Let's Know Things

Let's Know Things

Australia

Let's Know Things is a show about putting current events into context. Rather than simply discussing the news, in each episode we use a news item as a starting point for a larger discussion about a particular industry, society, ourselves, and the world.

Episodes

Incentives  

This week we talk about net metering, reproducibility, and the Laffer Curve.

We also discuss Amgen, anecdote, and the Edison Electrical Institute.

For more information about the podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

Become a patron on Patreon and/or vote for LKT in the News & Politics category of the Podcast Awards.

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook.

Background Technologies  

This week we talk about domestication, exoskeletons, and biometric tattoos.

We also discuss RFID pills, genetic algorithms, and the Nike Vapor Razor Talon.

For more information about the podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

Become a patron on Patreon and/or vote for LKT in the News & Politics category of the Podcast Awards.

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook.

This episode is brought to you by Audible, Hostgator, and listeners like you.

Impulse Control  

This week we discuss tetraethyllead, alcoholism, and irresistible impulses.

We also talk about the Twinkie Defense, lead poisoning, and affluenza.

For more information about the podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

Become a patron on Patreon and/or vote for LKT in the News & Politics category of the Podcast Awards.

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook.

This episode is brought to you by Everlane, Lynda, and listeners like you.

Hegemony  

This week we discuss China, Tesla, and The Fate of the Furious.

We also talk about Will & Grace, the Pax Romana, and cultural hegemony.

For more information about the podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

Become a patron on Patreon.

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook.

This episode is brought to you by Hostgator, Audible, and listeners like you.

Bitcoin  

This week we talk about counterfeit rupees, the blockchain, and cryptocurrency.

We also discuss Ethereum, bubbles, and Dutch tulip mania.

For more information about the podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

Become a patron on Patreon.

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook.

This episode is brought to you by Everlane, Lynda, and listeners like you.

Cultural Appropriation  

This week we discuss privilege, cochlear implants, and who should sell burritos.

We also talk about skin whitening, X-linked hypophosphatemia, and the diffusion of innovations.

For more information about the podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

Become a patron on Patreon.

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook.

This episode is brought to you by Everlane, Lynda, and listeners like you.

Boycotts  

This week we talk about Sean Hannity, Media Matters, and ethical consumption.

We also discuss conspiracy theories, the Irish National Land League, and girlcotts.

For more information about the podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

Become a patron on Patreon.

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook.

This episode is brought to you by Everlane, Lynda, and listeners like you.

Sanctions  

This week we talk about Smart Power, Iran, and little green men.

We also discuss the Organization of American States, a well-known embargo, and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

For more information about the podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

Become a patron on Patreon.

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook.

This episode is brought to you by Everlane, Lynda, and listeners like you.

Analogies  

This week we talk about neuroscience, engineer's disease, and neural laces.

We also discuss the computational theory of mind, EEG headsets, and Descartes.

For more information about the podcast, and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

LKT is now on Patreon! Become a patron.

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook.

This episode is brought to you by Hostgator, Audible, and listeners like you.

Kodi  

This week we talk about 3D TVs, the Aereo, and fully loaded Kodi devices.

We also discuss micropayments, television on Twitter, and the Digital Economy Act.

For more information about the podcast, and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

LKT is now on Patreon! Become a patron.

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook.

This episode is brought to you by Hostgator, Audible, and listeners like you.

Conflicts of Interest  

This week we talk about business ethics, revolving doors, and Halliburton.

We also discuss nepotism, the CIA's AWS, and Wall Street speeches.

For more information about the podcast, and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is now available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook.

This episode is brought to you by Hostgator, Audible, and listeners like you.

Whataboutism  

This week we talk about ad hominem, Soviet propaganda, and red herrings.

We also discuss Pravda, logical fallacies, and hypocrisy.

For more information about the podcast, and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is now available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook.

This episode is brought to you by Hostgator, Audible, and listeners like you.

Moral Revulsion  

This week we talk about chemical weapons, North Korea, and misspeaking on camera.

We also discuss Yugoslavia, the MOAB, and Aleppo.

Let's Know Things is hosted by Colin Wright.

For more information about the podcast, and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available for pre-order (and will hit shelves May 1, 2017).

This episode is sponsored by Hostgator, Audible, and listeners like you.

Bots  

On this week's episode we talk about chatbots, social media cheats, and robot lawyers.

We also discuss logic trees, digital familiars, and the Matthew Effect.

Let's Know Things is hosted by Colin Wright.

For more information about the podcast, and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available for pre-order (and will hit shelves May 1, 2017).

This episode is sponsored by Hostgator, Audible, and listeners like you.

Coal  

On this week's episode we talk about fossil fuels, the EPA, and the yoga industry.

We also discuss the Carboniferous period, clean coal, and corporate sociopathy.

Let's Know Things is hosted by Colin Wright.

For more information about the podcast, and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available for pre-order (and will hit shelves May 1, 2017).

This episode is sponsored by Hostgator, Audible, and listeners like you.

Terror & Memes  

This week we talk about terrorism, acronyms, and Doge.

We also discuss memetics, mass surveillance, and the Irish Republican Army.

Let's Know Things is hosted by Colin Wright.

For more information about the podcast, and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available for pre-order (and will hit shelves May 1, 2017).

This episode is sponsored by Hostgator, Audible, and listeners like you.

Influence Marketing  

This week we talk about authenticity, Rookie magazine, and PRIZM.

We also discuss product placement, Jersey Shore, and the two-step flow of communication model.

Let's Know Things is hosted by Colin Wright.

For more information about the podcast, and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available for pre-order (and will hit shelves May 1, 2017).

This episode is sponsored by Hostgator, Audible, and listeners like you.

At What Cost?  

This week we talk about blackballing, #DeleteUber, and the spirit of the law.

We also touch on taxes, Freemasons, and ride-share unions.

Let's Know Things is hosted by Colin Wright.

For more information about the podcast, and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

This episode is sponsored by Hostgator, Audible, and listeners like you.

Criticism  

This week we talk about chronological snobbery, signaling theory, and the Chicken Connoisseur.

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

Let's Know Things is hosted by Colin Wright.

For more information about the podcast, and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

This episode is sponsored by Hostgator, Audible, and listeners like you.

Global Community  

This week we discuss dark patterns, Facebook, and the tycoon monomyth.

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

Let's Know Things is hosted by Colin Wright.

For more information about the podcast, and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

This episode is sponsored by Hostgator, Audible, and listeners like you.

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