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  • Article Review: The Science of Inequality Andrew Petrisin, Ethan Swan, and Fernando Garcia

    Andrew makes a repeat…. occurrence? He, Ethan, and Fernando review Scientific American’s “Science of Inequality” article series.

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  • Quick Hits, February 2019 Ethan Swan, Fernando Garcia, and Matt Gillham

    Ethan, Fernando, and Matt record another aimless episode of Quick Hits.

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  • Statistically Speaking Ethan Swan, Fernando Garcia, and Phil Anderson

    Ethan, Fernando, and Phil cover the two major statistical frameworks: Bayesianism and Frequentism.

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  • Quick Hits, November 2018 Ethan Swan, Fernando Garcia, and Matt Gillham

    Ethan, Fernando, and Matt bring back the Quick Hits format only to get derailed arguing about the merits of the medical field.

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  • Book Club: Dataclysm Ethan Swan, Carly Gundy, Corinne Schlachter, and Phil Anderson

    Ethan is joined by guests Carly, Corinne, and Phil to review Christian Rudder’s Dataclysm in a long episode.

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  • Quick Hits, August 2018 Ethan Swan, Fernando Garcia, and Matt Gillham

    Ethan, Fernando, and Matt reprise the Quick Hits format. They ideate over whether “ideate” is actually a word.

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  • Mass Transit for the Masses Ethan Swan, Fernando Garcia, and Andrew Petrisin

    Ethan, Fernando, and new guest Andrew talk about an often overlooked but surprisingly interesting topic: mass transit.

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  • Game Theory Ethan Swan, Fernando Garcia, and Matt Gillham

    Ethan, Fernando, and Matt talk bro tanks, dating apps, and a bit of game theory.

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  • Government Series, Part 3: Polystate Ethan Swan and Fernando Garcia

    Fernando and Ethan revive the Government Series to talk polystates and anthrostates.

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  • Quick Hits, May 2018 Ethan Swan and Fernando Garcia

    Ethan and Fernando debut a new style of pod: just chatting about what’s on their minds.

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  • Book Club: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Ethan Swan, Greg Moore, and Phil Anderson

    Ethan, Greg, and guest Phil review Yuval Noah Harari’s New York Times Bestseller.

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  • Bitcoin is Failing and We're All Going to Die Ethan Swan, Fernando Garcia, and Matt Gillham

    Ethan, Fernando, and Matt talk about the ins and outs of blockchain technology.

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  • Subvocalization Ethan Swan, Fernando Garcia, and Greg Moore

    Greg joins Fernando and Ethan to talk about subvocalization. Ever heard of it? There’s a good chance you’re doing it right now.

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  • Government Series, Part 2: Delegative Democracy (Liquid Democracy) Ethan Swan, Fernando Garcia, and Matt Gillham

    The crew takes on Delegative Democracy, where votes can be delegated. Ever wish you could just give your vote to someone else and let them do the hard work for you?

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  • Government Series, Part 1: Futarchy Ethan Swan, Fernando Garcia, and Matt Gillham

    Fernando, Matt, and Ethan talk about a form of government proposed by an economist. Learn more about futarchy, where policy is decided by financial markets.

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