Stella Young is a comedian and journalist who happens to go about her day in a wheelchair — a fact that doesn't, she'd like to make clear, automatically turn her into a noble inspiration to all humanity. In this very funny talk, Young breaks down society's habit of turning disabled people into "inspiration porn."
Join Microsoft’s CTO Kevin Scott for the Behind the Tech podcast. Go behind the scenes with this podcast on innovation and learn what inspired these pioneers.
Episode 122 | June 2, 2021 - In the world of economics, researchers at Microsoft are examining a range of complex systems—from those that impact the technologies we use to those that inform the laws and policies we create—through the lens of a social science that goes beyond the numbers to better understand people and society. In this episode, Senior Principal Researcher Dr. Hunt Allcott speaks with Microsoft Research New England office mate and Senior Principal Researcher Dr. Greg Lewis. Together, they cover the connection between causal machine learning and economics research, the motivations of buyers and sellers on e-commerce platforms, a...
Episode 124 | June 16, 2021 - In the world of economics, researchers at Microsoft are examining a range of complex systems—from those that impact the technologies we use to those that inform the laws and policies we create—through the lens of a social science that goes beyond the numbers to better understand people and society. In this episode, Senior Principal Researcher Hunt Allcott talks with Postdoctoral Researcher Evan Rose about Allcott’s work exploring the everyday decisions people face, like buying fuel-efficient cars or taking out payday loans, and how a clearer understanding of these decisions can shape meaningful public policy. All...
Episode 125 | June 24, 2021 - In this episode of The New Future of Work series of the podcast, Chief Scientist Jaime Teevan and Director of Applied Science Brent Hecht of the Experiences and Devices group in Microsoft share how an internal SharePoint document led to what they believe is the largest collection of research on the pandemic’s impact on work. They’ll discuss the role of research during times of disruption, the widening scope of productivity tools, why going back to work two to three days a week is ideal, and what else companies should keep in mind as they decide on new work models.
Drama series following a tumultuous 15 years in Britain through the eyes of one family.
In this episode of The New Future of Work series, Chief Scientist Jaime Teevan and Principal User Research Manager Ginger Hudson share how people evolved their home office setups throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and they explore how information workers used various devices and peripherals to put their best self forward as the shift to remote work quickly unfolded. They also talk about what an “anatomy of hybrid work” might look like and some considerations for making a hybrid model of work sustainable in the long term, including the expansion of workspaces to outdoor environments.
In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew looks at how some of the most competitive 2022 primaries are shaping up. They also ask whe…
Episode 127 | July 7, 2021 - In this episode of The New Future of Work series of the podcast, Chief Scientist Jaime Teevan and Senior Research Economist Sonia Jaffe delve into the “Personal Productivity and Well-Being” chapter of the report, beginning with why measuring productivity isn’t as easy as just observing output or counting hours worked. They also explore how people already working from home helped them better understand how people adjusted to remote work, the diversity in experiences among workers, and how we can be better coworkers to our remote colleagues whether we’re working from home or not.
What's News brings you the headlines and business news that move markets and the world—twice every weekday. In 10-12 minutes, get caught up on the best Wall Street Journal scoops and exclusives, with insight and analysis from the award-winning reporters that broke the stories. Hosted by Annmarie Fertoli and Marc Stewart.
Show In Machines We Trust, Ep Beating the AI hiring machines - Aug 4, 2021
Divya Siddarth on a better paradigm for AI, and how Taiwan is leading the way on tech governance
With just a few days left in 2020, renowned robotics company Boston Dynamics released a music video that featured a variety of two-legged, four-legged and wheeled robots dancing to The Contours' "Do You Love Me." The piece swiftly went viral, and has since been viewed nearly 30 million times. The ch...
In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses why Biden’s favorability is falling and how much Democrats should worry about it…
Analytics Insight, speaks to Raghuraman Ramamurthy, Founder, and CEO of Rapid Acceleration Partners, to understand his perspectives and viewpoints on artificial intelligence and relative technologies and its impact on business growth.
An interview with Professor LeCun about his early days in AI research during the 80s and recent developments in self-supervised learning for computer vision
On this week’s show: New insights into the genetics of endometriosis, using machine learning to predict RNA folding, our latest race and science book interview
On June 4, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed new state House and Senate district maps into law. The Illinois Senate Redistricting Committee and Illinois Redistricting websites provided pictures of the proposed
In the seventh episode of our podcast Avast Hacker Archives, Avast CISO Jaya Baloo talks with Phil Zimmermann, creator of the PGP email encryption package and longtime activist for privacy and human rights.
Land restoration is about more than planting trees, says environmentalist Susan Graham. Check out how her team combines drone technology with ecology-trained AI to restore degraded land and revive complex, biodiverse ecosystems -- whether it's on a small island or across an entire continent.
Our podcast on the science and technology making the news. Also this week: how wearable technology could help understanding of long covid, and the intriguing evolution of songbirds | Podcasts
Each weekday morning, WAMC’s President and CEO and Political Observer, Alan Chartock, and Roundtable Host Joe Donahue are joined by various experts,
In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discuss a new survey that categorizes voters into at least four ideological quadrants and …
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