By Nora Young and Cathi Bond
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Listen to writer/broadcasters Nora Young and Cathi Bond as they freak over the future. They can't believe it. Neither will you.
||CleanWriting and Body Hacks: Benefits of Ritual and Fasting||We're back after a little break! This time, Nora Young talks about this New York Times profile of author, Philip Pullman. In particular, she looks at his very specific rituals around writing. Nora and Cathi talk about journaling and their own rituals...||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFuture of Manufacturing and Interactive Movies||In today's podcast, Cathi Bond talks about PSFK's report on the future of manufacturing and the possibility of more continuous feedback. Could it help reduce waste and increase customization? Nora Young looks at the interactive 'proof of concept'...||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAI that Creates Music, and a 16 Hour Work Week||Welcome to season 13 (ack!) of The Sniffer! Thanks for staying subscribed; we really appreciate the support. On this podcast episode, Nora Young talks about this Technology Review profile of Douglas Eck, who works on creativity and AI at Google's...||9/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Power of Journals and Yikes! Bed Bugs||This time, Nora Young and Cathi Bond commit to keeping journals after reading this article about the benefits of doing so. Writing out your thoughts reminds Nora of this Spark interview with philosopher Andy Clark, about the idea of "extended...||8/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVirtual Reality Pain Relief and Perfume as Social History||This time, Cathi Bond talks about a study testing the effectiveness of different virtual reality scenarios in managing pain. Perhaps unsurprisingly, a virtual reality scene at a calming beach was much more effective in pain relief, than one that was...||7/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlocking Memories and Modular Tents||Nora Young talks about research into blocking specific memories in snails (via Motherboard) Just in time for summer, Cathi Bond talks about the RhinoWolf tent system. You can sleep anywhere from one to 100 people by attaching more and more...||7/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRobocop and Bricks and Mortar Amazon||On this podcast, Cathi Bond talks about the growing trend in robot policing (via New Atlas) Nora Young talks about this Guardian article, which takes a walk through Amazon's latest bricks-and-mortar store in New York. In the wake of their purchase of...||7/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHealth Trends: Apps for Recovery and Tech for Mobility||In this podcast, Nora Young talks about Triggr Health, an app designed to support people in recovery from substance abuse (via Technology Review). Nora also mentions Cathi's fabulous story in the new collection, Any Other Way Cathi Bond talks about a...||6/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Ideas for Mass Customization: Houses and Shoes||This time, Cathi Bond talks about Cover, an architectural startup that aims to give people customized, small houses - based on their preferences - at a lower cost than hiring an architect to design a home, but with more options than just buying a...||5/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGig Economy Pushback and Still Using Word||Welcome back to the podcast! This time, Nora Young talks about this article over at Backchannel, and why some service-based startups are rejecting the 'Uber for X', gig economy model in favour of hiring actual employees. Meanwhile, Cathi Bond points...||5/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|