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Nov. 29, 2021

128. The Best Olive Oil You’ve Never Had

In Episode 128 , Quinn unpacks the most delicious olive oil in the world , how it came to be, and what it means to start a food b…

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Nov. 22, 2021

Issue #256: Alexa. Knows. Everything.

This Week: Is there a green bubble?; Can you get a booster?; Where to find clean water; Why health workers are quitting; Amazon’s…

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Nov. 22, 2021

127. How To Innovate

In Episode 127 , Quinn wants to know just how the hell “innovation” actually works. His guest is Christopher Mims, a journalist f…

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Nov. 16, 2021

126. Climate Tech $ Above The Fold

In Episode 126 , Quinn meets his newsletter heroes: Kim Zou & Sophie Purdom , co-founders of the independent media outlet Climate…

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Nov. 15, 2021

Issue #255: It’s My Birthday, Let’s Ban Coal

This Week: China takes on methane; Moderna's downturn; Inflated food costs; Measles on the rebound; Google's new drug company Fin…

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Nov. 8, 2021

125. Elevating Climate Venture Capital

In Episode 125 , Quinn asks: How can venture capital offer solutions to two of the biggest problems of our time? His guests are V…

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