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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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Oct 25, 2016

On this week's episode of Let's Know Things, we talk about freedom, the restriction of freedom, and the very thin line between the two.

We also discuss democracy, immigration, and the Burkini.

Let's Know Things is produced and hosted by Colin Wright.

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

Oct 19, 2016

This week, we talk about nuclear weapons and how they're often more useful as threats and geopolitical chess pieces than as actual munitions we intend to use.

We also discuss Korean War history, the new offensive methods the world's governments (and non-governmental entities) are beginning to use, and how North Korea is upsetting a very precarious balance.

Let's Know Things is produced and hosted by Colin Wright.

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

Oct 11, 2016

This week we talk about the burgeoning hands-free audio movement, the technologies that are depending on and amplifying this progression, and why it's being promoted as a next-generation UI.

We also touch on podcasting technology, Nintendo Rumble Paks, and digital privacy.

Let's Know Things is produced and hosted by Colin Wright.

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

Oct 5, 2016

In this episode we talk about magic that works: forces that grant us additional powers here in the real world.

We also touch on paganism, social constructionism, how to take down New York.

Let's Know Things is produced and hosted by Colin Wright.

For more information about the podcast, visit letsknowthings.com.

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