What do Machine Learning, the French Horn, Championship Scrabble, the Lotus Evora, cryptocurrency mining and startups have in common? Eric Smith. Eric joins Will in this week’s episode for an exploration of startup life. Notes/Transcript: eric is a good friend of mine he’s been my co-worker for what is it four years […]
Bobby O’Neal Talton is a 90-year-old award-winning violin maker with a lifetime of experience in the art of creation. As a boy he built wooden airplanes to fly around the hills of southwest Virginia; as a young married man, he built a house because his family needed a place to live in Springfield. Virginia; as […]
What’s on your mind? This week Will and I review the work of Julian Jaynes and his exploration of how the human mind may have developed and evolved over the last several thousand years. Is mental illness an illness at all or merely an expression of brain function that would have been common in the […]
This week on the podcast, I am joined by my two siblings, Faith and Glenn Jarvis. We talk about some of the problems we see in modern science, our experience with elite overproduction, and how we experience competition. Faith is a biochemist, and Glenn is a Mechanical Engineering major at North Carolina State University. Transcript: […]
Here we are, in the dog days of a COVID summer, we thought we would bring you all a show about something a bit more positive-Christmas trees! We have a good friend of mine, Avery Barr, on the show to talk about how Christmas trees go from seed to your living room. We also what […]
This week’s episode takes us from the Opium Wars in the mid 1800’s to the American tech companies of today and from the Holodomor, to the current Uyghur persecution in China. Join us for a historical perspective of how the modern world must come to grips with attempts to erase entire cultures and peoples.
We are a father and son duo interested in narratives. Narratives is a project exploring the ways in which the world is better than it has been, the ways that it is worse, and the paths toward making a better, more definite future. In this podcast, we talk about our love of stories, a trip to […]