Society & Culture
May 5, 2021
Today, women represent approximately 22% of the AI workforce. But IBM is out to change that by increasing diversity not just in hiring but through programs such as Women Leaders in AI that celebrate diversity in the field. In this episode of Smart Talks, Malcolm Gladwell talks to IBM’s new SVP & CMO, Carla Piñeyro Sublett, and Chimka Munkhbayar, co-founder of Agrolly, about their challenges, achievements, and the steps they’re taking to create a more inclusive tech world.
May 4, 2021
In celebration of May the 4th, this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind ventures into a galaxy far, far away while also considering the science and biology of our home world. Join Robert and Joe as they break down six fantastic alien species from the Star Wars universe.
May 3, 2021
Behavioral scientist Katy Milkman of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania talks about her book How to Change with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. What can we learn from research in psychology and behavioral economics about breaking the habits we want to change? Is that research reliable? And should Russ Roberts accept being overweight or keep working at finding the thinner man trying to get out?
May 1, 2021
We’re all probably using a lot more soap these days, but… what is it exactly? How does it work? Who invented it and how has it changed the world? Join Robert and Joe as they explore the invention of Soap. If you enjoyed the podcast Invention, stick with Robert and Joe as they continue to explore these same topics as part of Stuff to Blow Your Mind’s regular offerings. (Originally published 4/21/2020)
April 30, 2021
Jackson Dalton, the President of Black Box Safety, stopped by The Safety Struggle to talk about a plethora of things - including what it means to have GRIT. Jackson is a USMC Veteran with quite a story to tell of strength and resilience following a life-altering injury in the military. Medically retired, Jackson pursued a career in safety and ended up working for Perry Logan at 3M. However, his inner compass told him that there was more... Drawing on his entrepreneurial spirit, Jackson started Black Box Safety and now focuses his efforts on helping to solving problems for his staff and customers.
April 28, 2021
In a special rewind episode, our SWIP hosts look back at the LA Unrest (also called the LA Riots) following the acquittal of the officers who were videotaped beating Rodney King. CONTENT WARNING for this episode: description of racist violence, police brutality, gun violence. Though it has been almost thirty years since this historic trial … Continue reading SWIP Rewind: Rodney King & the LA Unrest (1992) →
April 28, 2021
Japan is an ethnically homogenous nation where everyone speaks Japanese, right? Not exactly. Other groups including the Ainu also have called Japan home, perhaps for longer than the Japanese themselves. Today, the Ainu language is spoken by only a handful of people. One of them, Russian-born linguist Anna Bugaeva, takes Patrick Cox to meet Ainu speakers (and non-speakers) on the island of Hokkaido. Along the way, we learn about the mysteries of Ainu, a "language isolate" unrelated to any other language in the world. Bugaeva says Japanese children aren't taught about Ainu culture because it contradicts standard Japanese history.
April 30, 2021
This week, on this bonus episode, we look into the Albert Ostman case. Is it legit? Did he just make it up? Thank you, Jeff Wampler, for helping with the research!! Check out our sources below for more info and to continue learning! Please Rate & Review us wherever you get your Podcasts! Mail us something: GYT Podcast PO Box 542762 Grand Prairie, TX 75054 Leave us a Voicemail! 430-558-1304 Our Website WWW.GraveYardPodcast.com Patreon Youtube: Do you want GraveYard Merch?!?! Go to to get you some! Visit Podbelly.comto find more shows like us and to get information you might need if you’re starting your own podcast. Thank You Darron for our Logo!! You can get in touch with Darron for artwork by searching Darron DuBose on Facebook or Emailing him at [email protected] Thank you to Brandon Adams for our music tracks!! If you want to hear more from Brandon check him out at: Or to get in touch with him for compositions email him at [email protected] Our Contacts WWW.GraveYardPodcast.com Email us at: [email protected] Find us on social media: Twitter: @GrveYrdPodcast Facebook: @GraveYardTalesPodcast Instagram: @GraveYardTalesPodcast Sources
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