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Stanford Pathfinders features engaging dialogue with some of Stanford’s most accomplished alumni. Hosted by Howard Wolf, vice president for alumni affairs at Stanford University and president of the Stanford Alumni Association, this podcast provides a special opportunity for Stanford stalwarts to share their insights and experiences as leaders in politics, entertainment, sports, technology and more.
 
Design Thinking 101: Learning, Leading, and Applying Design Thinking Design Thinking 101 helps listeners learn about design-driven innovation, connect design thinking to strategy and action, and explore learning from challenges overcome while applying design thinking and related innovation approaches. You'll hear design practitioners' stories, lessons, ideas, resources, and tips. Our guests share insights on how to deliver results with design thinking in business, social innovation, educatio ...
 
In “The Future of Everything,” host and Stanford bioengineering professor Russ Altman explores how technology, science and medicine are shaping our lives. From stretchable electronics to ecological surveillance, foldable microscopes and video editing with artificial intelligence, Altman asks his guests to discuss their role in creating the future — of everything. Read more on the Stanford Engineering website: https://engineering.stanford.edu/magazine/future-everything
 
"EVERY LEGEND HAS A STORY, WE'RE HERE TO SHARE IT"⁣ ⁣ World Rugby Commentator Dallen Stanford and International 7s Coach Robin MacDowell talk with legendary players and coaches about their past, present and future.⁣ ⁣ Welcome to the Hive! 🎧 anchor.fm/rugbyhive Instagram | @MyRugbyHive Facebook | RugbyHive Twitter | @RugbyHive YouTube | https://bit.ly/RugbyHive-YT #RugbyHive #RugbyPodcast #RugbyLegends
 
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures ...
 
Podcast from the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) at Stanford University, featuring Director Michael McFaul, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia. Our scholars dive into critical international issues, offering insights into the history and context of the biggest stories in the news.
 
Stanford Legal is hosted by Stanford law professors Pam Karlan, one of nation’s leading experts on voting and the political process, and Joe Bankman, a clinical psychologist and tax law expert. The program features engaging conversations with attorneys, legal scholars, and leading experts on the news-making topics of the day including the commercialization of marijuana, the power of prosecutors, the travel ban, and more. Legal issues can seem complex, Stanford Legal will help listeners make ...
 
Off the Page is a podcast of stories, essays, and poetry from the Stanford University writing community, produced by the Stanford Storytelling Project in collaboration with the Stanford Creative Writing Program. Learn more at storytelling.stanford.edu and at creativewriting.stanford.edu Theme music by the generous "Breakmaster Cylinder"
 
Leading women in data science share their work, advice, and lessons learned along the way with Professor Margot Gerritsen from Stanford University. Hear about how data science is being applied and having impact across a wide range of domains, from healthcare to finance to cosmology to human rights and more. This podcast is brought to you by the Stanford Institute for Computational & Mathematical Engineering (ICME) and the Stanford School of Engineering. Generous support for this podcast and ...
 
The team at Stanford eCorner believes in the powerful combination of evidence and imagination. We share original stories from informed leaders in academia and industry that focus on innovation, startups, culture, and strategy. The goal: empower you to bring bold ideas to life. Stanford eCorner is led by the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP), the entrepreneurship center in Stanford University’s School of Engineering.
 
Scott Van Pelt, the popular SportsCenter anchor and former ESPN Radio host will present a weekly show that will include long-form interviews, commentary and expanded takes on his "One Big Thing" segment on SportsCenter. SVP will take deep dives with guests and topics in an entertaining way that only he can. Stanford Steve, host of Stanford Steve & the Bear podcast and a producer on SVP's SportsCenter, will be involved, as always.
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Stanford University's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an up-scale Manhattan restaurant, what caused the 2008 financial crisis, the nature of consciousnes ...
 
Utilizes narrative storytelling, archival audio, and immersive soundscapes to explore true stories of white-collar criminals, con artists, and corporate evil. From corruption and fraud to Ponzi schemes and environmental disasters, these financially motivated crimes have shaped our world in unimaginable ways. All in the name of greed.
 
Twice a week, this podcast will take you on a smart, direct, sometimes scary, sometimes profane, sometimes hilarious tour of the inner workings of American power and of the impact of our leaders and their policies on our standing in the world. Hosted by noted author and commentator David Rothkopf and featuring regulars Rosa Brooks of Georgetown Law School, Kori Schake of Stanford University and David Sanger of the New York Times, the program will be the lively, smart dinner table conversatio ...
 
If you want to learn what it takes to build and run a highly successful startup - this is the podcast for you. Host Tomer Federman is a Stanford-educated entrepreneur, angel investor, and ex-Facebook executive. Join Tomer as he talks with the most prominent entrepreneurs and investors who are building and funding the companies that transform our world.
 
Conversations about projects and research undertaken by scholars at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University. Hosted by former New York Times journalist and current CASBS research affiliate John Markoff. CASBS brings together great minds to generate new knowledge to address wicked problems and significant societal challenges. It is a place where diverse thinkers collectively produce transformative outcomes that none could produce independently. ...
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Stanford University's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an upscale Manhattan restaurant, what caused the 2008 financial crisis, the nature of consciousness ...
 
EdTech Café is a podcast series produced by the educational technology team at Stanford Medicine. Our team sits at the intersection of art, science, and education, and in this space we’ll sit down with other media- and production-savvy professionals to discuss how they use their talents to support science and education across the globe.
 
Everyone has some level of fear in social situations. For you it might be meeting someone new, networking, dating, sales conversations, presenting, public speaking, or business meetings. In order to get to the next level in your life, create better relationships, find love, earn more money, or advance in your career, you must overcome fear, social anxiety, and self-doubt. In order to be outstanding, you must have confidence. That's where Dr. Aziz comes in. After struggling with shyness and s ...
 
From the campus of Stanford University and KZSU 90.1 FM, The Entrepreneurs Show features in-depth, one-on-one interviews with purpose-driven entrepreneurs and high-performance thought-leaders. Our luminary guests are committed to game-changing ideas, outcomes, and a better world. Topics include innovative strategies, systems changing approaches, and disruptive technologies. Hosted by award-winning writer and producer, Tom Dioro.
 
Stanford Innovation Lab is brought to you by the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). This series is designed to give you a taste of the topics we explore in our classes on innovation and entrepreneurship. Our host is Stanford’s Tina Seelig, who teaches courses across the university that empower students to be more confident, creative and entrepreneurial in life.
 
We’ve entered a new era. The creation and collection of information play an ever-increasing — yet often hidden — role in our lives. Algorithms filter all sorts of experiences, from the mundane to the monumental. The fuel that powers and curates these experiences is…data. Data are the new oil; whoever controls data has power. Is this making things better? Worse? Raw Data is a show about how information becomes power. What are the implications for all of us, now that mountains of data are more ...
 
Your favorite biomechanics podcast! Melissa Boswell and Hannah O'Day, Ph.D. students at Stanford University, talk to researchers around the world about the exciting field of biomechanics. They also cover overcoming failures, collaborations, open science, leadership, and more. Follow Biomechanics On Our Minds on Twitter (BiomechanicsOOM) and reach out to us with any questions, suggestions, or if you want to host your own episode (biomechanicsonourminds@gmail.com)!
 
Welcome to Enterprise Product Leadership (formerly IoT Product Leadership). Join Daniel Elizalde as he interviews Product Leaders on what it takes to launch Enterprise and Industrial products into the market. Whether you are a Product, Design, Engineering, UX, Data, or Business Leader, this show will give you insights into how top companies approach their products' lifecycle. About your host. Daniel Elizalde is the host of the Enterprise Product Leadership podcast. He is a Product Executive ...
 
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It’s hard to avoid conversations about ‘neoliberalism’ these days. The meaning of the term—indeed its very existence—is hotly contested. Adam Kotsko argues in Neoliberalism’s Demons: On the Political Theology of Late Capital (Stanford University Press, 2018) that self-denial is part of the mystifying agenda of neoliberalism itself. Not only is neol…
 
Renée DiResta is research manager at the Stanford Internet Observatory, a multi-disciplinary center that focuses on abuses of information technology, particularly social media. She’s an expert in the role technology platforms and their “curatorial” algorithms play in the rise and spread of misinformation and disinformation. Fresh off an intense per…
 
In December 2018, Sarah Friar was named CEO of Nextdoor, the world’s largest private social network for neighborhoods. Prior to leading Nextdoor, she was CFO of Square and SVP of Finance & Strategy at Salesforce. She serves on the boards of Walmart and Slack, and is the co-founder of Ladies Who Launch, a nonprofit that celebrates and empowers women…
 
President Trump has repeatedly refused to state clearly that he will accept the results of the November election. In so doing, he raises critical questions for American democracy—particularly if the election is close. In this episode of Stanford Legal, Pam Karlan, one of the nation’s leading experts on the law of democracy discusses critical issues…
 
EPISODE 30: Guest: Konstantin Richter, CEO & Founder of Blockdaemon. What they do: What they do: Blockdaemon helps orchestrate networks across multiple clouds and datacenters. They offer a network management tool that can deploy nodes and connect them to blockchains within minutes. Funding amount: $11M. Key insights shared by Konstantin: How they g…
 
The figure of Sigmund Freud has captivated the Western imagination like few others. One hundred and twenty-five years after the publication of Studies on Hysteria, the good doctor from Vienna continues to stir controversy in institutions, academic circles, and nuclear households across the world. Perhaps Freud’s sharpest and most adamant critic, Fr…
 
Today we are joined by Travis Vogan, Associate Professor of Journalism and American Studies at the University of Iowa, and the author of ABC Sports: The Rise and Fall of Network Sports Television (University of California Press, 2018). In our conversation, we discussed the special role that ABC Sports played in the promotion of sports television, t…
 
I have a fantastic conversation for you all on today’s episode of Enterprise Product Leadership! I am joined by David Bland, an experienced Product Consultant and best-selling author of the book, Testing Business Ideas: A Field Guide for Rapid Experimentation. Product leadership is all about reducing the risk of building the wrong product. That’s w…
 
Dr. Victoria Phillips adeptly tells the story of Martha Graham's role as diplomat, arts innovator, and dancer. Her book Martha Graham's Cold War: The Dance of American Diplomacy (Oxford UP, 2019) is a look at the years that her company toured the world as an example of American democracy and freedom. Martha Graham's Cold War frames the story of Mar…
 
Writing to U.S. President Grover Cleveland in 1888, Oglala Lakota leaders Little Wound, Young Man Afraid of His Horses, and Red Cloud insisted upon a simple yet significant demand to allow western Indigenous nations to retain intertribal communication networks, stating that "we do not want the gates closed between us." These vast networks - and the…
 
For four decades, Lamont "Monty" Lindstrom has conducted research on the island of Tanna in the Pacific nation of Vanuatu. Considered by outsiders to be incredibly exotic, Tanna attracts tourists who come to see its active volcano, cargo cults, and customary practices. Lindstrom presents a different vision of Tanna in his new book, Tanna Times: Isl…
 
Digitizing Enlightenment: Digital Humanities and the Transformation of 18th-Century Studies (Liverpool UP, 2020) explores how a set of inter-related digital projects are transforming our vision of the Enlightenment. The featured projects are some of the best known, well-funded and longest established research initiatives in the emerging area of ‘di…
 
Jeppe Mulich's new book, In A Sea of Empires: Networks and Crossings in the Revolutionary Caribbean (Cambridge University Press, 2020) highlights the revolutionary fervor, political turmoil, conflict, and chaos in the Leeward Island region of the Caribbean in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. These tense dynamics created opportuni…
 
Douglas Ferguson is the founder of Voltage Control, a workshop agency on a mission to rid the world of horrible meetings. We talk about teams, design sprints, prototyping, and creating meetings that matter. Show Summary As a coder during the 90s tech bubble, Douglas discovered that he loved working as part cross-functional teams often found in star…
 
This week on The Literary Life podcast, our hosts Angelina Stanford, Cindy Rollins and Thomas Banks continue their series on George MacDonald’s Phantastes, covering chapters 10-14. Angelina and Thomas open the book chat talking about disorientation and how MacDonald is using the mirror images to help us enter into Anados’ feelings. Some of the topi…
 
Two docs talk LIVE about the dangers of medical black & white thinking when it comes to COVID-19.Links, video, and more: https://zdoggmd.com/vinay-prasad-4We talked Danish mask study, Thanksgiving public health absolutism and harm reduction strategies, the latest ways to think about the new COVID vaccines, scientific censorship, political polarizat…
 
Wait, what? A president who actually has foreign policy experience? A national security team that is not comprised of traitors, crackpots, sycophants, and corrupt relatives? Joe Biden seems to be introducing us to some old ideas that seem fresh and vibrant because they contrast so starkly with the disaster of the Trump years. His national security …
 
Philosopher and author Daniel Haybron of St. Louis University talks about his book, Happiness, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Happiness turns out to be a little more complicated than it sounds. Haybron discusses the good life and different philosophical perspectives on how to achieve happiness.By EconTalk: Russ Roberts
 
Peter is joined by writer, director, actress, and founder of HFC, Lauren Miller Rogen, and previous podcast guest and director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian, Dr. Richard Isaacson. In this episode, Lauren tells the heartbreaking story of watching members of her family succumb to Alzheimer’s …
 
In 1930s Bucharest, some of the country's most brilliant young intellectuals converged to form the Criterion Association. Bound by friendship and the dream of a new, modern Romania, their members included historian Mircea Eliade, critic Petru Comarnescu, Jewish playwright Mihail Sebastian and a host of other philosophers and artists. Together, they…
 
King of Britain for sixty years and the last king of what would become the United States, George III inspired both hatred and loyalty and is now best known for two reasons: as a villainous tyrant for America's Founding Fathers, and for his madness, both of which have been portrayed on stage and screen. In George III: Madness and Majesty (Penguin, 2…
 
For centuries Southeast Asia has enjoyed a relatively pleasant relationship with China, its massive neighbor to the north. While Chinese merchants and laborers were common throughout the region, with exception of a 1,000-year occupation of northern Vietnam, China has rarely attempted to exercise control over Southeast Asia. However, in the past two…
 
In this far-ranging and erudite exploration of the South Asian past, Sumit Guha discusses the shaping of social and historical memory in world-historical context. He presents memory as the result of both remembering and forgetting and of the preservation, recovery, and decay of records. By describing how these processes work through sociopolitical …
 
The Icelandic mappae mundi were a series of maps produced in the late medieval period (c. 1225 - c. 1400) that bore witness to fundamental changes in the landscape of vernacular literary culture, scientific thinking and regional geopolitics. In The Mappae Mundi of Medieval Iceland (D.S. Brewer, 2020), Dale Kedwards explores the plethora of meanings…
 
An explosion on a deep water drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico leads to the largest oil spill in United States history. Prelude: More than 3.4 million barrels of crude oil leak into the ocean after an accident at the Ixtoc I well. PATREON: Patreon.com/Swindled DONATE: SwindledPodcast.com/Support CONSUME: SwindledPodcast.com/Shop MUSIC: Deformr INS…
 
Hosts Dallen Stanford & Robin MacDowell are joined by legend Lesley McKenzie for #RugbyHive Episode 19. Capped 25 times for Canada, McKenzie represented her country at the 2006 and 2010 Rugby World Cups. During University she played with the UBC Thunderbirds for 5 years, transitioning into coaching the squad from 2008-2013. While in New Zealand McK…
 
Behind the braided wigs, buckskins, and excess bronzer that typified the mid-century "filmic Indian" lies a far richer, deeper history of Indigenous labor, survival, and agency. This history takes center stage in historian Liza Black's new book, Picturing Indians: Native Americans in Film, 1941-1960 (University of Nebraska Press, 2020), which looks…
 
Singapore’s history has generally been represented through a linear, upward trajectory “from Third World to the First,” in the words of the postcolonial state’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew. In his book Singapore: A Modern History (Bloomsbury, 2020), Michael D. Barr synthesizes a story that complicates this progress narrative and critiques the foun…
 
How was the relationship between Muslim and non-Muslim communities theologically and spatially imagined in the premodern world? How did religious hierarchies map onto notions of place and spatial distinction and hierarchies? In her dazzling new book Minding their Place: Space and Religious Hierarchy in Ibn al-Qayyim’s Aḥkām ahl al-Dhimma (Brill, 20…
 
“Awareness of the EU's undeniable past and present importance can - and has - led to complacency and hubris. There is nothing inevitable about European integration". So writes Mark Gilbert in European Integration: A Political History (Rowman and Littlefield, 2020), a compact, narrative history of the European Communities and the European Union pitc…
 
Why did the Founding Fathers fail to include blacks and Indians in their cherished proposition that “all men are created equal”? Racism is the usual answer. Yet Nicholas Guyatt argues in Bind Us Apart: How Enlightened Americans Invented Racial Segregation (Basic Books, 2016) that white liberals from the founding to the Civil War were not confident …
 
How did public demand shape education in the 20th century? In The Crisis of the Meritocracy: Britain’s Transition to Mass Education since the Second World War (Oxford UP, 2020), Peter Mandler, Professor of Modern Cultural History at the University of Cambridge, charts the history of schools, colleges, and universities. The book charts the tension b…
 
In this episode, we were so excited to talk with the co-founders of the International Womxn in Biomechanics (IWB) group, Ana Ebrahimi and Jayishni Maharaj.IWB is a peer support group for early-career womxn in biomechanics. They teach us about the mission of this new group, why it's so needed in the field, and what they have planned for the future.F…
 
In this episode our CEO Vincent O’Neill is speaking with Private Wealth Adviser Kirsten Lynn about helping your adult children, transferring your wealth, planning for ageing and family transition. We cover: Helping your children – How do you balance your retirement needs with your hopes for helping with a property purchase or school fees? Passing o…
 
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