Mar 31, 2020
N/B: This series of episodes was written before the coronavirus
pandemic. I've decided the best thing to do is to present them as
was and maybe have another episode reflecting on what the pandemic
means for their conclusions later on.
Walter Schiedel's book The...
Mar 25, 2020
In this new episode, we do a deep dive into the Imperial College London paper that models the coronavirus epidemic in the UK and the effectiveness of mitigation and suppression measures, and we speculate wildly and prematurely on what the next 18 months might look like as we do battle with coronavirus globally. Also an...
Mar 25, 2020
A quick update on some news surrounding the coronavirus, including why some of the headlines you may have read recently are unlikely to be true, some public service announcements about what you can do to help, and a general urge to read scientific literature and pre-prints with a skeptical eye - especially when they've...
Mar 17, 2020
For weeks I've been debating in my mind whether or not to do an episode on the coronavirus pandemic, since it's essentially been all I have been able to think about for the last few weeks as my friends and relatives, long-suffering as they are, will attest. For someone who spent so long thinking about existential risks...
Dec 18, 2019
Apologies everyone... a quick note to explain why (due to
illness and general exhaustion) I am putting the show on hiatus
until the New Year.
Watch this show for updates on future releases - we will return.
Thanks for understanding + enjoy the holidays if you've got them!