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Apr 29, 2017

Author of The Doctor Is In: Dr. Ruth on Love, Life and Joie de Vivre

Interview starts at 13:00 and ends at 41:17

“This is also my philosophy of life: I talk about a turtle. A turtle stays in one place--it’s safe. Nothing can happen. It carries its house on its back. If that turtle wants to move, it has to take a risk. It has to stick its neck out. And I like that image of the turtle.”


Echo Dot (2nd Generation)

Ask My Buddy skill for Alexa


Amazon’s first-quarter earnings release - April 27, 2017

“Amazon just turned a profit for the eighth straight quarter” by Jason Del Rey at Recode = April 27, 2017

Introducing Echo Look

This Week in Google episode 402 with Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham (via Overcast, cued up to begin playing at discussion of Echo Look)

Tech Tips

“Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Says ‘Star Trek’ Inspired Alexa and Echo” by Mike Brown at Inverse - May 18, 2016

Vital Signs: Discovering and Sustaining Your Passion for Life by Gregg Levoy, who was my guest on TKC 335

A Book of American Martyrs: A Novel by Joyce Carol Oates

Interview with Dr. Ruth Westheimer

“At Home with Dr. Ruth” - 2013 New York Times video

Dr. Ruth’s Twitter feed and YouTube Channel

The Doctor is In: Dr. Ruth on Love, Life, and Joie de Vivre by Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer

Leopold by Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer (and in paperback)

Sex for Dummies

Dr. Ruth’s Sex After 50: Revving Up the Romance, Passion & Excitement!

“The Biggest Names in Sex” by Daniel Radosh at The Daily Beast - January 12, 2009

Helen Singer Kaplan (Wikipedia) and New York Times obituary August 19, 1995


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Next Week’s Guest

James McQuivey, vice president and principal analyst at of Forrester Research. Click here for McQuivey’s post, “Alexa Will See You Now: Why Echo Has a Camera”

Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named "Well, You Needn't." This version is "Ra-Monk" by Eval Manigat on the "Variations in Time: A Jazz Perspective" CD by Public Transit Recording" CD.

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