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
The Wright Show
Ryan Holiday, author of Conspiracy, a new book on the destruction of Gawker, discusses how the Stoics might have viewed the conflict between Peter Thiel and Nick Denton. Plus: A genuine conspiracy
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis weigh whether James Comey’s memoir has sullied his reputation.
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.
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.