Posts by colin


  • March 14, 2017
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This week we talk about chronological snobbery, signaling theory, and the Chicken Connoisseur.

We also discuss social cognition, Discover Weekly, and subjective taste.


Global Community

  • March 07, 2017
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This week we discuss dark patterns, Facebook, and the tycoon monomyth.

We also talk about user interfaces, social network governance, and prioritized metrics.



  • February 28, 2017
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This week we talk about the Harlem Hammer, COINTELPRO, and punching nazis.

We also discuss nonviolent protest, the Reichstag Fire Decree, and doxxing.



  • February 21, 2017
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This week we discuss brachycephalic dogs, maize, and birth control.

We also talk about lab mice, chimpanzee sanctuaries, and veterinarians.


Political Omnivores

  • February 15, 2017
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This week we talk about enemies who are friends, globalization, and non-polarized opinions.

We also discuss the Tea Party, capitalism, and Uncle Joe.


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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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