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  1. The Blarney Pilgrims Podcast Episode 43: Jeremy Keith (Mandolin)

    Jeremy Keith is the founder and keeper of thesession.org, probably the greatest Irish music resource in the world. And this episode hopefully has something of the generous essence of that community. We talk making things and sharing them, music, people and being the janitor for an online community. There’s so much in here, a treasure trove of insights (from Jeremy, not us.)

    https://blarneypilgrims.fireside.fm/43

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  2. Extreme events and how to live with them by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Professor Nassim Nicholas Taleb, New York Darwin College,Darwin College Lectures,Darwin College lecture series,Extremes,Extreme weather,climate science,British Antarctic survey,Emily Shuckburgh,University of Cambridge, Distributions that are dominated by extremes and tail events require a completely different way of thinking. We provide a classification and show where conventional statistical tools fail, such as the conventional law of large numbers. We show how robust statistics is not robust at all; how frequency-based forecasting fails and how past averages misrepresent future ones. We show implications for decision-making in the real world and what modifications are required. Ironically they are often easier to work with. See http://www.fooledbyrandomness.com/FatTails.html for more details and papers.

    Biography

    Nassim Nicholas Taleb spent 21 years as a risk taker before becoming a researcher in philosophical, mathematical and (mostly) practical problems with probability. Taleb is the author of a multivolume essay, the Incerto (The Black Swan, Fooled by Randomness, and Antifragile) covering broad facets of uncertainty. It has been translated into 36 languages. In addition to his trader life, Taleb has also published, as a backup of the Incerto, more than 45 scholarly papers in statistical physi…

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  3. Ashleigh Axios: How Selfish Design Can Save the World

    After breaking ground in government as the creative director for the Obama White House, Ashleigh Axios is now working to democratize publishing at Automattic, the parent company of Wordpress. In this passionate talk on the role of design in social change, Axios asks creatives to embrace the good feeling that comes from helping others, even if chasing that feeling can seem self-centered. Her primer to doing good with a creative skillset includes: Why the problems that keep you up at night are your best motivators How to scale your vision for a better world And how the Obama White House empowered social change with impactful design

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  4. The next outbreak? We’re not ready | Bill Gates

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    In 2014, the world avoided a horrific global outbreak of Ebola, thanks to thousands of selfless health workers — plus, frankly, thanks to some very good luck. In hindsight, we know what we should have done better. So, now’s the time, Bill Gates suggests, to put all our good ideas into practice, from scenario planning to vaccine research to health worker training. As he says, "There’s no need to panic … but we need to get going."

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  5. How we must respond to the COVID-19 pandemic | Bill Gates

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    Philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates offers insights into the COVID-19 pandemic, discussing why testing and self-isolation are essential, which medical advancements show promise and what it will take for the world to endure this crisis. (This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers.)

    The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design — plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. You’re welcome to link to or embed these videos, forward them to others and share these ideas with people you know. For more information on using TED for commercial purposes (e.g. employee learning, in a film or online course), submit a Media Request here: http://media-requests.TED.com

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  6. Ross Douthat on Decadence and Dynamism (Ep. 91) - Conversations with Tyler - Medium

    In his new book, Ross outlines the cultural, economic, political, and demographic trends that threaten to leave us to wallow in a state of civilizational stagnation for years to come, and fuel further discontent and derangement with it.

    https://medium.com/conversations-with-tyler/ross-douthat-tyler-cowen-decadence-religion-d2bb7eeb397b

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  7. Viral: Coronavirus 6 | The Military Might

    The military can help during the pandemic. But what does its increased role mean for civil liberties?

    https://overcast.fm/itunes1500978005/viral-coronavirus https://playlist.megaphone.fm?p=SONY7964168339 https://feeds.megaphone.fm/coronavirus

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  8. Tyler Cowen on the COVID-19 Pandemic - Econlib

    Economist and infovore Tyler Cowen of George Mason University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the political, social, and economic aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    https://www.econtalk.org/tyler-cowen-on-the-covid-19-pandemic/

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  9. Coronavirus: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

    As coronavirus spreads to the US, John Oliver discusses what’s being done to fight the illness, what’s gone wrong, and how to stay safe.

    Connect with Last Week Tonight online…

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    Visit our official site for all that other stuff at once: www.hbo.com/lastweektonight

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  10. Coronavirus survivor reveals what it’s like to have Covid-19

    Connor Reed, a British man who works at a school in Wuhan, explains how it felt to have the Covid-19 coronavirus, discusses what life is like after 40 days in lockdown and how he thinks people in the UK would cope in similar circumstances. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)

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