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Trailblazers with Walter Isaacson

Dell Technologies

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Trailblazers with Walter Isaacson

Trailblazers with Walter Isaacson

Dell Technologies

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85
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We tell the unexpected stories of digital disruption. Listen in as Walter Isaacson, digital revolution expert, explores the unknown drama behind some of the world’s biggest digital disruptions, the daring trailblazers willing to think differently, and the lessons learned along the way. Brought to you by Dell Technologies.

Latest Episodes

Hearing Aids: Rediscovering Sound

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 Trailblazers, hear from the president of Starkey Hearing Aids, Brandon Sawalich, about Livio AI — the world's first hearing aid with AI and integrated sensors — as well as Tendekayi Katsiga, the co-founder of Deaftronics, which is providing solar powered hearing aids for those in rural communities throughout Africa.

30 MIN1 w ago
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Hearing Aids: Rediscovering Sound

Wellness: Knowing Yourself

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.

34 MIN3 w ago
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Wellness: Knowing Yourself

Fitness: Working Out While Staying In

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.

29 MINAPR 8
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Fitness: Working Out While Staying In

Walter Isaacson Interviews Michael Dell

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.

13 MINAPR 1
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Walter Isaacson Interviews Michael Dell

Aging: Improving on the Golden Years

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.

28 MINMAR 25
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Aging: Improving on the Golden Years

Spying: Hiding in Plain Sight

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.

28 MINMAR 11
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Spying: Hiding in Plain Sight

Theme Parks: Where Tech Meets Thrills

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 latest episode of Trailblazers.

31 MINFEB 26
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Theme Parks: Where Tech Meets Thrills

Hoaxes: The Original Fake News

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, most notorious hoaxes throughout American history and see just how similar they are to what is going on today.

26 MINFEB 12
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Hoaxes: The Original Fake News

Meat: Breaking a 2.5 Million Year Old Habit

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 challenges of the day, and Trailblazers is taking a deep look into some of the leading candidates for our next protein of choice.

26 MINJAN 29
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Meat: Breaking a 2.5 Million Year Old Habit

Job Search: Not-Entirely-Human Resources

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 Trailblazers, we look at the evolution of the job search in the internet era. For more on the podcast go to delltechnologies.com/trailblazers (hyperlink to https://www.delltechnologies.com/en-us/perspectives/categories/trailblazers/)

28 MIN2019 DEC 4
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Job Search: Not-Entirely-Human Resources

Latest Episodes

Hearing Aids: Rediscovering Sound

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 Trailblazers, hear from the president of Starkey Hearing Aids, Brandon Sawalich, about Livio AI — the world's first hearing aid with AI and integrated sensors — as well as Tendekayi Katsiga, the co-founder of Deaftronics, which is providing solar powered hearing aids for those in rural communities throughout Africa.

30 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Hearing Aids: Rediscovering Sound

Wellness: Knowing Yourself

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.

34 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Wellness: Knowing Yourself

Fitness: Working Out While Staying In

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.

29 MINAPR 8
Comments
Fitness: Working Out While Staying In

Walter Isaacson Interviews Michael Dell

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.

13 MINAPR 1
Comments
Walter Isaacson Interviews Michael Dell

Aging: Improving on the Golden Years

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.

28 MINMAR 25
Comments
Aging: Improving on the Golden Years

Spying: Hiding in Plain Sight

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.

28 MINMAR 11
Comments
Spying: Hiding in Plain Sight

Theme Parks: Where Tech Meets Thrills

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 latest episode of Trailblazers.

31 MINFEB 26
Comments
Theme Parks: Where Tech Meets Thrills

Hoaxes: The Original Fake News

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, most notorious hoaxes throughout American history and see just how similar they are to what is going on today.

26 MINFEB 12
Comments
Hoaxes: The Original Fake News

Meat: Breaking a 2.5 Million Year Old Habit

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 challenges of the day, and Trailblazers is taking a deep look into some of the leading candidates for our next protein of choice.

26 MINJAN 29
Comments
Meat: Breaking a 2.5 Million Year Old Habit

Job Search: Not-Entirely-Human Resources

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 Trailblazers, we look at the evolution of the job search in the internet era. For more on the podcast go to delltechnologies.com/trailblazers (hyperlink to https://www.delltechnologies.com/en-us/perspectives/categories/trailblazers/)

28 MIN2019 DEC 4
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Job Search: Not-Entirely-Human Resources
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