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If you want to understand how social scientists’ study human behaviour, how industry innovates or want to know more about how they can successfully work together and enhance each other, then you have come to the right place! Join our hosts as they engage with anthropologists, other researchers and industry specialists from all over the world. The discussions will be about their specific work in understanding people and how they apply that understanding to advance industry, scholarship and/or ...
 
The Khwezi Science Report is a dive into the warm waters of science where information is made interesting and understandable and is placed in the context of our daily lives. From archaeology to tech, astronomy to zoology, you'll find it all here with host Tanya Farber, a senior reporter at the Sunday Times. She loves how science connects with other ways of understanding the world around us from all sorts of disciplines. Each episode takes the listener on a journey through all things weird an ...
 
Technology and innovation are transforming the way we market products and ideas. So how do we embrace these changes, and harness them for the exponential business opportunities they present? In The Undeniable, Deven Spear, Overabove’s CIO, explores this question with industry experts across diverse categories and business units - from real estate developers, to technology innovators, to c-level corporate leaders, to sales and marketing veterans. Our mission: to educate and enlighten you on t ...
 
Connecting jobseekers & entreprenuers with career opportunities. Gene Hodge is a futurist, author, motivational speaker, and training consultant; and Founder & President of Hodgepodge Training Inc. (HTI) and Hi-Tech Training Associates (HTA), Gene brings 20 years of experience and innovation from corporate information systems, training, and management dedicated to providing quality training to make people and organizations more productive. Gene has taught computer and job-seeking skills trai ...
 
Trust The Process was created to encourage and inspire vulnerability, depth, and honesty within ourselves. When we practice these elements for ourselves, it's possible to then bring them into the places we communicate with others. Having the ability to do that, creates stronger communication channels which then leads to more transparency, more effective problem-solving, a better ability to empathize, and much-needed innovation. These elements can transpire true personal freedom and global ch ...
 
We can build a better world by working together to make the places where we play, work, serve, learn, and live more inclusive and sustainable. Welcome to the Building Good Podcast with Tim Coldwell and Jen Hancock, a show that is all about making the world a better place. Whether you are a city planner or project director working to reduce carbon emissions or a non-profit leader passionate about inclusive communities, you’ve stepped onto the correct site. This is the place for those who beli ...
 
On the Kicking Boxes Podcast, Randy Cadieux from V-Speed, LLC interviews leaders from around the globe who are using their experience, expertise and education to disrupt the status quo in business and industry. Thought leaders are interviewed about disruptive leadership to find out how they are working to change key areas in various industries. Critical subjects that underpin Operational Excellence are explored, including reliability, safety, quality, organizational learning and many other a ...
 
Hardly any other producer managed to position himself on top of the world’s DJ Elite in such a short amount of time and no one influenced the global electro- house sound as Klaas. By doing remixes for Dimitri Vegas, Guru Josh, Erick Morillo, Stromae, DJ Antoine, Klaas put himself onto the map. The foundation was laid with “Micha Moors – Space”. Klaas’ remixes became famous all over the world and weren’t just highly successful within the German Dance Charts and Beatport during several weeks, ...
 
Healthy development in the early years provides the building blocks for educational achievement, economic productivity, responsible citizenship, strong communities, and successful parenting of the next generation. By improving children’s environments, relationships, and experiences early in life, society can address many costly problems, including incarceration, homelessness, and the failure to complete high school. But if you’re a parent, caregiver, teacher, or someone who works with childr ...
 
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We're better together, right? There’s no “I” in team. There are dozens of ways to say it, but no matter which we choose, working together is sometimes easier said than done. Today, Tim Coldwell is joined by Pat Boucher, the Vice President and Chief Transformation Officer for the Canada Border Services Agency, as they explore the role of government …
 
Today we are talking to Annemiek about her experience with multidisciplinary. How did it happen that a designer with an engineering background started weaving anthropological perspectives into her approach to design? What ignited her turn towards a culture sensitive design? What does it take to design for a diverse society?. She also elaborates on …
 
From quack dentists misinterpreting bite marks, to a few grains of glitter solving a crime, forensic science keeps the public enthralled. But what about one of the most accurate forensic disciplines that simply does not have enough resources? In this podcast, we look at the extraordinary world of forensic palynology in which tiny grains of pollen h…
 
Community engagement is often a requirement in industrial projects and as part of the formal RFP process. Over the last decade, if we traced back all the social impact initiatives that successful proponents committed to on paper and asked them to present the results, what do you think we’d find? Not a whole lot. Today many organizations claim to pr…
 
What do you do when your passions are in an industry that is traditionally held by people who don’t look like you? Our guest in this episode of Building Good, Kathy Tuccaro, was faced with a decision: take a leap of faith and train to be a heavy equipment operator or risk falling back into a life of uncertainty and pain. Kathy's story and the outco…
 
As scientists expedite research into a suitable vaccine against Covid-19, global efforts are at risk of being undermined by political forces.Ahead of the US election, Republican leaders are claiming to be just days away from a suitable vaccine, with the left saying it’s a power play.Russia already threw down the gauntlet a few weeks ago, much to th…
 
What place does placemaking have in fostering civic spirit and building a more just society? Heidi Majerik, Vice President & General Manager at Southern Land Company in Denver, CO, is passionate about figuring it out. Awarded the Outstanding Women in Business Award in 2014 by the Denver Business Journal, Heidi has a history of creating vibrant urba…
 
Mary L. Gray is a Senior Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research as well as an E.J. Safra Center for Ethics Fellow and Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society Faculty Affiliate at Harvard University. Mary also maintains a faculty position in the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering with affiliations in Anthropology and Gender …
 
In the last year we’ve seen sustainable and purpose driven financing policy skyrocket. In 2018, Larry Fink signaled a shift to balancing purpose and profit at BlackRock, the world’s largest investment firm. In January of this year, David Solomon of Goldman Sachs announced that the company would no longer help companies go public unless they had at …
 
In this episode of the Khwezi Science Report, Tanya Farber looks at the physics behind traffic jams, and the conundrum of urban sprawl in which people need to get from A to B to earn a living. She asks if we've learnt anything during lockdown and how to untangle the mess our cities are in.Tanya Farber による
 
The construction industry has a massive impact on the Canadian economy and yet we are facing a significant labour shortage. At the same time, there are people in Canada struggling to find their place and overcome socially structured barriers to employment. What if construction companies hired and trained these people – it’s a win/win and it takes t…
 
Now that home is a first, second and third place, what does “home” actually mean? In today’s episode Deven talks to Stephen Fuller, architect and owner of Stephen Fuller Designs, about trends in architecture and the evolution of home design — from back before CAD drawings came to be, up to today, as technology creates new possibilities in architect…
 
Lisa Talia Moretti is an award-winning digital sociologist, strategist and tech ethics activist based in London. She currently holds the position of Head Of User Research at Methods. For more than a decade, she’s studied and written about the relationship between technology, information and society. Lisa is an Associate Lecturer at Goldsmiths (Univ…
 
Construction is an industry that has a significant environmental footprint and at the same time, lags other industries in technology adoption. But there are some significant advancements that have been made (think LEED Certification) which have fundamentally changed the way we build and renovate. Today, leading green building thinkers are now focus…
 
Rachel O’Dwyer is a lecturer in Digital Cultures in the School of Visual Culture in the National College of Art & Design, (NCAD) Dublin. Among other things she coordinates modules on Economies of Culture and Digital Cultures and teach electives on topics such as Art and Money, Tactical Media and the Politics of Algorithms and Networks. She is forme…
 
The data on diversity is clear - firms with diverse talent and inclusive cultures come out ahead. Yet, the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry lags on key performance indicators around diversity and inclusion. In this episode, Jen Hancock talks with Renee Cheng, the Dean of the College of Built Environments at the University …
 
It all started with one very flawed trial and the next minute, a drug called hydroxychloroquine was doing the rounds on twitter and flying off the shelves. But while fake news about cures for Covid makes its way across the globe, real people suffer. Daniella Djan, author of Crazy Became Me - A Lupus Story, speaks about her struggles before Covid-19…
 
Brightside and its CEO, William Azaroff, build communities for those who need it most, and we mean that quite literally. Brightside is a private-sector, non-profit organization that owns and manages 26 buildings with almost 1000 units across Vancouver. The organization supports those who struggle to meet market housing demands while demonstrating c…
 
In 2019 Maple Leaf Foods announced it was the first global protein producer to be carbon neutral – an incredible achievement that took the dedication and input of its entire organization. With a focus on environmental protection, animal welfare, employee engagement and digital transformation, the team at Maple Leaf Foods set out to redefine the way…
 
Nani Jansen Reventlow is a human rights lawyer who specializes in freedom of expression and strategic litigation. She is also the founding Director of the Digital Freedom Fund, which supports partners in Europe to advance digital rights through strategic litigation. Nani is a Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School, Adjunct Professor at Oxford Unive…
 
Rasmus Thomsen is Partner and Design Director of IS IT A BIRD - a strategic innovation agency that combines methods from social science, behavioral economics and design thinking. Rasmus has a foot in both social science and design. He is an innovation geek, with a mind tuned to design thinking. He works at the forefront of development, with a criti…
 
The world is changing faster than ever before. Leaders can and should use existing business models to make a difference and solve the world’s greatest challenges. Welcome to the Building Good Podcast where you will find out who’s doing what and take away valuable lessons that you can apply to your own work. In this episode, you’re going to meet the…
 
Dan Wu is a Privacy Counsel & Legal Engineer at Immuta, an automated data governance platform for analytics. He’s advocated for data ethics, inclusive urban innovation, and diversity in TechCrunch, Harvard Business Review, and Fast Company. He's helped Fortune 500 companies, governments, and startups with ethical & agile data strategies. Dan obtain…
 
In this episode of the Khwezi Science Report, Tanya Farber takes us into the world of birds in the concrete jungle. She shares a harrowing pet story, shares some fascinating studies, and speaks to an obsessive twitcher, that's an obsessive bird watcher looking for the rare ones, who shares some gripping tales of birding in the burbs.…
 
Susan Halford is Professor of Sociology and co-Director of Bristol University’s new Digital Futures Institute, which aims to use social science expertise and methods to analyse and understand digital technology futures in the making and use insights to help shape these futures in a way that is fair, just and prosperous for all. A Geographer by trai…
 
In this episode of The Kwezi Science Report, we look at the fascinating story of how the body of a man who died 9000 years ago sheds light on questions we still have today about what to do with the dead. We talk about worker ants who climb the social ladder, and smartphone tech that busts you for walking in a drunken manner. We explore the psycholo…
 
Headframe Spirits co-founders John and Courtney McKee discuss how a culture of care and service led to not only innovation and success in producing bespoke spirits, but to the creation of a business entity that lifts up the entire community — through the good times and the tough.Overabove による
 
Sarita Fae Jarmack is an anthropologist currently exploring the politics of access, expression, and knowledge within the postcolonial art scene of South Africa for her PhD at the University of Amsterdam. We are talking to Sarita about the making of her PhD and get a glimpse into all the processes that happen on the way, which as she herself admits,…
 
In today’s episode, Laura leads the discussion with a number of questions for Kadija about AI, machine learning, ethical decisions, fair health and the complexities that underline it all. Kadija’s research tackles health disparities through data and aims to make it is more inclusive and ethical. As Laura points out, data is easy to interrogate but …
 
The real estate vertical is seeing increased consumer interest in properties that offer space, privacy, and agricultural capabilities. Today's guest, Jason Shearer, Senior Manager at Raydient Places + Properties, has devoted his career to forestry and to the management and sale of rural communities. He shares his perspective on the resurgence of "h…
 
Chui Chui Tan is a cultural expert with more than 15 years of experience in UX (user experience). Her experiences range from defining business strategies to building a UX team within the organisation to implementation (research and design) and continuous consultancy support as well as training and coaching. She graduated from mechanical industrial …
 
Diana Finch has been Managing Director of Bristol Pound since July 2018. Prior to that, she spent most of the last 20 years working in senior leadership positions in the non-profit sector, in areas including the environment, adult social care and psychotherapy training. Her earlier career was in accounts management and accounting systems design. Sh…
 
The Anthropology + Technology Conference brings together 22 leading international experts from the social sciences and technology to champion and promote the benefits of responsible AI, and to highlight the value that the social sciences bring to tech and business. There are three streams for 2020: smart cities, fintech, and health tech. Our 2020 k…
 
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