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Bear Minds is UC Berkeley's premiere podcast network for just about anything you can imagine. Featuring student orgs, non-profits, startups, researchers, alumni and more.
||CleanTouchdowner Episode 2||Epsiode Dump Alert! Berkeley student and comedian Arjun Banerjee is joined by his cohost and comedian Jonah Pollack, as they bring you the second episode of Touchdowner. Touchdowner is a weekly comedy podcast centered around skewering the NFL’s decision makers and its players. It airs every Wednesday. This week we talk about all of the action from Week 6 of the NFL season as well as interview Arizona Cardinals Offensive Coordinator “Mike McCoy”.||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTouchdowner Episode 1||Berkeley student and comedian Arjun Banerjee is joined by his cohost and comedian Jonah Pollack, as they bring you the first episode of Touchdowner. Touchdowner is a weekly comedy podcast centered around skewering the NFL’s decision makers and its players. It airs every Wednesday. This week we talk about all of the action from Week 5 of the NFL season as well as interview “Cris Collinsworth”.||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#30 Hiven.me | Work from Home, Anywhere||Christelle is a French engineer and co-founder of Hiven, a home-based coworking community which allows local professionals to work from a variety of conducive living rooms, revitalize the local economy, support local businesses, and build community. I||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#29 Humm (Skydeck F18) | Hack Your Own Biology for Productivity & Cognitive Enhancement||Ahmud is an Australian entrepreneur and cofounder of Humm, a new generation hybrid software toolkit for cognitive enhancement. He's worked in Australia's top finance firm as well as in racecar engineering before diving head first into the deep end of we||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#28 Mariel Goddu | UC Berkeley Developmental Psychology PhD Candidate||Mariel Goddu is a third year PhD student at UC Berkeley's Cognitive Science department. Her research is focused on developmental psychology - in other words, she studies how children think. In this episode, she sheds light on some of the latest develo||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#27 Seelam Reddy | 24th District CA Assembly Candidate, Democrat||Seelam Reddy immigrated to the States from India at the age of 20, and has since worked for much of his career in the aerospace industry, most notably at Aerojet, Northrup, and Hughes/Boeing. He is now a State Assembly write in candidate for the June 2018 primary. In this episode, we’ll get a||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#26 Tax and Marriage | The Feminist Interviews||Join us this week for a chat with UC Berkeley Professor and Economist Hilary Hoynes! We analyze the changing labor market, the break down of the cash welfare system, and...marriage? Lead writers on this episode include Ava Davis, Lina Craighill and Ann||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#25 Reddit and the Women's March Walk into a Bar | The Feminist Interviews||We sit down with two UC Berkeley undergrad students of seemingly opposite political affiliations, to discuss topics surrounding feminism and how we participate in political discourse. Produced by Anna Zhao and Kaitlin Weinstein. Hosted, created, edited||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#24 John Denero | Ethics (& Memes) for Computer Science||Professor Denero recently joined the UC Berkeley faculty after a stint as a senior researcher on the Google Translate team. After joining UC Berkeley he created and inherited many courses and projects related to teaching Computer Science. Since he began||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#23 - Ken Goldberg | Robots are Reflections of Ourselves||Ken Goldberg is a professor and chair at UC Berkeley's Industrial Engineering and Operations Research department. His research specializes in robotics and automation. He and his team have published over 170 papers on robotics and automation to date. You can learn more about Professor Goldberg and his work by clicking here. In this episode we hear his views on the idea of the singularity and superintelligence. You likely have witnessed AlphaGo's triumphant victory over our Go grandmaster a couple years ago. This has spurred many thought leaders to posit the idea that we may be close to building superintelligence through software. We go deeper than just media hype and really try to dig at the heart of the social implications of the technological breakthroughs we are seeing today.||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#22 - Alexander Coward | how might we better approach education?||Alexander Coward holds a bachelor's and a PHD in Mathematics from Oxford University and an Honorary Doctorate of Education from Thai Nguyen University in Vietnam. Before starting his current education startup, EdeeU, he was a lecturer of Mathematics at||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpace.coop is building a DAO for funding space missions||In this episode, I spoke with Yalda Mousavinia, cofounder of Space Cooperative, about the potential for blockchain to lower the barrier to entry into involvement in funding missions to space. Yalda graduated from Cal with a Bachelor's degree in Mechanic||11/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanErik the Wandering Poet||Erik Thursson was born to a single mother living in a rural town in New York. He never knew his father, but he did know that each one of his siblings had a different father. By the time he could walk, he had moved more times than most of us have moved i||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRichard Muller - Climate Change & the Physics of Time||Professor Muller has had an incredibly illustrious career, and to cover all of his accomplishments in a single podcast would be impractical. To name just one, he led the project which eventually led to the Nobel Prize winning discovery of dark energy.||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlex Filippenko - the accelerating expansion of the universe||Professor Filippenko has an almost unparalleled academic career in the field of astronomy. Having been a professor at UC Berkeley for over 30 years, Alex has won a flurry of awards including the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics in 2015, the Gru||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFounder Stories Ep. 2 - How Konviv is Bringing Financial Empowerment to the Underbanked||Luz Gonzalez is a UC Berkeley alumnus, who graduated from Cal with a B.A. in International Political Economy and then again with a J.D in International Law and Legal Studies from the Boalt School of Law. Her current venture, Konviv, aims to bring||10/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFounder Stories Ep. 1-Burning Capital, Going through YC Fellowship, The Art of Bootstrapping & more||Patrick Lu is the cofounder of Quantfive, a digital consultancy partnership||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJAM SESSIONS EP. 1 - DON'T WORRY, BE JAZZY :)||Appreciation for the beauty of jazz guitar is slowly dying, but not for these two amazing Cal guitarists. Hear them jam, and also talk about why they love jazz, their guitars, and UC Jazz. Interview begins around the 4 minute mark.||10/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroduction to Founder Stories: Stories From Cal Startup Founders||Founder stories is a conversational podcast that features UC Berkeley startup founders.||10/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOffice Hours ep. 2 - How We Can End the Litter Problem with Data||Have you ever wondered how much of the litter that's created in your neighborhood comes from the Taco Bell a few blocks from your home? Or how many cigarette butts are dumped on your block alone? Find out how actionable insights through data collection||9/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOffice Hours ep. 1 - End of Life Options Legislation||In this pilot episode of The Office Hours Podcast, we speak with Cal alumnus, Dan Diaz, about his advocacy for legislation supporting dignified end of life options for the terminally ill.||9/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRetired Navy SEAL Shares Lessons In Life And Leadership | Bear Minds ep. 13||Ryan Evans is a retired Navy SEAL and Berkeley Haas Alum. He received his MBA at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business in 2015, and is currently pursuing his passion in the outdoor industry as a Senior Project Manager at The North Face.||9/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy You Should Care About Net Neutrality - featuring Mozilla Director Chris Riley | Bear Minds ep. 12||Chris Riley is the Director of Public Policy at Mozilla. Petition for maintaining a neutral net: https://advocacy.mozilla.org/en-US/ne... Mozilla has long been the beacon of hope for maintaining an open, neutral net. Now, with yet another push to overturn net neutrality and give Internet Service Providers (ISPs) the legal right to limit your access to certain websites at their own discretion (if you pay more, you can access more), we felt this was a good time to bring in Emily, a Cal Mozintern, to learn more about this battle to maintain our liberty...And we're not even being overdramatic here. Watch the video to find out why. If you enjoy what we do, don't forget to support us by hitting that LIKE button and if you want to be notified when we put out another episode, clickity-clack that big red SUBSCRIBE button too. You won't regret it. https://advocacy.mozilla.org/en-US/ne...||9/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Blockchain@Berkeley Went From Almost Dying to Featuring on HackerNews | BearMinds ep. 11||Fun fact: Max built and sold cryptocurrency mining rigs while still in high school, and Alex attends anarcho-capitalist meetings in Acapualca, New Mexico every year.||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Do Kids Learn? with Mariel Goddu | Bear Minds ep. 10||How Do Kids Learn? with Mariel Goddu | Bear Minds ep. 10||8/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFake News is Profitable News! with BridgeUSA | Bear Minds ep. 9||We take a somewhat sophist approach to the problem of fake news, i.e. point out all the flaws and offer little to no solutions :p||7/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitA Story of A Delayed Presidential Election in D.R. Congo | Bear Minds Ep. #8||A Story of Delayed Presidential Election in D.R. Congo | Bear Minds Ep. #8||7/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStarting a Legitimate Medical Marijuana Collective is Much More Than "Slinging Dope"||GreenTeam is one of the most highly rated, most beloved medical marijuana dispensaries in the East Bay, and in the spirit of 420, we had to get deep into their story.||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis Is A Whole New Take on "Clearing the Swamp" of UC Berkeley's ASUC||Sunny is running for a seat in the ASUC Senate, as president of the Pirate Party.||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFounder of ekryp and Paloras Corp. Sheds Some Refreshing Insight||Hear about a machine learning competition hosted by ekryp, a Silicon Valley startup using machine learning models for early detection of IoT device failures.||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIt Takes Some Serious Guts to Perform a Song You Write Yourself. Here's How You Can Do It Yourself.||We get an often overlooked insight into the process of writing a song.||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs Trump's Executive Action to Ban Immigration from 7 Middle Eastern States Constitutional?||BridgeCal is a new club at UC Berkeley that aims to facilitate non-partisan political discussions. Following the Milo protests at UC Berkeley, it was refreshing to see people taking the initiative to keep the First Amendment alive in practice.||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Unbelievable Podcast !!!! AMAZING !!!!
This is for sure the best podcast I have ever come across. Highly recommended!
I love what you guys are doing over at Bear Minds! Can't wait for more, seriously, keep it up!