Welcome to the new podcast from the NITV News Online team: #TakeItBlak
Take It Blak podcast - Episode 38 STEM with Dean Foley
Join Rae Johnston in this episode of the Take It Blak podcast for your monthly hit of the latest STEM news and interviews. There’s news about Tinder’s new feature that lets you block personal contacts and the latest on the new Twitter Blue subscription service. Rae speaks with health expert Edwina Griffin, who has teamed up with Gomeroi man Kevin Duncan on a world-first meditation app, AtOne. David Tegonging, Co-Lead Engineer on the scientifically accurate Kerbal Space Program video game, drops by to talk about how the upcoming sequel will be much more welcoming to new players. Jarin Baigent, founder of Trading Blak and Jarin Street, chats with Rae about a new #BuyBlak partnership with Facebook and Dean Foley, founder of tech & business hub talks about his career, offering some stellar insights and advice.
Take It Blak podcast - Episode 37 Unsettled & Maree Clarke
In this episode, Rae Johnston speaks with artist and designer Maree Clarke, a pivotal figure in the reclamation of south-east Aboriginal art and cultural practices with a passion for reviving and sharing elements of culture that were lying dormant as a consequence of colonisation. Then, the Australian Museum is showcasing the cultures of First Nations peoples in a new series of talks, tours, and workshops to accompany its groundbreaking First Nations-led exhibition, Unsettled. The series includes a session on Aboriginal Meditation, and we spoke to Fleur Majick-Dennis to find out more.
Take It Blak podcast - Episode 36 STEM with Bradley Moggridge
Join Rae Johnston in this episode of the Take It Blak podcast for your monthly hit of the latest STEM news and interviews. What Twitter's "tip jar" feature means for creators, Rae speaks to Professor Corey Bradshaw about the new research into "Superhighways" used by our ancestors when this continent was known as Sauhl, and research from James Cook University tells us something new about passwords. Then our special guest for this episode, Kamilaroi water scientist Bradley Moggridge, drops by to chat about his career, pathways for young mob and what's happening with our waterways.
Take It Blak podcast - Episode 35 Shakira Clanton & Dobby
Rae Johnston catches up with talented and determined all-rounder musician Rhyan Clapham, aka Dobby, to chat about his globe-trotting career, his music being taught in schools, and his upcoming gig at Canberra International Music Festival. Then, actor and singer Shakira Clanton drops by to talk about her new show Still, I Rise which features a range of her life experiences - from the racism and sexism she’s faced as a woman of colour in the creative industry to the lessons her single mother tried to impart on her as a teenager.
Take It Blak podcast - Episode 34 STEM with Matt Heffernan
Join Rae Johnston in this episode of the Take It Blak podcast for your monthly hit of the latest STEM news and interviews. Rae speaks to researchers at the Black Dog Institute about how Google is helping people with depression, an innovator reducing food waste using the internet of things drops by, and Brenz Saunders explains how Adelaide’s beloved football club is helping increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the STEM workforce. Then our special guest for this episode, Matt Heffernan, talks about why is focusing his studies on the use of Artificial Intelligence within the justice system.
Take It Blak podcast - Episode 33 Lyrical Fury & Social Media with Evelyn Araluen and @NichTopher
Rae Johnston catches up with award-winning poet Evelyn Araluen to chat about the release of her first book, Drop Bear, which 'confronts the tropes and iconography of an unreconciled nation with biting satire and lyrical fury'. Then, Nicholas Richie - who you may know better as @NichTopher - drops by to talk about the role of social media in raising awareness for Indigenous issues, why platforms like Instagram are going out of their way to support it.
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Worth your time
Great hosts, great approach, important work
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Great listening and incredibly factual and informing! Love it.