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Join writer and musician Jennifer Juan on her immersive and engaging podcast “Sincerely, Jennifer x” a weekly exploration of language, literature, and a little thing called life. Every week join Jennifer as she discusses the week's biggest issues, opens up about her experiences, answers your questions and shares poetry and short stories. Find more information on Jennifer and her work, along with hundreds of free to access poems, short stories and videos at www.jenniferjuan.com Email Jennifer ...
 
Explore hundreds of lectures by scientists, historians, artists, entrepreneurs, and more through The Long Now Foundation's award-winning lecture series, curated and hosted by Long Now co-founder Stewart Brand (creator of the Whole Earth Catalog). Recorded live in San Francisco each month since 02003, past speakers include Brian Eno, Neil Gaiman, Sylvia Earle, Daniel Kahneman, Jennifer Pahlka, Steven Johnson, and many more. Watch video of these talks and learn more about our projects at Longn ...
 
Thought-provoking videos about life and being human, with ideas from business leaders, psychologists and researchers speaking onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
 
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On today’s episode, Jennifer shares some new poems, and talks about sneaking out of school, Christmas related anxiety, trying to get a bad reputation, astral adventures and rainbows. Jennifer also updates you on recent events in British politics, including Kent getting a border (and some racist graffiti), Liz Truss and Crispín Blunt’s beef and the …
 
On today’s episode, Jennifer shares some new poems, and talks about being kidnapped, the struggle to be self sufficient and what happens when your heart doesn’t work the same way as everybody else’s. Jennifer also updates you on recent events in British politics, including Angela Rayner’s PMQs debut, the chaos of the child maintenance service, and …
 
On today’s episode, Jennifer shares some new poems, and talks about the truth behind one of her older poems, nostalgia, feeling peaceful, and her latest romantic adventures. Jennifer also updates you on recent events in British politics, including UKIP’s leadership drama, the continuing mess that is Scottish Labour, and why breaking international l…
 
On today’s episode, Jennifer shares some new poems, and talks about 2020’s Rachel Dolezal, Jessica Krug, catcalling, finding new things to be excited about and facing reality. Jennifer also updates you on recent events in British politics, including tories being cringe on Twitter, Sky News stanning the Union and another big day out for the fascists…
 
On today’s episode, Jennifer shares some new poems, and talks about finding an ideal love, empathy in today’s society and how to enjoy being alive, when you’re not having a good time with the human experience. Jennifer also updates you on recent events in British politics, including the big fascist’s day out, Boris Johnson trying to seduce the peop…
 
On today’s episode, Jennifer shares some new poems, and talks about what she misses most about a pre COVID-19 world, why she thinks she has been the victim of a conspiracy, her plans for the end of the world, how it feels to be under a love spell and why stalking has become normalised. Jennifer also updates you on recent events in British politics,…
 
On today’s episode, Jennifer shares some new poems, and talks about mansplaining, missing people you shouldn’t, how to be happy and whether Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion should be censored. Jennifer also updates you on recent events in British politics, including the chaos of exam results for students, Keir Starmer feuding with Sum Ting Wong from…
 
Tune in at 5:00pm PT on 8/12/20 to watch the public live stream of this talk on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter or Long Now Live."I have always felt I have an obligation to build the future I want to see.We know that AI-powered cyber-physical systems (CPS) will scale in society. The challenge we face now is how we do that responsibly and sustainably? If…
 
On today’s episode, Jennifer shares some new poems, and talks about feeling the fantasy in rich people bars, whether she trusts male feminists, how to reveal that you’re crushing on someone and what to do when you feel overwhelmed. Jennifer also updates you on recent events in British politics, including the big debut of the Eat Out To Help Out sch…
 
Tune in at 5:00pm PT on 8/4/20 to watch the public live stream of this talk on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter or Long Now Live.Craig Childs chronicles the last millennia of the Ice Age, the violent oscillations and retreat of glaciers, the clues and traces that document the first encounters of early humans, and the animals whose presence governed the h…
 
On today’s episode, Jennifer shares some new poems, and talks about the invisibility of older women, moving house, renewal after hardship, finding new love, and what happens at the end of the human experience. Jennifer also updates you on recent events in British politics, including Esther McVey giving us prime cringe content, the implosion of the …
 
On today’s episode, Jennifer shares some new poems, and talks about how to know when you’re really an adult, learning to trust people again after you’ve been hurt, why antisemitism is so accepted in the UK, why Carrie White had a point and what crocodiles have to do with love. Jennifer also updates you on recent events in British politics, includin…
 
On today’s episode, Jennifer shares some new poems, and talks about childhood expectations vs reality, the latest on dating during a pandemic, her dream life on a mysterious island, and the question she is tired of being asked. Jennifer also updates you on recent events in British politics, including conspiracies about Boris Johnson’s baby, threats…
 
Throughout Peter Calthorpe's decade-spanning career in urban design, planning, and architecture, he has developed and practiced the key principles of New Urbanism: that the most successful places are diverse in uses and users, are scaled to the pedestrian and human interaction, and are environmentally sustainable.Calthorpe developed the concept of …
 
On today’s episode, Jennifer shares some new poems, and talks about how to recover from a broken heart, how to prepare your heart for new adventures, when to say no, and what the hell Blackfishing is. Jennifer also updates you on recent events in British politics, including Rishi Sunak begging the public to eat out with him (ew Rishi), Nicola Sturg…
 
"As a forecaster and Afrofuturist who imagines alternative futures from a Black Diaspora perspective, I think about long-term signals that will shape the next 10 to 100 years." ---Dr. Lonny J Avi Brooks Dr. Brooks develops and promotes a wider Afrocentric perspective that champions Black storytelling and imagination, to push beyond the colonial min…
 
On today’s episode, Jennifer shares some new poems, and talks about twitter pile ons, hard times for Darren Grimes, being vulnerable, lockdown loneliness and the debate over demisexuality.Jennifer also updates you on recent events in British politics, including more rule breaking by the rich and famous, air bridges, the mystery of Scotland’s border…
 
On today’s bonus episode, Jennifer breaks down her songwriting process, and discusses the meaning and themes of some of the songs from her new record Hunnymoonin’. Featuring The Songs:Hunnymoonin’Daddy, Let’s Set A DateYou’ve Lost MeI Hope You StayTake My HandJealous Eyes Find more information on Jennifer Juan and her work, along with hundreds of f…
 
On today’s episode, Jennifer shares some new poems, and talks about the cruelty of fate, life after lockdown, the danger of umbrella terms, and your future. Jennifer also updates you on recent events in British politics, including bad times at the beach, Boris Johnson vs Germany and Rebecca Long - Bailey suddenly having a lot more free time for her…
 
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 t…
 
Offering a vision of Afghanistan that goes beyond what's often depicted in the media, President Ashraf Ghani shares his thoughts on peacemaking, the true cost of war, the nation's COVID-19 response strategy and the sweeping economic and social reforms happening throughout the country. "The ultimate goal is a sovereign, democratic, united Afghanista…
 
Colonialism remains an inescapable blight on the present, lingering in the toxic, internalized mythologies and stereotypes that have outlived the regimes that created them, says historian Farish Ahmad-Noor. Examining why these prejudices and narratives persist (and sometimes thrive), he suggests a multidisciplinary approach to reject cultural obses…
 
On today’s episode, Jennifer shares some new poems, and talks about jealousy, everyday witchcraft, her feud with Kylie Minogue, a later feud with Natalie Portman and what is to come after the summer solstice. Jennifer also updates you on recent events in British politics, including Marcus Rashford’s campaign for free school meals, worried parents v…
 
On today’s bonus episode, Jennifer breaks down her songwriting process, and discusses the meaning and themes of some of the songs from her new record Hunnybee’s Lament. Featuring The Songs:Leave Him On Read!Blue ForestsEmpty Hunnybee’s Lament DrivingFind more information on Jennifer Juan and her work, along with hundreds of free to access poems, sh…
 
Our brains create categories to make sense of the world, recognize patterns and make quick decisions. But this ability to categorize also exacts a heavy toll in the form of unconscious bias. In this powerful talk, psychologist Jennifer L. Eberhardt explores how our biases unfairly target Black people at all levels of society -- from schools and soc…
 
On today’s episode, Jennifer shares some new poems, and talks about learning languages, learning life lessons, gaining immunity, and yet another reason to hate The Sun. Jennifer also updates you on recent events in British politics, including the cringe behaviour on twitter from the cabinet, statue worship, and the far right’s big day out. Featurin…
 
After the devastating rebel invasion of Freetown in 1999 and the Ebola epidemic in 2014, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, mayor of the city, refused to be paralyzed by her frustration with the status quo. Instead, she used her anger as a catalyst for action. In this inspiring talk, she shares how she transformed her city by taking the risks necessary to bring a…
 
At the intersection of climate change, biodiversity loss, and food scarcity lies an unexpected and abundant resource: insects. Brian Fisher has spent three decades documenting biodiversity in Madagascar, a nation off East Africa that's estimated to contain 5% of the world's total plant and animal life. Across the island, harsh economic realities fo…
 
There is no such thing as being "not racist," says author and historian Ibram X. Kendi. In this vital conversation, he defines the transformative concept of antiracism to help us more clearly recognize, take responsibility for and reject prejudices in our public policies, workplaces and personal beliefs. Learn how you can actively use this awarenes…
 
Flags are one of the simplest yet most powerful pieces of design ever conceived. They can make us swell with pride, burn with hatred -- and even inspire people to die or kill in their name, says vexillologist Michael Green. Take a brief walk through history as Green explores the symbolic fervor behind flags that unify and divide, inviting us to ima…
 
The presence and visibility of a movement can often lead us to believe that progress is inevitable. But building power and changing the system requires more than conversations and retweets, says Rashad Robinson, the president of Color Of Change. To create material change in the racist systems that enable and perpetuate violence against Black commun…
 
The bill has come due for the unpaid debts the United States owes its Black residents, says Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff, CEO of the Center for Policing Equity (CPE). But we're not going to get to where we need to go just by reforming law enforcement. In addition to the work that CPE is known for -- working with police departments to use their own data t…
 
On today’s episode, Jennifer shares some new poems, and talks about losing faith, gaining clarity, her adventures in dream journaling and bad behaviour from allies of the Black Lives Matter movement. Jennifer also updates you on recent events in British politics, including the Scottish Labour trying to be autonomous (again), the continued fight aga…
 
In a time of mourning and anger over the ongoing violence inflicted on Black communities by police in the US and the lack of accountability from national leadership, what is the path forward? Sharing urgent insights into this historic moment, Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff, Rashad Robinson, Dr. Bernice King and Anthony D. Romero discuss dismantling the sys…
 
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