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We tell the unexpected stories of digital disruption. Listen in as Walter Isaacson, digital revolution expert, explores the unknown drama behind some of the world’s biggest digital disruptions, the daring trailblazers willing to think differently, and the lessons learned along the way. Brought to you by Dell Technologies.

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    • Business
    • 4.8, 357 Ratings

We tell the unexpected stories of digital disruption. Listen in as Walter Isaacson, digital revolution expert, explores the unknown drama behind some of the world’s biggest digital disruptions, the daring trailblazers willing to think differently, and the lessons learned along the way. Brought to you by Dell Technologies.

    Hearing Aids: Rediscovering Sound

    Hearing Aids: Rediscovering Sound

    People have been using hearing aids since the dawn of humanity, but the desire for more fashionable, miniaturized devices and better performance has driven technological advancements in personal communications devices for the last century-and-a-half.

    Hearables continue to set the pace for major innovation in telecommunications.

    On this episode of Trailblazers, hear from the president of Starkey Hearing Aids, Brandon Sawalich, about Livio AI — the world's first hearing aid with AI and integrated sensors — as well as Tendekayi Katsiga, the co-founder of Deaftronics, which is providing solar powered hearing aids for those in rural communities throughout Africa.

    • 30 min
    Wellness: Knowing Yourself

    Wellness: Knowing Yourself

    What do we mean when we talk about wellness, and why do people want it so badly? In this episode, we dive deep into this sometimes-nebulous field, talking to practitioners who spend their time helping people become well.

    • 34 min
    Fitness: Working Out While Staying In

    Fitness: Working Out While Staying In

    Exercise is essential to increasing our lifespan, health and mood. With recent technological advancements, there's no need to leave the comfort of your living room to feel the burn. On the latest episode of Trailblazers, we weigh all the different options available to someone looking to take their workout somewhere new.

    • 29 min
    Walter Isaacson Interviews Michael Dell

    Walter Isaacson Interviews Michael Dell

    What will the role of technology and businesses be as we navigate a more digital world? In this special episode, Walter Isaacson and Michael Dell have a one-on-one virtual discussion to find out.

    • 13 min
    Aging: Improving on the Golden Years

    Aging: Improving on the Golden Years

    Aging is inevitable... or is it? On the latest episode of Trailblazers, we discover what causes our bodies to age and the leaders in scientific fields who are pushing for the advances that can lead to our golden years feeling more golden than ever before.

    • 28 min
    Spying: Hiding in Plain Sight

    Spying: Hiding in Plain Sight

    Spying is an ancient art, going back to at least Sun Tzu 2,500 years ago. It's always been dangerous, but with advanced technology entering the picture in the late 20th century, it has become easier than ever to be compromised as well. Join us as we discover the perils of being a double agent.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
357 Ratings

357 Ratings

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Interesting Storytelling

It’s a nice change up to how these types of topics are covered in podcasts I like it better.

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And now John Goodenough is a Nobel Laureate, what a trailblazer in predicting!!!

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Truly Thoughtful

An incredibly interesting, insightful, and informative podcast. A great blessing for those into history, science, and how the world goes ‘round.

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