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East Meets West 331 – Extreme reactions

Roger’s a Dad. Repeat. Roger’s a Dad. Why your baby’s crying is like the lottery. Why baby’s are like skydiving. A little about why we laugh. How humans can get better at estimating chances. Do cities make you literally crazy? Why do we live in cities anyway?

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East Meets West 330 – Optim-east meets Pessi-west

The State of the Union, feeling grown up, the state of journalism, why bad people aren’t always recognized, selective law enforcement, how can success be measured, are we good at being a big society, will a robot brain turn against us? How do we decided what we’re suited for, and why we’ll soon have jobs growing organs for people in our bodies.

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