99% Invisible

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Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org. A proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

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99% Invisible

Roman Mars
1 291- Thermal Delight2018-01-17 00:51:10
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2 290- Mini-Stories: Volume 42018-01-10 01:05:39
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3 Biomimicry- Vox + 99% Invisible Video2018-01-02 23:13:32
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4 289- Mini-Stories: Volume 32017-12-20 00:14:47
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5 288- Guerrilla Public Service Redux2017-12-12 22:33:02
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6 287- The Nut Behind the Wheel2017-12-05 22:58:46
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7 286- A 700-Foot Mountain of Whipped Cream2017-11-28 21:03:36
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8 285- Money Makers2017-11-21 22:05:55
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9 284- Hero Props: Graphic Design in Film & Television2017-11-14 22:57:08
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10 283- Dollhouses of St. Louis2017-11-07 16:25:14
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11 282- Oyster-tecture2017-10-31 22:25:16
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12 281- La Sagrada Familia2017-10-25 01:30:00
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13 280- Half Measures2017-10-18 07:00:00
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14 279- The Containment Plan2017-10-11 03:30:00
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15 278- The Athletic Brassiere2017-10-03 23:13:42
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16 277- Ponte City Tower2017-09-26 17:29:10
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17 276- The Finnish Experiment2017-09-19 21:14:13
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276- The Finnish Experiment

Around the world, there is a lot of buzz around the idea of universal basic income (also known as “unconditional basic income” or UBI). It can take different forms or vary in the details, but in essence: UBI is the idea a government would pay all citizens, employed or not, a flat monthly sum to cover basic needs. This funding would come with no strings attached or special conditions, which would remove any potential stigma associated with receiving it. In short: it would be free money. There’s been a lot of recent excitement around the idea, especially after an experiment launched by the Finnish government started in early 2017. It has the public and the media wondering: how will recipients react to getting this unconditional source of income. The Finnish Experiment …read more

18 275- Coal Hogs Work Safe2017-09-12 22:14:40
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19 274- The Age of the Algorithm2017-09-05 23:45:54
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20 273- Notes on an Imagined Plaque2017-08-29 21:47:20
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