Jun 17, 2020
In this episode we chat to historian Rutger Bregman author of Humankind: A Hopeful History (2020) and the bestseller Utopia For Realists (2014).
We talk about the shaky social studies and historical perspectives that have driven a wedge between communities, kindness as a fundamental trait of humanity, and the people who...
Jun 10, 2020
We chat to Mark O'Connell author of To Be A Machine (2017) and Notes From An Apocalypse (2020).
We talk about finding lessons about humanity in the strangest of places, being an awarded science writer while not considering himself a science writer, and privilege, decency and purpose.
Jun 3, 2020
In this episode we chat to Sabine
Hossenfelder, a physicist and author of
Lost in Math. In the book Sabine makes the case that physicists
have committed themselves to ideas of beauty rooted in maths that
are unsupported by the data. She calls for a radical re-evaluation
of how physics is done.