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The Talks at Google podcast - where great minds meet.

Talks at Google brings the world’s most influential thinkers, creators, makers, and doers all to one place. Every episode is taken from a video that can be seen at YouTube.com/TalksAtGoogle.

Nov 5, 2019

We are joined by author Mark Manson for a fireside chat and audience Q+A to discuss his new book, Everything is F-ed, a follow on to The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F-k.

Mark hit something in the cultural Zeitgeist with his first book, which “gave shape to the ever-present, low-level hum of anxiety that permeates...


Oct 29, 2019

With just 10 years left to achieve the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda, the Sustainable Development Goals are once again in the spotlight. But this time, there is a sense of urgency. Amid growing threats from climate change and the frantic search for sustainable answers to an array of related global problems, one...


Oct 22, 2019

Caltech research professor, theoretical physicist, accomplished author & podcaster Sean Carroll will talk quantum physics and the validity of the many-worlds interpretation (MWI) of quantum mechanics by discussing some of the themes in in his new book, “Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence...


Oct 15, 2019

What is going to cause our extinction?

How can we save ourselves and our future?

End Times is a compelling work of skilled reportage that peels back the layers of complexity around the unthinkable--and inevitable--end of humankind. From asteroids and artificial intelligence to volcanic super-eruptions to nuclear...


Oct 8, 2019

This is a special talk with Alex Pang, critically acclaimed author, scientific history researcher, writer, and lecturer. Alex is passionate about helping people to balance work and life -- while becoming more productive in the process -- through deliberate rest.

He is the author of a three-book series on work...