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Emmy-winning game show legend Chuck Woolery joins forces with polymath and serial entrepreneur Mark Young to tackle the toughest issues of the day, without the usual angry white guy banter. Part talk show, part Ted Talk, the show features Chuck and Mark exploring topics one at a time by pulling back the curtain, setting aside the political rhetoric and laying out the truth using science, research and hard facts.
 
Read the whole article here: https://casinovalley.ca/facts/why-famous-mathematicians-not-the-richest-gamblers/Picture the scene: Galileo, a true polymath and titan of science, sits in Monte Carlo, that most glamorous of gambling venues. But today, he isn’t contemplating the spinning of the planets. Instead, his gaze is concentrated on a smaller spinning object: a roulette wheel.Ok, it’s an unlikely scenario, but there’s a real question here. Let’s put it another way: if gaming is all about p ...
 
Something for your mind - A polymath podcast with Francois Dion. Some episodes will have more Art content, some will have more Business content, some will have more Science content, and some will be a nice blend of different things. But for sure, the show will live up to its name and provide you with “something for your mind”. It might raise more questions than it answers, and that is fine too.
 
MetaLearn helps you take your learning to the next level and master anything by exploring the fundamentals of accelerated learning and skill acquisition. Whether you’re looking to build a business, learn a language or pick up a sport, you’ll learn the principles and techniques needed to succeed, as well as gaining insights from the experts and thought leaders driving the global learning revolution.
 
For more information on 2PM, visit 2PM.inc. The 2PM audio project features a class-like Q&A approach where 2PM hosts a range of topics with one of your peers. In this setting, she is the teacher and we are the students. The 2PM host Web Smith asks the questions. These multi-talented individuals explore how their broad educations, varied skill sets, and intellectual curiosities prepared them for the "zero to one" and beyond. It's practical, unfiltered, and real. See acast.com/privacy for priv ...
 
Stop by the house of polymath Ray Maxwell and see what he's investigating today. Ray is a teacher, color scientist, pilot, photographer, Photoshop wizard and raconteur who each week takes on different real-world applications of complex scientific notions. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.
 
Stop by the house of polymath Ray Maxwell and see what he's investigating today. Ray is a teacher, color scientist, pilot, photographer, Photoshop wizard and raconteur who each week takes on different real-world applications of complex scientific notions. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.
 
Welcome to the aural pleasurezone: I Feel For You also known as a podcast, where we ponder and chew the cud of life and all its wonder and delicious weirdness. A thing you can, or might listen to, perhaps whilst somewhere tedious. Or on the move going about your day with elegant and regal splendour. Your host is me, Dionne, a human being interested in supporting other people to feel better in real, accessible and sustainable ways. I'm a creative coach, yoga + movement + meditation teacher, d ...
 
As modern day cranial polymath, Michael Zeitgeist is constantly swaying between ancient cynicism applied to today’s world of social & corporate ineptitude and a deep inner desire to one day become more than a half-hacking philosopher. (One day I’ll build a full podcast out of this. Until then, I’ll “Anchor” here.) Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/zeitgeist/support
 
Accelerate results! Create your dream life! Make an impact! Progress Equals Happiness. Improve success in your career, online business, and overall life. For Entrepreneurs and the 1% that want to maximize the ROI of your life. Alex Harris @alexdesigns, a polymath creative, web marketing and conversion rate optimization / Shopify ecommerce expert covers self-help, mindset, personal growth.
 
The great North African polymath Abd ar-Raḥmān Ibn Khaldūn once observed "The past resembles the future more than one drop of water resembles another." That sentiment guides the spirit of this bimonthly podcast on Islamic History for the contemporary Muslim mind, we will explore themes of continuity, change and evolution. Join us on this journey as we seek to answer the question "What can past teach us about the present?"
 
Rabindranath Tagore, was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Author of Gitanjali and its "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse", he became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. In translation his poetry was viewed as spiritual and mercurial; however, his "elegant prose and magical poetry" remain largely unknown outside Bengal. Tagore i ...
 
This Podcast is dedicated to all of you Jack of All Trades who struggle to be yourself in an specialized world. My purpose is to share with you ways in which we can follow our Jack of All Trades nature. In this podcast I'll document my process striving to be a self-published author, entrepreneur and life long learner of all types of things. Wheather you prefer the term Jack of All Trades, polymath, multipotentialite, scanner or any other, this is the place for you.
 
Boston exports ideas and imports money. The city's unique concentration of academic talent and entrepreneurial culture is renowned for creating powerful new technologies and companies. These ideas and companies attract smart money from around the globe. This podcast surveys the companies that venture capitalists and strategic investors will be courting in a few years. I’m Sal Daher, host of the Angel Invest Boston Podcast. After immigrating to Boston as a child and attending Belmont High Sch ...
 
Jellybeans with Dr Doug Lynch, poorly differentiated doctor and pathological polymath. Emergency Medicine. Critical Care. Aeromedical Retrieval. Remote Area Medicine. Resource Poor Medicine. Disaster Medicine. Conflict Medicine. Ethics. Politics. Life. Death. These podcasts are atypical interviews with persons of interest. Critical conversations with Critical Carers. Carers like you. The people that listen to this podcast are insiders, movers, shakers and, I suspect, every listener is potent ...
 
I am making interviews with multipotentialites all over the world, what moves them? How do they control their lives in a system that doesn't fit?This project is all about the non-visual connections we have with other people all over the world. Cross-culture, cross-religion, cross-age, cross-gender, cross-pigment, cross -believes. We give ourselves a label to explain to other people why we are as we are, so we fit into a model of understanding. This non-visual connection is so strong, so powe ...
 
Anyone who has ever been on a package tour with a group of strangers who soon become friends, and passed time swapping stories with them, would instantly identify with this timeless classic of English literature. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer recounts twenty different stories recounted by a diverse group of pilgrims who gather at The Tabard Inn in Southwark, near London, before setting out for the shrine of Thomas Becket in Canterbury. The Host of the inn proposes that they entert ...
 
Education Bookcast is a podcast principally for teachers and parents who would like to know more about education. We cover one education-related book or article each episode, going over the key points, placing it in context, and making connections with other ideas, topics, and authors. Topics include psychology, philosophy, history, and economics of education; pedagogy and teaching methods; neurology and cognitive science; and schools and school systems in historical and international perspe ...
 
The Pequilar Podcast is an audio exploration of what it means to be a young polymath while black in the 21st century. Come with me, learn with me, laugh with me, and spend this bread with me. In all seriousness guys, this is for the people, the culture, so no matter where you or I are, we can purchase from our community and help make it a stronger one. No you don't have tO be black to listen. THANKS FOR LISTENING!
 
NOTE: Inciting Incident is now on Libsyn at http://incitingincident.libsyn.comInciting Incident is a show/podcast hosted by Al Laiman, Brian the Fuzzy, and Heather Vincent. On Friday nights, we discuss social issues, such as but not limited to: social commentary, religion, politics, political correctness, culture, pop culture, and media. On Sundays, we focus more on film, analysis, review, and theory as well as media, entertainment, cinema, television, history, and values dissonance.
 
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James Pickett's new book, Polymaths of Islam: Power and Networks of Knowledge in Central Asia (Cornell University Press, 2020) analyzes the social and intellectual power of religious leaders who created a shared culture that integrated Central Asia, Iran, and India from the mid-eighteenth century through the early twentieth. James Pickett demonstra…
 
Dustin has his own show and interviews like me interesting people to talk about being a polymath and innovation. In this conversation, we discuss a little bit about our views that hopefully give you an insight into our world of thinking. What is a Polymath vs a Multipotentialite? Are we really flaky? Can we learn to become a Mulitpotentialite? The …
 
In this video, you will learn the stories of two Scandinavian gamblers whose joy of New Year's Eve winnings was overshadowed by problems with the withdrawal of funds to their accounts. Listen to all the details of the story that happened to 'Torsten4Real', who had to deal with a lot of paperwork before he got his winnings at Sugar Casino. Find out …
 
Thomas Moore is a best selling author, international speaker and esteemed psychotherapist. He has written 25 books about the soul, finding meaningful work and doing religion in a fresh way. In this episode we discuss: - The idea of having a calling, when this is naive and when it isn't - How Thomas has written 25 books in his career without retirin…
 
Do you feel lost in the Anthropocene? Would you like a map to chart your way through our changing world? How about an atlas? Well, the Feral Atlas Collective has something that might help you out. In this episode Anna Tsing, an anthropologist from U.C. Santa Cruz, tells us about the Feral Atlas: The More-than-Human Anthropocene. Feral Atlas is one …
 
As a resurgent Poland emerged at the end of World War I, an eclectic group of Polish border guards, state officials, military settlers, teachers, academics, urban planners, and health workers descended upon Volhynia, an eastern borderland province that was home to Ukrainians, Poles, and Jews. Its aim was not simply to shore up state power in a plac…
 
In his exciting and thorough book, The Golden Calf between Bible and Qur'an: Scripture, Polemic, and Exegesis from Late Antiquity to Islam (Oxford, 2020), Michael Pregill explores the biblical and Qur'anic episode of the golden calf as understood by various Jewish, Christian, and Muslim sources. The incident refers, of course, to when the Israelite…
 
Spain has for too long been considered peripheral to the human catastrophes of World War II and the Holocaust. This volume is the first broadly interdisciplinary, scholarly collection to situate Spain in a position of influence in the history and culture of the Second World War. Featuring essays by international experts in the fields of history, li…
 
We live in an age in which we are repeatedly reminded—by scientists, by the media, by popular culture—of the looming threat of mass extinction. We’re told that human activity is currently producing a sixth mass extinction, perhaps of even greater magnitude than the five previous geological catastrophes that drastically altered life on Earth. Indeed…
 
In his exciting and thorough book, The Golden Calf between Bible and Qur'an: Scripture, Polemic, and Exegesis from Late Antiquity to Islam (Oxford, 2020), Michael Pregill explores the biblical and Qur'anic episode of the golden calf as understood by various Jewish, Christian, and Muslim sources. The incident refers, of course, to when the Israelite…
 
On this episode, I interview Mario Telò, professor of Classics and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley, about his new book, Archive Feelings: A Theory of Greek Tragedy, recently published by The Ohio State University Press. In the text, Telò examines how contemporary theorizations of the archive (especially Derrida’s Ma…
 
In this podcast edition of Black's History Week, Professor Jeremy Black, author of the forthcoming France: A Short History, talks to The Critic's political editor, Graham Stewart, about what made French politics and society distinctive in the two decades before and after the First World War. -- Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast on Spotify an…
 
On this episode of Blunt Force Truth, Chuck and Mark discuss what to expect with the recent transfer of power and much, much more. Today’s show rundown: · How the left wants to “deprogram” conservatives and those who hold different beliefs · The left’s attacks on anyone that questions the integrity of the election · Why will likely see more compani…
 
Ian M. Miller’s book Fir and Empire: The Transformation of Forests in Early Modern China (University of Washington Press, 2020) offers a transformation of our understanding of China’s early modern environmental history. Using a wide range of archival materials, including tax, deed, and timber market records, Miller presents a picture of China’s for…
 
James Pickett's new book, Polymaths of Islam: Power and Networks of Knowledge in Central Asia (Cornell University Press, 2020) analyzes the social and intellectual power of religious leaders who created a shared culture that integrated Central Asia, Iran, and India from the mid-eighteenth century through the early twentieth. James Pickett demonstra…
 
James Pickett's new book, Polymaths of Islam: Power and Networks of Knowledge in Central Asia (Cornell University Press, 2020) analyzes the social and intellectual power of religious leaders who created a shared culture that integrated Central Asia, Iran, and India from the mid-eighteenth century through the early twentieth. James Pickett demonstra…
 
James Pickett's new book, Polymaths of Islam: Power and Networks of Knowledge in Central Asia (Cornell University Press, 2020) analyzes the social and intellectual power of religious leaders who created a shared culture that integrated Central Asia, Iran, and India from the mid-eighteenth century through the early twentieth. James Pickett demonstra…
 
James Pickett's new book, Polymaths of Islam: Power and Networks of Knowledge in Central Asia (Cornell University Press, 2020) analyzes the social and intellectual power of religious leaders who created a shared culture that integrated Central Asia, Iran, and India from the mid-eighteenth century through the early twentieth. James Pickett demonstra…
 
How has Einstein’s work on photons ushered in a golden age of light? Oliver Morton, The Economist's briefings editor, explores why laser’s applications have been spectacular and how solar power became the cheapest source of electricity in many countries. Also, he talks to the scientists scanning the skies with the largest digital camera in the worl…
 
What does it mean to connect as a people through mass media? This book approaches that question by exploring how Moroccans engage communicative failure as they seek to shape social and political relations in urban Fez. Over the last decade, laments of language and media failure in Fez have focused not just on social relations that used to be and ha…
 
The Spiritual Evolution of Margarito Bautista: Mexican Mormon Evangelizer, Polygamist Dissident, and Utopian Founder, 1878-1961 (Oxford University Press, 2020) provides the first full-length biography of a celebrated Latino Mormon leader in the U.S. and Mexico in the early twentieth century. Surprisingly little is known about Bautista's remarkable …
 
The University of Pennsylvania describes Mongey's work as follows. "When we think of the Age of Revolutions, George Washington, Robespierre, Toussaint Louverture, or Simon Bolivar might come to mind. But Rogue Revolutionaries: The Fight for Legitimacy in the Greater Caribbean (U Pennsylvania Press, 2020) recovers the interconnected stories of now f…
 
In Colonial Fantasies, Imperial Realities: Race Science and the Making of Polishness on the Fringes of the German Empire, 1840-1920 (Ohio University Press, 2019), Lenny Ureña Valerio offers a transnational approach to Polish-German relations and nineteenth-century colonial subjectivities. She investigates key cultural dynamics in the history of med…
 
In Colonial Fantasies, Imperial Realities: Race Science and the Making of Polishness on the Fringes of the German Empire, 1840-1920 (Ohio University Press, 2019), Lenny Ureña Valerio offers a transnational approach to Polish-German relations and nineteenth-century colonial subjectivities. She investigates key cultural dynamics in the history of med…
 
Today I interview Alexs Thompson about his new memoir, I'll Go: War, Religion, and Coming Home, from Cairo to Kansas City (2020). Let me begin with a moment of honesty. When I first heard about Thompson's memoir, I was skeptical that it was true. The experiences about which Thompson writes seem too remarkable, such as setting out to Egypt right aft…
 
Join Sal Daher's Investment Syndicate List: Click to Join Kristen Overly works as management consultant and is a leader at MIT Life Science Angels. Kristen and I discussed various aspects of the funding of life science startups. She, like me, is intrigued by the opportunities in what Jeff Behrens called the scrappy biotechs in his doctoral thesis. …
 
Jamie is another person I've had the pleasure of meeting through Twitter. I've wanted to get him on the podcast for a while and when I spotted a slot opened up for me I wanted him on IMMEDIATELY. We'll be talking about his new book—The Underdog Paradox—and what made him write it. About Jamie: Jamie is a writer based in Brooklyn, NY. Jamie wrote The…
 
What fun we will have flexing our vinous muscles, all while enjoying a delightful sparkling wine that is being all want it to be! This week Ellen has another round of WhoWhatWhenWhereWhy Wine, a Sexy Soil to tell you about and Final Five with the wonderful Rebecca Rose Phillips of Let’s Taco Bout Wine! She’s drinking a fabulous bottle of Dr. Konsta…
 
In Dividing the Faith: The Rise of Segregated Churches in the Early American North (NYU Press, 2020), Richard J. Boles argues that, contrary to traditional American religious historiography, interracial worship was a common and accepted practice in many northern Protestant churches in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. As Northern stat…
 
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