digital financial services investment and advisory firm, and Founder and Chair of Archer Gray, a media production, finance and investment company. We talk about the similarities between creative projects and startups, what kind of people Amy looks for when making an investment and how to combine solid data with gut instinct.

Duration: 01:00:33


A Sense Of Place

7/31/2017
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Did you know that the genius behind one of the most inspiring accounts on Twitter is an architect-engineer-playwright-artist-comedian working on a PhD at MIT? It's true! Jonny Sun, known to his 400K+ followers on Twitter as Jomny Sun, shares some truly eye-opening advice like why it's freeing to be an outsider, what to do with all those great ideas you have and where to find your tribe.

Duration: 01:03:03


Delicious Machines

7/24/2017
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How do you squeeze machine learning, cognitive science, linguistics and delicious pastries into one episode? Listen on! Burr Settles, a computer scientist who leads the research group at Duolingo, shares how he uses machine learning to help people learn languages and make music. Tune in for career-changing advice, online collaboration tips and musical interludes!

Duration: 00:54:53


From Fashion To (Vertical) Farming

7/17/2017
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What happens when a fashion model develops a passion for biomedicine and vertical farming? Elettra Wiedemann, founder of the Impatient Foodie blog and author of its eponymous cookbook, is here to tell us. Elettra takes us on her unique path that includes founding a pop-up restaurant, jumping in as the Executive Food Editor at Refinery29 and strategically boosting her triathlon performance. Plus, some Human Venn Diagram wisdom from a psychic!

Duration: 00:58:39


All The Things

7/10/2017
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What do you suck at? Or, more importantly, what do you let yourself suck at? We dive into some seriously awesome topics like why it's important to suck at something and the relevance of a liberal arts education (yes, even for techies!). Plus, business models for interdisciplinary careers and the very important question of, "What's keeping you?" That's right: it's a C&C episode covering all the things!

Duration: 01:05:53


All The Things

7/3/2017
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What do you suck at? Or, more importantly, what do you let yourself suck at? We dive into some seriously awesome topics like why it's important to suck at something and the relevance of a liberal arts education (yes, even for techies!). Plus, business models for interdisciplinary careers and the very important question of, "What's keeping you?" That's right: it's a C&C episode covering all the things!

Duration: 01:06:33


Live: Me, Myself And Why

6/26/2017
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In this very special episode, we bring you our KPCC live show from Los Angeles! We speak with the brilliant science writer Jennifer Ouellette about serendipity, cultivating openness and what makes us who we are. Plus jiu jitsu, Buffy The Vampire Slayer and so much more. Then we pass the mic to American Public Media's The Mash-Up Americans for a different take on identity... and mezcal!

Duration: 01:13:05


College 2.0

6/19/2017
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If you had the chance to go back to college and do it all over again, would you? And what would you do differently? For our 50th episode, we're deep-diving into a new approach to interdisciplinary education with Connecticut College president Katherine Bergeron. Listen and learn how you can adapt a framework of integration and connection to your own life, even if you're long past your co-ed days.

Duration: 01:04:36


The Science New Wave

6/12/2017
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How does a fascination with fruit flies become a feature film? Alexis Gambis, a French Venezuelan scientist turned filmmaker, tells us how. From studying the eye to the camera lens, editing genomes to editing film, Alexis is creating a new wave of science filmmaking and you're invited to jump onboard. Listen in for a trip around the world, a journey through time and a migration of butterflies. Yes, butterflies.

Duration: 01:00:49


Well-Documented Failure

6/5/2017
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Are you a tenacious loser? Jason Haaheim, principal timpanist for the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, explains why having that title will increase your chances of success. Jason also tells us how he built a sustainable business model for his musical pursuits, and shares the most important question you can ask yourself to determine if you're truly focused on the right things.

Duration: 01:04:29


You Don't Have To Be A Superhuman

5/29/2017
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When is quitting a virtue? And why is "never give up" not necessarily the best advice? We discuss how to know when to stop and when to keep going; when to specialize and when to diversify. Stay tuned for a bunch of strategies like Christina's Coffee Chat method and Cate's personal anthropology approach. Plus, Adam Grant's graduation advice, listener venn diagrams and what we're each cutting out

Duration: 01:08:13


Calling All Geek Girls

5/22/2017
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Calling all geek girls... and geek guys! Heather Cabot is an angel investor, journalist, adjunct professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and co-author of Geek Girl Rising. We discuss the power of a major identity shift as Heather shares how she's translated her journalism skills to new pursuits. Plus, taking the leap into digital journalism and investing tips!

Duration: 00:59:34


How To Be Everything

5/15/2017
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Are you a multipotentialite? If you love our show, you probably are. We sit down with Emilie Wapnick, author of "How to be Everything" and all around multipotentialite, to talk about how to thrive when you're interested in many things. Whether you want to make a big career change or you're just starting out, this episode is for you.

Duration: 01:05:38


Creative Brainpower

5/8/2017
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Can you train your brain to be more creative? Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, a neuroscientist turned creative director, makes a strong case that you can. Amanda is the prolific creator of Beyond Curie, a design project that highlights badass women in STEM, and the founder of The Leading Strand, a multidisciplinary initiative to bring design and science together. We track Amanda's path from ballet to neuroscience to design and hear how she's maximized her time and creativity to make so many cool...

Duration: 00:59:12


It's Going To Be OK

5/1/2017
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It's our first live show at Interlochen Center for the Arts! We interview Kathleen Stetson, opera singer, acoustical engineer, startup co-founder and nonprofit spearheader about the power of not choosing, and we help Human Venn Diagram students figure out what to do with their lives. Plus, advice to our 18-year-old selves and a surprise appearance from Episode 21 guest Taoufik Nadji!

Duration: 01:34:04


The Mathematics of Origami

4/24/2017
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Can you mathematicize art? We dive into that question and lots more with physicist, engineer and master origami artist Dr. Robert Lang, who merges mathematics with aesthetics to fold elegant modern origami. You'll hear how computer programs support making better art and discover some astonishing applications of origami folding techniques. Plus, the world's most beautiful math equation!

Duration: 00:53:57


Journeys Of A Sasstronaut

4/17/2017
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Front-End Architect. Pantsuit Seamstress. Sasstronaut. These are just a few ways to describe Mina Markham, a senior engineer at Slack, self-taught technologist, and public speaker. We discuss how to find your purpose, the art of learning technical skills from the world's most famous teacher, the Pantsuit UI pattern library and more.

Duration: 01:01:33


A Massive Take On Science

4/10/2017
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How do you open the science loop to create compelling media? That's one of the topics we discuss with Nadja Oertelt, scientist, media producer, documentary filmmaker and co-founder of Massive, a new science media company. We follow Nadja's journey from research scientist to filmmaker to startup founder, and learn how Nadja was able to translate her research skills from the science lab to the production studio. Plus, our advice on how to reignite your passion for your work!

Duration: 01:03:27


Dating a #HumanVennDiagram, Part 2

4/3/2017
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We're talking with Ross Crain, actor, director, VR filmmaker and Cate's fiance. That's right! Our two-part series on partnership is back! Ross and Christina discuss Occam's Razor, Mixed Reality, what baseball and portfolio theory have in common and more. Plus, why Ross first thought that Cate was "bizarre."

Duration: 01:01:45

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