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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, reser ...
 
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This episode is with Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Coffee Meets Bagel Dawoon Kang, who provides a unique lens into the world of togetherness and the lessons we are learning during these troubling times. She shares her experiences from starting a tech company as a minority female to helping pioneer the diverse, inclusive, and equitable working environment …
 
BAFTA and MOBO award-winning hip hop artist, writer/poet and historian Akala is a label owner and social entrepreneur who combines unique rap/rock/electro-punk sound with fierce lyrical storytelling. Author of the book Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire, Akala is well-versed in providing race and class analyses of a variety of historica…
 
Abel Pintos habla sobre su carrera musical y como se ha hecho sin duda uno de los artistas más importantes de la escena musical argentina en la actualidad. Con más de 25 años de carrera, Abel ha editadó 12 álbumes: 10 álbumes de estudio y dos registros en concierto, el último de los cuáles titulado “La Familia Festeja Fuerte”, grabado en diciembre …
 
HOLA, Google's Latinx Employee Resource Group, hosts a conversation about racism and colorism, identity, and justice in Latin America with four Afro-Latinx activists and scholars from Peru, the Dominican Republic, Honduras and the United States. This conversation examines the historical context of race in Latin America, existing systemic inequaliti…
 
Dr. Robin Smith is most widely known as the Therapist-in-Residence on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She has previously appeared and shared her expertise on news and entertainment television programs including, ABC’s Good Morning America, CNN, NBC’s The Today Show, The Fox News Channel, The Queen Latifah Show, and Anderson Cooper. In this episode, Dr. Rob…
 
Over the past two centuries, archaeologists have found bones, footprints, and artifacts showing that people like ourselves have existed on earth for many millions of years. But many scientists have forgotten or ignored these remarkable facts. Why? Primarily because they contradict the now dominant evolutionary views about human origins and antiquit…
 
Due to years of racial injustice, pain and trauma have been passed down among people of color for generations. The impact that colonization had on indigenous people is still felt today, a cycle that continues to produce more trauma and suffering. However, Andrew Jolivétte, Professor of Ethnic Studies, argues that healing is possible through radical…
 
This episode features AERIN LAUDER - a designer, tastemaker, working mother of two, and granddaughter of famed cosmetics company founder Estée Lauder. A modern day style icon, Aerin discusses the space for beauty and design in a world where many lives are being affected by modern day events. How should we create and consume beauty in today's world …
 
Professor Ibram X. Kendi is one of America’s foremost historians and leading antiracist voices. He has spent his career driving racial research, research-based policy innovation, educational and advocacy campaigns, and narrative-change initiatives. Professor Kendi recently published the books How to Be An Antiracist and Antiracist Baby to educate p…
 
Do you have a keen imagination, rich inner life, and vivid dreams? Is time alone each day as essential as air? Do others call you too shy or overly sensitive? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might be a highly sensitive person or HSP. In this talk Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Alane Freund who is an expert consultant work…
 
Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist, Nikole Hannah-Jones sees her “work as forcing us to confront our hypocrisy, forcing us to confront the truth that we would rather ignore.” She holds nothing back as she discusses civil rights and racial injustice as a student of history. “As power always does, power protects itself.” Given this, will…
 
Today’s episode features John Krasinski, who came to Google back in April 2018 to discuss his film ""A Quiet Place,"" which he co-wrote, directed, executive produced, and starred in. The film, also starring Emily Blunt, is a modern horror thriller in which a family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by…
 
In this premiere episode, we talk with Erika Alexander and Dawn Porter to discuss the life, legacy, and wisdom of Congressman John Lewis and explore the criticality of voting rights and voter registration - a main theme in the documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble, which premiered on July 3, 2020, and is available to WATCH AT HOME by clicking this l…
 
Tony Hawk is one of the most recognized Action Sports figures in the world. His impact on the sport of skateboarding itself is unmeasurable, and his personality and popularity has made him a household name. In this episode he joins us along with the Co-Founders of D/CAL, Ryan Maconochie and Adam Wilson for a discussion on creativity, innovation, ri…
 
Billy Porter is a Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award-winning, actor, singer, director, composer. He won a Tony Award in 2013 for originating the role of “Lola" in Broadway’s Kinky Boots, and his electric portrayal of “Pray Tell” in Pose earned him a 2020 Golden Globe nomination and a Critics’ Choice Award nomination. He also recently starred in the eighth…
 
We welcome panelists Bob Costas, Julius "Dr. J" Erving, George McGinnis, & Dan Issel to tell stories of the American Basketball Association and how it shaped the current NBA style of basketball. The legitimate rival to the NBA in its heyday, the American Basketball Association (ABA) captured a large and extremely loyal fan base with its unique styl…
 
Anthony Bourdain was an American celebrity chef, author, and journalist but was probably mostly widely known for his book Kitchen Confidential and as the host of the travel documentary series, No Reservations, and Parts Unknown. Born in New York City, his career was widely regarded as that of a controversial and outspoken bad-boy-rock-star of the c…
 
Phillipa Soo is best known for originating the role of Eliza Schuyler in Broadway’s smash hit "Hamilton" which was released as a film on Disney+ on July 3rd. The role earned her a 2016 Tony Award nomination for Best Lead Actress in a Musical and a 2015 Lucille Lortel Award for Lead Actress in a Musical during the show’s off-Broadway sold-out run at…
 
David J. Peterson is a linguist, Hollywood consultant, and professional fictional language creator, or "conlanger". He has worked on shows such as Game of Thrones, The 100, Defiance, and The Witcher where he has developed many languages, including Dothraki, High Valyrian, Irathient, and Elder Speech. In this interactive presentation, David creates …
 
Jay Pharoah, is an American actor, stand-up comedian, and impressionist. Following an acclaimed 5 year run on Saturday Night Live, he has continued to cemented his ‘leading man’ status in various roles in film and television alongside acting and comedy superstars such as Katt Williams, Matthew McConaughey and Scarlett Johansson. He joins us on this…
 
Kevin Coval is the founding editor of The BreakBeat Poets imprint on Haymarket Books, & Artistic Director of the MacArthur Award-winning cultural organization, “Young Chicago Authors”. In this episode he discusses his book, “Everything Must Go,” an illustrated poetic retelling of the tales of Chicago’s Wicker Park in the late 1990’s. Though populat…
 
In his early twenties, Andy Puddicombe left his Sports Science studies to become a Buddhist monk. When he returned to the UK, he had one goal in mind: to teach mindfulness to as many people as possible. Today, Andy is an expert on meditation & mindfulness and co-founder of Headspace. He shares his journey—radically changing his life to become a Bud…
 
Sarah Burgamy, Psy.D, is the founder of Denver-based PhoenixRISE, a private practice with specialty offerings in identity development, sexual minority competency as well as transgender and gender diversity issues. Sarah's talk focuses on gender identity, beyond the binary system of woman/man, girl/boy. Drawing on the history of the Stonewall Riots …
 
Dr. Hil Malatino is an Assistant Professor in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, core faculty in the Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State University, and an intersex person. They have spent their career dismantling the idea that biological sex is binary. In this episode, they explore the trauma and dehumanization that stems from our collective …
 
NASM certified Roz "The Diva" Mays has dedicated many late nights at the gym to becoming a stronger and healthier athlete. Pole dancing is her sport of choice, followed by TRX, strength & conditioning and flexibility. Among her finest contributions to the pole world has been creating Dangerous Curves: A Celebration of Plus Size Pole Dancers. The fi…
 
Tim Ferris is a world renowned podcaster and the author of five #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers, including The 4-Hour Workweek and his latest, Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice From The Best In The World. Some media outlets have called Tim “the Oprah of audio” due to the influence of The Tim Ferriss Show podcast, which has e…
 
Everyone struggles with mental health issues from time to time. Knowing how to care for your wellbeing and when to seek professional help is as vital as caring for your physical health. From knowing when you need help and how to get it, to how to help a loved one who may be suffering, licensed therapist, author, and YouTube creator Kati Morton clar…
 
Dr. Justyna Sanders talks about her journey to discovering a whole, plant-based lifestyle as the best way to prevent and reverse chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer. In this talk, Dr. Sanders discusses the evidence showing that the foods we eat on a mainstream diet contribute to inflammation and chronic disease, drawing on h…
 
Jordan Harbinger is the host of The Jordan Harbinger Show podcast. The podcast averages over 6 million downloads each month, making it one of the most downloaded podcasts in the world. It was awarded "Most Downloaded New Shows" and "Best of 2018" by Apple. In this talk he teaches us how to effectively create, maintain and leverage connections with …
 
John Campbell, Writer and Executive Producer of “The Infamous Future” documentary and David C. Banks, President & CEO, The Eagle Academy Foundation, came to Google NYC to talk about the documentary which has received accolades and awards from over 11 film festivals around the country and abroad. This Talk focuses on the documentary, the work the ac…
 
Kanwer Singh, a.k.a. Humble The Poet, is a Toronto-born MC and spoken word artist. His new book, "Unlearn: 101 Simple Truths For A Better Life" instantly became a bestseller in Canada, and was recently published in the U.S. in April, 2019. In this talk, Humble the Poet explores how his colorful past, courageous spirit, celebrity pals, hip-hop, and …
 
Ed Winters, also known as Earthling Ed, is a vegan educator, filmmaker, public speaker and entrepreneur based in London, England. His speech ""You Will Never Look at Your Life in the Same Way Again"", has been viewed over 33 million times across YouTube and Facebook. Winters is the co-founder and co-director of Surge, an animal rights organization,…
 
Kari Byron (former star of Mythbusters) and Producer Jenny Buccos discuss their new show, ""Crash Test World"". In each episode, Kari explores how history, technology, culture and people come together to make their world - and ours - a better place. The series aims to answer the most compelling questions of our time while exploring some of the most…
 
There are currently 70.8 million displaced people, a number larger than the entire population of Thailand. 1 in every 110 people globally is either an asylum-seeker, internally displaced, or a refugee. In 2018, 25 new people were forced to flee every minute. This talk aims to broaden our perspective of refugee camps and refugee experiences. This co…
 
Listen in for an exciting performance and discussion with the cast of Broadway's ""Hadestown"", nominated for 14 2019 Tony Awards, including Best Musical! Panelists include: Anais Mitchell (Book, lyrics, music), Andre De Shields (Hermes), Reeve Carney (Orpheus), Eva Noblezada (Eurydice), Amber Gray (Persephone), and Patrick Page (Hades). HADESTOWN …
 
Ryan Holiday discusses how he draws on timeless stoic and buddhist philosophy to demonstrate why slowing down is the secret strategy for those charging ahead. Ryan Holiday is an American author, marketer, entrepreneur and founder of the creative advisory firm Brass Check. He is a media strategist, the former director of marketing for American Appar…
 
As black holes spiral around each other in the distant universe, Einstein’s theory of general relativity predicts gravitational waves – ripples in the fabric of space-time itself. We have now detected such ripples from stellar-mass black holes, as well as directly imaging a supermassive black hole. Shami Chatterjee, an astronomer at the Cornell Cen…
 
Talks at Google is proud to welcome comedian, actor & writer, Tony Hale, who you may know from hit shows like Arrested Development, Veep, and most recently Toy Story 4! Tony shares his experience returning to live theater after 17 years for his lead role in the American Conservatory Theater's new play, ""Wakey, Wakey"", a story about a man with onl…
 
Jeff Probst, executive producer and host of the Emmy Award-winning CBS show Survivor, visits Talks at Google to discuss the success of Survivor’s 20 year run in celebration of CBS Survivor’s 20th anniversary and its season 40 premiere. Jeff discusses everything from how he got his start with this “crazy social experiment” to what has made Survivor …
 
Jocelyn Bell Burnell talks through her professional history, from overcoming imposter syndrome as a graduate student in Cambridge to discovering pulsars, getting passed over for a Nobel Prize, inspiring Joy Division to make one of the most iconic album covers of all time, and doing her best to lift up women and people of color interested in graduat…
 
Richard Miles, the Founder/Executive Director of Miles of Freedom and 2019 finalist for CNN’s Hero of the year, spent 15 years in prison for a Dallas, TX murder he did not commit. Kate Germond is the Senior Advocate and Investigator for Centurion, the Princeton, NJ-based non-profit organization that started the innocence movement. Centurion re-inve…
 
This episode features Oscar-winning producer Brian Grazer and Chief Content Officer at Netflix, Ted Sarandos talk about the power of human connection in an industry where people must believe in ideas that don't exist yet. His book, Face to Face: The Art of Human Connection, is out now. Ted Sarandos is Chief Content Officer at Netflix, overseeing th…
 
Barbara Sahakian is Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology at Cambridge, Past-President of the International Neuroethics Society, Past-President of the British Association for Psychopharmacology, and a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. In this talk, she discusses her book "Sex, Lies, and Brain Scans: How fMRI Reveals What Really Goes on in …
 
President and CEO of The New York Times Mark Thompson and Editor-in-Chief of HuffPost Lydia Polgreen take on today's headlines, the threat that disinformation presents to our existence, and how to survive as a news organization when journalism is both vital and undervalued. Mark Thompson became president and chief executive officer of The New York …
 
Gelong Thubten, a buddhist monk that left the glamorous world of acting to pursue the true meaning of happiness, visited Google Dublin campus to talk about what brings all humans together, the pursuit of happiness. Through meditation and finding inner peace and joy, we can choose to be happy, according to Thubten. This however is not an easy task a…
 
StoryCorps Founder Dave Isay talks through how the organization has cemented the voices of millions of people for generations and presents examples of some of the incredible stories that have been recorded over the years. Dave Isay is the founder of StoryCorps and the recipient of numerous broadcasting honors, including six Peabody Awards and a Mac…
 
Discussing their sixth and final season, we are joined by Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy & Annie Murphy from the hit series Schitt's Creek. Schitt's Creek (stylized as Schitt$ Creek) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Dan and Eugene Levy that premiered on CBC Television on January 13, 2015. The series is produced by Not a Real Comp…
 
This episode is with neuroscientist and sleep diplomat Matthew Walker on how your brain, heart, immune system, and genetics can be negatively affected by even an hour less of sleep each night, and how to sleep better for a longer, healthier life. Dr. Matthew Walker is a former Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and currently is Profe…
 
Andrew McAfee is the Co-Founder & Co-Director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, & a Principal Research Scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He studies how digital technologies are changing the world & how people & businesses will work, interact, & prosper in an era of profound digital transformation. Andrew's published book …
 
In this episode, editor-in-Chief of HuffPost Lydia Polgreen interviews journalist and novelist Ta-Nehisi Coates on the enduring legacy of slavery in the US and the inspiration for his new book, The Water Dancer. One of America’s most prolific writers on race and culture, Ta-Nehisi Coates just debuted his first novel, The Water Dancer. Already #1 on…
 
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