In this episode from June 1st, Luke has to tackle science, technology, and culture without the help of his copilot, Zander. Come along to hear about AlphaGo's campaign to dominate humanity, Penn State's ability to generate electricity where rivers meet the ocean, Trump's plan to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and GiveDirectly's experiment to … Continue reading Thinkly 13 – Salt Water Electricity, Paris, and Basic Income
Luke and Zander sit down to discuss the top news in renewable energy, E3 expectations and other gaming news, and finish by pondering the question: With recent and ongoing progress in human gene editing, does Natural Selection have a place in our biological future?
Hello beautiful people! Luke and Zander are back at it after a short break following our 10th episode. In that time, Tesla has opened it's new solar shingle roofing option for orders and an astoundingly-well-preserved ankylosaur fossil was unveiled to the world. Then we ask the question: What's the difference between AWD and 4WD? On … Continue reading Thinkly 11 – Tesla Roof, Mother’s Day, and All-Wheel vs Four-Wheel
Hey-oh, ten episodes! In celebration of this thinkstoric achievement, Luke and Zander go full hog on curiosity, peeking in on a small piece the history of science. Join us in this special episode as we learn about some of the most notable instances of Man's reach exceeding grasp—incredible dimensions that humans contemplated and tried to … Continue reading Thinkly 10 – A Brief History of Immensity
A lot of great content this week, including a premature sheep carried to term in a laboratory bag-and-hose womb, tech companies racing to put out the first production-grade flying car, and an archeological find in California that tentatively suggests proto-human activity in North America tens of thousands of years before we were supposed to be here. … Continue reading Thinkly 09 – Artificial Womb, Flying Cars, and Bills Saving the World