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58: Johan Norberg – Open: The Story of Human Progress

Richard Kilgarriff shares OMI with Johan Norberg, the Swedish historian of ideas and a senior fellow at libertarian think tank The Cato Institute. Johan wants you to open your...

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57: Naomi Bagdonas – Why Humour is a Superpower at Work

‘Eye-opening, important and utterly enjoyable. Come for the humour, stay for the insights.’ That’s what Arianna Huffington says of HUMOUR SERIOUSLY, WHY HUMOUR IS A SUPERPOWER AT WORK AND...

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56: Max Dickins – Using the Secrets of Improv to Succeed at Work

Abiola Ogunbiyi shares OMI with Max Dickins, the man behind Hoopla – the UK’s first improvisation training school – Max teaches people how to use whatever they’ve got to...

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55: Po Bronson and Arvind Gupta – Decoding The World

Imagine trying to rebuild the world one business at a time. That’s what PO BRONSON AND ARVIND GUPTA are attempting at IndieBio, the science accelerator that Arvind founded in...

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54: David Epstein – Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialised World

Richard Kilgarriff shares OMI with The No.1 New York Times best-selling author who specialises in the science of sports and performance, but wants us all to explore the wider benefits...

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53: George Dyson – The Entangled Destinies of Nature, Humans and Machines

In this episode Richard Kilgarriff meets George Dyson, the science historian who presents human evolution and technology in the context of the natural world. In his latest book, ANALOGIA,...

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