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    • The Science Behind Your Cheap Wine

    • By: Ben Panko
    • Narrated by: Mark Schectman
    • Length: 7 mins
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    We live in a golden age of wine, thanks in part to thirsty millennials and Americans seemingly intent on out-drinking the French. 

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    • AI’s Unspoken Problem

    • By: Will Knight
    • Narrated by: Joe Knezevich
    • Length: 24 mins
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    Extraordinary progress has been made in artificial intelligence of late. But to achieve their full promise, machines must understand language, and that will be the most difficult step yet.

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    • Interesting, quick read.

    • By shlubbs on 01-07-19

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    • Thomas Jefferson, Aaron Burr and the Election of 1800

    • By: John Ferling
    • Narrated by: Desiree Fultz
    • Length: 26 mins
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    On the afternoon of September 23, 1800, Vice President Thomas Jefferson, from his Monticello home, wrote a letter to Benjamin Rush, the noted Philadelphia physician.

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    • The Great White Hope

    • By: Blair Braverman
    • Narrated by: Mark Schectman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    At 4 in the morning on March 30, 1867, Secretary of State William Seward signed a treated buying Russian America — that is, Alaska — for the cost of two cents per acre a total of 7.2 million in gold bricks.

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    • Quantum Chemistry May Be a Shortcut to Life-Changing Compounds

    • By: Rachel Ehrenberg
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 19 mins
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    Technique could ID materials for better solar cells and batteries or more effective medicines.

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    • AWS TechChat #44: Getting Started on AWS - Part 1/2

    • By: Peter Stanski, Shane Baldacchino
    • Length: 36 mins
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    Join Dr. Pete and Shane as they cover the core concepts on how you can get a website and email service up and running on AWS. In part one of this two-part series, they lay a technical foundation and cover domain registration, and DNS in general with Amazon Route 53, an awesome awesome DNS service. They then speak about web-hosting and touched on the various options you have in AWS before transitioning to MX records and Amazon WorkMail for email hosting.

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    • Using General Relativity to Magnify the Cosmos

    • By: Christopher Crockett
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Astronomers have Einstein to thank for the tools that bring far-away galaxies into view.

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    • AWS TechChat #45: Getting Started On AWS - Part 2/2

    • By: Peter Stanski, Shane Baldacchino
    • Length: 42 mins
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    Join Shane and Dr. Pete as they close our two-part series on getting started on AWS. In this episode they build on part 1 by extending the foundational concepts, allowing the student to become the master. They cover ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana) via Amazon Elasticsearch Service allowing you to keep score on your website by visualizing logs, spotting trends and finding that needle in the haystack.

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    • Using Emotional Intelligence to Crack the Job Interview Code

    • By: Krystal D'Costa
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Interviewing? Your skills are important, but it may come down to your emotional intelligence.

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    • Great as a freebie...too short to pay for

    • By Leo W. on 03-15-19

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    • Audible Fast Company, 1-Month Subscription

    • By: Fast Company
    • Narrated by: Ken Borgers
    • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
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    Fast Company is a "workstyle" magazine, a new breed of business journalism that understands a powerful new truth: Work is personal. Fast Company connects with an authentic voice, inspires with a revolutionary style, and instructs with personal tools to serve as a manifesto for change.

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    • Variety of Narrators &

    • By James on 11-26-03

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    • The Town Chernobyl Built

    • By: Sean Williams
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 16 mins
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    Slavutych was built 30 years ago as a Soviet utopia. Now, amid its mayor’s scramble for survival, one plan could save lives - and the nuclear industry.

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    • A good article for Chernobyl followers.

    • By Anonymous User on 05-18-19

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    • Why You Should Turn Off Push Notifications Right Now

    • By: Dan Ariely
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The cost of being distracted is much higher than we realize.

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    • A Brief History of Time Travel

    • By: Tim Folger
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 20 mins
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    We already have the means to skip ahead in time, but going backward is a different wormhole.

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    • Don't Forget: You, Too, Can Acquire a Super Memory

    • By: Catherine Caruso
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Elite memory athletes are not so different from their peers in any other sport: They face off in intense competitions where they execute seemingly superhuman feats such as memorizing a string of 500 digits in five minutes. Most memory athletes credit their success to hours of memorization technique practice. One lingering question, though, is whether memory champs succeed by practice alone or are somehow gifted. Recent research suggests there may be hope for the rest of us.

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    • 10 Solutions for Climate Change

    • By: David Biello
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Ten possibilities for staving off catastrophic climate change.

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    • The World’s Largest Shipping Company Trials Blockchain to Track Cargo

    • By: Jamie Condliffe
    • Narrated by: Joe Knezevich
    • Length: 2 mins
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    What links flowers, mandarin oranges, and pineapples? They’re all neatly recorded on Maersk’s new digital shipping ledger.

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    • AWS TechChat #3: A Round-up of AWS Updates, Including Launch of 35th AZ & AWS Certification Expert Tips

    • By: Peter Stanski, Russell Nash
    • Length: 35 mins
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    Dr Pete and Russ deliver another rich round-up of recent AWS news. They cover India's recent AWS Region launch, the latest services and feature updates around EC2 with Elastic Network Adaptor, Run Command, Elastic File System (EFS), Python Serverless Microframework for AWS, as well as Mobile Hub, Lumberyard, Database Migration, Aurora and a whole lot more. They are also joined by a special guest from APAC Certification and Training,Ash Willis. Ash joins our hosts to chat about honing your cloud skills, and best practice tips to get you started on your AWS certification journey. All this and more - be sure to tune in!

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    • Would You Take LSD to Give You a Boost at Work? WIRED Takes a Trip Inside the World of Microdosing

    • By: Olivia Solon
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 26 mins
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    Under pressure to perform, Silicon Valley champions are taking tiny hits of LSD before heading to work. Are they risking their health or optimising it?

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    • Eye-opener

    • By Terri B on 09-27-17

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    • Artificial Intelligence That Makes Your Smartphone Smarter

    • By: Rachel Metz
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Despite their ubiquity, smartphones are still not very helpful at getting you information based on what you're already doing. For instance, if you get an e-mail from a friend asking if you want to check out a new restaurant in town, you have to leave the app behind and go conduct a Web search to learn more.

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    • A Look Down Memory Lane

    • By -Lnn on 02-15-19

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    • How Einstein Reinvented Reality

    • By: Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 23 mins
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    Albert Einstein created his most famous theory amid personal strife, political tension and a scientific rivalry that almost cost him the glory of his discovery.

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