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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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Mar 21, 2017

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.

Mar 14, 2017

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.

Mar 8, 2017

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.

Mar 1, 2017

This week we talk about the Harlem Hammer, COINTELPRO, and punching nazis.

We also discuss nonviolent protest, the Reichstag Fire Decree, and doxxing.

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.

Feb 22, 2017

This week we discuss brachycephalic dogs, maize, and birth control.

We also talk about lab mice, chimpanzee sanctuaries, and veterinarians.

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.

Feb 15, 2017

This week we talk about enemies who are friends, globalization, and non-polarized opinions.

We also discuss the Tea Party, capitalism, and Uncle Joe.

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.

Feb 8, 2017

This week we talk about noble lies, compassion fatigue, and addiction.

We also discuss the melting arctic, empathy, and red alert causes.

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.

Feb 1, 2017

This week we talk about smart mobs, reddit, and Kompromat.

We also discuss salacious dossiers, mob justice, and data-driven journalism.

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.

Jan 25, 2017

This week we discuss hackers, video games, and Project Xanadu.

We also talk about art, Mirai botnets, and intertwingularity.

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.

Jan 18, 2017

This week, we talk about self-driving trucks, Malthusian catastrophes, and human obsolescence.

We also discuss zero marginal cost societies, Foxbots, and centaurs.

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.

Jan 11, 2017

This week we discuss protests in several different contexts.

We also talk crypto-authoritarianism, clicktivism, and signaling theory.

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.

Jan 4, 2017

This week we talk about the net-casting spider, space junk, and Kessler syndrome.

We also discuss NASA spinoffs, cowboys, and Mars rover bacteria.

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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