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In this intensely divided moment, one of the few things everyone still seems to agree on is Dolly Parton—but why? That simple question leads to a deeply personal, historical, and musical rethinking of one of America’s great icons. Join us for a 9-episode journey into the Dollyverse. Hosted by Jad Abumrad, creator of Radiolab and More Perfect. Dolly Parton’s America is co-produced by WNYC Studios, home to great podcasts like Snap Judgement, Death, Sex & Money, and Nancy.
 
We surprise some of the world's brightest minds with ideas they're not at all prepared to discuss. With host Jason Gots and special guests Neil Gaiman, Alan Alda, Salman Rushdie, Mary-Louise Parker, Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, Saul Williams, Henry Rollins, Bill Nye, George Takei, Maria Popova, and many more . . . You've got 10 minutes with Einstein. What do you talk about? Black holes? Time travel? Why not gambling? The Art of War? Contemporary parenting? So ...
 
Radiowaves is a show that takes you into the studios and behind the mics of the renowned voices of public radio and podcasting. Through long-form and intimate conversations, Radiowaves explores the minds of the likes of Ira Glass, Jad Abumrad, Amy Goodman, Peter Sagal, and many other radio greats. From their professional origins and the secrets of their craft to their views on politics and the media landscape: if you have ever been curious to learn more about the voices you listen to, this i ...
 
Sex therapist Shaunte discusses sex/relationship lifestyles with spunky married mom, Alison; free-spirited single actress, Leah; and culturally refined gay monogamous Oscar over selected bottles of red wine every other Wednesday. Wine expert Grace discusses each selection and shares wine facts and tips. Live Tweet with us during recordings and Call in from 8:30-9:30pm CST to participate in the discussion or ask questions or for advice. Phone number revealed on our Twitter account @redwinethe ...
 
Do you live outside the world of straight white males (or aspire to)? From Hirah Media, each episode of Sample Space is a collection of narratives centered around a theme, like This American Life, for non-white folks. These are our stories, sad and sweet, funny and dramatic, familiar and strange. They are the stories of our lives, the stories of color, gender, abilities, culture ethnicity, age, and poverty. Ideas? Comments? Burning desire to be featured? Reach out at info@hirahmedia.com
 
Some of the world's greatest artists, designers, photographers and architects showcase their work and visions onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
 
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For many years banks have been at the forefront of using technology to help with many operations and processes. In this episode of the AI Today podcast we interview Jad Abou Maarouf who is Chief Data Officer at a regional mid-atlantic bank. He shares with us how banks are thinking about using automation and AI and more. Continue reading AI Today Po…
 
When we listen closely to the Fifth, we hear a testament to self-expression and determination. Which means that we get to decide how to honor this symphony today, whether that means taking a break from Beethoven to commission new works from underrepresented composers, bringing new audiences into the fold by staging concerts in communities outside o…
 
There are so many ways to fall—in love, asleep, even flat on your face. This hour, Radiolab dives into stories of great falls. We jump into a black hole, take a trip over Niagara Falls, upend some myths about falling cats, and plunge into our favorite songs about falling. Support Radiolab by becoming a member today at Radiolab.org/donate.…
 
It’s so surprise that the Federal Government is adopting AI. However it’s often less talked about how AI is being adopted at the state and local level. In the episode of the AI Today podcast we interview Dan Hoffman, Assistant City Manager for the City of Gainesville. He shares will us how automation, advanced data analytics, and AI play an increas…
 
Before Beethoven’s time, classical music culture looked and sounded quite different. When Mozart premiered his Symphony 31 in the late 1700s, it was standard for audiences to clap, cheer, and yell “da capo!” (Italian for “from the beginning!”) in the middle of a performance. After Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony debuted in the early 1800s, these norms c…
 
In the first movement of his famous symphony, Beethoven sets up a battle between hope and despair. The dark side of that spectrum is represented by the anguished opening notes of the first movement: DUN DUN DUNNN. Over the course of the next three movements, Beethoven keeps trying to overcome his dark fate with bright major melodies, and keeps gett…
 
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has a long history with AI. As the first Director of the Artificial Intelligence & Technology Office (AITO) within the DOE, Cherly has been helping to develop, deliver and manage AI technologies in support of DOE with over 600 AI projects currently in place. In this podcast we explore how AI is impacting…
 
Wicked Anime may be going on a hiatus once more, but No Borders No Race is still chugging along. And speaking of things that chug along, King Baby Duck takes a look at the Cartoon Network/HBO MAX series Infinity Train, as well as the Netflix Japanese drama The Naked Director. Plus, on this week's A Bastard's Soapbox, our host addresses just how gre…
 
You know Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. You’ve heard it in films, advertisements, parodied in Saturday morning cartoons and disco-ized in Saturday Night Fever. The Fifth Symphony is a given, so much so that it blends into the background. You know this piece, but how well? Of all the symphonies of the bewigged classical "greats," why is this one still …
 
Six years ago, a new infection began popping up in four different hospitals on three different continents, all around the same time. It wasn’t a bacteria, or a virus. It was ... a killer fungus. No one knew where it came from, or why. Today, the story of an ancient showdown between fungus and mammals that started when dinosaurs disappeared from the…
 
Ta-Nehisi Coates is an author and journalist. He served as guest editor for the September issue of Vanity Fair, titled "The Great Fire." “There’s this pressure to say something. Say something. The world’s burning, say something. But I try to stay where I’ve been or where I’ve tried to be in my career. ... Good things take time. You gotta let things…
 
Our Switched on Summer Throwback Series continues with “Dancing in the Street,” the 1964 Motown hit by Martha and the Vandellas that was co-written by none other than Marvin Gaye. Over 50 years and countless covers later, we explore how this song still manages to get people off their feet and onto the streets—not just to dance, but also to raise th…
 
American Express has been very forward thinking with their use of AI, in particular around pattern and fraud detection. In this episode of the AI Today podcast we interview Rajat Jain who is Vice President and Global Head for Identity and Authentication Strategy at American Express. He shares with us how machine learning can be applied successfully…
 
How close can words get you to the truth and feel and force of life? That's the question poking at our ribs this hour, as we wonder how it is that the right words can have the wrong meanings, and why sometimes the best translations lead us to an understanding that's way deeper than language. This episode, a bunch of stories that play out in the mid…
 
Baynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg are the co-authors of the new book I Got A Monster: The Rise and Fall of America's Most Corrupt Police Squad. “We really wanted to create some kind of leftist, anti-racist true crime story that we really haven’t seen. The conventions of the thriller often smuggle in all of this really right-wing, pro-police propa…
 
How does it feel to become a global pop star under lockdown? Benee’s “Supalonely” had been out for over 5 months when in March of 2020, it quickly became the second most popular song on TikTok. The song’s hook “I’ve been lonely… Supalonely” clearly reflected a global collective malaise about the pandemic—and people wanted to dance to it. She wrote …
 
The summer's going by quickly, even if it feels like it's dragging more due to the lack of social stuff happening. But that's okay, as King Baby Duck looks at two pieces of entertainment that you can stream now on HBO MAX: J.G. Quintel's new cartoon Close Enough and Seth Rogen's latest film An American Pickle. Plus, on this week's edition of "A Bas…
 
AI can be an immense helping tool in augmenting human capabilities to tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges. However, as organizations and governments look to increasing use and adopt AI for a variety of different use cases it’s important to have discussions around the ethics of AI and make sure these systems are being used for good. Conti…
 
This is a story of a road trip. After a particularly traumatic Valentine's Day, Fadi Boukaram was surfing google maps and noticed that there was a town called Lebanon... in Oregon. Being Lebanese himself, he wondered, how many Lebanons exist in the US? The answer: 47. Thus began his journey to visit them all and find an America he'd never expected,…
 
For people who have been following our podcast, you know that data is a central part to AI. Many of our listeners and Cognilytica clients need help around the Data life cycle including Data Engineering, Data Preparation, Data Labeling & Annotation, Sourcing Data and Data Generation for AI. We’re running The Data For AI Conference Week, taking place…
 
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