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  1. Song Exploder | Grimes

    Grimes is the project of Claire Boucher. In 2015, she released Art Angels, her 4th album. In this episode, she breaks down her song Kill V. Maim, and how the experience of writing songs for other artists opened up the way she writes for herself.

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  2. 582: When the Beasts Come Marching In

    We human beings think we run the world, that we’ve got things under control. And then an animal shows up, and things don’t go as planned. We have stories this week where seals, wolves and a moose drop in and show us who isn’t boss.

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  3. Are Conspiracy Theories Bad for Democracy?

    Speaker(s): Professor David Runciman Chair: Dr Robin Archer

    Recorded on 10 February 2016 at Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House

    Conspiracy theories go hand in hand with political mistrust. Are they symptom or cause of current levels of mistrust in democracy and what can be done about it?

    David Runciman is Professor in Political Thought, University of Cambridge.

    Robin Archer is Director of the Ralph Miliband Programme at LSE.

    The Ralph Miliband Programme (@rmilibandlse) is one of LSE’s most prestigious lecture series and seeks to advance Ralph Miliband’s spirit of free social inquiry.

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  4. New Whale Species, and New Ways to Study Them All | WCAI

    In just a few decades, we’ve gone from hunting whales to protecting them. But many are still endangered, and they face a barrage of potential threats. Now, researchers are developing new ways to study these animals, from facial recognition software to help track whales’ movements, and using baleen to trace the history of stress in whales’ lives.

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  5. 5by5 | Home Work #197: Season 2: Episode 4 - Email with Merlin Mann

    Home Work

    A weekly advice podcast for people who work from home, whether freelancer or telecommuter. We address listener-submitted questions, comments and concerns about all aspects of working from home. Hosted by Aaron Mahnke and Dave Caolo.

    You can submit your questions here.

    Hosted by Aaron Mahnke and Dave Caolo.

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    http://5by5.tv/homework/197

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  6. Conversations with Tyler: Nate Silver

    Nate Silver joins Tyler Cowen for a conversation on data, forecasting, My Bloody Valentine, the social value of gambling, Donald Trump and the presidential field, vacation advice, Supreme Court picks, the wisdom of Björk, and the most underrated statistic for finding good food. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tMA7F4FA94 Transcript: https://medium.com/conversations-with-tyler/nate-silver-conversations-with-tyler-1bdafe685d77#.6slxqosjy

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  7. #61 - Cal Newport

    Everyone talks about wishing they had better focus, while they have one eye on Facebook on their smartphone. We live in an age of distraction and as our relationship with technology becomes symbiotic, it can come with great cost. This week Barry speaks with Professor and Author Cal Newport. Cal is a Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University and one of the most productive researchers working today. He also is a best selling author of no less than five books, as well as having a very popular blog which helps you improve your own focus and study. Cal manages all of this, not in spite of, but because of, a dedication to avoiding distractions like email and social media. In his new book Deep Work he talks about how to improve your focus and do difficult demanding work. Focus is not an innate skill, it is something that can be trained and improved like a muscle.

    http://jaredtendler.hipcast.com/deluge/jaredtendler-20160212083406-2591.mp3

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  8. You Look Nice Today - Layers 2015

    Christa Mrgan moderates a panel of Blue Sky Solutioneers to discuss the past, present, and future of their business endeavors.

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    Original video: https://vimeo.com/151277878
    Downloaded by http://huffduff-video.snarfed.org/

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  9. Ep. 168: “The Room of Stories” - Roderick on the Line - Merlin Mann

    The Problem: There was no ashtray to make.

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  10. Charlie: God of Rain » the memory palace

    Episode 4 of the 2015 Summer Season.

    Music

    • Under the credits is Harlaamstrat 74 off of John Dankworth’s Modesty Blaise score.
    • Charlie on the ladder is scored with the Prologue to the fantastic score to the film Birth, by Alexandre Desplat
    • It ends with Opus 30, by Dustin O’Hallaran.
    • The upbeat, fair music is a piece called Love on Matthew Herbert’s contribution to the Life in a Day soundtrack.
    • Don Stewart surveys the damage to 01 Ghosts I by NIN

    Notes: I read a ton about Charlie Hatfield, but nothing was as comprehensive and well-written and, frankly, enjoyable as this lovely article from this 1970 article from the Journal of San Diego History by Linda Freischlag. Charlie: God of Rain

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