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Inside the studio of an artist that made a business out of creating Rube Goldberg machines; an interview with the CEO of the Los Angeles Philharmonic; and why is Saudi Arabia asking for a loan? 

Segments From this episode

On stage with the CEO of the LA Philharmonic

Mar 9, 2016
Kai goes to the Walt Disney Concert Hall to talk to Deborah Borda, CEO of the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Deborah Bordah, CEO of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. 
Vern Evans/Los Angeles Philharmonic

The "Most Interesting Man in the World" isn't so interesting anymore

Mar 9, 2016
Dos Equis says goodbye to the actor that plays the Most Interesting Man in the World
Long-time actor for Dos Equis, Jonathan Goldsmith in character at a promotional event. 
Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Dos Equis

A contraption artist at work

Mar 9, 2016
Brett Doar builds complicated machines that perform incredibly simple tasks.
A small part of a massive machine built by Brett Doar.

Slashing incentives to prescribe expensive drugs

Mar 9, 2016
A new proposal to cut Medicare drug spending costs has left doctors fuming.
Roxana Selagea, a Publix Supermarket pharmacy manager on August 7, 2007 in Miami, Florida. 
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Banks are starting to offer instant mobile payment

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Mar 9, 2016
Big banks may be late to the mobile payment game, but they're trying to up it.
People walk past a Bank of America branch on April 16, 2014 in New York City. 
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Go-playing robots are the new chess-playing robots

Mar 9, 2016
Google's AlphaGo program beat Lee Se-dol, one of the world's best Go players.
In this handout image provided by Google, South Korean professional Go player Lee Se-Dol waits after putting the first stone against Google's artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo, during the Google DeepMind Challenge Match on March 9, 2016 in Seoul, South Korea.
Google via Getty Images

Inside the studio of an artist that made a business out of creating Rube Goldberg machines; an interview with the CEO of the Los Angeles Philharmonic; and why is Saudi Arabia asking for a loan? 

Music from the episode

The World Is Watching Two Door Cinema Club, Valentina Pappalardo
Human After All Daft Punk
Kick, Push Lupe Fiasco
Seven Nation Army The White Stripes