The Economist

Babbage: Of machines and men

Dodany: 29 marca 2017

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Elon Musk's new venture Neuralink wants to meld computers with the human brain. We explore how this concept could lead to artificial memory. Also, a paralysed man is able to use his own arm again...

Money talks: Luxury for the masses?

Dodany: 28 marca 2017

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The Chinese middle class led a boom in demand for luxury goods. But a government crackdown made consumers wary about showing off their wealth. How has China’s new modesty affected the luxury...

Indivisible Week 10: Can Trump Bring 'The Art Of The Deal' To The Presidency?

Dodany: 28 marca 2017

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On this episode of Indivisible, historian Francis Fukuyama discusses with hosts Kai Wright and Anne McElvoy what the inability to repeal Obamacare means for President’s Trump’s ability to achieve...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the March 25th 2017 edition

Dodany: 27 marca 2017

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This week: Kenya takes a stance against plastic bags, the world thirsts for exotically-priced bottled water and the chilling new health fad sweeping America

The week ahead: Trump v the world

Dodany: 24 marca 2017

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The White House has signalled it will cut its financial contributions to the United Nations. This will undermine global stability, argues The Economist's Xan Smiley. Also: What does the British...

The Economist asks: Tony Blair

Dodany: 23 marca 2017

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Can Brexit be stopped? 29th March is the trigger day for Britain leaving the EU. Former British prime minister Tony Blair has to put himself at the helm of a fightback. But can he succeed and are...

Babbage: Uber's trail of woes

Dodany: 22 marca 2017

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Why the ride-sharing company is in turmoil following the departure of its president Jeff Jones. Scientific publishing is slowing down progress; how might it be reformed? Also, dust devils in the...

Money talks: A most unusual company

Dodany: 22 marca 2017

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The one-time bookseller Amazon accounts for more than half of every new dollar spent online in the US. But how did it get to be the fifth most valuable company in the world? Also: why it costs the...

Indivisible Week 9: Trump and Russia -- What does the FBI know?

Dodany: 21 marca 2017

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We could soon be learning more about President Trump's ties to Russia. FBI Director James Comey was quizzed by the House Intelligence Committee on Monday -- where he revealed that the bureau is...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the March 18th 2017 edition

Dodany: 20 marca 2017

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This week: Why cities should respect street-food vendors, China’s football season is greeted with grumbles and how the business model of the Olympics is running out of puff

The week ahead: Populism's defeat

Dodany: 17 marca 2017

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Many were expecting a populist victory in the Netherlands' election this week. But it didn't happen. Correspondent Sacha Nauta explains why the Dutch delivered a vote of confidence for the...

The week ahead: Populism's defeat

Dodany: 17 marca 2017

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Many were expecting a populist victory in the Netherlands' election this week. But it didn't happen. Correspondent Sacha Nauta explains why the Dutch delivered a vote of confidence for the...

The Economist asks: What are the economics of art?

Dodany: 16 marca 2017

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Are the new players in the art world opening it up or destroying it? Economist Richard Davies profiles one dealer accused of creating turmoil in the market. Also on the show: Artist Schandra Singh...

The Economist asks: What are the economics of art?

Dodany: 16 marca 2017

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Are the new players in the art world opening it up or destroying it? Economist Richard Davies profiles one dealer accused of creating turmoil in the market. Also on the show: Artist Schandra Singh...

Babbage: Little green men

Dodany: 15 marca 2017

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Earth has received a cluster of mysterious radio signals; some scientists believe they could be propelling alien spacecraft across the universe. So what's the verdict? Also, an outbreak of yellow...

Babbage: Little green men

Dodany: 15 marca 2017

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Earth has received a cluster of mysterious radio signals; some scientists believe they could be propelling alien spacecraft across the universe. So what's the verdict? Also, an outbreak of yellow...

Money talks: Microsofter

Dodany: 14 marca 2017

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Microsoft has reinvented itself under its new CEO Satya Nadella with a move to the cloud. Is its friendlier approach to program developers likely to pay off? Also: as the Netherlands goes to the...

Money talks: Microsofter

Dodany: 14 marca 2017

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Microsoft has reinvented itself under its new CEO Satya Nadella with a move to the cloud. Is its friendlier approach to program developers likely to pay off? Also: as the Netherlands goes to the...

Indivisible Week 8: Can Washington Fix America's Health Care System?

Dodany: 14 marca 2017

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The American Health Care Act could be hitting its first snag. A new report released on Monday by the Congressional Budget Office found that the proposed Republican plan would force millions of...

Indivisible Week 8: Can Washington Fix America's Health Care System?

Dodany: 14 marca 2017

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The American Health Care Act could be hitting its first snag. A new report released on Monday by the Congressional Budget Office found that the proposed Republican plan would force millions of...