Self-driving cars, autonomous weapons, or human-like robots are products of the distant or not so distant future. However, artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming our daily lives through programs such as Siri, Google search algorithms, and Twitterbots. Because of its vast scope and potential for both good and harm, AI raises numerous ethical and safety […]
The idea of the sharing economy is not new, from carpooling to sharing a sofa in a stranger’s house. However, the proliferation of the Internet has totally changed the scene. It has enabled a number of startups and internet companies to formalize sharing experiences into the world’s most profitable businesses. Listen to this month’s episodes […]
The ocean is life. It regulates our weather, produces over half of the world’s oxygen, provides food for us to eat, and so much more. Unfortunately, we have a serious ocean health problem. Between ocean acidification, disposable plastic waste, and more, we’re creating havoc in our oceans for marine life and for our own health […]
“Wanderlust” is a strong desire or impulse to travel. For some of us, wanderlust springs from a desire to see interesting or unique places. Some of us wander because our reality is, for one reason or another, unsatisfying. The reasons for traveling can vary as much as the effect that our travels have on us.
This listening list on EMOTION was curated by Julie Magruder, a member of the New York City chapter of Podcast Brunch Club. Emotions are an essential part of being human. The science behind emotions offers fascinating insight into what’s going on inside our own heads, minds and bodies. Despite the abundance of information that exists, I had […]
This listening list on COMMON GROUND was curated by Christine Hollins, a member of the Houston chapter of Podcast Brunch Club. I believe podcasts are a great way to learn and I have found many shows that challenge me personally. Like all people, I don’t like everything and have firm beliefs which shape who I am – […]
This listening list on WATER was curated by the Cape Town chapter of Podcast Brunch Club. Water is something that most of us take for granted in our day-to-day lives – open a tap, and it’s available, clean and safe. But for many cities, water is fast becoming a precious and dwindling resource – the […]
The subject of adoption is a complicated one. It’s never easy. And always steeped in deep emotions…for the adoptees, adoptive parents and the birth parents. As my husband and I are going through the adoption process, I found these podcast eps, as well as many others, helpful in answering some of my questions.
Dating. Ugh. What can I say? I’ve done it. I hated it. As a woman who dated into her late 30s, I can say from experience that it’s rough out there! But, dating was a means to an end: finding love. Love was lurking out there somewhere–I just needed to find it, pin it down, and make it submit to my will. In honor of the sometimes adored, sometimes abhorred Valentine’s Day, let’s dive into looking for love this month.