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Brian and Andrew talk about… AI!

Sunday, February 11th, 2024

Who wants another pie in the face? Surprise guest… AI!

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Weird Predictions – 2024

Friday, January 5th, 2024

Who wants another pie in the face? Surprise guest… AI!

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WT: Whales As Large Language Models

Friday, December 22nd, 2023

Whale songs and AI tools.

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Justin: Squid Game: The Challenge

Brian: Amanda Knox


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WT: Gemini Launch Explained

Saturday, December 9th, 2023

Google’s new AI launch might not be what it seems.

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Justin: Fargo

Andrew: Doom Patrol | Now Streaming | Max Original | Max


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AT: Podcasts Near Me

Sunday, October 29th, 2023
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A Thai restaurant tried to game Google, but accidentally went viral. We knew Google paid Apple a lot to be the default search engine. We didn’t know it was *a lot.* The Humane AI Pin? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Justin: Space: 1969 from Bill Oakley

Brian: Play Date

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WT: Might As Well Be Cooking On The Sun

Friday, October 27th, 2023
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Out of the fire and into the even hotter frying pan! The end of the iTunes brand? Millenial speak. Snoozing, but not necessarily losing. A 104-year-old silent film is found. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Justin: Going Infinite from Michael Lewis

Brian: The Canceling of the American Mind

Bryce: Crow Country

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AT: From the Top!

Sunday, October 22nd, 2023
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Phone wars, flame wars, nearly-warring podcasters! The simple task of geopolitics. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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Andrew: Curiosity Show on YouTube and “This Isn’t a Ponzi Scheme” from Coffeezilla

Brian: The Economist Podcasts+

Bryce: Kagi Search

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WT: Bones Like a Space Bird

Friday, October 20th, 2023
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We’re back, making it so weird! The longterm effects of gravity on bone density. Cold blooded, goated, incredibly gucci. Playing around with a voice-assistant-turned-dungeon-master. No After Things this week! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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WT: Throw a Tiger at Space (w/ Andrew Heaton)

Friday, September 22nd, 2023
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We’re joined with Andrew Heaton of Alienating the Audience and The Poliotical Orphanage. Why the moon landing is an evergreen conspiracy. Moon pranks! A stealth jet tries out a DIY autonomous driving mode after an ejection over South Carolina. Space and our role in “splooging the universe.” Will prompt engineers be automated away by AI? No After Things this week! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Check out Andrew Heaton’s new podcast, Interstellar Vagabonding

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AT: Embrace the Future

Sunday, September 17th, 2023
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Andrew announced that he’s leaving OpenAI after a very positive experience! What’s next for him after years of being in the AI space. What will his new venture, Interdimensional.ai, offer to bridge the gap between ideas and new AI technologies? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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Andrew: Joker

Justin: The Afterparty

Bryce: Interdimensional.ai

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WT: Psuedo-Fed

Saturday, September 16th, 2023
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New NASA job listing: UAP expert! An object at Mexico’s Congress purports to be a mummified alien…it’s probably not. Decongestants in the US are pretty ineffective, says the FDA. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Superman film franchise

Justin: Tenacious D – The Road to Redunktion

Brian: Baldur’s Gate 3

Bryce: Taskmaster

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AT: The Products of Data

Sunday, September 10th, 2023
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iPhones, can you believe they’ve made 15 of them so far? Smartphones and how we own them have changed multiple times now. What could be next in the next, best iPhone? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Paul Reubens, The Pee-Wee Herman Show

Justin: March to the Majority from Newt Gingrich

Brian: The Diamond Age from Neal Stephenson

Bryce: finity.

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WT: Oceanic Enrichment Time

Friday, September 8th, 2023
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Florida man is rescued from oceanic hamster ball incident…again. Golden orbs from the bottom of the sea that we can’t identify. Eggs? Peruvians have a theory on the alien-like disappearances of gold and villagers. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Righteous Gemstones

Justin: The Afterparty

Brian: Our Flag Means Death

Bryce: Taskmaster

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AT: Vintage Data

Sunday, August 20th, 2023
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There’s actually too much to watch now. Can a 20-year-old book give us a sign on the next steps of online media? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks: The Long Tail from Chris Anderson and FREE from Chris Anderson

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WT: Flappy Bear Back

Friday, August 18th, 2023
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Bear or Nah? “Training” goldfish. Basically-Confirmed: LK-99 is not a room-temperature superconductor. The latest race to the South Pole. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Andrew: Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Brian: The Afterparty

Bryce: Planet of the Bass from Kyle Gordon

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AT: It Was a One-Of-A-Kind

Sunday, August 6th, 2023
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We can see our boundaries of “The Internet” fading and being lost to time. What does permanence in data mean? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Justin: Audio Hijack

Brian: Airplane II: The Sequel

Bryce: Paste

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