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  1. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 294, With Special Guest John Moltz

    The Talk Show

    ‘DOS Rot’, With John Moltz

    Monday, 31 August 2020

    John Moltz returns to the show. Poodles are great dogs. Windows stinks worse than ever. Everyone should watch Ted Lasso.

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    How to Solve the “Code 43” Nvidia GTX10xx or RTX20xx GPU Problem.

    Me on pricing the “Apple One” services bundle.

    “Ted Lasso” renewed for second season.

    Cabel Sasser’s tweet on kids and software pricing.

    WinToUSB — $30 utility for installing Windows on an external USB drive.

    This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

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  2. Al Gore: The new urgency of climate change | TED Talk

    The coronavirus brought much of the world to a standstill, dropping carbon emissions by five percent. Al Gore says keeping those rates down is now up to us. In this illuminating interview, he discusses how the steadily declining cost of wind and solar energy will transform manufacturing, transportation and agriculture, offer a cheaper alternative to fossil fuels and nuclear energy and create millions of new jobs. Stay tuned for a lively debate about geoengineering and hear Gore's thoughts about how humanity can create a clean, prosperous future through a focused global effort and a generation of young people committed to change. (This virtual conversation, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson, was recorded June 23, 2020.)

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  3. Franklin Leonard: How I accidentally changed the way movies get made | TED Talk

    How does Hollywood choose what stories get told on-screen? Too often, it's groupthink informed by a narrow set of ideas about what sells at the box office. As a producer, Franklin Leonard saw too many great screenplays never get made because they didn't fit the mold. So he started the Black List, an anonymous email that shared his favorite screenplays and asked: Why aren't we making these movies? Learn the origin story of some of your favorite films with this fascinating insider view of the movie business.

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  4. Pamela Meyer: How to spot a liar | TED Talk

    On any given day we're lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lies can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer, author of Liespotting, shows the manners and "hotspots" used by those trained to recognize deception — and she argues honesty is a value worth preserving.

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  5. Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend | TED Talk

    Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others.

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  6. Emily Balcetis: Why some people find exercise harder than others | TED Talk

    Why do some people struggle more than others to keep off the pounds? Social psychologist Emily Balcetis shows research that addresses one of the many factors: our vision. In an informative talk, she shows how when it comes to fitness, some people quite literally see the world differently — and offers a surprisingly simple solution to overcome these differences.

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  7. The Antarctic Sun: News about Antarctica - Podcast: The South Pole Traverse

    In Antarctica, scientists conduct cutting edge research on a harsh and barren continent. It's no easy task, but to help make it happen, the U.S. Antarctic Program employs small army of support staff to get these researchers the supplies they need, transport them to where they need to go and keep them safe throughout.

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  8. Matt Walker: Sleep is your superpower | TED Talk

    Sleep is your life-support system and Mother Nature's best effort yet at immortality, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. In this deep dive into the science of slumber, Walker shares the wonderfully good things that happen when you get sleep — and the alarmingly bad things that happen when you don't, for both your brain and body. Learn more about sleep's impact on your learning, memory, immune system and even your genetic code — as well as some helpful tips for getting some shut-eye.

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