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

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1 279- The Containment Plan2017-10-10 23:14:13
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2 278- The Athletic Brassiere2017-10-03 23:13:42
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3 277- Ponte City Tower2017-09-26 17:29:10
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4 276- 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

5 275- Coal Hogs Work Safe2017-09-12 22:14:40
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6 274- The Age of the Algorithm2017-09-05 23:45:54
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7 273- Notes on an Imagined Plaque2017-08-29 21:47:20
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8 272- Person in Lotus Position2017-08-22 21:13:02
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9 271- The Great Dismal Swamp2017-08-15 22:42:25
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10 270- The Stethoscope2017-08-09 01:09:48
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11 269- Ways of Hearing2017-08-01 23:39:13
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12 268- El Gordo2017-07-25 18:04:57
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13 267- The Trials of Dan and Dave2017-07-18 23:55:45
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14 266- Repackaging the Pill2017-07-11 22:45:33
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15 265- The Pool and the Stream2017-07-04 21:27:03
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16 264- Mexico 682017-06-27 21:10:37
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17 263- You Should Do a Story2017-06-20 19:01:27
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18 262- In the Same Ballpark2017-06-13 23:02:41
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19 Intro to a new Roman Mars podcast: What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law2017-06-08 20:53:04
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20 261- Squatters of the Lower East Side2017-05-30 22:34:04
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