Posted:May 31, 2017
- John Horgan, Scientific American, “Is a popular theory of cosmic creation pseudoscience?”
- John Horgan’s review of Daniel Dennett’s new book, From Bacteria to Bach and Back, in Scientific American
- John Horgan, Scientific American, “David Chalmers thinks the hard problem Is really hard”
- John Horgan, Scientific American, “Polymath Stephen Wolfram defends his computational theory of everything”
- George Johnson, Undark Magazine, “In the hunt for animal consciousness, we usually find ourselves”
- George Johnson, Pacific Standard, “The battle for the great apes: inside the fight for non-human rights”
Science Faction | May 31, 2017 | John Horgan & George Johnson
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Miles Klee consider the place of the social outcast after nerd culture has gone mainstream.
Mark Kleiman and Megan McArdle discuss perceived prejudice against conservatives in academia and other fields.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Elizabeth Nolan Brown discuss how sex workers will adapt to the federal government’s recent closure of the controversial website.
The Wright Show
Ryan Holiday, author of Conspiracy, a new book on the destruction of Gawker, explains how Peter Thiel worked behind the scenes against the website.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the House Speaker’s brand of conservatism in the age of Trump.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and media critic Sonny Bunch discuss the past and future of the changing medium.
Harold Pollack and David Perry point to services for the disabled as something often overlooked by supporters of single-payer healthcare.
Bill Scher argues that pushing for impeachment is a waste of effort and that a criminal indictment of the president is a surer outcome.