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Episode 28: Soft Skills Aren't Hard

If some of the most important skills you need to be a professional are not your core technical skills, what are they?

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Episode 27: Show Me the Money!

Money makes the world go 'round. The cashless society is upon us, but what's in it for you?

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Some resources used in this episode:https://www.internetworldstats.com/me/il.htm https://www.fastcompany.com/3056736/what-happens-when-we-become-a-cashless-society http://www.slate.com/articles/business/cashless_society/2012/03/living_without_cash_would_a_cash_free_world_have_lower_crime_rates_.html Yossi's Magazine: Everyone Needs One of These www.ykarp.com/magazine
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Episode 26: Cue the Qubits

Computers have come a long way since the Z1 - the first programmable computer built in the 1930s. We are now at the edge of a new computer revolution. So what is quantum computing and why do we need it?

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Some resources about quantum computing used in this episode Bernard Marr in an article on Forbes in 2017:
https://www.forbes.com/sites/bernardmarr/2017/07/04/what-is-quantum-computing-a-super-easy-explanation-for-anyone/#56290c841d3b

Marianne Freiberger in Plus Magazine in 2015:
https://plus.maths.org/content/how-does-quantum-commuting-work

Phillip Ball in QuantaMagazine January 2018:
https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-era-of-quantum-computing-is-here-outlook-cloudy-20180124/

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Episode 25: Mars: A Review

"Mars" is the title of a TV series that dramatizes the challenges of colonizing the Red Planet, mixed with true-to-life interviews with experts in the field. This is my review of National Geographic's "Mars".

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