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Marketplace for Wednesday, March 9, 2016

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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

by Kai Ryssdal and Daisy Palacios Mar 9, 2016
Kai goes to the Walt Disney Concert Hall to talk to Deborah Borda, CEO of the Los Angeles Philharmonic

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

by Kai Ryssdal Mar 9, 2016
Dos Equis says goodbye to the actor that plays the Most Interesting Man in the World

A contraption artist at work

by Andy Uhler Mar 9, 2016
Brett Doar builds complicated machines that perform incredibly simple tasks.

Slashing incentives to prescribe expensive drugs

by Dan Gorenstein Mar 9, 2016
A new proposal to cut Medicare drug spending costs has left doctors fuming.

Banks are starting to offer instant mobile payment

by Sabri Ben-Achour Mar 9, 2016
Big banks may be late to the mobile payment game, but they're trying to up it.

Go-playing robots are the new chess-playing robots

by Kai Ryssdal and Molly Wood Mar 9, 2016
Google's AlphaGo program beat Lee Se-dol, one of the world's best Go players.

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

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