This week on the pod we talk about raising our kids to be bilingual, the start of Major League Baseball, and the Apple/FoxConn/This American Life debacle.

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Saren’s Show Notes

New York Times, “Why Bilinguals are Smarter“.

From MomisBest.com: “Bilingual Children are Better at Multi-tasking

From NPR: “Speaking Multiple Languages May Help Delay Dementia Symptoms“.

From TED Talks: Patricia Kuhl: The Linguistic Genius of Babies

From AKA.me: Advice on Raising Bilingual Kids

Corrections:

1. Lakers coach Mike Brown did start his career as a Video Coordinator with the Denver Nuggets in 1992, but Tom Thibodeau was never a VC. Sorry Tom.
2. Cincinnati is the smallest TV market in the Major Leagues, 38th nationally. Here is the Nielsen rankings (PDF).

Joe’s Show Notes

What is Bucket (computing)?

Jamie Moyer career stats.

Apple/FonConn

This American Life: Mr. Daisey and the Apple Factory.

This American Life: Retraction.

From ABC: Apple/FoxConn Nightline Report.

From Freakonomics: (FoxConn) Replacing 500,000 workers with robots over the next three years.

From Reuters: Apple, Foxconn set new standard for Chinese workers

‘Mike Daisey Buster’, Rob Schmitz, Shows How iPads Are Really Made:

Shout Outs

Brotips.com

Red Sox call up: Che Hsuan-Lin