Friday, June 15, 2018

Unseen Pub #9

With Mike Mongo, Nick Nielsen, Mike Bohler, Patrick Festa, and Paul Carr


Saturday, May 26, 2018

Episode 91 - Speaking in Tongues



Recorded: 25 May 2018
Released: 26 May 2018
Duration: 74 minutes, 17 seconds

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Host Paul Carr is joined by panelists Sam Lichtenstein, Patrick Festa, and Nick Nielsen to talk about the evolution and extinction of human languages.

Links:

The pre-show discussion thread
Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis (linguistic relativity)

Recommendations:

Credits:

Host and Producer: Paul Carr
Music: DJ Spooky

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Episode 89 - XRisk


Recorded: 6 April 2018
Released: 7 April 2018
Duration: 91 minutes, 56 seconds

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Host Paul Carr welomes panelists Gita Jaisinghani, Sam Lichtenstein, Nick Nielsen and Adam Smith
Eric Drexler
to take about a selection of Existential Risks.

Topics include: nanotechnology, pandemics, AI, and Climate Change. As usual, we let the discussion wander where it will go.

Links

Engineered Avian Flu Could Kill Half the World's Humans

Credits

Host and Producer: Paul Carr
Music: DJ Spooky
Links: Nick Nielsen


Friday, March 16, 2018

Unseen Pub #8 tonight - join us!

Here is the watch live link if you don't want to participate:

If you do, just meet up with us on Twitter, @podcastunseen, and tell us you'd like to be on #upub8.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Episode 88 - Chad Davies on the Scientific Odyssey



Recorded: 16 February 2018
Released: 17 February 2018
Duration:  85 minutes, 8 seconds

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Host Paul Carr welcomes special guest Chad Davies of the Scientific Odyssey podcast, and panelists Sam Lichtenstein and Patrick Festa, to talk about the history and philosophy of science.

erratum: at the end, the host says it's the 16th of September. It was February.

Links:

the Scientific Odyssey Podcast:
Chad Davies on Twitter

The Doom of Spacetime

Credits:

Host and Producer: Paul Carr
Music: DJ Spooky

The Unseen Podcast



Saturday, January 27, 2018

Episode 87 - The Fight for Kids in Space



Recorded: 26 January 2018
Released: 27 January 2018
Duration: 104 minutes 39 seconds

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Host Paul Carr is joined by special guest panelist and documentary filmmaker Paul Hildebrandt,  director of The Fight for Space. Joining The two Pauls are Mike Mongo, Jon Eckberg, and Nick Nielsen. We talk about kids in space, and how it relates to Paul Hildebrandt's kickstarter for his film First to the Moon.

 

Links

Fight for Space
First to the Moon Kickstarter

Eric S. Raymond on Google Plus
Linus Torvalds on Google Plus
Sally Ride
Sally Ride
Valentina Tereshkova
Who Was Sally Ride?
Christa McAuliffe
Apollo 8
Thomas Selfridge, first person to die in an airplane crash

Credits:

Host and Producer: Paul Carr
Music: DJ Spooky