Innovation Hub podcasts

6.27.15 The March of Progress

This week, we take a look at progress. Tech and culture writer Steven Kotler will tell us how...

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Genetically Modi-flied

If GMOs in your grocery cart caused a stir, what will happen when they're buzzing around your...

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The Art of Negotiation

You can’t always get what you want – or can you? Stanford Business School professor...

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How Star Trek and Blade Runner Shape Our Future

The gizmos we gawk at in Star Trek and Blade Runner still seem light-years away. But the rapid...

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Moore's Law: 50 Years Later

We all owe a big thanks to Gordon Moore. Fifty years after he predicted an exponential rise in...

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Why We Need a "Digital Hat Rack"

As any Mad Men fan knows, the once-trendy fedoras that men sported were hung up the second they...

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6.20.15 It's Complicated

This week, our guests shun simple explanations. Film and media studies professor Jason Mittell...

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"Organ Marketplaces" of the Future

Do we know our bodies’ true value? Northeastern's Kara Swanson says the massive gap...

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How IMDB and Amazon Are Making TV Better

We’ve all heard the age old complaint: hundreds of shows, but nothing to watch. Author and...

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Channel Surfing

The idea of turning a knob to change a channel has gone the way of the dinosaurs. But...

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Startups Could Save Space Travel

If you think today’s travelers have reached the last frontier, think again. Arizona State...

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6.13.15 Pressure Pushing Down on Us

Whether it’s work, school, the kids, or having a David Bowie/Queen collaboration stuck in...

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How Technology Actually Creates More Jobs

If you’re worried that a robot might take your job, well, you’ve come to the right...

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The Downsides of Fitness Apps

Nir Eyal looks at the possible consequences of fitness apps.

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Why Health Headlines Might Be Wrong

You’ve probably seen all those clickbaity headlines proclaiming the miraculous results of a...

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New Ways to Reduce Traffic (And Help the Earth)

Traffic isn't just bad for our moods — it's also hurting the planet. Daniel Gross...

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The Surprising Ways Companies Can Foster Creativity

A lax dress code; an open office; awesome cafeteria food. What can companies do to truly foster...

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6.06.15 It's All Relative: Einstein's Theory Turns 100

As Einstein’s groundbreaking theory of relativity turns 100, Innovation Hub takes a look at...

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A Century After Relativity, The Einstein We Barely Knew

There was a time Albert Einstein couldn’t get a job teaching high school math. Biographer...

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Busting Up IQ Myths

We might put Albert Einstein up on a pedestal as the quintessential genius. But author David...

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