Things of Interest

Things of Interest

60 episodes

Things of Interest is hosted by Serena Chen and Sophia Frentz, and is a podcast that encompasses, in its purest form, things that we find interesting. Our discussions often center around technological advancements and how they affect social issues. As two socially-conscious millennial nerds, who is better placed to talk about artificial intelligence, leadership, bitcoin, quantum computers, gene editing, and fandom? Probably no-one.fandom? Probably no-one.

Podcasts

Allyship

Published: Jan. 21, 2020, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 4 minutes 12 seconds

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Scams

Published: Nov. 8, 2019, 1 p.m.
Duration: 48 minutes 24 seconds

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Feelings to Action

Published: Oct. 6, 2019, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 19 minutes 2 seconds

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Burnout

Published: Aug. 15, 2019, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 2 minutes 3 seconds

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AI in Healthcare and Societal Anxiety

Published: July 15, 2019, 1 p.m.
Duration: 51 minutes 8 seconds

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Perfectionism and Procrastination

Published: June 24, 2019, 1 p.m.
Duration: 46 minutes 12 seconds

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Privacy and Trust

Published: May 20, 2019, 1 p.m.
Duration: 54 minutes 30 seconds

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White Supremacist Terrorism

Published: March 28, 2019, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 16 minutes 50 seconds

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Cryptography (and Global Warming)

Published: March 13, 2019, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 19 seconds

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Marketing

Published: Feb. 15, 2019, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 6 minutes 7 seconds

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Quantum Computing

Published: Jan. 28, 2019, 1 p.m.
Duration: 55 minutes 9 seconds

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Science is Broken (feat. CRISPR babies)

Published: Jan. 7, 2019, 1 p.m.
Duration: 47 minutes 19 seconds

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Humans and Technology

Published: Dec. 10, 2018, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 4 minutes 27 seconds

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Rejection and Failure

Published: Nov. 19, 2018, 1 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 18 seconds

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Resilience

Published: Oct. 29, 2018, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes 33 seconds

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Culture

Published: Oct. 15, 2018, 1 p.m.
Duration: 58 minutes 25 seconds

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Free Speech

Published: Oct. 1, 2018, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 6 minutes 12 seconds

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Erica Chan, Part 2

Published: Sept. 3, 2018, 1 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 1 second

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Erica Chan, Part 1

Published: Aug. 20, 2018, 1 p.m.
Duration: 52 minutes 39 seconds

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Good Habits, Bad Habits

Published: Aug. 6, 2018, 1 p.m.
Duration: 54 minutes 44 seconds

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Video Games

Published: July 23, 2018, 1 p.m.
Duration: 45 minutes 4 seconds

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Pseudonyms

Published: July 9, 2018, 1 p.m.
Duration: 54 minutes 14 seconds

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Global Warming

Published: June 18, 2018, 1 p.m.
Duration: 54 minutes 49 seconds

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Blockchain

Published: April 23, 2018, 1 p.m.
Duration: 52 minutes 52 seconds

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CRISPR

Published: April 9, 2018, 1 p.m.
Duration: 47 minutes 45 seconds

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Emotional Labour

Published: March 26, 2018, 1 p.m.
Duration: 58 minutes 23 seconds

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Filmmaking

Published: March 12, 2018, 1 p.m.
Duration: 43 minutes 51 seconds

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Happy 2018

Published: Feb. 26, 2018, 1 p.m.
Duration: 53 minutes 48 seconds

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Social Media

Published: Dec. 4, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 4 minutes

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Arohanui

Published: Nov. 20, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 44 minutes 30 seconds

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Self Care

Published: Nov. 6, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 25 seconds

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Finding Strength

Published: Sept. 11, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 55 minutes 41 seconds

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YELLING INTO THE VOID

Published: Aug. 28, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 58 minutes 43 seconds

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Government, poverty, welfare and you

Published: Aug. 14, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 1 minute 18 seconds

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Celebrity

Published: July 31, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 56 minutes 53 seconds

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Avril Lavigne is Dead

Published: July 17, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 47 minutes 57 seconds

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Communities

Published: July 3, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 16 minutes 4 seconds

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Scifi

Published: June 19, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 7 minutes 20 seconds

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We ask each other about our sciences

Published: June 5, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 12 minutes 32 seconds

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Ethical Consumption Part 3

Published: April 24, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 3 minutes 9 seconds

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Ethical Consumption Part 2

Published: April 10, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 22 minutes 43 seconds

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Ethical Consumption Part 1

Published: March 27, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 43 minutes 43 seconds

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The Pay Gap

Published: March 13, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 1 minute 30 seconds

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Health

Published: Feb. 27, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 1 minute 52 seconds

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Privacy and Security

Published: Feb. 13, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 43 seconds

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Fashion, and 2017

Published: Jan. 30, 2017, 1 p.m.
Duration: 59 minutes 30 seconds

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Job Market, Response & Past Ep Redux

Published: Dec. 5, 2016, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 12 minutes 40 seconds

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Intelligence

Published: Nov. 21, 2016, 1 p.m.
Duration: 53 minutes 53 seconds

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Your Feed Is Sponsored

Published: Nov. 7, 2016, 1 p.m.
Duration: 46 minutes 5 seconds

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Fandom

Published: Oct. 24, 2016, 1 p.m.
Duration: 48 minutes 11 seconds

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Silos and Political Extremism

Published: Oct. 10, 2016, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 1 minute 5 seconds

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Sports !

Published: Sept. 26, 2016, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 1 minute 38 seconds

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Dealing with Feels

Published: Sept. 12, 2016, 1 p.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 11 seconds

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Glass Cages of Emotion

Published: Aug. 29, 2016, 1 p.m.
Duration: 27 minutes 8 seconds

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Modern Dating

Published: Aug. 15, 2016, 1 p.m.
Duration: 46 minutes 3 seconds

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How to talk about Sexism

Published: Aug. 1, 2016, 1 p.m.
Duration: 40 minutes 42 seconds

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Women in Space

Published: July 25, 2016, 1 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 44 seconds

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Tumblr Linguistics

Published: July 11, 2016, 1 p.m.
Duration: 49 minutes 28 seconds

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Leadership

Published: July 5, 2016, 1 p.m.
Duration: 30 minutes 20 seconds

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Artificial Intelligence & Gender

Published: June 27, 2016, 1 p.m.
Duration: 30 minutes 28 seconds

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