Innovation Hub podcasts

$100,000 to Drop Out of College

Laura Deming received $100,000 to drop out of college. Here’s what she did with it.

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4.4.15 Shaking the Foundation

We’re all about tearing down institutions here on Innovation Hub. From replacing...

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The Secret Power of Introverts

Extroverts aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. Behind every self-promoting...

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Peter Thiel on Luck and Billionaires

Peter Thiel thinks colleges are failing America, wants innovators to stop focusing on computers,...

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Scaling the Gumdrop Mountains

From the polio ward of a hospital to the Gumdrop Mountains and Lollipop Woods, the surprising...

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3.28.15 Death and Taxes and Vending Machines

This week on Innovation Hub: death and taxes and vending Machines. First up, learn why tech...

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Kids and the Internet Divide

Anthropologist Mimi Ito explains how the rise of online learning might actually increase the...

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X-Prize's Peter Diamandis on the Next Big Idea

Luck, smarts, or optimism? Author Peter Diamandis tells us the real reasons why billionaires...

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Snackbot, the Sophisticated Vending Machine

Vending machines that ask trivia questions and give out electronics. Take a peek at the new world...

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Getting People to Love Taxes

You hate your taxes. That’s not a qualified statement, there’s just absolutely no...

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Robots Become Writers

Robot art has come a long way from HAL singing “Daisy” in 2001: A Space Odyssey....

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3.21 Staying Human

This week on Innovation Hub: what humans have done, why we're flawed, and what could replace...

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All Lit Up

The man who liquefied air and changed the city’s nightscape...was also an active...

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The Human Epoch

Climate change, megacities, ocean acidification. Author Diane Ackerman believes humans have...

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Why We're All Overconfident

It’s easy to think you’re right all time. But even a fan of Innovation hub --...

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Vivek Wadhwa on 2025

3-D printed food, self-driving cars, and robots everywhere. Technology is going to radically...

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3.14.15 Competing for the Future

This Week on Innovation Hub: competition, culture, and culinary robots. Entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa...

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Competition's Real Impact

For every Apple or Google, there’s a not-so-triumphant Pets.com or AskJeeves. Business...

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The New East Meets West

Tiger moms or helicopter dads? Psychologist Hazel Markus talks about the stark differences...

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Cracking Open Incubators

Incubators. They’re supposed to help startups raise capital, build revenue, and maybe...

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