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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

Jan 30, 2024

Andrew Keen visits Google to discuss his book “The Cult of the Amateur.” The book discusses the grave consequences of today’s new participatory internet and reveals how it threatens our values, economy, and ultimately the very innovation and creativity that forms the fabric of our societies.

According to Keen,...

Jan 26, 2024

Ray Jackendoff visits Google to discuss "The Peculiar Logic of Value", which centers on how humans conceptualize systems of value. 

Jackendoff hypothesizes that value is conceptualized as an abstract property attributed to objects, persons, and actions. There are several distinct types of value - Affective value,...

Jan 23, 2024

Lily Gladstone visits Google to discuss her journey, her career, and to celebrate Native American Heritage Month.

Lily was raised on the Blackfeet Reservation in Northwestern Montana and is from the Blackfeet and Nez Perce Tribal Nations. Lily stars in Martin Scorsese’s critically acclaimed film “Killers Of The...

Jan 19, 2024

Sri M is a spiritual guide, social reformer and educationist. His transformational journey – from a young boy to a living yogi – is a fascinating story. He recently completed a Walk of Hope – a 15 month long padayatra, or “walking on foot”, in 2016, from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, spanning 7500 kilometers across...

Jan 16, 2024

Nick Lane visits Google to discuss his new book “Transformer: The Deep Chemistry of Life and Death.”

What brings the Earth to life, and our own lives to an end?

For decades, biology has been dominated by the study of genetic information. Information is important, but it is only part of what makes us alive. Our...