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Skepticality #237 - The Elementary Remedy

Skepticality #237 \u002D The Elementary Remedy
2 years, 11 months ago This week Derek talks with Thomas Goetz, past Executive Editor for Wired Magazine, co-founder of Iodine, and author of healthcare related books. Thomas's latest book, 'The Remedy', is about Robert Koch, the father of modern bacteriology and his quest to ... This week D

Skepticality #236 - Shots of Awe

Skepticality #236 \u002D Shots of Awe
3 years ago This week Derek talks with Executive Editor of Sports Illustrated Magazine, Jon L. Wertheim. Jon is the author of 'Scorecasting', the New York Times Beselling book which is a interesting blend of Freakonomics, Moneyball, and Mythbusters. Yes, the book is ... This week

Skepticality #235 - Colliding Worlds

Skepticality #235 \u002D Colliding Worlds
3 years ago This week Derek chats with Arthur I. Miller, a PhD particle physicist who has spent his life fascinated with the nature of creative thinking and the cross-section between creativity and science. Arthur's latest book, 'Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-Edge ... This week De

Skepticality #234 - The Most Famous American You've Never ...

Skepticality #234 \u002D The Most Famous American You\u0027ve Never Heard Of
3 years, 1 month ago This week Derek talks with Gary Kaskel, film maker turned animal protection advocate. Gary's latest book, "Monsters and Miracles: Henry Bergh's America", is a biographical look into Henry Bergh, a man who founded two social justice organizations directly ... This week

Skepticality #233 - Evolution Reading: Pre-School to High ...

Skepticality #233 \u002D Evolution Reading: Pre\u002DSchool to High School
3 years, 1 month ago This episode Derek sits down with two guests. First is Jonathan Tweet, game designer, and science advocate. Tweet comes on Skepticality to discuss his latest writing project which will be coming to Kickstarter quite soon. It is a fun science book aimed at ... This episo

Skepticality #232 - History Vs. Politics

Skepticality #232 \u002D History Vs. Politics
3 years, 2 months ago This episode Derek has a discussion with Bruce Carlson, the creator and host of the popular podcast and radio show 'My History Can Beat Up Your Politics'. The show has a mission, to apply history to the politics of today. Many times people tend to use ... This episode

Skepticality #231 - Do The Most Good - Interview: William ...

Skepticality #231 \u002D Do The Most Good \u002D Interview: William MacAskill
3 years, 2 months ago This week Derek has a conversation with William MacAskill. William is a former Fulbright scholar at Princeton University, and PhD at Oxford University. William is the founder of OxfordÕs Center for Effective Altruism and of 80,000 Hours, a service which ... This week

Skepticality #230 - Jesus, God, or Nothing? - Interview: ...

Skepticality #230 \u002D Jesus, God, or Nothing? \u002D Interview: Raphael Lataster
3 years, 2 months ago This week Derek speaks with Raphael Lataster, a secular PhD researcher in religious studies who focuses on philosophy of religion, Christian origins, logic, Bayesian reasoning, and the social impacts of atheism. His Master's thesis dealt with Jesus ... This week Derek

Skepticality #229 - America's Imaginary Hostage Crisis - ...

Skepticality #229 \u002D America\u0027s Imaginary Hostage Crisis \u002D Interview: Andrew Endersby
3 years, 3 months ago Skepticality was the recipient of the 'Ockham's Razor Award for Best Podcast 2014! Along with a short announcement about that, this week Derek talks with author Andrew Endersby about his newest book, "America's Imaginary Hostage Crisis". In 1979 a group ... Skepticalit

Skepticality #228 - Scorecasting - Interview: Jon L. ...

Skepticality #228 \u002D Scorecasting \u002D Interview: Jon L. Wertheim
3 years, 3 months ago This week Derek talks with Executive Editor of Sports Illustrated Magazine, Jon L. Wertheim. Jon is the author of 'Scorecasting', the New York Times Beselling book which is a interesting blend of Freakonomics, Moneyball, and Mythbusters. Yes, the book is ... This week