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American Innovations
DNA science. Artificial intelligence. Smartphones and 3D printers. Science and technology have transformed the world we live in. But how did we get here? It wasn’t by accident. Well, sometimes it was. It was also the result of hard work, teamwork, and competition. And incredibly surprising moments.Hosted by bestselling author Steven Johnson (“How We Got To Now”), American Innovations uses immersive scenes to tell the stories of the scientists, engineers, and ordinary people behind the greatest discoveries of the past century. From Wondery, the network behind Business Wars,...
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4.6 stars from 2,972 ratings
Birth Control episodes
I just listened to the three episodes on the birth control pill. Because the pill was readily available to me all of my life, I never realized how controversial and important the work was that was done to bring the pill to market. What a life-changing contribution these people gave women! I will...Read full review »
BeditaSZ2000 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/01/19
I simply loooove the way that this podcast is told. It lets you immerse into different, exciting stories and makes you feel like you are there, watching the protagonists from an invisible specators perspective. I especially enjoyed the episodes on the Star Wars sound and special effects....Read full review »
Ferdinand1123456 via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 08/31/19
Well done on all aspects! The host is very well prepared and likes what he’s doing.
Stef196822 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 08/27/19
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