Interviews with game-changers about timely topics in #education, #health and America’s neighborhoods.
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9 Nov. 2023 - 8:00 UTC
Chronic absenteeism rates in every state are skyrocketing – continuing a trend that started before the pandemic and leading the White House to double down on efforts to get kids back in school. In [...]
26 Oct. 2023 - 9:30 UTC
School districts across the country are facing similar challenges, and “Deep Dives” aims to unpack why things are the way they are and what it will take to create change. In each episode, Jill [...]
12 Oct. 2023 - 11:00 UTC
“Deep Dives,” a new ongoing podcast series from the Shah Family Foundation, explores the biggest issues impacting America’s schools, bringing together local and national experts to discuss why [...]
10 Oct. 2023 - 10:00 UTC
Every decision we make is guided by incentives. From financial incentives to social and political incentives – how we are rewarded shapes how we behave and the choices we make. Have you ever [...]
19 Sep. 2023 - 4:01 UTC
Every decision we make is guided by incentives. From financial incentives to social and political incentives – how we are rewarded shapes how we behave and the choices we make. Have you ever [...]
24 Oct. 2023 - 13:37 UTC
Solidarity is a confusing term. On the one hand, it seems as though one doesn’t need to explain it; when solidarity appears it is clear, externalized and public. On the other hand, solidarity [...]
23 Jul. 2023 - 8:26 UTC
Peter Beinart in conversation with Eva Illouz  Jews entered modernity by espousing many of its emancipatory programs: socialism, communism, universalism have all been "Jewish causes”. This is [...]
20 Jul. 2023 - 14:59 UTC
On a new world order and a new VLJI research group In early 2021, at the end of the COVID-19 closures and the changes they generated in daily life and work routines, we gathered to draw up an outline [...]
28 May. 2023 - 14:16 UTC
Goods and Gods on the Move Keynote lecture by Neil MacGregor (former director of the National Gallery, the British Museum, and the Humboldt Forum) On the occasion of the publication of Dror [...]
23 May. 2023 - 14:07 UTC
The price of ideological policing The Gur community—the largest, strongest, and most influential Hasidic sect in Israel—has hit the headlines again. This time it’s because of a case of severe [...]
Short documentaries, explainers and original series for people who care about the world’s biggest challenges. We publish videos that contextualize how critical issues and events affect ordinary people, #society and the #environment.
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3 Nov. 2023 - 5:00 UTC
AI Now Institute executive director Amba Kak, one of three civil society representatives at the summit table, praised pre-deployment testing commitments, but warned, “We are at risk of further [...]
2 Nov. 2023 - 20:08 UTC
Amba Kak participated as a civil society representative on Days 1 and 2 of the UK AI Safety Summit. Here are her remarks from Day 2 addressing government leaders and AI company executives: “I want [...]
2 Nov. 2023 - 5:00 UTC
Others accused the Summit of reflecting industry talking points. “There has been a complete industry capture of this conversation, and in many ways this summit reflects that,” says Amba Kak, the [...]
1 Nov. 2023 - 15:35 UTC
As leaders look to international dialogues, civil society summit attendees urge prioritizing regulation to address well established harms The undersigned civil society participants at the UK AI [...]
19 Oct. 2023 - 7:44 UTC
AI Now Institute Executive Director Amba Kak discussed how the existing notice and consent mechanisms deployed by Big Tech companies online are insufficient to protect U.S. consumers’ personal [...]
Industry veterans, degenerate gamblers & besties Chamath Palihapitiya, Jason Calacanis, David Sacks & David Friedberg cover all things #economy, #tech, #politics, #society & poker.
17 Nov. 2023 - 8:20 UTC
(0:00) Bestie intros! (1:25) Democratic Presidential Candidate Dean Phillips shares his business background (13:11) Dean's time in Congress: witnessing legal corruption, thoughts on Biden's mental [...]
11 Nov. 2023 - 1:02 UTC
(0:00) Bestie Intros: Sacks keeps receipts! (1:14) Jared Kushner joins the show: background, Trump's campaign validation (13:12) State of Israel vs Hamas, escalation risks (23:04) Historical context [...]
3 Nov. 2023 - 8:33 UTC
(0:00) Bestie intros, All-In CEO talk, and Chamath's research product (10:49) Ukraine has its “Cronkite Moment” (16:56) Market outlook: are we in for a Q4 rally? (22:05) CRE chaos: SF's [...]
27 Oct. 2023 - 19:48 UTC
(0:00) Bestie intros! (1:16) WW3 risk, is WSJ trying to escalate US vs Iran? (22:02) Nuclear risks (33:28) Best case scenarios for de-escalation (40:34) Murky macro picture: Main Street disconnects [...]
20 Oct. 2023 - 7:23 UTC
(0:00) Bestie intros (0:49) State of Israel/Gaza: Information wars, delayed ground war, domestic political pressures (23:20) Understanding Israel's political dynamics, feelings throughout the Middle [...]
Cal Newport is a computer #science professor and a New York Times bestselling author who writes about the impact of #tech on #society, and the struggle to #work and live deeply in a world increasingly mired in digital distractions.
27 Nov. 2023 - 12:00 UTC
One of the most common types of messages sent in from listeners of this podcast are self-recriminations about laziness. But what does “laziness” actually mean? In this episode, Cal takes a deeper [...]
20 Nov. 2023 - 12:00 UTC
 How you accomplish important goals: The type that can transform your life in remarkable ways? In this episode, Cal breaks down the common mistakes we make in pursuing hard goals and then details [...]
13 Nov. 2023 - 12:00 UTC
Based on extensive feedback from listeners and new research, Cal is ready to unveil his new and improved version of the Deep Life Stack, his foundational approach for transforming your life from [...]
6 Nov. 2023 - 12:00 UTC
A viral video making the rounds recently argues that the key to promoting learning is to deliver education in apps that are equally addictive as social media. Cal takes a closer look at the brain [...]
30 Oct. 2023 - 11:00 UTC
In this episode, Cal reviews what he believes to be the four essential tools for feeling on top of everything you need to do. If you’re missing one of these, you might struggle. If you use all [...]
Hosts Ben Brock Johnson and Amory Sivertson dig into the internet's vast and curious ecosystem of online communities to find untold #history, unsolved mysteries, and other jaw-dropping stories online and IRL.
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24 Nov. 2023 - 6:00 UTC
We're going underground into what might be the most important vault in the world. What's inside? A treasure that originates with a Russian scientist during WWII.
17 Nov. 2023 - 6:00 UTC
Within a few months, the question "how often do men think about the Roman Empire?" conquered Instagram, TikTok and countless group chats — and then morphed into something else. What links this to [...]
10 Nov. 2023 - 5:00 UTC
In 1909, the Arizona Gazette ran an article titled "Exploration in Grand Canyon." It said that an explorer by the name of G.E. Kincaid went into the National Park for the Smithsonian and found caves [...]
3 Nov. 2023 - 6:00 UTC
This episode is brought to you by Slate's ICYMI podcast. Co-hosts Rachelle Hampton and Candice Lim talk to writer Cyrena Touros about Dracula Daily, a newsletter that emails bite-sized passages [...]
27 Oct. 2023 - 5:00 UTC
Gather round the fire with us for three hair-raising tales from the internet. For the finale of our series "Endless Dread," we explore stories of haunted woods, computer bugs, and mysterious hole to [...]
Get in-depth coverage of current and #future trends in #tech, and how they are shaping #business, #entertainment, communications, #science, #politics, and #society.
27 Nov. 2023 - 9:00 UTC
There’s a devastating amount of heavy news these days. Psychology experts say you need to know your limits—and when to put down the phone.
22 Nov. 2023 - 11:00 UTC
As project scientist on NASA’s Exoplanet Archive, Dr. Christiansen is a huge advocate for citizen science—and making sure anyone can be a planet hunter. Read this story here.
21 Nov. 2023 - 11:00 UTC
Ahead of COP28, a scathing new UN report warns that the world is barreling toward an avoidable catastrophe. It’s a plea for world leaders to step up their ambition. Read this story here.
20 Nov. 2023 - 11:00 UTC
The gene-editing therapy, called Casgevy, uses Crispr to prevent debilitating pain in patients with sickle cell disease. It also eliminates the need for regular blood transfusions in people with beta [...]
17 Nov. 2023 - 11:00 UTC
An inventor, molecular biologist, and diagnostic scientist, Dr. Todd cofounded SpeedDx, which serves communities worldwide. And that’s just the beginning. Read this story here.
Covering US foreign policy, economic realities, and civil liberties in American #society.
27 Nov. 2023 - 20:32 UTC
“In fifteen short chapters, Chris Hedges astonishes us with his clear and cogent argument against war, not on philosophical grounds or through moral arguments, but in an irrefutable stream of [...]
24 Nov. 2023 - 4:25 UTC
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20 Nov. 2023 - 18:12 UTC
Israel is carrying out a campaign to make Gaza uninhabitable. This campaign includes destroying all of Gaza’s hospitals. The message Israel is sending is clear - Nowhere is safe. If you stay [...]
20 Nov. 2023 - 2:31 UTC
Listen now (10 mins) | The Palestinian resistance understands its enemy. It has learned through experience how to fight it. This is not good news for Israel.
17 Nov. 2023 - 22:10 UTC
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Covering US foreign policy, economic realities, and civil liberties in American #society.
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24 Nov. 2023 - 4:25 UTC
Trucks circling the campuses of Columbia University and Harvard University publicly list the names and show the faces of students who signed a letter calling on the university to cut ties with [...]
20 Nov. 2023 - 2:31 UTC
Text originally published Nov 12, 2023Blood Meal - by Mr. FishCAIRO, Egypt: Bassel al-Araj, a Palestinian resistance leader, shortly before Israel’s 2014 invasion of Gaza, laid down the fundamental [...]
17 Nov. 2023 - 22:10 UTC
There is growing evidence that in the chaotic fighting that took place once Hamas militants entered Israel on October 7, the Israeli military decided to target not only Hamas fighters, but the [...]
16 Nov. 2023 - 5:09 UTC
Text Originally Published Nov. 11, 2023The Executioner’s Song - by Mr. FishDOHA, Qatar: I am in the studio of Al Jazeera’s Arabic service watching a live feed from Gaza City. The Al Jazeera [...]
11 Nov. 2023 - 1:56 UTC
Democratic Reps. Cori Bush, Rashida Tlaib, André Carson, Summer Lee, and Delia Ramirez introduced a “Ceasefire Now” resolution on October 16th to halt the siege on Gaza. The resolution calls [...]