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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.

Trailblazers with Walter Isaacson Dell Technologies

    • Business
    • 4.8, 345 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.

    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
    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
    Theme Parks: Where Tech Meets Thrills

    Theme Parks: Where Tech Meets Thrills

    Theme parks have always been based around thrills, from their earliest days featuring sleds pushed down wooden hills covered in ice. What’s changed is the technology that is poured into making these attractions smarter, faster, and, well, more thrilling. Come along for a ride with us as we examine the circuitry behind carousels and coasters on the latest episode of Trailblazers.

    • 31 min
    Hoaxes: The Original Fake News

    Hoaxes: The Original Fake News

    Distrust in the news media isn't as recent a development as we might think; hoaxes and humbugs go back to the earliest days of human communication. It's only the tools we have at our disposal that allow us to discover and disperse these fake stories that is unique to the digital era. On this episode of Trailblazers, we look back to the earliest, most notorious hoaxes throughout American history and see just how similar they are to what is going on today.

    • 26 min
    Meat: Breaking a 2.5 Million Year Old Habit

    Meat: Breaking a 2.5 Million Year Old Habit

    The human obsession with meat has never wavered from prehistoric times until now. However, this food once reserved for the rich and powerful has led to global problems of an unprecedented scope and has exacerbated climate change in a way that few other industries have. Finding a way to break our reliance on animal-based meat is one of the top challenges of the day, and Trailblazers is taking a deep look into some of the leading candidates for our next protein of choice.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
345 Ratings

345 Ratings

Bertmagert ,

Interesting Storytelling

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

Joey14Yee ,

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

BigPHX ,

Great content, the narrator though...

Great content, the narrator is not very engaging though.

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