Talks at Google

Talks at Google

The Talks at Google podcast - where great minds meet. Talks at Google brings the world’s most influential thinkers, creators, makers, and doers all to one place. Every episode is taken from a video that can be seen at YouTube.com/TalksAtGoogle. DISCLAIMER: The views or opinions expressed by the guest speakers are solely their own and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of Google, Inc. The comments on this channel belong only to the person who posted them. We do, however, reserve the right to remove off-topic or inappropriate comments. Also, the materials presented in the episodes are licensed to Google by the speaker(s). Google does not endorse any products or technology presented by the guest speakers.


Ep54 - Heidi Schreck & more from Broadway's "What the Constitution Means to Me"

Talks at Google Tue, 20 Aug 2019 04:30:00 +0000

Heidi Schreck, Mike Iveson, Thursday Williams, and Rosdely Ciprian from the Broadway production of What the Constitution Mean...


Ep53 - Jeffrey Sachs, Meik Wiking, & Catalina Cernica: "Happiness: The True Measure of a Successful Society"

Talks at Google Tue, 13 Aug 2019 04:30:00 +0000

According to the 2018 World Happiness Report, the world’s happiest countries tend to have high values for six critical variab...


Ep52 - Steven Pinker: "Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress"

Talks at Google Tue, 06 Aug 2019 04:30:00 +0000

If you think the world is coming to an end, think again. People are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and...


Ep51 - Pete Holmes: "Comedy Sex God"

Talks at Google Tue, 30 Jul 2019 04:30:00 +0000

Comedy Sex God is a hilarious, profound, enlightening romp around the fertile mind of stand-up stand out, podcast ki...


Ep50 - Atul Gawande: "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End"

Talks at Google Tue, 23 Jul 2019 04:30:00 +0000

Surgeon, public health researcher, and MacArthur fellow Atul Gawande discusses his #1 NY Times bestseller, "Being Mortal:...


Ep49 - Michio Kaku: "The Future of Humanity"

Talks at Google Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:30:00 +0000

Michio Kaku is a world-renowned physicist, futurist, and author of numerous bestselling books including Beyond Einstein</...


Ep48 - Broadway's To Kill A Mockingbird: "Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels, and More"

Talks at Google Tue, 09 Jul 2019 04:30:00 +0000

We will are joined by Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels, Gideon Glick, Celia Keenan-Bolger, and Gbenga Akinnagbe Jackson as they dis...


Ep47 - Chris Voss: "Never Split the Difference"

Talks at Google Tue, 02 Jul 2019 04:30:00 +0000

Everything we’ve previously been taught about negotiation is wrong: people are not rational; there is no such thing as ‘fair’...


Ep46 - Bill Hader: "HBO's Barry"

Talks at Google Tue, 25 Jun 2019 04:30:00 +0000

Join Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live, The Skeleton Twins, Hod Rod, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Tropic Thunder) as he discusses...


Ep45 - Sophie Bostock: "Sleeping for the Sleep Deprived: How to Make the Most of It"

Talks at Google Tue, 18 Jun 2019 04:30:00 +0000

Dr. Sophie Bostock is a Sleep Evangelist at Sleepio, whose research interests include the links between sleep, well-being, he...


Ep44 - Sloane Crosley: "Look Alive Out There"

Talks at Google Tue, 11 Jun 2019 04:30:00 +0000

New York Times–bestselling author Sloane Crosley discusses Look Alive Out There—a brand-new collection of essays filled with...


Ep43 - Nicholas Tse: "Passion & Innovation"

Talks at Google Tue, 04 Jun 2019 04:30:00 +0000

Nicholas first stepped onto the entertainment scene as a singer at the age of 16 in 1996. Two years later, Nicholas filmed hi...


Ep42 - Matt Parker: "The Greatest Maths Mistakes"

Talks at Google Tue, 28 May 2019 04:30:00 +0000

When math goes wrong, things can get expensive. Or absolutely hilarious. For this talk we invited YouTube personality (Number...


Ep41 - Paula Pant: "Afford Anything"

Talks at Google Tue, 21 May 2019 04:30:00 +0000

Paula Pant is the founder of award-winning website & podcast Afford Anything and a writer and speaker specializing at the int...


Google News Initiative Mini Series Ep5 of 5 - Daniel Bramatti

Talks at Google Fri, 17 May 2019 05:00:00 +0000

As a part of Talks at Google 5-part podcast mini-series in partnership with the Google News Initiative, this episode you’ll h...


Ep40 - Cimafunk: "A New Generation of Cuban Music"

Talks at Google Tue, 14 May 2019 04:30:00 +0000

Bringing the funk to Cuban rhythms (and vice versa), Cimafunk embraces the piquant playfulness of timeless Cuban music with 2...


Ep39 - Colin Quinn: "Red State, Blue State"

Talks at Google Tue, 07 May 2019 04:30:00 +0000

Comedian and former Saturday Night Live cast member Colin Quinn, the satirical sage from Brooklyn joined Googler David Windmu...


Ep38 - Nimai Delgado: "How Eating Plants Changed My Life - How It Could Change Yours"

Talks at Google Tue, 30 Apr 2019 04:30:00 +0000

Nimai Delgado discusses how he used his mechanical engineering background to optimize his health by choosing the right fuel f...


Ep37 - The cast of "Fighting with my Family" (Nick Frost, Lena Headey, Florence Pugh, and Jack Lowden with WWE wrestler Paige)

Talks at Google Tue, 23 Apr 2019 04:30:00 +0000

Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, The World's End), Lena Headey (Game of Thrones, Th...


Google News Initiative Mini Series Ep4 of 5 - Dmitry Shishkin

Talks at Google Fri, 19 Apr 2019 05:30:00 +0000

As a part of Talks at Google 5-part podcast mini-series in partnership with the Google News Initiative, this episode you’ll h...


Ep36 - Haemin Sunim: "How to Accept Yourself in a World Striving for Perfection"

Talks at Google Tue, 16 Apr 2019 04:30:00 +0000

One of the world’s most prominent Buddhist monks, Haemin Sunim, joined us at Google in London to talk about self-care, discus...


Ep35 - Tyler Perry: "Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral"

Talks at Google Tue, 09 Apr 2019 05:00:00 +0000

Tyler Perry discusses his new movie "A Madea Family Funeral", which opened in theaters March 1st, 2019. This is modera...


Ep34 - Professor Rory Truex: "Xi for life? What does it mean for China and the World?"

Talks at Google Tue, 02 Apr 2019 09:00:00 +0000

Rory Truex is a professor at Princeton University focusing on Chinese politics and authoritarian regimes. Professor Truex arg...


Ep33 - Imogen Heap: "Her Career: Past, Present, and Future"

Talks at Google Tue, 26 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +0000

World-famous recording artist Imogen Heap, who recently wrote all of the music for the record-breaking play Harry Potter and...


Ep32 - Ryan Serhant: "Sell It Like Serhant"

Talks at Google Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:00:00 +0000

We welcome Ryan Serhant to discuss his new book Sell It Like Serhant: How to Sell More, Earn More, and Become the Ultimat...


Google News Initiative Mini Series Ep3 of 5 - Lisa Gibbs

Talks at Google Fri, 15 Mar 2019 08:30:00 +0000

As a part of Talks at Google 5-part podcast mini-series in partnership with the Google News I...


Ep31 - Kelsey Grammer, Rachelle Lefevre, Russell Hornsby, and EP Danny Strong: "Cast from FOX's 'Proven Innocent'"

Talks at Google Tue, 12 Mar 2019 09:00:00 +0000

Kelsey Grammer (Frasier), Rachelle Lefevre (Under the Dome), Russell Hornsby (The Hate U Give), and Executive Producer Danny...


Ep30 - Nassim Nicholas Taleb: "Skin in the Game"

Talks at Google Tue, 05 Mar 2019 09:00:00 +0000

American essayist, scholar and former trader Nassim Nicholas Taleb, whose work focuses on problems of randomness, probability...


Ep29 - Claudie Haigneré, Ersilia Scarpetta: "European Space Agency: A Career in Space"

Talks at Google Tue, 26 Feb 2019 11:00:00 +0000

Claudie Haigneré is a French doctor, politician, and former astronaut with the Centre national d'études Spatiales (CNES for s...


Ep28 - Dan Gable: "Life Lessons from an Olympic Hero"

Talks at Google Tue, 19 Feb 2019 11:00:00 +0000

This episode is with Dan Gable, the legendary wrestler who ESPN refers to as possibly the most dominant athlete (un-scored up...


Google News Initiative Mini Series Ep2 of 5 - Marie Louise Timcke

Talks at Google Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:27:09 +0000

As a part of Talks at Google 5-part podcast mini-series in partnership with the Google News Initiative, this episode you’ll h...


Ep27 - DeRay Mckesson: "Get Educated, Get Engaged - Converting Empathy into Action"

Talks at Google Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:00:00 +0000

DeRay Mckesson is a civil rights activist, community organizer, and the host of Crooked Media's podcast, Pod Save the People....


Ep26 - Henry Golding and Jon M. Chu: "Crazy Rich Asians"

Talks at Google Tue, 05 Feb 2019 11:00:00 +0000

Talks at Google and the Asian Google Network welcomed star Henry Golding and director Jon M. Chu to Google San Francisco, to...


Ep25 - Marie Kondo: "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up"

Talks at Google Tue, 29 Jan 2019 11:00:00 +0000

This episode is with world-renowned organizational consultant and author, Marie Kondo. Kondo has written four books on organi...


Ep24 - Travis Willingham, Marisha Ray, and Matthew Mercer: "Critical Role"

Talks at Google Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:00:00 +0000

Travis Willingham, Marisha Ray, and Matthew Mercer discuss the origins of Critical Role the show and company, their approach...


Google News Initiative Mini Series Ep1 of 5 - Claire Wardle

Talks at Google Sun, 20 Jan 2019 18:51:43 +0000

As a part of a Talks at Google 5-part podcast mini-series in partnership with the Google News Initiative, in this episode you...


Ep23 - On The Basis of Sex (Justin Theroux, Director Mimi Leder, and Screenwriter Daniel Stiepleman)

Talks at Google Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:00:00 +0000

A Q&A about On the Basis of Sex, with actor Justin Theroux, Director Mimi Leder, and Screenwriter Daniel Stiepleman (RBG’s re...


Ep22 - Ben Folds

Talks at Google Tue, 08 Jan 2019 11:00:00 +0000

An intimate performance and conversation with platinum rock piano musician, Ben Folds. Performance timecodes:...


Ep21 - Garry Kasparov: "Deep Thinking"

Talks at Google Wed, 02 Jan 2019 11:00:00 +0000

Garry Kasparov and DeepMind’s CEO Demis Hassabis discuss Garry’s book “Deep Thinking”, his match with Deep Blue and his thoug...


Google News Initiative Special Mini-series (Trailer)

Talks at Google Sat, 29 Dec 2018 11:00:00 +0000

In this five part series, you'll hear lighting talks presented by international voices in journalism during the Google News I...


Ep20 - Boyz II Men: "Three Decades of R&B Hits"

Talks at Google Thu, 27 Dec 2018 11:00:00 +0000

Boyz II Men remains one of the most truly iconic R&B groups in music history. The trio, which includes Nathan Morris, Wanya...


Ep19 - Jimmy Chin: "FREE SOLO"

Talks at Google Tue, 18 Dec 2018 11:00:00 +0000

This talk with renowned photographer, director, and mountaineer Jimmy Chin discusses his most recent project: National Geogra...


Ep18 - Eric Idle: "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life"

Talks at Google Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:00:00 +0000

Eric Idle is an English comedian actor, author, and singer-songwriter who found immediate fame with Monty Python's Flying Cir...


Ep17 - Barbara Oakley: "Learning How to Learn"

Talks at Google Tue, 04 Dec 2018 11:00:00 +0000

Barbara Oakley is a professor of engineering at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. She has received many awards for h...


Ep16 - Jimmy O. Yang: "How to American"

Talks at Google Tue, 27 Nov 2018 11:00:00 +0000

Jimmy O. Yang, a Chinese-American actor, stand-up comedian, and writer discusses his new book, "How to American: An Immigrant...


Ep15 - Mayim Bialik: "Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular"

Talks at Google Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:00:00 +0000

Actress, author, and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik (Blossom, Big Bang Theory) discusses her new book "Girling Up: How to Be Str...


Ep14 - Yuval Noah Harari: "21 Lessons for the 21st Century"

Talks at Google Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:00:00 +0000

Yuval Noah Harari, macro-historian, Professor, best-selling author of "Sapiens" and "Homo Deus," and one of the world's most...


Ep13 - Bishop Robert Barron: "Religion and the Opening Up of the Mind"

Talks at Google Tue, 06 Nov 2018 12:00:00 +0000

Bishop Robert Barron speaks about religion and the opening up of the mind. He is the founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministr...


Ep12 - "Head Over Heels" on Broadway: A Trans Perspective

Talks at Google Tue, 30 Oct 2018 11:00:00 +0000

HEAD OVER HEELS is the bold and fierce new musical comedy from the visionaries that rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry...


Ep11 - Ray Dalio: "Principles: Life and Work"

Talks at Google Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:00:00 +0000

In 1975, Ray Dalio founded an investment firm, Bridgewater Associates, out of his two-bedroom apartment in New York City. For...


Ep10 - Bradley Cooper: "A Star Is Born"

Talks at Google Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:00:00 +0000

Director, writer, producer and star Bradley Cooper stops by Google HQ to discuss his directorial debut film, "A Star Is Born,...


Ep9 - Simon Sinek: "The Finite and Infinite Games of Leadership

Talks at Google Tue, 09 Oct 2018 11:00:00 +0000

The Finite and Infinite Games of Leadership: Leadership, Business and Finding Purpose in the Workplace. Simon Sinek is...


Ep8 - JL Collins: "The Simple Path to Wealth"

Talks at Google Tue, 02 Oct 2018 16:00:00 +0000

JL Collins shares his refreshingly unique and approachable take on investing. The author of "The Simple Path to Wealth...


Ep7 - Ryan Reynolds: "Deadpool"

Talks at Google Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:00:00 +0000

Ryan Reynolds, star and producer of "Deadpool", comes to Google to discuss the process of bringing the Merc with a Mouth to l...


Ep6 - Arno Michaelis & Pardeep Kaleka: "The Gift of Our Wounds: A Sikh and a Former White Supremacist Find Forgiveness After Hate"

Talks at Google Thu, 30 Aug 2018 10:00:00 +0000

One Sikh. One former Skinhead. Together, an unusual friendship emerged out of a desire to make a difference."One Sikh. One fo...


Ep5 - Noam Chomsky

Talks at Google Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:00:00 +0000

For the past forty years Noam Chomsky's writings on politics and language have established him as a preeminent public intelle...


Ep4 - Michael Pollan: "How to Change Your Mind"

Talks at Google Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:00:00 +0000

Michael Pollan has written 5 New York Times best sellers including Food Rules; In Defense of Food; and...


Ep3 - Irene Zisblatt: "The Fifth Diamond: The Story of Irene Weisberg Zisblatt"

Talks at Google Fri, 03 Aug 2018 15:46:43 +0000

The Fifth Diamond tells the story of Irene Weisberg Zisblatt. This story moves from her childhood in Hungary through...


Ep2 - Emily Lakdawalla: "The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the Mars Rover Performs Its Job"

Talks at Google Fri, 03 Aug 2018 15:44:40 +0000

Emily Lakdawalla, Senior Editor of the Planetary Society and self-described “Planetary Evangelist,” and Googler Scott Maxwell...


Ep1 - Frank Abagnale: "Catch Me If You Can"

Talks at Google Wed, 01 Aug 2018 20:53:05 +0000

Frank Abagnale, Renowned Cybersecurity And Fraud Prevention Expert, Bestselling Author & Subject of Catch Me If You Can....