Posts by colin


  • September 12, 2017
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This week we discuss Republics, graham crackers, and treason.

We also talk about patriotism, Barrett Brown, and why breakfast is fake.


Water Rights

  • September 05, 2017
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This week we talk about human rights, robo-toilets, and Malvern Holy Water.

We also discuss the scale of corporations, EBT, and Peruvian sewage treatment.



  • August 29, 2017
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This week we discuss VPNs, Charlottesville, and the Paradox of Tolerance.

We also talk about Cloudflare, the ACLU, and vigilante tweeting.


Plastic Bags

  • August 22, 2017
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This week we discuss bag bans, immortal sponges, and polyoxybenzylmethylenglycolanhydride.

We also talk about IKEA, the American Progressive Bag Alliance, and the lac bug.


Hacking the System

  • August 15, 2017
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This week we talk about QR codes, security theater, and hacking HBO.

We also discuss Dunbar’s Number, getting free meals for a year, and being rude to robots.


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Let's Know Things is a podcast about adding context to the news. Each episode, host Colin Wright unspools a news item and discusses the broader topics that make it relevant and worth understanding.

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