April 30, 2014

Ep. 347 – Dr. Les Johnson and Ookla the Mok!

TOPIC:  This is the second (of two) in our series of interviews from the floor of ConGlomeration 2014 in Lousiville, KY. In the first segment, we discuss cubesats, […]
April 2, 2014

Ep 343 – RedDevil 4, Metacognition, and More with Dr. Eric Leuthardt!

TOPIC:  Who are you? And what happens to that “you” when we start using technology to enhance our memory – or can insert new thoughts and […]
December 8, 2013

Ep. 327 – It’s Kimchi on Turkey and a Kalbe Taco for Thanksgiving!

TOPIC:  Mike almost loses control railing against the evils of the aggressively ignorant anti-vaxxers Jenny McCarthy and Rob Schneider, but somehow manages to bring it back […]
February 19, 2013

Ep. 300 – Alex Knapp of Forbes and Asteroid Contingency Planning

TOPIC:  Wow! Episode 300 … and what a great one it is too!  Oddly enough, our tricentennial goes unremarked, either through excessive humility or rampant obliviousness […]
December 5, 2012

Ep. 291 – Do Facts Have a Half-Life? Sam Arbesman Says “Yes!”

TOPIC:  We have a great interview today with the author of the book “The Half-Life of Facts,” Sam Arbesman!  It’s a fascinating and deep book, and […]
July 6, 2012

Ep. 274 – A Boson Walks Into a Bar …

TOPIC:  From spy drone hacking to automated speed capture devices in Chicago, and a quick takedown of RIM (again) it winds up taking Jay Garmon to save us […]
September 27, 2011

Ep. 244 – A Vaccination for Late Fees?

TOPIC:  OK, maybe not, but Mike and Dave cover so much ground (and go so far off the rails) there’s no possible headline that could encompass […]