Innovation Hub

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Join host Kara Miller as she engages with top innovative thinkers and examines new ideas and potential solutions to some of our most challenging problems.

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Join host Kara Miller as she engages with top innovative thinkers and examines new ideas and potential solutions to some of our most challenging problems.


59 Pieces

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This week on Innovation Hub, Sharon Weinberger talks about the secret military agency (DARPA) that created everything from stealth aircraft to the ...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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This week on Innovation Hub, we take a dive into the history of the electric guitar, and look at how famous figures are remembered.

  • Added: Nov 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub, we take a look at the evolutionary origins of a good society, and examine exactly why play is so important for kids.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub, we take a look at the history of health care in America, and find out how we got to this point.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Innovation Hub, we take a look at how the neighborhood you grew up in affects your entire life, and whether we're actually consuming m...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub, we take a look at the ecosystem in our homes and the quirkiness behind some innovators.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub, we explore the many ways being always online can lead to a whole bunch of issues.

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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This week on Innovation Hub, we learn why ego is the enemy and how to plan for the future.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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This week on Innovation Hub, we learn about the invention of race as we know it today, and how faulty science about race still holds sway in some a...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Innovation Hub, a conversation about how we could have stopped global warming in the 70s, but didn't, and a look at how we all have ev...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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This week on Innovation Hub, we examine how meritocracy has become a trap and we take a look at the high housing prices that are preventing migration.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub, could an experiment at a small school, in the middle of a field in rural North Dakota, inspire a revolution in America...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Innovation Hub, a new way of looking at the new deal and the surprisingly contentious history of Barbie.

  • Added: Sep 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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On this week's Innovation Hub, Adam Rutheford explains how we're more similar to animals than you might imagine. Then, the history of science on te...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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On this week's Innovation Hub, George Yip and Ian Bremmer talk about how China has become increasingly competitive in the innovation game, and then...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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On this week's Innovation Hub, Bryan Caplan makes the argument for less education, and Caroline Fraser shares the story behind Laura Ingalls Wilder...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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On this week's Innovation Hub, Cal Newport tells us how to become digital minimalists, and Steven Pearlstein explains where American capitalism wen...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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We talk to Eric Zuelow about the history of tourism and to Allison Schrager about understanding risk.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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We talked to Darius Mozaffarian about the latest research on nutrition science and Jill Lepore about the long intersection between politics and tec...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:56