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In “The Future of Everything,” host and Stanford bioengineering professor Russ Altman explores how technology, science and medicine are shaping our lives. From stretchable electronics to ecological surveillance, foldable microscopes and video editing with artificial intelligence, Altman asks his guests to discuss their role in creating the future — of everything. Read more on the Stanford Engineering website: https://engineering.stanford.edu/magazine/future-everything
 
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Stanford Pathfinders with Howard Wolf

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Stanford Pathfinders with Howard Wolf

Stanford Radio, Sirius XM, Stanford Alumni Association

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Stanford Pathfinders features engaging dialogue with some of Stanford’s most accomplished alumni. Hosted by Howard Wolf, vice president for alumni affairs at Stanford University and president of the Stanford Alumni Association, this podcast provides a special opportunity for Stanford stalwarts to share their insights and experiences as leaders in politics, entertainment, sports, technology and more.
 
The David B. Abernethy Emeriti/ae Lecture Series: Autobiographical Reflections features distinguished senior faculty members speaking about their lives, careers, and inspirations. Speakers reflect a wide range of teaching and research fields at Stanford, including the arts, humanities, social sciences, education, business, law, engineering, sciences, and medicine.
 
Is social media really destroying democracy? Should Facebook be considered a public utility? How does crytpocurrency affect state sovereignty? And what exactly is surveillance capitalism? For all your political questions about tech, this is The Anti-Dystopians. The Anti-Dystopians is hosted and produced by Alina Utrata. All episodes are freely available, wherever you get your podcasts. Follow the show on Twitter @AntiDystopians. To support the show, visit: bit.ly/3AApPN4 To subscribe to the ...
 
Welcome to The Greg Wientjes Show! In this podcast, I decode the minds of world-class technology inventors and business leaders. My interviews explore the key tools, strategies and insights used by these great inventors and entrepreneurs that allow them to achieve and innovate -- tools and techniques that you can emulate, learn from, and apply to your own life for greater creativity and fulfillment. The first few episodes include The Father of the Internet, Vint Cerf; Ray Kurzweil, inventor ...
 
At Pandemic Pulse, we create a platform through a weekly podcast to make sense of some of the most pressing issues that are transforming our lives: from better understanding the virus itself, to grappling with the socioeconomic impacts, to envisioning what the new normal we will become. Primarily student-driven and run out of Stanford University, Pandemic Pulse is tapping into the expertise and resources around us. Each episode will dive into a facet of COVID-19 and shed light on some of the ...
 
Podcasts hosted by George Miller, presenting fresh ideas and stimulating conversations on a wide variety of subjects, with a particular focus is on books published by university presses. Some of these interviews may present bold new theories (in the spirit of the hedgehog) while others may focus in detail on something quite small, even overlooked (in the spirit of the fox). The driving forces are curiosity and the desire to communicate original thinking in an engaging, accessible way. See ac ...
 
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Doctor Thyroid

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Doctor Thyroid

Philip James interviews top thyroid experts about surgery, nutrition, endoc

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This show is for thyroid patients determined to improve their quality of life, with the best information available. You will gain insight from those who have discovered improved well-being regardless of setbacks, and hear from leading healthcare professionals, including endocrinologists, surgeons, functional medicine practitioners, and radiologists.
 
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures ...
 
As a college admissions counselor, I think “The Crush” sums up the way most people feel about the college admissions process and the college experience itself. High school students fall into a deep infatuation with a potential future alma mater, maybe even many, and work themselves into ulcerous, sleepless fits trying to find a way to get noticed and give them a chance. And then there’s the other kind of crush....the physical weight of it all. The pressure of expectations for yourself, your ...
 
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Center for Internet and Society

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Center for Internet and Society

Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society

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The Center for Internet and Society (CIS) is a public interest technology law and policy program at Stanford Law School that brings together scholars, academics, legislators, students, programmers, security researchers, and scientists to study the interaction of new technologies and the law and to examine how the synergy between the two can either promote or harm public goods like free speech, privacy, public commons, diversity, and scientific inquiry. The CIS strives as well to improve both ...
 
The challenges faced by first responders in the medical, rescue, police, and military have never been greater. Each day that you report for duty, your personal well-being is placed on the line as you step up to fulfill your duty and help people. It is unfortunate that the contributions of first responders are very rarely recognized for the priceless gift that they really are. In addition to the physical dangers faced on the job by first responders, there is a hidden danger that may impact th ...
 
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GrowthBusters

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GrowthBusters

Dave Gardner on sustainability

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Humankind has outgrown the planet, so we explore ways to recover from growth addiction. We dig into the more fascinating and hard-hitting aspects of public policy and the joy of living sustainably. It’s all about ending our culture’s love affair with “more,” which is not making us happier and is killing our planet. No half-hearted greenwashing here; we share the brutal and joyful truth! Host Dave Gardner directed the documentary GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth, which Stanford Biologist Paul ...
 
Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Alabama, has built a worldwide reputation for excellence in sports medicine and orthopaedic patient care, research, education and prevention. Our practice works as a team to deliver multidisciplinary sports medicine and orthopaedic care, a concept pioneered by our co-founder, Dr. James R. Andrews. The Victory Over Injury podcast is hosted by Dr. Michael K. Ryan, MD, a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon. He speci ...
 
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Sleep Success

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Sleep Success

Dr. Michael Breus and Mandt Bros. Productions

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Struggling with sleep? Desperate for deep dreams? Or simply looking to be better in life? Then make sure you listen and subscribe to Sleep Success, a new health and wellness podcast that will improve your quality of life by providing hacks, tips, tools and techniques to let you rest more at night, so you can dominate the day. Hosted by the man known as The Sleep Doctor, Dr. Michael Breus, this weekly podcast will feature his incredible expertise and insights as well as fascinating conversati ...
 
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Kwat MD-PhD

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Kwat MD-PhD

Kwat Medetgul-Ernar

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The intersection of biology, medicine, and informatics is exciting. Join Kwat, MD-PhD student at Stanford and cofounder of few biotechs, as he interviews guests from these fields (and friends). If you want to learn science from audio, conversation, and stories, this show is for you. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kwat/support
 
Reach Your Height, gives limb reconstruction specialists as well as their patients access to thought leaders as they discuss best practices for patients undergoing limb lengthening and or reconstruction. Host Dr. Mitchell Bernstein, head of Pediatric Orthopedic Trauma at Montreal Childrens Hospital and co-director of the limb deformity unit at Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Montreal interviews highly regarded surgeons around the world. We’ll also hear from some of their patients. We hope ...
 
On Translating Aging, we talk with the worldwide community of researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors who are moving longevity science from the lab to the clinic. We bring you a commanding view of the entire field, in the words of the people and companies who are moving it forward today. The podcast is sponsored by BioAge labs, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing therapies to extend human healthspan by targeting the molecular causes of aging.
 
We are living in a world of exponential growth, social instabilities and radical innovations. The generations coming up have the urgent responsibility to not just react, but act through digitalization in order to retain this planet earth. Technology changes and digital innovations will help to start the journey efficiently. In order to document which technologies will change the way how we enjoy living and which leadership tactics will be needed, Max and Mike interview different thought lead ...
 
Applying to medical school can be a very complex and confusing process! All Access: Med School Admissions by Christian Essman, Senior Director of Admissions & Financial Aid at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, brings listeners into informative and entertaining conversations between admissions colleagues from medical schools across the US. Christian and his guests try to bring transparency to the medical school application process and help prospective appl ...
 
DR. BERNARD BEITMAN, MD is the first psychiatrist since Carl Jung to systematize the study of coincidences. He developed the first valid scale to measure coincidence sensitivity and has written several coincidence articles for Psychiatric Annals. The author or editor of 16 professional books, he is a visiting professor at the University of Virginia, attended Yale Medical School, and completed a psychiatric residency at Stanford.
 
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The MBA Wire with Mateo Chang

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The MBA Wire with Mateo Chang

Mateo Chang: Entrepreneur | MBA Admissions, Business, and Interview Coach

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The MBA Wire provides inspirational stories of peers from the top MBA programs such as Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Wharton, Kellogg, and more: consultants, admissions officers, entrepreneurs, top executives, non-profit members; people who are changing the world; told exclusively first hand, to you, every week. Listen to how they struggled, what challenges they faced, and their special memorable moments that will help you through that MBA dip and push you forward with a renewed energy and rapport ...
 
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Dr. Dean Felsher from Stanford University School of Medicine, Departments of Medicine and Pathology and member of Oncotarget’s Founding Editorial Board, talks about the editorial process at Oncotarget.DOI - https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.22342Correspondence to - Dean W. Felsher - dfelsher@stanford.eduKeywords - liver cancer, HCC, miR, MYC, lip…
 
In the practising life, choices must be made. Those choices occur at all levels from big picture views of the world, a whole life, and society, to the everyday choice of how to be in the world, how to act, and what to commit to. In this three part series on Secular Buddhism, we find figures who have made a specific choice to stick with Buddhism and…
 
Law and violence are thought to share an antithetical relationship in postcolonial modernity. Violence is considered the other of law, lawlessness is understood to produce violence, and law is invoked and deployed to undo the violence of lawlessness. Oishik Sircar's book Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in the New India (Oxford UP, 2021) …
 
Dr. Nerymar Ortiz-Otero from the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, discusses a research paper she co-authored that was published by Oncotarget in Volume 11, Issue 12, entitled, “Cancer associated fibroblasts confer shear resistance to circulating tumor cells during prostate cancer metastatic progression.”DOI - https://doi…
 
This is the second half of the conversation I had last autumn with Polly Barton, a translator from Japanese and the author of a terrific memoir cum reflection on language and translation, Fifty Sounds. In the first part we talked about Polly’s early fascination with Japan and language, and her decision aged 21 to go to live and work on a remote Jap…
 
Camilla Fitzsimons is an activist and a member of the Dublin West Pro Choice group. She works at Maynooth University and is the author of Community Education and Neoliberalism. Sinéad Kennedy is the co-founder of The Coalition to Repeal the Eighth and an executive member of Together for Yes. She works at Maynooth University and is the co-editor of …
 
One of the trailblazers in the field of Japanese philosophy, James W. Heisig, delivered his five lectures in 2019 at Boston College as the Duffy Lectures in Global Christianity. These lectures were compiled into this book, Of Gods and Minds: In Search of a Theological Commons (Nagoya & Brussels: Chisokudō Publications, 2019). In them the author beg…
 
Crossover Month at Recall this Book ends with a glance sideways at the doings of our pals Saronik and Kim, hosts of the delightfully lapidary podcast High Theory. Refresh your sense of them with Recall this Book 52: they joined John to showcase their distinctive approach, taking as their topic "the pastoral." Or, just click Play without further ado…
 
Alexandr Wang is the founder and CEO of Scale AI. He founded Scale while at MIT at the age of 19, after recognizing that he could accelerate companies’ abilities to deploy AI by combining a machine learning-powered data labeling system with human insight to ensure that models are trained on high-quality, trusted datasets. In this conversation with …
 
Get married, buy a house, raise a family. For many of us, that’s the expected life trajectory. Are we entitled to meet that expectation? If many follow the typical trajectory, including having two or more children, then we drive human civilization right off a cliff. On an overpopulated planet, does society have an obligation to make parenthood poss…
 
In The Jewish World of Alexander Hamilton (Princeton UP, 2021), Andrew Porwancher debunks a string of myths about the origins of this founding father to arrive at a startling conclusion: Hamilton, in all likelihood, was born and raised Jewish. For more than two centuries, his youth in the Caribbean has remained shrouded in mystery. Hamilton himself…
 
At the end of the Supreme Court's 2019-20 term, the center was holding. The predictions that the court would move irrevocably to the far right hadn't come to pass, as the justices released surprisingly moderate opinions in cases involving abortion rights, LGBTQ rights, and how local governments could respond to the pandemic, all shepherded by Chief…
 
Around the beginning of the twentieth century, Jewish writers and artists across Europe began depicting fellow Jews as savages or "primitive" tribesmen. Primitivism—the European appreciation of and fascination with so-called "primitive," non-Western peoples who were also subjugated and denigrated—was a powerful artistic critique of the modern world…
 
The TAME trial and beyond (Dr. Nir Barzilai) Dr. Nir Barzilai is the founding director of the Institute for Aging Research, the Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging, and the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Human Aging Research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He is also the author of t…
 
Uber's April 2016 launch in Buenos Aires plunged the Argentine capital into a frenzied hysteria that engulfed courts of law, taxi drivers, bureaucrats, the press, the general public, and Argentina's president himself. Economist and anthropologist Juan M. del Nido, who had arrived in the city six months earlier to research the taxi industry, suddenl…
 
Saving the International Justice Regime: Beyond Backlash against International Courts (Cambridge University Press, 2021) is at the forefront of a new conceptualization of backlash politics. Dr. Courtney Hillebrecht brings together theories, concepts and methods from the fields of international law, international relations, human rights and politica…
 
The first true digital natives, Gen Z is poised to enter adulthood and the workforce during a period of time unlike any other. So, what can this highly unique and diverse group teach us about work, communication and life in general? Lawyer, cultural anthropologist and author Roberta Katz, ’69, shares her insights and discusses her latest book, Gen …
 
In his new book cum manifesto, Islamicate Cosmopolitan Spirit (Wiley-Blackwell, 2021), legendary scholar of Islam Bruce Lawrence outlines his politico-conceptual manifesto for the study and place of Islam in the modern world. He does so by expounding, lyrically and brilliantly, on the key category of his book that also forms its title: "Islamicate …
 
How do people link the past to the present, marking continuity in the face of the fundamental discontinuities of history? A Time to Gather: Archives and the Control of Jewish Culture (Oxford UP, 2021) argues that historical records took on potent value in modern Jewish life as both sources of history and anchors of memory because archives presented…
 
On this week’s episode, Alina Utrata talks to Stefanie Felsberger, a PhD in Gender Studies at Cambridge University, and Muskan Shafat, an MS in Data and Society at the London School of Economics, about gender and technology. They discuss the myth of neutral tech, how technology is embedded in systems of oppression, why using a dishwasher isn’t cons…
 
Listen to a list of the 10 most-viewed oncology-focussed papers on Oncotarget.com in 2021.10 - “Metformin and berberine, two versatile drugs in treatment of common metabolic diseases”DOI - https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.208079 - “Cell fusion as a link between the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, COVID-19 complications, and vaccine side effects”https:…
 
In this week’s episode, we’re hearing from Dr. Rebecca Shaw, the Chief Scientist at the World Wildlife Fund. Rebecca received her MA in environmental policy and her PhD in energy and resources from UC Berkeley. After finishing her PhD, Rebecca did a postdoc at the Carnegie Institution for Science at Stanford, and then worked at the Nature Conservan…
 
Western ruins have long been understood as objects riddled with temporal contradictions, whether they appear in baroque poetry and drama, Romanticism’s nostalgic view of history, eighteenth-century paintings of classical subjects, or even recent photographic histories of the ruins of postindustrial Detroit. Decay and Afterlife: Form, Time, and the …
 
Kristin Waters' book Maria W. Stewart and the Roots of Black Political Thought (U Mississippi Press, 2021) tells a crucial, almost-forgotten story of African Americans of early nineteenth-century America. In 1833, Maria W. Stewart (1803–1879) told a gathering at the African Masonic Hall on Boston’s Beacon Hill: “African rights and liberty is a subj…
 
Among the many areas James Zou might have chosen to apply his considerable knowledge of artificial intelligence, he opted for health care. It was the most interesting, the most complex and the most impactful area of study. In short, it was the most exciting outlet for his expertise. Since that epiphany, Zou has gone on to publish influential studie…
 
Dr. J. James Frost, formerly of Johns Hopkins Department of Radiology, talks about his experience publishing the 2017 paper, “Symmetry and symmetry breaking in cancer: a foundational approach to the cancer problem,” with Oncotarget.DOI - https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.22939Correspondence to - J. James Frost - jfrost@jhmi.eduKeywords - cancer, …
 
Dr. Ken Pienta from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine discusses his experiences publishing numerous research papers with Oncotarget.DOI - https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.22939Correspondence to - J. James Frost - jfrost@jhmi.eduKeywords - cancer, symmetry, symmetry-breaking, complexity, scale-freeAbout OncotargetOncotarget is a peer-reviewed, ope…
 
Dr. Reshma Sundar and Dr. Marene Landström from the Department of Medical Biosciences at Umeå University in Sweden discuss their experience publishing the research paper, “Pro-invasive properties of Snail1 are regulated by sumoylation in response to TGFβ stimulation in cancer”, with Oncotarget in 2017.DOI - https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.20097…
 
Dr. Michael Andreeff with the Department of Leukemia, Section of Molecular Hematology and Therapy, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, talks about his experience publishing "Tumor Trp53 status and genotype affect the bone marrow microenvironment in acute myeloid leukemia" with Oncotarget in 2017.DOI - https://doi.org/10.…
 
Dr. John R. Hawse with the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, talking about his experience publishing "ERβ inhibits cyclin dependent kinases 1 and 7 in triple negative breast cancer" with Oncotarget in 2017.DOI - https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.21787Correspondence to - John R. Hawse - hawse.john@mayo.e…
 
In Kindred Spirits: Friendship and Resistance at the Edges of Modern Catholicism (University of Chicago Press, 2021), Brenna Moore takes us inside a global network of Catholic historians, theologians, poets, and activists who pushed against both the far-right surge in interwar Europe and the secularizing tendencies of the leftist movements active i…
 
Our second January Novel Dialogue conversation is with Caryl Phillips, professor of English at Yale and world-renowned for novels ranging from The Final Passage to 2018’s A View of the Empire at Sunset. He shares his thoughts on transplantation, on performance, on race, even on sports. Joining him here are John and the wonderful comparatist Corina …
 
Probably the most well-known Chinese philosopher around the world is Kongzi, typically called by his Latinized name, “Confucius.” And yet he did not write a single book. Rather, his students collected Kongzi’s life and teachings into the Analects, a text which has become immensely influential from ancient Confucian traditions up to the current day.…
 
Today I talked to Helga Nowotny about her new book In AI We Trust: Power, Illusion and Control of Predictive Algorithms (Polity, 2021). One of the most persistent concerns about the future is whether it will be dominated by the predictive algorithms of AI - and, if so, what this will mean for our behaviour, for our institutions and for what it mean…
 
Sara Menker is the founder and CEO of Gro Intelligence, which uses data, analytics, and forecasting models to inform companies involved in the agricultural supply chain and organizations impacted by climate change. Hans Tung is a managing partner at GGV Capital, focusing on early-stage investments across the global digital economy. In this conversa…
 
In this first part of my conversation with translator and writer Polly Barton, we talk about Polly’s early fascination with Japan and how she found herself on a remote Japanese island at the age of 21. ‘Sometimes’, she writes in her book Fifty Sounds, ‘I wonder how I ever thought I’d survive, setting out for a rural island with just a handful of Ja…
 
Nicholas Canny is an Emeritus Professor at the National University of Ireland-Galway (NUIG). Since completing his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania he has pursued an influential publishing career spanning the early 1970s until today. He is the author or editor of 11 books and has written over 70 published papers. He was founding Director of the…
 
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