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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 4, 2022

Archaeologist Ian Hodder visits Google to discuss the origins of settled life in the Middle East.

Recent archaeological discoveries have upturned our theories about the origins of agriculture and the dawn of settled life. While climate change and economic adaptation have long been seen as prime causes, recent work at...


May 24, 2022

Acclaimed author Joy Kogawa visits Google to discuss her lifelong career as a writer, her experience as a child growing up in a Japanese internment camp during WW2, and her thoughts about how we can prevent similar human rights abuses in the future.

Joy Kogawa is an author of novels, children's books, a memoir, and...


Feb 4, 2022

Belva Davis is a history-maker, an award-winning journalist, and a pioneering feminist. She has traveled the world reporting on politics, terrorism, racial and gender issues, and the role of art and culture in increasing human understanding. From her hardscrabble beginnings in the Deep South during the...


Feb 2, 2021

Angela Ford, is the Founder and Executive Director of The Obsidian Collection Archives, a national, non-profit organization focused on getting the works of African – American newspapers and small archives into the marketplace and onto the Internet.  Angela Ford and her team have now successfully endeavored to...


Feb 25, 2020

Richard Miles, the Founder/Executive Director of Miles of Freedom and 2019 finalist for CNN’s Hero of the year, spent 15 years in prison for a Dallas, TX murder he did not commit. Kate Germond is the Senior Advocate and Investigator for Centurion, the Princeton, NJ-based non-profit organization that started...