A critical look at new technologies, new approaches and new ways of thinking, from politics to media to environmental sustainability.
Host Anne Markham Bailey presents stories that tell it like it is.
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2020 is a mess, we are a mess, the world is a mess. Navigating through this world is not an easy task; being forced to quarantine without knowing the pandemic is just another roadblock. We 'hear' about scientific advancements never to understand how that affects us citizens. We 'see' the movements happening in support for a cause - a cause recognized but merely understood. This podcast covers the controversial subjects on ‘bioethics’ and the twisted ‘society’ that we live in today. Blindness ...
This is Past Tense. This is a history podcast. Pat yourself on the back for getting the ingenious pun and settle back for as close to time travel as you can get without building any complicated machines or risking all existence in a logical paradox.
Tense Future is a free-form podcast about the more abstract philosophical, moral, social, and communitarian ideas around modern sustainable ag. We strive not to tell you how to farm, but tell you why you should be a farmer.
Tex's French Grammar is the grammar component of Français Interactif, an online French course from the University of Texas at Austin.
Let’s begin with the question of why and how does anyone become entrenched in the discipline of leadership development? For myself, it began with a graduate course on The Presidency and the required reading of a huge tome by James MacGregor Burns on what he considered to be the most significant Presidents in the history of the US. His was a qualitative, historical, and, at times, psychological account of the leadership vision of those who changed the institution of the American executive. On ...
Concerns that we'll soon have too many people on the Earth sit alongside apprehension that we are facing a looming demographic crisis. So how do we address both issues without further damaging the planet?
The use and misuse of our data can have enormous personal and societal consequences, so what ethical constraints are there on data scientists?
The idea that history is circular is called Cliodynamics and it’s currently in vogue with many commentators on international affairs. But do such theories help or hinder our understanding of history and its predictive powers?
Boosting your productivity by up to 25% - what industry wouldn't want to do that? That’s the future big tech promises for agriculture – one where extensive data is gathered on every aspect of the supply chain. But farmers are worried about privacy. And there are also questions about environmental impacts of big ag getting into big data.…
Over the past two decades we’ve become increasingly sensitive to the overuse of plastic and more concerned about its environmental impact – but to what effect? Feel-good campaigns aside, the signs for the future are far from promising.
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There are currently around 150 of these funds in the world worth in excess of $USD 9 trillion.
Scientists are busy testing ways to build a giant solar farm in space. Also, what to do about the increasing levels of space junk finding its way into our oceans?
**There are sections of the podcast where the company name was mispronounced as Therano instead of 'Theranos' **
Satire has been around for thousands of years, but is its power dwindling?
In this episode, we hear from Ester Song, entrepreneur, bicycle advocate, and artist based in Los Angeles. She discusses family, life, entrepreneurship, and more with podcast host Anne Markham Bailey. To see Ester’s award-winning photos: Ester's Photos To check out Roadrunner Bags Learn more about host Anne Markham Bailey Explore The Practice of Be…
Have you heard of face mites? Well today, we will be talking about these little critters :)
Forgetting is the only safe response to the world's problems, from a geopolitical perspective, according to author and journalist David Rieff. And forgetting is also a good thing in your personal life, say scientists. It moves us forward.
For many people, the provision of overseas aid is a democratic imperative and a universal good. But what if the situation is more complicated than that?
Physical cash still plays an important role in the financial system, but could it be replaced by a digital alternative? Governments around the world are looking to Central Bank Digital Currencies, but there are concerns around privacy and loss of financial freedom.
Advocates claim drones make war safer for civilians and soldiers by making it more technical and precise. But drones are also being used as a “witness” of conflict by activists keen to tell different stories about warfare and the heavy price often paid by civilians.
Banning books belongs in the dark ages and is anathema to modern liberal democracy, but in the United States there’s a widespread campaign underway to censor what students can read. Also, why is the UN involved in a project to build a floating neighbourhood on the South Korean coast?
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Fashion is getting even faster, but there are also efforts underway to rein-in the waste and make fabrics from more environmentally-friendly materials.
A 15-minute guided awareness practice explores the spaciousness of being the body. Check out The Practice of Being book by Anne Markham Bailey. At https://bookshop.org/shop/Annemarkhambailey and at https://annemarkhambailey.com. Check out the online course! New session coming soon! The Practice of Being Course…
As Earth’s upper atmosphere becomes more congested, it’s also becoming more polluted, and the impact could be dire. Also, why doing without could make for a fuller future; and what’s behind China’s ban on really tall buildings?
Pollution has long been seen as a health problem, but increasingly its being redefined as an opportunity cost to both individuals and society - and as a burden on future generations.
This 15-minute guided awareness session explores the practice of moving into the breath as a conduit for opening the senses in the body. Led by Anne Markham Bailey Produced by Present Tense Media. 2022. www.presenttense.media Check out: The Practice of Being book The Practice of Being online courseبقلم Anne Markham Bailey
The first episode in the new series is a 10-minute guided awareness practice that is simple and accessible for any level of practice. Presented by Present Tense Media 2022. Hosted and Produced by Anne Markham Bailey. Learn more at annemarkhambailey.com Check out The Practice of Being book Check out the 5-week online Practice of Being course…
A new series inspired by the book The Practice of Being by Anne Markham Bailey, author, poet, awareness educator, and host. Anne Markham Bailey lets us in on what to expect. Produced by Present Tense Media 2022. To learn more: Anne Markham Bailey The Practice of Being book. The Practice of Being course…
Rare Earths are essential to modern life, but their extraction comes at a price. So, how do we clean-up mining efforts & build a diverse network of suppliers without destroying the environment?
Most of us are healthier, wealthier and better educated than ever before. We have greater access to knowledge and expertise than any previous generation. So, why do humans keep doing stupid things? And why is the world awash with conspiracy? Have we already passed “peak intelligence”? And if so, what can we do to ensure a smarter future?…
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Responses to climate change are often marked by frustration as much as fear. Those seeking to end our fossil-fuel dependency are increasingly turning to litigation to force the hands of companies and governments - often on human rights grounds. But do the courts have a legitimate role to play in leading the way? Or is this a form of judicial activi…
Stories like opinions have become a necessity of modern life. Everybody is encouraged to have an opinion and everybody – in the vernacular of countless motivation speakers – is encouraged to be the “hero of their own story”. But are we in danger of making too much of them? If the story becomes the central device for much of our communication, do we…