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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.

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.
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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.

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Episodes

The Right to Be Forgotten

4/17/2018
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This week we talk about the GDPR, crypto-shredding, and online privacy. We also discuss deleted files that aren't, Google as journalism, and EU standards. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon: patreon.com/letsknowthings You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:00:40:49

Organs

4/10/2018
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This week we talk about Galen, organs-on-chips, and the interstitium. We also discuss microbiota, Ptolemy I, and commensalism. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon: patreon.com/letsknowthings You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:00:53:47

Trade War

4/3/2018
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This week we talk about bribery, the Anglo-Irish Trade War, and Bananagate. We also discuss China, tariffs, and the United Fruit Company. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon: patreon.com/letsknowthings You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:00:46:56

Digital Dark Age

3/27/2018
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This week we talk about the Universal Serial Bus, cuneiform, and 5D optical data storage. We also discuss chip aging, solid-state drives, and the Arch Mission Foundation. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon: patreon.com/letsknowthings You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:01:01:38

Food Fraud

3/20/2018
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This week we talk about fast food, the diet industry, and plastic rice. We also discuss growth stunting, horse meat, and nutritional deficiencies. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon: patreon.com/letsknowthings You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:00:56:30

Millennials

3/13/2018
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This week we talk about fashion forecasting, Theosophy, and the Generation formerly known as Y. We also discuss Boomer, Aryans, and color consultants. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon: patreon.com/letsknowthings You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:00:59:42

Satellite Broadband

3/6/2018
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This week we talk about Starlink, Arthur C. Clarke, and atmospheric satellites. We also discuss Facebook Aquila, space manufacturing, and the Falcon Heavy. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon: patreon.com/letsknowthings You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:00:52:36

Untouchable

2/27/2018
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This week we talk about Napoleon, Jacob Zuma, and what it takes to become legally untouchable. We also discuss financial crises, too big to fail, and political deposition. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon: patreon.com/letsknowthings You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:01:00:37

Passive Architecture

2/20/2018
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This week we talk about thermal bridges, superinsulation, and the Leaky Condo Crisis. We also discuss zero-energy buildings, standards of living, and quality of life. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon: patreon.com/letsknowthings You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:00:53:53

Data Portability

2/13/2018
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This week we talk about edge cases, WHOIS, and information brokers. We also discuss China's Social Credit System, the GDPR, and data ownership. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon: patreon.com/letsknowthings You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:00:47:35

Information Imbalance

2/7/2018
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This week we talk about geolocation, Strava heat maps, and transparency. We also discuss optimization, Zuckerberg's walls, and social media insider regrets. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon: patreon.com/letsknowthings You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:00:51:20

Cardboard Entertainment

1/30/2018
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This week we talk about Zappers, board games, and Nintendo Labo. We also discuss barcades, makerspaces, and unusual consoles. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon: patreon.com/letsknowthings You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:00:52:26

Geoengineering

1/23/2018
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This week we talk about contrails, space mirrors, and iron fertilization. We also discuss stratospheric aerosol injection, meat, and paleoclimatology. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon: patreon.com/letsknowthings You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:00:54:12

Mergers & Acquisitions

1/16/2018
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This week we talk about the HHI Index, the Consolidation Curve, and Disney. We also discuss tax bills, the Panic of 1893, and rightsizing. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon. You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:00:44:59

Quantification

1/9/2018
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This week we talk about sensors, inventories, and the quantified self. We also discuss venture capital, fitness trackers, and PARC. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon. You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:00:53:08

Norms

1/2/2018
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This week we discuss virtue signaling, hype cycles, and the Overton Window. We also talk about pronking, online dating, and the Diffusion of Innovations Theory. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon. You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:00:50:05

Space War

12/26/2017
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This week we discuss the Strategic Defense Initiative, the X-37B, and Project Excalibur. We also talk about space treaties, Patriot missiles, and mutually assured destruction. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon. You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:01:05:51

Prison-Industrial Complex

12/19/2017
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This week we talk about mass incarceration, sketchy Skype-clones, and private prisons. We also discuss oubliettes, stop-and-frisk, and the War on Drugs. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon. You can find a list of the books I've written at Colin.io.

Duration:01:00:29

Sex Dolls

12/12/2017
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This week we talk about the Uncanny Valley, the sex toy industry, and porn addiction. We also discuss pedophilia, sexual aggression, and the age of consent. Heads up: As you may have guessed from the subject matter, this episode won't be appropriate or easy listening for everyone. Act accordingly. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon. My book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available as an...

Duration:01:07:00

The Cloud

12/5/2017
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This week we talk about room-sized computers, server farms, and hackers. We also discuss teleprinters, Amazon Web Services, and fog computing. For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon. My book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook.

Duration:00:47:20

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