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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.

Apr 20, 2021

Pot. Weed. Grass. We all think we know cannabis. But do we? Somewhere between the illicit joints and pot brownies, the conversation stopped -- and only now is it re-taking the center stage as more states pass legislation to legalize.

In Brave New Weed: Adventures into the Uncharted World of Cannabis, author Joe Dolce...


Mar 30, 2021

Arianna Huffington & Marina Khidekel discuss Thrive Global and their book "Your Time to Thrive: End Burnout, Increase Well-Being, & Unlock Your Full Potential with the New Science of Microsteps". Eschewing trendy self-care fixes or the latest health fads, "Your Time to Thrive" is the revolutionary guide to living and...


Dec 15, 2020

The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented through simple changes in diet and lifestyle. In How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger, the internationally-recognized lecturer, physician, and founder of NutritionFacts.org, examines the fifteen top causes of death in America—heart disease, various cancers,...


Dec 1, 2020

Psychologist and neuroscientist Dr. Nim Tottenham highlights evidence showing how early social experiences may influence development through learning and modification of developmental pathways. These age-related changes will be discussed in terms of potential developmental sensitive periods for...


Nov 3, 2020

This episode features Oakland-based artist and writer Jenny Odell, as she discusses her debut book "How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy".

Jenny examines how, by paying a new kind of attention - our most precious and overdrawn resource - we can undertake bolder forms of political action, reimagine...