Eyes on the Pirates, Part 2

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:59 — 50.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSPirates in folk stories and popular movies conjure up strong imagery: eye patches, Jolly Rogers, parrots, swashbuckling, scruffy voices that say “Aye, Matey.” But what do the lives of successful pirates look like today? And what’s being done […]

Eyes on the Pirates, Part 1

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:55 — 70.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS The history books teach that slavery ended, but it still exists; it’s just morphed its form—different commodity, different location, but same abuses. The commodity is seafood. The location, Southeast Asia. The abuses, forced servitude with all its […]

I Had to Run

Little Refugee Girl

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:39 — 49.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSImagine you have to leave your home immediately, and you have little time to grab anything to take with you. You don’t know where you are going—you just know you have to flee for your life. Many people […]

Take It Back

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:03 — 25.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS What if one day, out of the blue, you find yourself sick—really sick—and no one knows what’s wrong. This is a podcast about a sleeper illness and what one team of data scientists led by Elaine Nsoesie is […]