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Let's Know Things

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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Nov 30, 2016

On this week's episode, we discuss cutting the internet umbilical, both intentionally and against one's will.

We also discuss some truly unfortunate near-future scenarios and marvel over the sprawling footprint of a powerful few tech companies.

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.

Nov 23, 2016

Today we talk about societal norms, how they're maintained, and why it's so uncomfortable and difficult to imagine a world without them.

We also discuss international sovereignty, the free press, and fictional archetypes.

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.

Nov 16, 2016

On this week's episode, we get into the muddy, blurry worlds of Copyright, Fair Use, and Public Domain, and ask whether an array of modern tech company logos were stolen from a design book published in the 80s.

We also manage to talk about Mickey Mouse, Google, and David Lynch.

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

Nov 9, 2016

This week, we talk about doublespeak and political scandals that make sense, but also don't.

We also discuss the Great Barrier Reef's obituary, the response to it, and what this says about what we say, what we don't say, and why we either say or do not say these things.

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

Nov 2, 2016

On this week's episode of Let's Know Things, we talk about logotypes and brands, alongside social psychology and sexual fluidity.

We'll also touch on Platonic Idealism and frenemy heuristics.

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

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