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.


43 Pieces

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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
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This week on Innovation Hub, we devote our entire show to an exploration of politics and polarization.

  • Added: May 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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This week on Innovation Hub, we look at the creation of the world's most important personality test and find out the solution to traffic congestion.

  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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César Hidalgo, director of MIT’s Collective Learning Group explains why we remember certain cultural icons for generations while forgetting others ...

  • Added: May 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub, a deep dive into the history of Motown and a look at how heart health is changing.

  • Added: May 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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We talk with Antonio Regalado and Carlos Bustamante about breakthroughs in genetic research. Rupali Mishra discusses the history and legacy of the ...

  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub we talk to Nathaniel Rich about climate change, and Julia Shaw about the nature of evil.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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This week on Innovation Hub: the history of privacy in America, a look at how the self evolved, and a deep dive into generational warfare.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub, we explore why we accept or reject new ideas, and the future of voice technology.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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This week on Innovation Hub, we take a look at the boundary between humans and animals.

  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:59