Sunday, August 19, 2018

Episode 93 - The 2018 Summer Non-episode


Recorded: 17 August 2018
Released: 19 August 2018
Duration: 97 minutes, 20 seconds

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Host Paul Carr is joined by David Grigg, Nick Nielsen, Mike Bohler, and Sam Lichtenstein to talk
about a wide range of cutting edge issues in our Summer non-episode. We started with the recent article by Torres about we should not colonize space.
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Links:

The Skeptic's Guide to Conspiracy
Why We Should Think Twice About Colonizing Space by Phil Torres
Space colonization and suffering risks: Reassessing the “maxipok rule” by Phil Torres
Solar storm of 1859
Journal of Space Weather and Space Climate
A Super Solar Flare
What If the Biggest Solar Storm on Record Happened Today? Repeat of 1859 Carrington Event would devastate modern world, experts say by Richard A. Lovett
Coronal mass ejection
Stuxnet virus
On the Beach by Nevile Shute (novel)
On the Beach by Nevile Shute (film)

Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene by Will Steffen, et al.
Is Humanity About To Accidentally Declare Interstellar War On Alien Civilizations? by Ethan Siegel 
Alex Jones systematic de-Platforming does not bode well for Intellectual Dark Web
The Great Deplatforming War Rages On: Should libertarians cheer, boo, or do a shrug-emoji when a private social media platform bans the likes of Alex Jones? by Matt Welch


Licensing Order of 1643
Areopagitica; A speech of Mr. John Milton for the Liberty of Unlicenc’d Printing, to the Parlament of England (1644) 

Credits:

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


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