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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Intellectual Exhaustion

  • February 08, 2017
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This week we talk about noble lies, compassion fatigue, and addiction.

We also discuss the melting arctic, empathy, and red alert causes.

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Journalism-ish

  • February 01, 2017
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This week we talk about smart mobs, reddit, and Kompromat.

We also discuss salacious dossiers, mob justice, and data-driven journalism.

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Imitation

  • January 25, 2017
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This week we discuss hackers, video games, and Project Xanadu.

We also talk about art, Mirai botnets, and intertwingularity.

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Obsolete

  • January 18, 2017
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This week, we talk about self-driving trucks, Malthusian catastrophes, and human obsolescence.

We also discuss zero marginal cost societies, Foxbots, and centaurs.

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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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