episodes about Innovation
10/29/2019Episode 69: Dick Bodman’s Remarkable Career and Life Lessons.
What do you do with a good friend who has had a successful career in many fields, who seems to be good at everything, and is interesting on a wide range of topics? Well, in my case, I bring him on my show.
06/27/2019Episode 57: Part 2: Money Greed and God with Jay Richards
Economics as a discipline suffers from “physics envy” when it tries and fails to build mathematical models of the economy and society. Instead, it should be studying human behavior and focus on the intersection of health, morality, philosophy, wealth creation and how to bring people out of poverty, Jay Richards says on The Bill Walton Show.
06/27/2019Episode 57: Part 1: Money Greed and God with Jay Richards
We know from history and evidence all around us, which economic system works, and which one makes people the happiest. It’s the economic system of free enterprise. But is it the most moral? Bill Walton explores the question with Jay Richards, author of the newly reissued book “Money, Greed and God.”
05/10/2018Episode 28: The Schools We Need with Jeanne Allen and Sarah Walton
America’s K-12 education system and institutions were designed in a different era for a different society, and we are at grave risk today from this obsolete system, which fails to prepare all children to succeed as adults. In fact, the system we have now was never designed or intended to reach all children.
11/09/2017Episode 15: Block Chain Future and the FCC Local Media Rule-Making w/ George Gilder and Hance Haney
The Bill Walton Show: Episode 15 – Bill gets a briefing from George Gilder, who predicted the smart phone and a whole lot more… back in the 1980’s. Hance Haney also joins the conversation to discuss his work lobbying the FCC.
11/02/2017Episode 13: “What is Venture Capital and How Does It Help Drive Cutting Edge Innovation” with Brett Gibson and Dan Mindus
Technology is creating unprecedented wealth the world over, and venture capitalists find themselves in the midst of the best opportunities. It’s an exciting time. There are about $60 billion invested per year in US firms by venture capitalists, and my guests Dan Mindus and Brett Gibson, founders of NextGen, say another $100 billion or more is sitting on the sidelines ready to jump in.
10/10/2017Episode 11: “Charter Schools and Parent Choice” with Jeanne Allen and Johnny Taylor
The Bill Walton Show: Episode 11 – What would it mean to education if we gave each child a backpack full of cash and let their parents determine which school should receive that cash?
06/15/2017Episode 03: “The Power of Social Media” with Mike Thompson and Beverly Hallberg
The Bill Walton Show: Episode 03 – Thanks to the Internet and, increasingly, social media, we’re more connected than ever. We have Facebook friends and Twitter followers. We use Snapchat and Instagram to show our spontaneous sides. We post, comment, like, share and retweet information like never before. We engage. We sell. We persuade.