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The Spot 8.14.14 Hacking + Happiness

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Kimberly Bryant

This week on KALW's showcase for the best in public radio podcasts . . .

One with Farai "Hacking Race & Technology" Technologist Kimberly Bryant talks with Farai about why she founded the nonprofit Black Girls Code.

Blank on Blank: "Philip Seymour Hoffman on Happiness"  Can we ever truly be happy?  Or does the past always creep in and drag us down?  Those are the questions the late Philip Seymour Hoffman pondered with philosopher Simon Critchley in 2012.

Thursday at 5:30pm.

Matt Martin was KALW’s general manager from 2006 through 2018. Under his leadership, KALW grew into one of the most productive and innovative stations in public radio. Programs launched at KALW during Matt’s tenure as GM include the award-winning local newsmagazine Crosscurrents, the design podcast 99% Invisible, and the Spanish-language narrative journalism program Radio Ambulante. He helped create the station’s Audio Academy, a year-long program aimed at developing new talents in public radio, and led the first broad-based strategic planning process in the station’s history.