Dec 1, 2019
Zander Furnas helps Dave get a clue about political science, in theory and in practice -- from authoritarianism to democracy, and from Congressional staffer's incentives to Elizabeth Warren's plan for lobbyists, and whether there's hope for society after all.
[Background image by www.GAUPERphoto.com used by permission...
Nov 2, 2019
Dave and Michael revisit the meaning of life (the subject of the second Computing Up conversation) in the context of politics and society and human destiny.
[Photo by Jeffrey Lee on
Sep 30, 2019
Inspired by a WIRED profile of Karl Friston, Dave and Michael talk about theories of everything, and theories thereof.
Sep 1, 2019
Author Brian Christian talks about "Algorithms to Live By", and computing writ large, with Michael and Dave.
[Cover photo by Michael Langan courtesy of Brian Christian]
Jul 27, 2019
Glen Weyl joins Michael and Dave to talk about democracy, mechanism design, quadratic finance, blockchain, and the RadicalXChange.
[Image courtesy of Gley Weyl]