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Caption: All Hail The Driverless Car? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
What if the next car you buy or taxi you hail drives itself? Driverless cars, also known as autonomous or self-driving vehicles, are currently in t...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Despite having the top-selling luxury car in 2018, and a loyal if not rabid customer base, Tesla has been facing major challenges. In August, maver...

Bought by WMRA, MPR News Stations, KUMD, WLPR, WGCU and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Will Free Speech Save Social Media?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
How should the world's largest social media companies respond to a pernicious online climate, including hate speech and false content posted by use...

Bought by NPR Illinois and WGCU


  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: What would you ask a Neanderthal? We can bring Neanderthals back, a la Jurassic Park, with technologies we have today. So...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Unresolved: The Techonomic Cold War With China, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
President Xi Jinping has made it clear: When it comes to big data, advanced weaponry, and other innovations in tech and AI, China has plans to surp...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Fighting climate change isn’t cheap. Where’s the money coming from? Major philanthropic organizations like Hewlett and Bloomberg are at the forefro...

Bought by NPR Now, KVMR, and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Fighting climate change isn’t cheap. Where’s the money coming from? Major philanthropic organizations like Hewlett and Bloomberg are at the forefro...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Can AI Change Your Mind? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Intelligence Squared U.S. has debated Artificial Intelligence (AI) before – the risks, the rewards, and whether it can change the world – but for t...

Bought by WGCU


  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Should We Bring Extinct Creatures Back To Life? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Once a sci-fi fantasy explored in films like “Jurassic Park,” recent biological and technological breakthroughs indicate that reviving extinct crea...

Bought by WGCU, KGOU, NPR Illinois, and Interlochen Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The math is clear: lowering greenhouse gas emissions is not enough to keep the earth below 1.5 degrees Celsius of post-industrial warming. The late...

Bought by KVMR, Gallatin Valley Community Radio, WKAR, KVSC, KMXT and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 9
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From fires and floods to hurricanes and hot temperatures, 2018 put climate on the front page in ways it hadn’t been before. Yet amidst the disrupti...

Bought by KZYX, WXXI, WKAR, NPR Now, KUHF and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Has Silicon Valley Lost Its Soul? , Credit: In
Silicon Valley once promised to solve many of the world’s problems with a technological revolution. But now, the tech hub is the center of much scr...

Bought by WGCU, Troy Public Radio, WSKG, KUOW, WCBU and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Stabilizing our climate is going to take some hard truths – and hard numbers. “If you look at 1.5 degrees, it's about 13 years,” says Stanford’s Ar...

Bought by KZYX, KMXT, NPR Now, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, and WLPR


  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Is Social Media Good For Democracy?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Critics argue that social media deepens political divisions and erodes trust in the democratic process. Will the power of social media be used as a...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, WGCU, Prairie Public, Interlochen Public Radio, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Less than a decade old, Bitcoin is worth billions. The cryptocurrency promises to revolutionize global finance by placing control of currency in th...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WGCU, Prairie Public, KTSW 89.9, KUNM and more


  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The disputed origin story of one of the 20th century’s most important inventions.

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 30:06
  • Purchases: 1
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He’s my step-father, but he has always treated me like a son… and like one of the guys.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 15, 2018
  • Length: 04:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Neuroscience research needs help from many fields, including engineering. Dr. Talia Lerner describes some of the engineering tools that she uses to...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 31:00
Caption: Ashley Allen, Mars Corporation; Host Greg Dalton
As the planet heats up, it’s affecting many of the foods we love – when and where they’re grown, how they get to the grocery store and how much we...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KVCR, KAAD-LP, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KWIT and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 7
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We find out how it all ends.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:57
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The kids arrive at the base. We come up with a simple way to separate fact from fiction.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 28:40
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The kids run into a problem. We explore the physiology of the zombie body.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 27:01
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The kids continue their journey. We explore the zombie brain.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 17:33
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The kids begin their journey to Vandenberg on bikes. We find out about transportation

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 23:39
  • Purchases: 1
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A philosoper of biology shares her struggle with breast cancer and her opinions on ongoing debates over breast cancer screening.

Bought by KVSC and KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:45
  • Purchases: 2