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Caption: Need to control your emotions?
A caller to my radio show asked me about how you manage your defensiveness in a work setting. Here is an excerpt of my dialog with Ann, a book edit...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2019
  • Length: 06:11
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Students in Austin, Texas explore the significance of hobbies.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:33
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KAXE/KBXE music director Kari Hedlund, Centerstage MN host and producer Brett Carter, and What We're Reading's Tammy Bobrowsky discuss the book Let...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 27:46
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Interviews with Deborah Harkness, Ellen Keith, and Nathaniel Philbrick, audio excerpt of Markus Zusak's Bridge of Clay, and book conversation with ...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:00
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We talk about James Patterson & Bill Clinton's "The President is Missing," Jill Santopolo's "The Light We Lost," Richard Ratay's "Don't Make Me Pul...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:16
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What’s so great about the human eye? Can we build something just like it? When would we need to design something better? Sadhan joins the podcast a...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2018
  • Length: 19:47
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Potential Major League Baseball rule changes will impact how the game is played at every level and may not be what's best for baseball.

  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 06:32
Caption: The photo in this episode’s cover art was taken at the Austin Convention Center during SXSW EDU 2018. It shows a collaborative wall for attendees to write on and draw on during the conference., Credit: Pios Labs
We recap the South by Southwest Education conference (SXSW EDU) in 2018 after it ends, talking about the reactions of attendees, educational techno...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 48:21
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Submitting a 510(k) might be like saying you're qualified for college because your fraternal twin is already there. This is Episode 52 of Engineeri...

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  • Added: Jan 22, 2018
  • Length: 06:06
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It's not a power ballad by Lynyrd Skynyrd, and it's not a burrito chain. What is it? The question floods me with curiosity.

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2017
  • Length: 03:56
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If only we could be sparging all our troubles away...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 05:06
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Caption: Phil Nusbaum w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Bluegrass music is in a constant state of evolution. Bluegrass artists are drawn to the catalog of songs by the Father of Bluegrass music, Bill Mon...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 06:44
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Discussing a cascade of styles all over the sheets.

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:55
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How are isomers like ice cream?

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:15
  • Purchases: 1
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When you're almost done designing something, do you start to feel very sensitive?

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:24
  • Purchases: 1
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Acronyms galore! The UTC defines UNC and UNF standards in the USA. Oof.

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Both a target and a tool of biomedical engineering nowadays.

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:06
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Caption: Phil Nusbaum w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The banjo was not in style in the 1940s. But that situation changed a short time after the end of World War II when Earl Scruggs showcased his styl...

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 06:35
  • Purchases: 1
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All over the world people create. Music, art, literature. But is their creative work protected? Sure there are international copyright laws, but ar...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 38:45
Caption: Phil Nusbaum w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
You keep hearing about sticking to the melody when you play. But every player knows that there are times to build off the melody of a song or time....

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 07:35
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This week on Life of the Law, our team met up in the studios of KQED to talk about the law, moral luck, and prosecutorial discretion in America.

  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 48:12
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What does it take to win an NBA Championship? On Monday night, June 12th, Oakland's Golden State Warriors, aka "Dub Nation" silenced the Cleveland ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2017
  • Length: 44:31
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We explore the extremes of the human voice with essayist Elena Passarello, winner of New Orleans’ annual “Stella!” scream competition, in which par...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:30
Caption: Phil Nusbaum w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Bluegrass is American. Bluegrass and America are obviously connected. But there are few songs about the connections. The strongest connections lie ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2017
  • Length: 07:07
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What does color of skin have to do with equal access to justice in America? The Equal Protection Clause, part of the 14th Amendment to the Constitu...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2017
  • Length: 48:40