Posts by colin

Moral Revulsion

  • April 25, 2017
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This week we talk about chemical weapons, North Korea, and misspeaking on camera.

We also discuss Yugoslavia, the MOAB, and Aleppo.

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Bots

  • April 18, 2017
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On this week’s episode we talk about chatbots, social media cheats, and robot lawyers.

We also discuss logic trees, digital familiars, and the Matthew Effect.

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Coal

  • April 11, 2017
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On this week’s episode we talk about fossil fuels, the EPA, and the yoga industry.

We also discuss the Carboniferous period, clean coal, and corporate sociopathy.

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Terror & Memes

  • April 04, 2017
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This week we talk about terrorism, acronyms, and Doge.

We also discuss memetics, mass surveillance, and the Irish Republican Army.

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Influence Marketing

  • March 28, 2017
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This week we talk about authenticity, Rookie magazine, and PRIZM.

We also discuss product placement, Jersey Shore, and the two-step flow of communication model.

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