Marco Migliari: Studio Virtuoso
At Real World Studios in the British countryside, he masters the mix.
LISTEN: Erico Guizzo visits Migliari at Real World.
Shannon Bruzelius: Toy Story
How a B student landed an A+ job in the toy industry.
LISTEN: Tekla S. Perry drops in on Bruzelius at Wild Planet Toys.
Kenyon Kluge: Zero to 60
An electrical engineer with a passion for motorcycles finds a job designing all-electric dirt bikes.
LISTEN: Kluge hits the trails.
Arieta Gonelevu: Bright Lights, Little Islands
She brings electricity to remote islands in the South Pacific.
LISTEN: Gonelevu describes how renewable energy can transform village life.
BACK STORY: Sandra Upson gets the story at Gonelevu's high school reunion in Fiji.
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Tero Ojanperä: Dial M for Music
From CTO to Chief Tunes Officer.
Erlendur Thorsteinsson: Master of the Universe
This computer scientist breathes life into the many worlds of the sci-fi game Eve Online.
LISTEN: Thorsteinsson parties at the Party at the Top of the World.
Keya Banerjee: Magical Realism
This specialist in reality-based movie effects is happiest when you don’t notice her work.
LISTEN: Banerjee introduces Glenn Zorpette to Bollywood.
Kunio Koike: Real Time
This Seiko engineer makes every second count.
LISTEN: Koike tells Jean Kumagai how watches became his life’s work.
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Robin Murphy: Roboticist to the Rescue
Her intelligent robots help search for victims of disaster.
LISTEN: David Schneider visits Murphy at Disaster City.
Philippe Lauper: Chase the Sun
He and his team are building a plane that will circle the globe on sunlight alone.
LISTEN: Lauper tells Giselle Weiss what it takes to build a solar plane.
Stewart Craine: Lighting the Way
His company, Barefoot Power, produces LED lamps for use in rural areas.
LISTEN: Sandra Upson reports on Craine’s efforts to replace expensive, polluting kerosene lamps with superefficient, low-cost LEDs.