Ethan and Fernando discuss what tasks should be automated with robots, whatever exactly that entails. They discuss the practicality of a Roomba with spinning blades and accidentally reinvent the Lazy Susan.
Andrew makes a repeat…. occurrence? He, Ethan, and Fernando review Scientific American’s “Science of Inequality” article series.
Ethan, Fernando, and Matt record another aimless episode of Quick Hits.
Ethan, Fernando, and Phil cover the two major statistical frameworks: Bayesianism and Frequentism.
Ethan, Fernando, and Matt bring back the Quick Hits format only to get derailed arguing about the merits of the medical field.
Ethan is joined by guests Carly, Corinne, and Phil to review Christian Rudder’s Dataclysm in a long episode.
Ethan, Fernando, and Matt reprise the Quick Hits format. They ideate over whether “ideate” is actually a word.
Ethan, Fernando, and new guest Andrew talk about an often overlooked but surprisingly interesting topic: mass transit.
Ethan and Fernando debut a new style of pod: just chatting about what’s on their minds.
Ethan, Greg, and guest Phil review Yuval Noah Harari’s New York Times Bestseller.
Ethan, Fernando, and Matt talk about the ins and outs of blockchain technology.
Greg joins Fernando and Ethan to talk about subvocalization. Ever heard of it? There’s a good chance you’re doing it right now.
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?
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.