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Scams and cons have been around since the dawn of currency. Wherever there is money, there is likely someone trying to get it through illicit means. Technology, with its corresponding oversharing of personal information, has only made this more prevalent in the recent past. Hear expert insights about the history of scams and how they've evolved fro…
 
Office design was originally focused on getting the most productivity out of every worker, but as ideas like creativity and employee satisfaction began to gain prominence, changes needed to be made. And then the 2020 pandemic came along and changed everything. On this episode, you'll hear from Nikil Saval, Ryan Mullinex, Kate Lister, Ben Waber and …
 
Podcasts are everywhere right now and this new mode of storytelling is only getting more popular. In fact, 73 million Americans now listen to podcasts regularly. How did this happen over such a remarkably short period of time? And, more importantly, what comes next? On this episode of Trailblazers, you'll hear from the people who have shaped the pa…
 
The planet is covered in water, but only three percent is drinkable. One of the biggest challenges facing all of us is finding an affordable way to move, treat and manage the world's water supply. It's not like a solution to the world's water shortage will just appear out of thin air. Or will it? On this episode of Trailblazers, you'll hear from ex…
 
Our history as human beings is buried far beneath the ground, and it's going to take more than picks and shovels to unearth it. That's why modern archaeologists have been enlisting the help of technology like satellites, deep learning and AI. With all these tools at hand, a more complete story about our ancestors begins to emerge. On this episode o…
 
Beer is one of the world's oldest beverages. But for a long time, there was little that could be done to control the brewing process. With the advent of thermometry, however, brewing was standardized. Temperature control helped make beer taste even better. That's where we've seen the most innovation over the past two hundred years.​ And as you can …
 
People have been using hearing aids since the dawn of humanity, but the desire for more fashionable, miniaturized devices and better performance has driven technological advancements in personal communications devices for the last century-and-a-half. Hearables continue to set the pace for major innovation in telecommunications. On this episode of T…
 
What do we mean when we talk about wellness, and why do people want it so badly? In this episode, we dive deep into this sometimes-nebulous field, talking to practitioners who spend their time helping people become well. For more on the podcast go to delltechnologies.com/trailblazersDell Technologies
 
Exercise is essential to increasing our lifespan, health and mood. With recent technological advancements, there's no need to leave the comfort of your living room to feel the burn. On the latest episode of Trailblazers, we weigh all the different options available to someone looking to take their workout somewhere new. For more on the podcast go t…
 
What will the role of technology and businesses be as we navigate a more digital world? In this special episode, Walter Isaacson and Michael Dell have a one-on-one virtual discussion to find out. For more on the podcast go to delltechnologies.com/trailblazersdell technologies
 
Aging is inevitable... or is it? On the latest episode of Trailblazers, we discover what causes our bodies to age and the leaders in scientific fields who are pushing for the advances that can lead to our golden years feeling more golden than ever before. For more on the podcast go to delltechnologies.com/trailblazers…
 
Spying is an ancient art, going back to at least Sun Tzu 2,500 years ago. It's always been dangerous, but with advanced technology entering the picture in the late 20th century, it has become easier than ever to be compromised as well. Join us as we discover the perils of being a double agent. For more on the podcast go to delltechnologies.com/trai…
 
Theme parks have always been based around thrills, from their earliest days featuring sleds pushed down wooden hills covered in ice. What’s changed is the technology that is poured into making these attractions smarter, faster, and, well, more thrilling. Come along for a ride with us as we examine the circuitry behind carousels and coasters on the …
 
Distrust in the news media isn't as recent a development as we might think; hoaxes and humbugs go back to the earliest days of human communication. It's only the tools we have at our disposal that allow us to discover and disperse these fake stories that is unique to the digital era. On this episode of Trailblazers, we look back to the earliest, mo…
 
The human obsession with meat has never wavered from prehistoric times until now. However, this food once reserved for the rich and powerful has led to global problems of an unprecedented scope and has exacerbated climate change in a way that few other industries have. Finding a way to break our reliance on animal-based meat is one of the top chall…
 
Not so long ago, we were all applying for jobs in person. The internet, and companies like Monster and CareerBuilder, changed all that. Technology is now changing it all over again, with artificial intelligence and machine learning taking some of the unconscious biases and manual labor out of the job hunt process on the other side. This week on Tra…
 
No lock is unbreakable; all you're ever doing is buying yourself time when a thief tries to access your valuables. To extend that time and make sure your security remains nearly impenetrable, you need two things: a strong lock and a unique key. Both of these have changed dramatically over the years. On Trailblazers, learn how we took the early less…
 
Technology and nature used to reside at the opposite ends of the spectrum. But like our environment, that relationship has changed over the years and the two have a cyclical relationship of preservation and innovation. The commitment to conserve and heal our diverse ecosystems has pushed technology further and with urgency. Because there’s no time …
 
As space on our planet comes at a premium, building “up” is the natural solution. But how high can we go? From a century that saw buildings play out the dreams of titans and created extraordinary cityscapes, these towering columns were symbols of prosperity--or occasionally, bankruptcy. If innovation is only inhibited by our imaginations, perhaps e…
 
Progress in modern medicine stems from a demonstrated need in the population, driven by the work and passion of those who seek to improve the lives of others. In the case of prosthetics, many major advancements come from patients who have themselves lost a limb. Trailblazers is exploring the science and technology that grew from battlefield surviva…
 
The allure of celebrity has always been a facet of human nature. Whether it's deified early leaders emblazoning their faces onto coins, to young girls fainting over The Beatles, we can't help but be drawn to the drama of public personalities. Today's technology provides the platforms and algorithmic opportunity for virtually anyone to cultivate an …
 
New from Dell Technologies comes a show about the cutting edge of artificial intelligence. Join host Jessica Chobot as she talks with AI experts and ventures out into the field to try out the latest advances in machine learning, robotics, computer vision, and more. In this preview episode, Jessica gets behind the wheel of a self-driving car at the …
 
Guests Jerry Kaplan of Stanford University, Oren Etzioni of The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, research fellow Geoffrey Hinton of Google, Hilary Mason of Cloudera, and author Nick Bostrom join host Walter Isaacson and trace the origins of AI, each milestone to date, and reveal how it’s evolving at lightning speed. Stanley Kubrick is n…
 
Host Walter Isaacson discusses the insurance industry’s progress and pratfalls. For more on the podcast go to delltechnologies.com/trailblazers Please let us know what you think of the show by leaving us a rating or review in Apple podcastsDell Technologies
 
Host Walter Isaacson explores the technology and people who continue to reinvent … maybe not the wheel, but the ways we apply them to keep us moving. For more on the podcast go to delltechnologies.com/trailblazers Please let us know what you think of the show by leaving us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts…
 
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