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Author: Wondery

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DNA science. Artificial intelligence. Smartphones and 3D printers. Science and technology have transformed the world we live in. But how did we get here? It wasn’t by accident. Well, sometimes it was. It was also the result of hard work, teamwork, and competition. And incredibly surprising moments.

Hosted by bestselling author Steven Johnson (“How We Got To Now”), American Innovations uses immersive scenes to tell the stories of the scientists, engineers, and ordinary people behind the greatest discoveries of the past century. From Wondery, the network behind Business Wars, American History Tellers, and Dirty John.

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Idont Likeripoffs

good lord I can't take it!!! yall pandering mfs.

Mar 21st
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I Drive Ships

Listen almost everyday, keep up the good work! 👍

Mar 18th
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Jared Vatthauer

Cant wait for the next one! keep up the good work guys!

Feb 28th
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Joe Kaufman

ks

Feb 18th
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James Kellett

Knowledge meets commonsense very enlightening.

Feb 2nd
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Jeremiah Evertsen

what are these other people smoking? lol, get a life and stop raging on bill nye you loosers

Jan 31st
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Alexander Burrell

My phone decided to notify me about this. Bill Nye the gender is a spectrum with no basis in science guy. Thanks castbox, this is exactly the guy I don't care to hear from.

Jan 30th
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Vincent Rush

Bill Nye the Fake Science guy...but then again...he's rich and has a podcast.

Jan 30th
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Remingtone Taber

Bill Nye "the progressive socialist guy"

Jan 30th
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Robert Klinck

ah, science it's everywhere around us,yet some in America don't believe, but ancient believes, there fine with. Ah America.??

Jan 30th
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Lynn Davidson

Robert Klinck Science isn't the problem. It's pseudo science used to advance a left wing agenda.

Jan 30th
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Enrique Casablanca

Bill Nye used to me my hero when I was a kid. Then I grew up and watched his special in the past few years, what a scum bag. Nothing backed by science and spreading government propaganda. Bill Nye should he ashamed.

Jan 30th
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Donnie Cardenas

pig

Jan 30th
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Lisa Lawson

10 NEON 20.18. GOD

Jan 18th
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Kenny Hagadorn

thanks!

Jan 3rd
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Anatoly Fomin

Best podcast. I hope will be more storeys. Thanks, Autor.

Dec 20th
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Balamurali M

Must watch for anyone who is interested to know how artificial intelligence has evolved. All the big names I have seen in research papers are being mentioned in the podcast.

Dec 19th
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Balamurali M

Focusing on single topic and explaining it in a chronological order makes this podcast amazing

Dec 19th
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Matt Trinko

Too many ads

Dec 4th
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Anatoly Fomin

Matt Trinko You should understand. Adds is actually what's pays for the podcast.

Dec 20th
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Matthew Fabiszak

An additional section regarding muon catalyzed cold fusion would have been excellent. Otherwise, this was excellent content! Thanks for the info and I look forward to listening to more content.

Nov 6th
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Storytime with Aaron

Too many commercials 😔

Sep 7th
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