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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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Aug 29, 2017

This week we discuss VPNs, Charlottesville, and the Paradox of Tolerance.

We also talk about Cloudflare, the ACLU, and vigilante tweeting.

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

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

This episode was sponsored by Audible & Hostgator.

Aug 22, 2017

This week we discuss bag bans, immortal sponges, and polyoxybenzylmethylenglycolanhydride.

We also talk about IKEA, the American Progressive Bag Alliance, and the lac bug.

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 was sponsored by Everlane & Hostgator.

Aug 15, 2017

This week we talk about QR codes, security theater, and hacking HBO.

We also discuss Dunbar's Number, getting free meals for a year, and being rude to robots.

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 was sponsored by Everlane & Audible.

Aug 9, 2017

This week we talk about the GM EV1, the Chevy Volt, and the Tesla Model 3.

We also discuss the fossil fuel death spiral, autonomous ridesharing, and the year 2040.

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 was sponsored by Hostgator & Audible.

Aug 1, 2017

This week we discuss an array of -ocracies, the smartphone patent wars, and Google's Project Zero.

We also talk about the world's richest man, seasteading, and private militaries.

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 was sponsored by Hostgator & Everlane.

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