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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

Oct 31, 2023

Cecil Baldwin visits Google to discuss the creation and development of the hit science fiction podcast "Welcome to Night Vale".

"Welcome to Night Vale" is a twice-monthly podcast in the style of a community radio show for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the...

Oct 27, 2023

Anna Kendrick visits Google to discuss her book “Scrappy Little Nobody.”

Even before she made a name for herself on the silver screen starring in films like “Pitch Perfect,” “Up in the Air,” and “Twilight”, Anna Kendrick was unusually small, weird, and just a little defiant.

At the ripe age of...

Oct 24, 2023

Shellye Archambeau visits Google to discuss her book “Unapologetically Ambitious: Take Risks, Break Barriers, and Create Success on Your Own Terms.” The book is an empowering leadership guide from one of Silicon Valley's first female African American CEOs that offers a blueprint for how to achieve your personal...

Oct 17, 2023

Morra Aarons-Mele visits Google to discuss her book “The Anxious Achiever: Turn Your Biggest Fears into Your Leadership Superpower.”

Anxiety is normal. The way we hide it is not.

Although so much has been done to promote diversity and wellness at work, there’s a giant hole in the understanding of how...

Oct 13, 2023

Jamie Jones visits Google to discuss the evolution, ecology, and adaptation of the human species.

Rationality has taken a hit recently. Recent work in psychology and economics has challenged the notion that the human brain is designed to make rational decisions. However, this observation raises a paradox. By almost...