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Teamistry is an Atlassian podcast that probes beneath the surface of amazing human triumphs.

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Teamistry is an Atlassian podcast that probes beneath the surface of amazing human contributions.

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Teamistry is hosted by award-winning documentary and feature film director Gabriela Cowperthwaite.

Teamistry is hosted by award-winning documentary and feature film director Gabriela Cowperthwaite.

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Her films deal with social, cultural, and environmental issues relating to real life events, and through her work she is intimately familiar with the power and importance of teamwork.


Teamistry
Episode bonus content

Episode 1: The Wizards of Menlo Park

Musical Chair illustration

      Teamistry EP. 1

Human pyramid illustration

      Teamistry EP. 1

Menlo Park laboratory

Edison's laboratory, 1880 (Library of Congress)

Menlo Park Staff

Menlo Park Staff, c. 1879 (Thomas A. Edison Papers, Rutgers University)


Teamistry
Episode bonus content

Episode 1: The Wizards of Menlo Park

Musical Chairs illustration

     Teamistry EP. 1

Menlo Park laboratory

Edison's laboratory, 1880 (Library of Congress)

Human pyramid illustration

     Teamistry EP. 1

Menlo Park staff

Menlo Park Staff, c. 1879 (Thomas A. Edison Papers, Rutgers University)


Episode 2: Photographing a Black Hole

Universal Frequency illustration

      Teamistry EP. 2

Constructive Tension illustration

      Teamistry EP. 2

The sound of two black holes colliding


Episode 2: Photographing a Black Hole

Universal Frequency illustration

      Teamistry EP. 2

Constructive Tension illustration

      Teamistry EP. 2

The sound of two black holes colliding


Episode 3: The car that saved Ford

Screenshot from Robocop movie

The RoboCop Taurus (Image courtesy of RoboCop archive)

Umbrella with hearts illustration

      Teamistry EP. 3

Early Ford car

Ford Model A 1903 (CC)

Ford factory

Early Ford factory (CC)

Lightbulb with surrounding icons illustration

      Teamistry EP. 3       


Episode 4: Saving Fukushima

Engineered resilience superpower card

      Teamistry EP. 4

Fukushima map

The location of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant. Mandatory evacuation was required of anyone living within 20km of the accident. This map shows the cities affected by the evacuation orders. (Courtesy of caliper.com)

Fukushima plant

The Fukushima plant before disaster struck (CC)

Aerial shot of Fukushima plant

An aerial view of explosions at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station on March 15, 2011. (Some rights reserved by naturalflow)


Episode 5: The Brilliant Success of Shackleton’s Failure

Shackleton portrait

Sir E. Shackleton, between ca. 1915 and ca. 1920 (Flickr Commons project, 2015)

Shackleton Navigation illustration

      Teamistry EP. 5

Shackleton boat photo

Shackleton's expedition to the Antarctic last moments of the Endurance, 1916 (Library of Congress)

Calculated Empathy illustration

      Teamistry EP. 5

Shackleton wreck photo

Shackleton's expedition to the Antarctic on Elephant Island where Sir Ernest Shackleton found lost party, 1916 (Library of Congress)

Photo of Shackleton with a woman

Photograph shows Sir Ernest Shackleton, standing in foreground with friend, and crew members at campsite on Elephant Island, 1916 (Library of Congress)


Episode 6: Finding the Way to Google Maps

Heighten State card

      Teamistry EP. 6

Whiteboard with ideas from early Google Maps meeting

Whiteboard of Google Maps team approach mentioned in episode

Embrace the detour card

      Teamistry EP. 6


Episode 7: The United States of Compromise

Governeer Morris portrait

Gouverneur Morris (Library of Congress)

Interlocking circles with colors

      Teamistry EP. 7

Portrait of Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton (Library of Congress)

Keyhole looking into space

      Teamistry EP. 7

Voting log, 1787

Records of the final vote in 1787 (Library of Congress)

Portrait of John Dickinson

John Dickinson (Library of Congress)

Portrait of James Madison sitting down

James Madison (Library of Congress)


Episode 8: The Team that Fashioned Apollo 11

Connected stars

      Teamistry EP. 8

Astronaut with camera

Apollo 11 Safecraft Commander Neil Armstrong (front) and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin E. Aldrin (rear)

Telescope focusing on the moon

      Teamistry EP. 8

Episode 3: The car that saved Ford

Screenshot from Robocop movie

The RoboCop Taurus (Image courtesy of RoboCop archive)

Umbrella with hearts illustration

      Teamistry EP. 3

Ford factory

Early Ford factory (CC)

Early Ford car

Ford Model A 1903 (CC)

Lightbulb surrounded by symbols illustration

      Teamistry EP. 3


Episode 4: Saving Fukushima

Engineered resilience superpower card

      Teamistry EP. 4

Fukushima tsunami map

The location of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant. Mandatory evacuation was required of anyone living within 20km of the accident. This map shows the cities affected by the evacuation orders. (Courtesy of caliper.com)

Fukushima plant

The Fukushima plant before disaster struck (CC)

Aerial shot of Fukushima plant

An aerial view of explosions at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station on March 15, 2011. (Some rights reserved by naturalflow)


Episode 5: The Brilliant Success of Shackleton’s Failure

Photo of Shackleton

Sir E. Shackleton, between ca. 1915 and ca. 1920 (Flickr Commons project, 2015)

Photo of Shackleton boat

Shackleton's expedition to the Antarctic last moments of the Endurance, 1916 (Library of Congress)

Shackleton navigation illustration

      Teamistry EP. 5

Calculated Empathy illustration

      Teamistry EP. 5

Photo of Shackleton ship wreck

Shackleton's expedition to the Antarctic on Elephant Island where Sir Ernest Shackleton found lost party, 1916 (Library of Congress)

Photo of Shackleton and a woman

Photograph shows Sir Ernest Shackleton, standing in foreground with friend, and crew members at campsite on Elephant Island, 1916 (Library of Congress)


Episode 6: Finding the Way to Google Maps

Heighten state of motivation card

      Teamistry EP. 6

Embrace the detour card

      Teamistry EP. 6

Whiteboard with early stages of ideas for Google Maps

Whiteboard of Google Maps team approach mentioned in episode


Episode 7: The United States of Compromise

Photo of Govt. Morris

Gouverneur Morris (Library of Congress)

Log book

Records of the final vote, 1787 (Library of Congress)

Overlapping circles with colors

      Teamistry EP. 7

Portrait of John Dickinson

John Dickinson (Library of Congress)

Portrait of Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton (Library of Congress)

Keyhole looking into space

      Teamistry EP. 7

Portrait of James Madison sitting

James Madison (Library of Congress)


Episode 8: The Team that Fashioned Apollo 11

Connected stars

      Teamistry EP. 8

Telescope focusing on moon

      Teamistry EP. 8

Astronaut with camera

Apollo 11 Safecraft (front) Commander Neil Armstrong and (rear) Lunar Module Pilot Edwin E. Aldrin (NASA)