Category Archives: Great Listening

TED Talks Binging…. again…

How to take a picture of a black hole – Katie  Bouman

3 ways to plan for the (very) long term – Ari Wallach

An intergalactic guide to using a defibrillator – Todd Scott – I want him for my next class!

How radio telescopes show us unseen galaxies – Natasha Hurley Walker

A doctor’s case for medical marijuana – David Casarett

How I learned to read — and trade stocks — in prison – Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll

Science in service to the public good – Siddhartha Roy

What you can do to prevent Alzheimer’s – Lisa Genova

This is what democracy looks like – Anthony D. Romero

A secret weapon against Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases – Nina Fedoroff

How pollution is changing the ocean’s chemistry – Triona McGrath

What I am listenting to this week…..

Great weekend and week catching up with podcasts and picking out those that stand out. I hope you enjoy these as well:

Commonwealth Club – Innovating Women – Kim Polese, Alison van Diggelen, Vivek Wadhwa – great discussion on women in technology and business – http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2014-10-21/innovating-women-changing-face-technology

Commonwealth Club – Nick Carr: An Automated World – how technology influences us and what we are doing about it. Does Google make you dumb? http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2014-10-08/nick-carr-automated-world

TED – Uldus Bakhtiozina – Wry photo that turn stereotypes upside down – a Russian female perspective. http://www.ted.com/talks/uldus_bakhtiozina_wry_photos_that_turn_stereotypes_upside_down?language=en

TED Mac Barnett – exploring and living in creativity and wonder. Watch out! You will be howling in laughter! https://www.ted.com/speakers/mac_barnett

TED Avi Reichental – 3D Printing and inventing – making it! https://www.ted.com/speakers/avi_reichental

TED Kenneth Cukier – Big data is better data – what is next for machine learning, self driving cars and human knowledge http://www.ted.com/talks/kenneth_cukier_big_data_is_better_data?language=en

TED Francis de los Reyes – microbiological techniques in biotech – poop, yup, poop – some fascinating insights! https://www.ted.com/speakers/francis_de_los_reyes

TED Daria van den Bercken – Handel on the piano – wow – I want to play like this!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PzPk3K_iW4

Science Times podcast – Bill Nye ‘Undeniable’ A fight for the young creationist mind. Go Bill! http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/04/science/in-undeniable-bill-nye-speaks-evolution-directly-to-creationists.html?_r=0