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  1. The Chaotic Triumph of Arron Banks, the “Bad Boy of Brexit” | The New Yorker

    The U.K. is in a panic over voters’ decision to withdraw from the E.U. But the pugnacious millionaire whose donations—and Trumpian scare tactics—helped sway Britons has no regrets, Ed Caesar writes.



    Tagged with brexit

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  2. Audioboom / 5 Simple Rules for PSD2 Strong Customer Authentication Success

    An episode by Daon Podcast Series


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    Tom Blomfield is the Founder & CEO @ Monzo, the startup has raised over $190m in funding from Thrive, Accel, General Catalyst, Stripe and Mike Moritz.



    Tagged with podcast

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  4. What can one building tell us about Venezuela?

    Once a futuristic symbol of all that Venezuela could become, a building called El Helicoide in the country’s capital is now the headquarters of the intelligence services and a prison for political prisoners. We speak to Karenina Velandia, who has been investigating the prison, about the dramatic collapse the once-wealthy country she grew up in.

    You can read her report here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-46864864

    Producer: Heidi Pett

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  5. Audioboom / The Christmas Edition - 2018 Year in Review

    So, it’s the end of the year, and we can safely say 2018 hasn’t been any less loopy than its recent predecessors. In this year’s final Spectator Podcast, we’ll be taking a look at some of the major…


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  6. Is the net closing in on Donald Trump?

    The Guardianâ’s Jon Swaine in New York considers what we have learned so far from Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 US election. Plus: Robert Booth on the first phase of the inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire


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  7. The Friendship That Made Google Huge | The New Yorker

    Coding together at the same computer, Jeff Dean and Sanjay Ghemawat changed the course of the company—and the Internet, James Somers writes.


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  8. The B2B Revealed Podcast | Business To Business Sales and Marketing Success - B2B’s Hierarchy of Needs | Listen via Stitcher Radio On Demand

    Listen to The B2B Revealed Podcast | Business To Business Sales and Marketing Success episodes free, on demand. Bain’s Eric Almquist and Jamie Cleghorn have uncovered and organized the values that drive B2B buying decisions. These 39 elements of value are key to understanding why companies buy, what prompts their decisions, and what you can do to market more effectively. If you enjoy the show, we’d love for you to leave a review in your podcast player. It only takes a minute and helps more people discover the show. Brought to you by cascadeinsights.com. The easiest way to listen to podcasts on your iPhone, iPad, Android, PC, smart speaker – and even in your car. For free. Bonus and ad-free content available with Stitcher Premium.


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  9. Married, Paralyzed and Moving On | Death, Sex & Money | WNYC Studios

    Two years ago, Hiroki Takeuchi was paralyzed from the waist down in a cycling accident. It was just weeks after he and his wife, Rachel Swidenbank, got married. When we first spoke in early 2017, Hiroki was still figuring out the basics of day-to-day life in a wheelchair: how to drive an adapted car, how to get up and down stairs, how to use the bathroom on his own. Rachel stopped working to care for Hiroki in those early days. There were a lot of unknowns about the future, and what Hiroki’s body would and wouldn’t be capable of.

    When we spoke recently, they told me that Hiroki is now fully independent when it comes to his daily routines, and that they’re both back to work. "It’s been progress, progress, progress, progress," Rachel said. "And then like maybe the last three, four months it’s kind of flattened out in terms of what you would classify as progress." One thing that they haven’t yet fully figured out: sex. "We definitely have a lot of intimacy and you know, a lot of closeness," Hiroki told me. "But…I think that there’s so much baggage around it."

    Rachel and Hiroki did recently find out that having a child together is possible via IVF. While they’re not ready to start that process quite yet, it was exciting news for them—and it’s made Hiroki think about what being a father might look like for him. "One of the things that really worried me was that I wouldn’t be able to be a proper dad to our children," he said. "I think there’s a level of like you know redefining what fatherhood means through a different lens. It doesn’t mean it’s worse, it’s just different."

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  10. Episode 39 - You Can Hear The Train Going Over It

    Bits of sound. Short. Every Sunday. An audio commonplace.

    Andrew Leland - The Secret Life of Plants - https://www.kcrw.com/news-culture/shows/the-organist/the-secret-life-of-plants

    Sarah Angliss - Echo In A Bottle - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b5s5tb

    Original video: https://soundcloud.com/41256/you-can-hear-the-train-going-over-it
    Downloaded by http://huffduff-video.snarfed.org/ on Tue, 30 Oct 2018 09:23:37 GMT Available for 30 days after download

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