AT: Versatile Sweater

Posted by on May 11th, 2022
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Slowing down and enjoying something or an international war crime? How is text being handled in a modern age and what could the next information delivery medium look like? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: River Out of Eden from Richard Dawkins

Justin: The Pentaverate

Brian: Animal Jam

Bryce: Knotwords

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WT: Blood Letting Is Back!

Posted by on May 10th, 2022
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Humans: we’re symbiotes and you gotta take care of your microbiota! Speed reading: seems effective, but is it the ultimate, fastest way to read? How could text, audio, and tactile technology increase our reading absorption today and tomorrow? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: PhraseReader

Justin: Everything Everywhere All at Once

Brian: The War on the West

Bryce: USCSB

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AT: Learning Machine Learning

Posted by on May 4th, 2022
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Listener Nate is fascinated by DALL-E 2, but doesn’t know where to start. How can you get into ML/neural net technology and what are good tricks for making the most of self-driven coding education? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Fireship on YouTube

Brian: The Book of Niall from Barry Jones on Kickstarter

Bryce: Things

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WT: Keep Traffic Thinking

Posted by on May 3rd, 2022
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Traffic signs are so clever and smart, but are they making the roads safer? Smiley face. Do you like magic and are you anti-social? Grab your sporks: people are pretty random. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Yellowstone

Justin: Severance

Brian: The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe

Bryce: Knotwords

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AT: TweetX

Posted by on April 27th, 2022
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Twitter accepted Elon Musk’s offer to buy Twitter. Is Twitter inevitable? What are the uncertainties and what can we infer from the little we know? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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Bryce: Killing Time at Lightspeed

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WT: Golden Palace Infants

Posted by on April 26th, 2022
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A simian savior. Just tap us out whenever this gets “too heavy.” Nuclear power works, why aren’t we using it more? What’s the hold up for fusion? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes

Justin: The Batman

Brian: The Book of Niall from Barry Jones

Bryce: Heartstopper

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AT: Future-You, Enjoying a Future-Sandwich

Posted by on April 20th, 2022
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What is present-you doing to help future-you? How do you handle the future–not just preparing, but shaping your future? Success can come from examining other successful people. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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WT: Survival of the Balloonist

Posted by on April 19th, 2022
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More bad news for the SLS again. How can we keep cheering for this expensive government hedge? A new science discovery on the winds. Cameras capture an ally in our fight against pythons. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: That Mitchell and Webb Look

Justin: Severance

Brian: Come From Away

Bryce: Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands

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AT: The Story, The Story, The Story

Posted by on April 13th, 2022
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Andrew’s latest mystery novel, “Sea Storm,” made the WSJ best-sellers list. What inspired the Underwater Investigation Unit series and Sloan McPherson? Plus, a system to give feedback. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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WT: Rockwell’s Box

Posted by on April 12th, 2022
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CSI: Dino. Evidence of a very old death? OpenAI’s DALL-E 2 is a step-up upgrade for the tool that takes plain English prompts and creates photorealistic images. For entertainment purposes only. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Severance and Moonwalking with Einstein from Joshua Foer

Justin: Raised by Wolves

Bryce: The Guardians of Justice

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AT: What You Can Get Done In 20 Minutes

Posted by on April 6th, 2022
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How to get started and two tools you can use to get the ball rolling: the social media “scary hour” and the classic pomodoro timer technique. How can you organize your work and get unstuck? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

PICKS:

Andrew: Anthony Metivier’s video on memory palaces

Bryce: Pommie

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WT: Do the Dew

Posted by on April 5th, 2022
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NASA delays the SLS wet rehearsal! More money chasing the payoff of SLS. Social media is ablaze that Elon is buying a major stake in Twitter. How does that compare to previous media moves? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Profiles of the Future from Arthur C. Clarke

Justin: Severance

Bryce: Thermae Romae Novae

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AT: UNSIGNED

Posted by on March 30th, 2022
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World’s Greatest Con’s season 2 finale is out today. How was the process of building this season compared to season 1? Plus, a discussion on the crowd-funding campaign for Brandon Sanderson’s surprise novel series. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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WT: Americans Are From Mars, Russians Are From Venus

Posted by on March 29th, 2022
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We won’t apologize for stepping on your toes! The Russian invasion of Venus and what it said for that era of space race. What technology is impractical today that will be trivial in the future? Andrew taught a computer to make games and did it without coding a whole game. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Andrew: Legion

Justin: Our Flag Means Death

Brian: Frequency

Bryce: Severance

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AT: Diversify!

Posted by on March 23rd, 2022
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Listener David sends in an update on his guitar-lesson project, Song Notes. What advice can he take away when he takes Song Notes full time? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Intelligent Investor from Benjamin Graham

Brian: Cordkillers

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WT: Mammalian Asteroid

Posted by on March 22nd, 2022
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The invasion of Ukraine has affected space! Is yellow really just yellow? Half of a giraffe makes an astral appearance. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Twitter lists

Justin: Encanto

Brian: Eye Wonder

Bryce: F1TV

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