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34 minutes | Dec 27, 2017
Episode 12: Bad Algorithms
Data scientist and "Weapons of Math Destruction" author Cathy O’Neil on the dark side of big data.
28 minutes | Dec 26, 2017
Episode 11: Social Data
BuzzFeed data reporter Lam Thuy Vo on the illuminating and obscuring nature of social media data.
32 minutes | Dec 14, 2017
Episode 10: Dead and Pre-Dead
New York Times obituary writer Margalit Fox on the art and science of writing what she calls “flash biographies.”
34 minutes | Nov 29, 2017
Episode 9: Future Tech
Zach and Kelly Weinersmith on how to predict our future technologies and their new book "Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything"
32 minutes | Nov 15, 2017
Episode 8: Gun Country
Journalist Melinda Wenner Moyer on the research linking guns and crime.
32 minutes | Nov 1, 2017
Episode 7: Science Doesn’t Understand
Julie Rehmeyer is a math and science journalist and author of “Through the Shadowlands: A Science Writer’s Odyssey into an Illness Science Doesn’t Understand.”
31 minutes | Oct 18, 2017
Episode 6: Big Chicken
Journalist Maryn McKenna on uncovering a story about the secretive meat industry.
37 minutes | Oct 4, 2017
Episode 5: Forecasting
Statistician Nate Silver on baseball and the 2016 election, recorded live at CAVEAT.
30 minutes | Sep 19, 2017
Episode 4: Hurricane Season
Climate scientist Kate Marvel on whether climate change is to blame for Harvey, Irma, and Jose.
27 minutes | Aug 1, 2017
Episode 3: A Climate Change Lawsuit
Vice News Tonight reporter Arielle Duhaime-Ross on an unprecedented legal case over climate change.
30 minutes | Aug 1, 2017
Episode 2: Talking with Dolphins
Marine mammal expert Diana Reiss explains how scientists get in the heads of other species.
29 minutes | Aug 1, 2017
Episode 1: Conspiracy Theorists
Author Jon Ronson on how journalists should cover Alex Jones.
2 minutes | Jul 25, 2017
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