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In this episode John and Elizabeth sit down with Brandeis string theorist Albion Lawrence to discuss cooperation versus solitary study across disciplines. They sink their teeth into the question, “Why do scientists seem to do collaboration and teamwork better than other kinds of scholars and academics?” The conversation ranges from the merits of collective biography… https://recallthisbook.org/2019/12/05/19-scientists-collaboration-and- groupthink-with-albion-lawrence-ef-jp/

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In this episode of Dancing at the Crossroads, we explore the uilleann pipes, one of the most challenging instruments in traditional Irish music. Artists include Feachra O'Regan, Kara Doyle, Colleen Shanks, Benedict Koehler, Liam O'Flynn and others. https://dancingatthecrossroads.org/episodes/secrets-of- the-uilleann-pipes-episode-5-s1!6631d
Dancing at the Crossroads podcast is an offshoot of the PBS documentary by the same name. In Episode 4, we hear never before heard recordings made in the 1950s and 1960s of some of the top Irish and Irish-American singers and musicians of their time. Joe Ryan, Maura McLoughlin, Charlie …
Dancing at the Crossroads explores Irish and Irish-American music. In Episode 3, we take a trip to New York's Rockaways, once known as the Irish Riviera. Featured artists include Paddy Noonan, Joanie Madden and Cherish the Ladies, Michael Coleman, The Flanagan Brothers, Mickey and Mary Carton, the Noel Henry Showband, …
Dancing at the Crossroads is an outgrowth of the PBS documentary, Irish Catskills: Dancing at the Crossroads. It explores Irish and Irish-American culture through the words and music of musicians and historians and often features rare tracks heard nowhere else. The podcast is hosted by Kevin Ferguson, director of the …
Dancing at the Crossroads podcast is dedicated to telling the story of Irish- American culture. It begins in the Irish Catskills in upstate New York and visits other ares around the country. The inaugural episode features Peter McKiernan, a.k.a., Mr. Catskills. This podcast is an offshoot of the Irish Catskills: …
Here is a logic puzzle created by psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky. "Linda is single, outspoken, and very bright. She majored in philosophy. As a student, she was deeply concerned with the issue of discrimination and social justice, and also participated in demonstrations. Which of the following is more …
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_3CsKoXwfA When you desire meaning, when you want things to line up, when looking for something specific, you tend to notice patterns everywhere, which leads you to ask the question, "What are the odds?" Usually, the odds are actually pretty good. For instance: Does the Bermuda Triangle seem quite as …
In this episode we explore prevalence induced concept change with psychologist David Levari. In a nutshell, when we set out to change the world by reducing examples of something we have deemed problematic, and we succeed, a host of psychological phenomena can mask our progress and make those problems seem …
The problem with sorting out failures and successes is that failures are often muted, destroyed, or somehow removed from sight while successes are left behind, weighting your decisions and perceptions, tilting your view of the world. That means to be successful you must learn how to seek out what is …
Jack Brennan talks to us about finding the pipes, The French Resistance, catching serial killers, Leo Rowsome, Coppers and Brass and loving your instrument. https://blarneypilgrims.fireside.fm/31
01:33 How Ted's Story of Your Life became Arrival 26:32 Experiential and theoretical grounds for determinism 33:58 If the future is set… Why bother? 54:02 The Predictor—an imagined device that will freak you out 63:24 Wormholes and time travel 84:27 Are free will and determinism compatible? Robert Wright (Bloggingheads.tv, The …
It’s 2014 and we have no flying cars, no Mars colonies, no needle-less injections, and yet plenty of smartphone dating apps. Is our science fiction to blame if we find today’s science and technology less than dazzling? Inspired by Neal Stephenson’s 2011 article “Innovation Starvation,” in which he argues that …
Steve and Corey speak with Ted Chiang about his recent story collection "Exhalation" and his inaugural essay for the New York Times series, Op-Eds from the Future. Chiang has won Nebula and Hugo awards for his widely influential science fiction writing. His short story "Story of Your Life," was the …
Breaking down the ninth and final installment of the Skywalker saga. Episode IX is here and, well, it’s not all we’d hoped and dreamed it would be. To break down J.J. Abrams’s film, the ninth and final installment in the Skywalker saga, Sean is joined by Binge Mode’s Mallory Rubin …
The Dead Speak, and so do we! It’s our first panel reviewing “The Rise of Skywalker.” Can this film bear the gravitational pull of the eight previous Skywalker Saga films? Does it provide a proper ending? We discuss Rey’s parentage, Finn’s increasing abilities, Poe’s lessons in leadership, whether Kylo Ren …
David Attenborough reveals a side of himself that nobody knows, as a collector of music from all over the world. We hear the stories that surround it, and the music itself. One of David Attenborough's first projects was 'Alan Lomax - Song Hunter', a television series he produced in 1953-4. …
Music in Strabane; Donegal fiddle playing; life before Riverdance; Trinity College and Dublin; homesickness and music https://blarneypilgrims.fireside.fm/28
Growing up in Luton, meeting Francis Droney, the anatomy of the concertina, English Folk music, and many many thoughts on identity, home and what "being Irish" means. https://blarneypilgrims.fireside.fm/27
Cory Doctorow is a blogger, journalist, and science fiction author. He’s also the co-editor of Boing Boing. Joe Betts-Lacroix is the CTO of VIUM and an Expert at YC. https://blog.ycombinator.com/cory-doctorow-and-joe-betts- lacroix-on-adversarial-interoperability/