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The a16z Podcast discusses tech and culture trends, news, and the future – especially as ‘software eats the world’. It features industry experts, business leaders, and other interesting thinkers and voices from around the world. This podcast is produced by Andreessen Horowitz (aka “a16z”), a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm. Multiple episodes are released every week; visit a16z.com for more details and to sign up for our newsletters and other content as well!
 
Fashion and apparel. It touches nearly everyone. When its at its best, fashion and apparel is not only functional, but also fun, expressive, sexy, and for some businesses, very profitable. But when it is at its worst, fashion and apparel is superficial, exploitative, polluting and extremely wasteful - in other words the essence of unsustainable consumption. And while it is argued that the industry's rapid growth has created employment opportunities for more than 300 million people worldwide, ...
 
Reverberate is a podcast exploring our wide world of textiles and the people who grow, design, make and wear them. Produced by A Verb for Keeping Warm in Oakland, California. Hosted by Adrienne Rodriguez. We plan to release vibrant episodes packed with interviews, conversations and stories from vital contributors to the fiber community. Examining the threads that tie us together across the country and the world. Join us on our audio adventures!
 
Tink is a monthly podcast all about the act of making, doing and undoing. Follow along each episode as host Katherine Jayne reviews her creative goals for the month just past, and sets new targets for the month to come. From knitting to lacemaking, and other slow textile crafts, listen along and find out what can be made in a month!
 
Who exactly are the thought leaders in the $18-billion-plus linen, uniform and facility services industry? This podcast aims to shine a light on this industry’s more than 200,000 employees through thought-provoking interviews with industry insiders and business experts on issues critical to your company and workforce. Most Americans might not realize it, but they benefit at least once per week from the cleanliness and safety of laundered, reusable linens, uniforms, towels, mats and other pro ...
 
'A Smaller Life' is a podcast hosted by a small business owner, that's me Saskia, who wants to grow by going smaller and who wants to choose better to do better. Join me on my journey where I figure out how I can make my needle craft business based on ethical and conscious choices more relevant in this era and for myself. Made for business owners and crafters alike.
 
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 ...
 
Architect/designer/author Katie Hutchison and textile designer/educator Dawn Oliveira share insight into home design and design for the home. Design isn’t an added extra, an extravagance, a nicety; it’s a holistic process that drives the creation of homes that nurture and reflect our best selves to ourselves and within our communities. Katie and Dawn aim to demystify and humanize home design and design for the home. So grab a cup of coffee, and join us for some friendly design chat to inspir ...
 
Art Witch is where creativity, magic, and healing align for personal and collective liberation. Hosted by Brooklyn-based sound ritualist, arts educator, and tarot reader Zaneta, Art Witch aims to provide resources for the creative journey. In this podcast you’ll hear from a variety of artists, witches, healers, and experts sharing their wisdom and stories, all with the intention of helping folx make art and share their unique magic with the world. www.artwitchpodcast.com @artwitchpodcast www ...
 
In our podcast, we bring to you businesses that are mindful in their practices and processes. A mindful business adopts and employs sustainable social, economic, and environmental practices. Some of our past guests are Redecker, from Germany, MUDD Jeans from the Netherlands, Ricron Panels, Phool Co from India, Alabama Chanin, Reel Toilet Paper from the USA, Hinterland, Unscented Co from Canada, and Dessertos from Mexico. We launched our first episode on July the 22nd., 2019 with a new episod ...
 
Earth Speak is helping you to be your own best connection to your intuition, spirit guides, Earth, and the divine. Episodes feature conversations with people, plants, nature spirits, and high-vibration places on Earth. For many episodes, we're giving EARTH the microphone with channeled messages from nature beings. Human guests share their approaches to standing in their power, working with spirits, deepening their connection with nature, and shamelessly embodying their true selves. Topics co ...
 
Hear the ins and outs of sourcing, procurement, product development, and brand building as two international entrepreneurs based in South China share a free-flowing conversation and bring experts on the show. Hosted by Michael and Rico, both of whom have lived and worked throughout the world before ending up in the world’s largest manufacturing hub, which is Guangdong province. Besides sharing their expertise in sourcing they focus on online & social media marketing, crowdfunding campaigns, ...
 
In Ghana, types of cloth and the design of textiles are about more than just fashion. Woven Kente cloth is a great status symbol, marking wealth and, in the past, office - something to be worn on important occasions and by important people. Adinkra is a printed fabric, hand-made and worn mainly for funerals, which are very important celebrations in Ghana. The tracks on this album introduce the Kente weavers and Adinkra workers, show the creative processes behind the textiles they make, and r ...
 
Hempire is a weekly show dedicated to exploring the non-psychoactive side of the cannabis plant. Hemp was once a cornerstone of the American economy and is currently used in over 25,000 products including paper, textiles, construction materials, health food, and fuel. Tune in and discover all there is to know about this wonder crop that is now making an historic comeback.
 
Stitchery Stories... Where textile artists share their life in fabric & thread. Embroidery. Textile Art. Inspiration, Techniques, Disasters & Delights. Join embroidery enthusiast & textile art dabbler, Susan Weeks, in her friendly weekly chats with UK textile artists. Discover how they got started. Share the lessons learned along the way. Get excited about what they are working on at the moment. Learn how they keep their business growing, their creativity flowing, and get a sneak peek into w ...
 
Join host Allison Korleski as she talks with people from all corners of the yarniverse: designers and dyers, shepherds and spinners, publishers and pathfinders. From family farms in the American heartland to a woman’s cooperative in Afghanistan, each episode explores what connects us as knitters and makers.
 
Terra.do is an online climate school. We teach you everything climate, connect you to an online community of changemakers and put you to work remotely on high-impact climate projects that need your unique skills. Our podcasts are focused on climate change, sustainability, development, conservation, and many more issues focused on developing countries, starting with India.
 
Come along for the ride as Matt Kowalak and Jamon Yerger talk about manufacturing in China, product sourcing in China and all types of business ventures in China. You want a podcast about flawless business ventures in your standard how-to-do-it-like-me format? You won’t find that here. But if you’re looking for a podcast run by a couple of entrepreneurs who aren’t afraid of taking calculated risks, partying a little, working a whole lot and bringing you the goods, this is the place to be.
 
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Hello and welcome to the twentieth episode of Making Stitches. After two episodes almost exclusively focusing on crochet, our attention is turned to textiles and textile art in particular this time. Late last year I spoke to Yorkshire-based textile artist Janet Browne about her beautiful observational work which maps journeys she has made as well a…
 
This is the first audio form of a series we’re calling “On The Factory Floor.” This episode describes what it’s like to be at the Guangzhou Textile Railroad Market. NOTE: This is a videocast. For visual representation, please check our Youtube Channel. Important Notes: What it’s like to be in the Guangzhou Project Bring Physical Samples with you wh…
 
With this podcast I want to take you with me on my journey to discover the answers to these questions: What do we buy, Where do we buy, Who do we buy from… Or don’t we buy at all but use what we already have? And how relevant is my job as a yarn shop owner selling people stuff when we already have more than we need? How can I make my life as an ent…
 
Rachel Silberstein’s book A Fashionable Century: Textile Artistry and Commerce in the Late Qing (University of Washington Press, 2020) reveals how Qing fashion was produced at the intersection of commerce and culture. Drawing on a wide array of visual and textual sources, from pattern books and gazetteers to embroidered jackets and a sample book of…
 
Naila Janzen is a textile artist and designer in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She was searching for a creative outlet but needed one she could do while undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Having learned to sew at an early age from her grandmother, Naila took up quilting. She has since gone on to create Rox Textiles and exhibits her cushions and bags at …
 
Prasanna Colluru is the Director of Corporate Strategy at Future Proof Shipping (FPS), a Netherlands-based company that provides zero-emissions marine transportation services to enable players across the value chain to make the energy transition in shipping. At FPS, Prasanna is responsible for maintaining a strategic overview of alternative fuels a…
 
This is the audio form of the series “On The Factory Floor.” This episode describes what’s inside a boutique plastic injection mold & CNC machine factory. NOTE: This is a videocast. For visual representation, please check our Youtube Channel. Important Notes: Spot if the factory has flow to the production How clean is the factory Are there instruct…
 
As well as presenting practical challenges, addressing the question ‘what is it like in North Korea?’ raises ethical concerns around who is entitled to interpret life in a place so often discussed in luridly exoticizing terms. The awareness of authorial position and sensitivity to shared humanity which runs through Andray Abrahamian’s Being in Nort…
 
Ian M. Miller’s book Fir and Empire: The Transformation of Forests in Early Modern China (University of Washington Press, 2020) offers a transformation of our understanding of China’s early modern environmental history. Using a wide range of archival materials, including tax, deed, and timber market records, Miller presents a picture of China’s for…
 
n this episode, I, Natalie Ross, Earth Speak co-founder, and podcast Hostess, share about the traditions around the Celtic holiday called Imbolc that signifes the beginning of spring. My ancestral lineages are Celtic and Nordic. What I’m sharing is part of my investigations into my own ancestral roots to discover who are the people in my lineages w…
 
We’ve had a short break, but we’re back with Season 4 of The DnA of Home Interiors Podcast! In our first episode of this Season, Audrey Whelan and Deirdre Mc Gettrick are joined by the Creative Director of Dulux, Marianne Shillingford. With a career which has spanned over 30 years, starting with Marianne painting traditional fairground rides, Audre…
 
Many of the millions of workers streaming in from rural China to jobs at urban factories soon find themselves in new kinds of poverty and oppression. Yet, their individual experiences are far more nuanced than popular narratives might suggest. Rural Origins, City Lives: Class and Place in Contemporary China (U Washington Press, 2016) probes long-he…
 
Strategy encompasses two sides of the same coin when it comes to defining both short-term and long-term strategies. Linen, uniform and facility services companies need to continue to closely manage the nine key elements of operational focus in a pandemic – also known as the pandemic operational checklist – but you also need to lay out your recovery…
 
Anne talks about her experiences makkin mindfully and felting a Cindy Pilon pattern knit with Mauch Chunky before offering a slew of book reviews for those looking for a way to spend their holiday gift cards. Links to Things Mentioned in the Podcast Please rate and review the podcast on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you download episodes of the show.…
 
Economist and author Gary Shiffman of Georgetown University talks about his book, The Economics of Violence, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Shiffman argues that we should view terrorism, insurgency, and crime as being less about ideology and more about personal expression and entrepreneurship. He argues that approaching these problems as economis…
 
Economist and author Gary Shiffman of Georgetown University talks about his book, The Economics of Violence, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Shiffman argues that we should view terrorism, insurgency, and crime as being less about ideology and more about personal expression and entrepreneurship. He argues that approaching these problems as economis…
 
Economist and author Gary Shiffman of Georgetown University talks about his book, The Economics of Violence, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Shiffman argues that we should view terrorism, insurgency, and crime as being less about ideology and more about personal expression and entrepreneurship. He argues that approaching these problems as economis…
 
What is the role of the intellectual? Is violence, not to mention radical change, necessary? Can there be a revolution without them? Realistic Revolution: Contesting Chinese History, Culture, and Politics after 1989 by Els van Dongen (Cambridge University Press, 2019) analyses a series of debates in the early 1990s between Chinese intellectuals as …
 
Toronto based, Benny Bing is a self-taught artist of Nigerian descent. With his colourful, large scale portraits Benny emphasizes positive representations of Black women. His work has shown at major art fairs, exhibitions and museums and he has created commissions for the likes of Dave Chappelle, The Weeknd and Milos Raonic. For more visit www.benn…
 
Rachel Roden joins Chris to discuss some recent archaeological sites in the news. From the much-discussed pictographs in the Amazonian Rain Forest to a Pompeii Lunch counter and ALL the trash that people leave on sites, we talk about it all. Links New Photos from the ‘Sistine Chapel of the Ancients’ Reveal Details About Prehistoric Amazonian Life -…
 
This is the audio form of the series “On The Factory Floor.” This episode describes what’s inside a boutique plastic injection mold & CNC machine factory. Important Notes: spot if the factory has flowed to the production How clean is the factory Are there instructions given to the workers Do the different workstations Who oversees the production Di…
 
This is the first audio form of a series we’re calling “On The Factory Floor.” This episode describes what’s inside a high-end cigar & whiskey box manufacturer. Important Notes: spot if the factory has flowed to the production How clean is the factory Are there instructions given to the workers Do the different workstations Who oversees the product…
 
Natalie Grueninger speaks with William Aslet about Elizabeth I's lost prayer book. Following their conversation, Dr Owen Emmerson joins Natalie on the show to share some new information relating to this extraordinary artefact. Follow William Aslet on Twitter. Find out more about your host at On the Tudor Trail. Join our Talking Tudors Podcast Faceb…
 
Just in time for Aquarius season, today's episode is a deep dive into the sonic realms. We're joined by the amazing sound artist Ricardo Iamuuri Robinson to chat about liberating our perceptions, listening as an act of co-creation, and how we can reimagine history through sound ancestry and the transportive medium of sound. Heard in this Episode: J…
 
Welcome to a new podcast for all stitchers, embroiderers, textile artists and creative souls, where we have friendly informal conversations about what it actually means to be an artist working in textiles. Izzy and Gina are both practicing artists and tutors specialising in machine embroidery, but we’re still figuring it all out! We chat about comb…
 
In Creativity in Tokyo: Revitalizing a Mature City (Palgrave, 2020), Heide Imai and Matjaz Ursic focues on overlooked contextual factors that constitute the urban creative climate or innovative urban milieu in contemporary cities. Filled with reflections based on interviews with a diverse range of creative actors in various local neighborhoods in T…
 
The “diva” is a common trope when we talk about culture. We normally think of the diva as a Western construction: the opera singer, the Broadway actress, the movie star. A woman of outstanding talent, whose personality and ability are both larger-than-life. But the truth is throughout history, many cultures have featured spaces for strong female ar…
 
Much is known about the Qing sartorial regulations and how the Qing conquerors forced Han Chinese males to adopt Manchu hairstyle and clothing. But what happened on the stage? What did Qing performers wear, not only when they performed as characters in the Han past, but also when they appeared as subjects in the Manchu present? Reading dramatic wor…
 
Cindy Jackson is a freelance embroiderer, embroidery designer and embroidery tutor based in Ottawa, Canada, with a fascination for Tudor embroidery. In fact Cindy is an expert in this area, with published research papers and she has also developed kits and classes focused on Tudor embroidery. Susan Weeks chats with Cindy today on Stitchery Stories …
 
Intertwining autobiography and ethnography, Clara Han’s touching new book Seeing Like a Child: Inheriting the Korean War (Fordham University Press, 2020) asks how scholarship can be transformed from a child’s perspective. Through a critique of anthropological practices that assume fully formed “I” in its emphasis on self-reflexivity as well as the …
 
The rise of developers -- as buyers, as influencers, as a creative class -- is a direct result of "software eating the world", and of key shifts in IT from on-prem to cloud & SaaS to the API economy, where application programming interfaces are essentially building blocks for innovation. Developers therefore not only play an outsized role in high-p…
 
HOK’s Director of Workplace Kay Sargent sits down with Robert Nieminen to talk about where she finds motivation in these trying times, the critical issues facing the profession, what trends we can expect to see ahead, as well as her professional and personal plans for the future. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iandsdesign/support…
 
Gabriel Silva's dream of becoming a pilot was lost when he was diagnosed with type II diabetes, he decided to change his lifestyle and diet. Introspection led him to his spiritual roots which are based on one simple principle - "do no harm". He apprenticed in his father's shoe factory to learn the trade. He launched Ahimsa in 2013. In 2014, only 6 …
 
Emily Hamilton shares about releasing energy from the body with energetic practices and plant Spirit medicine. You’ll also hear about: Tapping into your own natural abundance frequency Connecting Spirit to Spirit with plants The desire for a community that thinks and feels the way you do And Emily shares the story of how she came to practice and te…
 
Economist and author Don Boudreaux of George Mason University discusses the life and work of the economist James Buchanan with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Buchanan received the Nobel Prize in 1986 for his work creating and developing public choice--the field which applies the tools of economics to politicians and political behavior. After discussin…
 
Economist and author Don Boudreaux of George Mason University discusses the life and work of the economist James Buchanan with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Buchanan received the Nobel Prize in 1986 for his work creating and developing public choice--the field which applies the tools of economics to politicians and political behavior. After discussin…
 
Economist and author Don Boudreaux of George Mason University discusses the life and work of the economist James Buchanan with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Buchanan received the Nobel Prize in 1986 for his work creating and developing public choice--the field which applies the tools of economics to politicians and political behavior. After discussin…
 
One of the most well regarded of non-Western film directors, responsible for acknowledged classics like Tokyo Story (1953), Ozu Yasujiro worked during a period of immense turbulence for Japan and its population. In The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro: Histories of the Everyday (Edinburgh University Press, 2017), Woojeong Joo offers a new interpretation of O…
 
Gem and Erim are joined by London Chessboxing commentators Matt Lunn and Chris Levy to discuss hit Netflix series, The Queen's Gambit and the enduring appeal of chess. They dissect the classic game and the way it's been depicted within the series and also take a deep-dive into the weird and wonderful world of Chessboxing. Matt Lunn and Chris Levy a…
 
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