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Some of the world's leading inventors and researchers share demos, breakthroughs and visions 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.
 
A bi-weekly podcast that takes an in-depth look into the seminal series created by Roy Thomas, Rich Buckler, and Jerry Ordway! Hosted by Billy D, A.K.A. Doc Strange and Herman! Segments will be - discussion of the issue, feedback, and Earth Prime Archive- the real world tie-ins to WWII! Join us as we take an issue by issue look at The All-Star Squadron! Feedback for the show can be left at Aworldonfirepodcast@gmail.com and the show can be found on Twitter @AllSquadron
 
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The Infrastructure Show - Podcasts

Professor Joseph Schofer, Thomas Herman, and Marion Sours

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The Infrastructure Show consists of monthly podcasts in which some of the nation’s top infrastructure experts discuss with host Professor Joseph Schofer of Northwestern University the condition of our infrastructure today, and what can be done about it. While many subjects are addressed, including repairs, upgrades and new construction, there is an emphasis on the topics of preventive and predictive maintenance, as well as “structural health monitoring” – a special focus of the Northwestern ...
 
this podcast is going to be all about 60's music. the goal with this podcast is to educate a younger generation on one of the greatest decades of music of all time, and to prove to people that Millennials can love 60's music as well and it's not just for Baby boomers. Each week I"m going to review one song by one artist from the 60's and split the podcast into two halfs. first half is going to be my perspective and my opinion on the song and why I think it's so good or why I don't think it's ...
 
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On the 5th of November at 13:00 Room for Discussion interviewed former leader of the PvdA and nowadays one of the architects of the European Green Deal; Diederik Samsom. We talked with him for one hour at the central hall of the E-building and in that time we will touch upon several topics within the Green Deal. First of all, together with Samsom, …
 
Laura van Geest is bestuursvoorzitter van de Autoriteit Financiële Markten (AFM). We bespreken wat de AFM precies doet en hoe hun toezicht eruit ziet. We gaan het veelvuldig hebben over de aandelenmarkten en beleggen. Hoe staat de beurs er voor op het moment? Wat voor impact hebben bijvoorbeeld de coronacrisis, digitalisering, fintech en crypto’s e…
 
Op dinsdag 23 november om 13:00 uur interviewde Room for Discussion de Amsterdamse internist en huidig directeur van de Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk onderzoek: Marcel Levi! In de afgelopen jaren was hij directeur van maar liefst 5 gefuseerde ziekenhuizen in Londen en is de laatste jaren ook actief in de media waar hij graag aanschu…
 
The era of Angela Merkel has come to an end. In all probability, Germany will have a new government before Christmas. And one of the key negotiators at the current coalition table is Otto Fricke. He has been a member of the Bundestag for the better part of two decades, serving as the FDP’s finance wizard. Not only has he been the chair of the Bunde…
 
Herman Tjeenk Willink (1942) is sinds 2012 minister van staat. Hij verwierf een positie boven de partijen door een lange carrière als onder meer voorzitter van de Eerste Kamer en vicepresident van de Raad van State. Tjeenk Willink was zes keer informateur bij kabinetsformaties en daarom is dit de uitgelezen kans om te reflecteren over de huidge sta…
 
This week's episode is going to cover the history behind last week's group, which was Little Anthony & The Imperials, and some of it is going to be a repeat of a group we did a few weeks ago, but there is something about the career of Little Anthony & The Imperials that you could say about other groups and songwriters of other decades of music othe…
 
Well, All-Stars, it's back to just boring old Billy and Herm...but, these two issues bring the awesome with none other than Uncle Sam and a trip to Earth X! In this universe, the Nazis won WWII, and defeated Uncle Sam and his band of heroes he took there from Earth 2 to try and stop them! Now, he's on the recruitment trail again, and needs the All-…
 
Hey! so I know It's been a while since I last uploaded an episode, but my birthday was on the 2nd of this month, so as per usual with every year of me doing this podcast, I always take the week of my bday off. so I"m back one year older, and I have some VERY exciting news for you. so I finally have another interview episode that's probably gonna ha…
 
Hey there All Stars! Welcome to another exciting episode of the show! Exciting probably isn't a strong enough word to describe this one, as Herm and I were privileged to be able to sit down and talk to one of the greatest creators in the biz- Roy Thomas! We recorded this on Halloween, so of course we had some talk about the holiday and the horrors.…
 
In this episode we are joined by Dr. Christopher R. Matthews; a social scientist and epistemologist who specializes in the use of immersive research to understand ideas, people and society. Chris is the author of Doing Immersive Research Vol.1: Using Social Science to Understand the Human World and runs an impressive website with hours of content o…
 
Listen to our new interview with the Ambassador of the United States to the Netherlands. Firstly, we will be addressing the uprising in the aftermath of the brutal killing of George Floyd, while then moving on to focus on domestic and foreign policy during and after this pandemic. For most people, it seems worrisome and obvious that the tensions be…
 
Beyond the capability to move products, supply chains need storage space for transferring and holding goods en route and while they await shipment to customers. Sufficiency – and efficiency – of logistics real estate, warehouses and distribution centers, are essential attributes of well-run supply chains. How does the logistics real estate sector w…
 
Today I"m doing something on my podcast that I haven't really done before, but I thought since today is Halloween and I honestly didn't have anything major planned to cover for my podcast this week because next week I will be taking it off because my birthday is on Tuesday, and I wanted to do a one episode song and not a two parter one, today I dec…
 
Co-ops date back almost 200 years, run by groups of people that work together to own and operate a company. What does it look like when this tried-and-true business model merges with the digital economy? Trebor Scholz introduces the "platform cooperative," a new way to create democratic companies of empowered workers -- and develop a better, fairer…
 
My apologies if this podcast is coming atcha a little bit late, my life is kind of stressful right now as I am trying to become gainfully employed because with where I"m at right now with my current living situation, that is my main focus. but don't worry, I'll still be doing this podcast every week as I love doing it and I'll continue to do it as …
 
Hey there, All Stars! It's a very special episode this time, as we welcome a guest to the show! One of our dearest friends, Martin Gray, joins us to talk about a favorite story of his! The team faces off against the Black Dragon Society! This story from the past (aren't they all?), is a real cracker, and we enjoyed talking about it with Mart quite …
 
this week we will be diving into a REALLY great song about something universally relatable not just to baby boomers but to young people as well, and to be honest with you, you might not know this one, because It didn't get very high up on the charts and you don't really hear it too much on the radio today, but I will promise you you will love it, a…
 
Hey there All Stars! It's time for another episode of the show! This time around we'll only be covering one issue and there is a very good reason for that, and well explain it on the show. Plus, we get a stupendous adventure starring...The Seven Soldiers of Victory! Sir Justin tells Winston Churchill all about this thrilling escapade, and it is a g…
 
hey! so I know it's been a while since I uploaded an episode for this podcast, but I wanted to let you guys know I haven't forgotten about you. I experienced some technology problems again recently, as I was without a computer for an entire week, plus I was undecided as to which song I wanted to cover on my podcast next and I was still waiting on p…
 
We welcomed Olivier Blanchard to Room for Discussion. Described by the Washington Post as 'The Smartest Economist You've Never Heard Of', Dr. Blanchard is as serious an economist as they come. He served as Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund during the financial crisis and euro debt crises, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute …
 
In this episode we are joined by Dr. Matthew Clair, an Assistant Professor of Sociology & Law at Stanford University. In our conversation, Matt introduces us to the work of W. E. B. Du Bois, discusses how Du Bois is one of the rare scholars who transcends sociology and the academy, and helps us understand how Du Bois’s approach to theory, relations…
 
In this revelatory talk, technologist Kayvon Tehranian explores why NFTs -- digital assets that represent a certificate of ownership on the internet -- are a technological breakthrough. Learn how NFTs are putting power and economic control back into the hands of digital creators -- and pushing forward the internet's next evolution.…
 
Eindelijk is het zo ver! Na anderhalf jaar gaat Room for Discussion weer interviews houden op onze vertrouwde Chesterfieldbanken. Wiegel (1941) werd op 30-jarige leeftijd lijsttrekker van de VVD. Een partij die hij door zijn befaamde toespraken over 'de mensen in het land' voor het eerst meer dan 20 zetels liet halen tijdens de verkiezingen van een…
 
It’s the functionality of infrastructure that brings value, and when natural hazards disrupt that functionality, the costs can be high. This is a growing problem for transportation networks, which are being assaulted by wildfires, landslides, and floods with increasing frequency and severity. What does it take to keep a road network flowing when th…
 
Hey there All Stars! Welcome to another edition of A World on Fire! This time around, we'll be talking about a JSA centered story, where the team takes on not only Kulak, but their friend, The Spectre, as well! How can the team stop this god-like being? Well, get ready, because we're gonna find out! As usual, you can contact the show with any comme…
 
What if diseases could be treated with a patient's own cells, precisely and on demand? Biotech entrepreneur Nabiha Saklayen explains how we could harness advances in biology, machine learning and lasers to create personalized stem cell banks -- and develop medicine uniquely designed for each of our bodies.…
 
In this episode, Dr. Michael DeLand, an Assistant Professor of Sociology & Criminology at Gonzaga University, joins us to read from Herbert Blumer’s article ‘Sociological Implications of the Thought of George Herbert Mead’ (1966). Mike walks us through Blumer’s reading of Mead and discusses how the article offers a starting point to understand soci…
 
In this episode we are joined by Dr. Michael DeLand, an Assistant Professor of Sociology & Criminology at Gonzaga University. In our conversation, Mike introduces us to the work of Herbert Blumer and discusses how Blumer’s process-oriented theorizing of interaction and sense-making provide methodological inspiration and how Blumer’s critiques of mo…
 
This week is gonna cover the history behind last week's group. in it, I talk about how the group was formed, the story behind their name and the behind the scenes details on their hit records (the studios their songs were recorded in and the musicians they used on their songs. etc.) also, don't forget their is actually gonna be an interview episode…
 
Hey there, All Stars! We're back with another show! This time around we'll be talking about Annual two, and this is the big one! The conclusion to the Ultra/Infinity Inc. story line! Can our heroes stop the Ultra-Humanite from placing his/her brain inside the metal body of Robotman? There is everything you could ever ask for in this comic- death, a…
 
My apologies if this podcast is coming at ya a few weeks late, I have been trying to figure out what my next interview episode is going to be and for the last few weeks, I have been trying to schedule it out with a guest that I unfortunately misspoke and said that he was going to be the next guest on my podcast. unfortunately I was wrong and he wou…
 
Land restoration is about more than planting trees, says environmentalist Susan Graham. Check out how her team combines drone technology with ecology-trained AI to restore degraded land and revive complex, biodiverse ecosystems -- whether it's on a small island or across an entire continent.By Susan Graham
 
Big infrastructure projects need big money, and larger projects rely on some kind of borrowing – using other people’s money for a period of time. To learn how infrastructure projects are financed through borrowing, we talk with Scott Trommer, Senior Director, Advisory Services US at WSP USA, a professional services firm specializing in, among other…
 
Hey there, All Stars! It's time for another edition of A World on Fire! These two issues are all over the place, but very important in the history of the DC universe (especially Earth 2!). We see the teams (All-Star Squadron and JSA) up against Ultra and her (or is it his?) minions, as they battle for the lives of their captured comrades! But, Ultr…
 
My apologies if this episode is coming to you a day late. the future of this podcast is currently uncertain as I recently experienced some irreversible life changes that may prevent me from doing more episodes of this podcast. I'll talk more about that next week but next week will mark 150 episodes of this podcast, and it will be a special intervie…
 
Hey there All Stars! We're back with another action packed episode of the show! These next two issues we cover some really wild material, as the team is floundering after their initial meeting with Ultra, and his/her henchmen! And, not only that, but Dr. Fate and The Atom must face a new villain, and he's more than a match for both of them!As usual…
 
This week I will be talking about one of my all time favorite early 60's solo artists that isn't Elvis or Roy Orbison, and let me tell you this guy was a COMPLETE and TOTAL bad ass, and his singing was ABSOLUTELY IMPECCABLE, he was REALLY good and this week I dive into one of my favorite songs by him and arguably his best song that he ever recorded…
 
Listen to Room for Discussion’s interview with one of the current leading political economist and author of critically-acclaimed “Why Nations Fail”; Daron Acemoglu. The interview will be 45 minutes and in that time we will cover two main topics. First of all, we will discuss his view on the political and economic development of China. Thereafter th…
 
China has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2060 -- and its citizens are helping industries across the country reach that goal. Environmentalist Ma Jun introduces the Blue Map, an app that empowers people to report pollution violations in their communities and track real-time environmental data, holding emitters accountable and helping companies alon…
 
Few academic books ever become bestsellers, and even fewer dramatically change global political discussions. Prof. Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century (2013) did both. The book traced the history of income and wealth inequality in the developed world, arguing that inequality is an important feature – and not an accident- of capitalism. Most impor…
 
2020 was a year of crisis and shock, and there is still much about how the pandemic will change our societies that we do not know. We're talking to Tom Standage, deputy editor at the Economist, to get an insight into how the repercussions of this past year could play out. Mr. Standage has a degree in computer science and engineering and he has been…
 
Mrs. Hirsi Ali spent her youth in Somalia, Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia and Kenya before seeking asylum in the Netherlands. In that country, she received the refugee status and fought her way to Leiden University where she studied political sciences. She became a protagonist in the fight for (Muslim) women’s rights, including the fight against forced mar…
 
This week's episode is all about the rich history of New Orleans & the different labels & studios and musicians that were within that scene, I also tell the story behind last week's song & artist & talk about what went down with the making of the song, who played on it, what happened when they tried to shop the record around to get it released, and…
 
Electric power operates our homes and businesses, and it promises to be the future of mobility, as well. There is a constant need to match temporal and spatial variations in supply and demand for electricity across regions of the country. This need grows as we increase the share of electricity coming from renewable sources, particularly wind and so…
 
How can we incentivize businesses to act sustainably? Are multinationals the problem or solution to climate change? What are the social responsibilities of large corporations? Paul Polman, former CEO of consumer goods multinational Unilever, is a leading figure in the corporate sustainability movement. Since his departure from Unilever, he has foun…
 
Branko Milanovic is one of the leading experts on income inequality and poverty. Formerly a lead economist at the research department of the World Bank, he now teaches at the City University of New York and London School of Economics, amongst others. He is perhaps most well known for publishing the ‘hottest’ chart in economics, the famous elephant …
 
The Covid-19 Pandemic, a once in a lifetime economic recession, and digitalization. These are issues that everyone has heard about. Tied to all of these issues, however, is a little known but important financial institution - the Bank for International Settlements. Also known as the “Central Bank of Central Banks”, the BIS’s role in all these issue…
 
De Coronacrisis heeft ons leven al maanden in de greep. De noodsituatie die in essentie een gezondheidscrisis is, transformeert zich naar een economische crisis met faillissementen en werkloosheid als gevolg. Studenten beginnen zich zorgen te maken over de toekomst: lagere kansen op werkgelegenheid, hoge schulden en een recessie in het vooruitzicht…
 
We lezen veel over criminaliteit in het nieuws. Zware misdaad is aan de orde van de dag, steeds vaker lijkt georganiseerde criminaliteit hier ook deel van uit te maken. Criminele activiteiten lijken steeds verder door te sijpelen in de samenleving. Klopt dit beeld van toenemende criminaliteit? Hoe heeft zware criminaliteit en georganiseerde misdaad…
 
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