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Masters of Business Arts

Masters of Business Arts

By Monika

The Masters of Business Arts podcast series features in-depth conversations with people who believe that we must do our work beautifully, not just efficiently, in order to thrive in an age of machines. Brought to you by the House of Beautiful Business.
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Learning from Shinto, Shared Silence, and Ping Pong, with Pico Iyer

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Siri and I, with writer Mariana Lin
Siri and I, with writer Mariana Lin
In the sixth episode of Masters of Business Arts, Mariana Lin is joining Tim Leberecht to discuss her recent work as principal writer at Apple, what she has learned from character writing for Siri, and the importance of the absurd and poetic in any human communications.
46:14
April 02, 2020
The New We with Katherine Maher and Mathieu Lefèvre
The New We with Katherine Maher and Mathieu Lefèvre
In the fifth episode of Masters of Business Arts, Katherine Maher, CEO of the Wikimedia Foundation and Mathieu Lefèvre, CEO of More in Common have a conversation with each other, recorded live at the House of Beautiful Business 2019 in Lisbon. They talk about polarization and invisible divides, perception gaps and the (other) truth, isolation, and belonging. 
53:36
December 26, 2019
Workers Power, New Metrics, and Expressing Your Art, with Venture Capitalist Yichen Feng
Workers Power, New Metrics, and Expressing Your Art, with Venture Capitalist Yichen Feng
In the fourth episode of Masters of Business Arts, Yichen Feng, a Chinese-born American investor living in Oakland, California join us for a conversation on trends in the venture capital space, how new assessment metrics might benefit workers, not only shareholders, and the quest of finding a creative way to express one's art. 
53:05
October 04, 2019
Learning from Shinto, Shared Silence, and Ping Pong, with Pico Iyer
Learning from Shinto, Shared Silence, and Ping Pong, with Pico Iyer
In the third episode of Masters of Business Arts, Pico Iyer, a British-born American essayist and novelist living in Japan joins us to explore what Western concepts of AI can learn from the Japanese Shinto culture, the art of stillness, about the Dalai Lama and Leonard Cohen, about shared silence, and what ping pong has taught him about winning and losing.
46:40
August 25, 2019
The Second Age of Cyberpunk with Elad Verbin, Founding Member, Lunar Ventures
The Second Age of Cyberpunk with Elad Verbin, Founding Member, Lunar Ventures
In the second episode of Masters of Business Arts, Elad Verbin, an Israeli computer scientist turned investor living in Berlin, joins us for a conversation on the state of the internet, latest developments with blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, and the level of freedom and trade-off comparing Western and Chinese society. 
48:21
July 12, 2019
Where Humans and Machines Dance with Christian Mio Loclair, Creative Director, Waltz Binaire
Where Humans and Machines Dance with Christian Mio Loclair, Creative Director, Waltz Binaire
In the first episode of Masters of Business Arts, Christian Mio Loclair, former robot-dancer and founder of Waltz Binaire, a creative studio that specializes in the intersection of art and technology, joins us for a conversation on the poetic collision of humans and machines. 
42:21
June 19, 2019