Innovation Hub podcasts

Kids Say the Smartest Things

Parents usually think their kid is brilliant -- and the latest research may be proving them right. UC Berkeley...

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Secrets to Living Longer

Be good, don’t retire, and keep worrying. A decades-long study, analyzed by psychologists Leslie Martin and...

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Seniors: The Untapped Tech Market

Seniors have become increasingly tech-savvy, and startups are beginning to respond to this rapidly-growing market...

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The New, Older Entrepreneurs

Forget the “25-year-old in a hoodie" stereotype. The Kauffman Foundation’s Dane Stangler, and Elizabeth...

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Happiness (and Weight) are Contagious

It’s no surprise that people in your inner circle can affect your physical and emotional state. But even your...

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A Dip Into History: Rock and Roll

A shattered arm didn’t stop one guitar player from redefining music and influencing rock & roll for...

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Decisions are More Emotional Than You Think

If you’re sad, you should wait on making any high-stakes financial decisions, argues Jennifer Lerner,...

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12.27.14 - All Together Now

The lone genius myth, is just that -- a myth -- according to Joshua Wolf Shenk, author of “Powers of Two:...

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Dynamic Duos

Is the stereotypical lone genius just a myth? There would be no Beatles without Lennon and McCartney, no Google...

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Casinos Betting on Innovation

The gambling industry has made serious money by manipulating the science of human behavior, according to Natasha Dow...

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How Johnny Carson Saved Twister

The twisted tale of a game that you’ve probably played, thanks to Johnny Carson.

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Inventing the Muppets

Jim Henson breathed new life into puppeteering by embracing technology and offering up a few of his own inventions.

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Attracting Talent Outside of Silicon Valley

How do states with smaller populations grab young talent? We look at Vermont’s strategy - and why it’s so...

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Why Congress Should 'Eat Dog Food'

The term “eating your own dog food” comes from programmers who force themselves to use the programs they...

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A Dip Into History: Life-Saving Threads

Without the money to attend medical school, one inventor instead developed a futuristic -- and life-saving -- material.

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Charles Darwin's Uphill Fight

Scientists often live by the mantra “publish or perish.” But one young naturalist kept a revolutionary...

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Self-Interest and American Politics

People think their political beliefs are fair and benefit society. In reality, though, most political views are...

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Multiple Screens for Better Multitasking

Digital distractions bombard us every second and stop us from making a dent in that lengthy to-do list. Technology...

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What Threatens the Talent Economy

The most important asset a company has in today’s world is the creative power of its workers. But that talent...

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A Chip to Stop Slouching

Hours slouched over computers have taken a toll on our backs -- and overall health. Now, Monisha Perkash has created...

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