Innovation Hub

Series produced by Innovation Hub

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Join host Kara Miller as she engages with top innovative thinkers and examines new ideas and potential solutions to some of our most challenging problems.

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Join host Kara Miller as she engages with top innovative thinkers and examines new ideas and potential solutions to some of our most challenging problems.


52 Pieces

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This week on Innovation Hub, we learn why ego is the enemy and how to plan for the future.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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This week on Innovation Hub, we learn about the invention of race as we know it today, and how faulty science about race still holds sway in some a...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Innovation Hub, a conversation about how we could have stopped global warming in the 70s, but didn't, and a look at how we all have ev...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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This week on Innovation Hub, we examine how meritocracy has become a trap and we take a look at the high housing prices that are preventing migration.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub, could an experiment at a small school, in the middle of a field in rural North Dakota, inspire a revolution in America...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub, a new way of looking at the new deal and the surprisingly contentious history of Barbie.

  • Added: Sep 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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On this week's Innovation Hub, Adam Rutheford explains how we're more similar to animals than you might imagine. Then, the history of science on te...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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On this week's Innovation Hub, George Yip and Ian Bremmer talk about how China has become increasingly competitive in the innovation game, and then...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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On this week's Innovation Hub, Bryan Caplan makes the argument for less education, and Caroline Fraser shares the story behind Laura Ingalls Wilder...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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On this week's Innovation Hub, Cal Newport tells us how to become digital minimalists, and Steven Pearlstein explains where American capitalism wen...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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We talk to Eric Zuelow about the history of tourism and to Allison Schrager about understanding risk.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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We talked to Darius Mozaffarian about the latest research on nutrition science and Jill Lepore about the long intersection between politics and tec...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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On this week's Innovation Hub, we talk to Sam Kean about the unlikely group of people that prevented Hitler from developing the atomic bomb. Then D...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub, we take a look at the history of DARPA, and the importance of bringing diversity to innovation.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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Science journalist, Susan Freinkel explains how our lives became dominated by plastic. Historian, Louis Hyman explores the roots of the gig economy...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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On this week's episode, we talk about the changing nature of birth in America, how tech might not be ALL bad, and what happens when we get most of ...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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Randolph Nesse, the director of the Center for Evolution and Medicine at Arizona State University, looks at emotional and mental disorders from an ...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub, we explore the benefits of being a generalist in an increasingly specialized world. And we'll take a look at some feed...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Matthias Doepke discusses his book, "Love, Money and Parenting" and how economics influences the way children are raised. Brian Jay Jones explains ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:57