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Kira Bindrim is the host of the Quartz Obsession podcast. She is an executive editor who works on global newsroom coverage and email products. She is obsessed with reading and reality TV.

Aurora Almendral is a senior reporter at Quartz, covering climate and supply chains. She is obsessed with obscure historical facts, gibbons in the wild, and textile art.

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