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The After On Podcast

Rob Reid

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The After On Podcast

The After On Podcast

Rob Reid

175
Followers
421
Plays
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We dive deep into the science, tech, and social issues explored in the novel "After On." It's NOT necessary to be an "After On" reader to listen, learn & enjoy this podcast!

Latest Episodes

The Case Against Reality | Don Hoffman (classic + updated)

Quantitative Psychologist Don Hoffman has a head-spinning take on the true nature of reality vs. what our senses report to us. This is a revisitation of our original interview, expanded with lots of new material recorded last week.

101 MIN2019 JUL 30
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The Case Against Reality | Don Hoffman (classic + updated)

Many Quantum Worlds | Sean Carroll

Quantum mechanics – and its eerie "Many Worlds" interpretation – are explored in terms that both poets & physicists can appreciate.

97 MIN2019 JUL 15
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Many Quantum Worlds | Sean Carroll

On Consciousness | Annaka Harris

The baffling and fascinating mysteries connected to the phenomenon of consciousness are explored in this conversation with the deeply thoughtful science writer, Annaka Harris.

80 MIN2019 JUN 25
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On Consciousness | Annaka Harris

About that TED Talk | Kevin Rose

This morning, TED posted a talk I just gave at their annual conference (on 11 days notice!). Kevin Rose interviewed me about my talk for his podcast. I’m posting his interview here as well.

81 MIN2019 JUN 19
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About that TED Talk | Kevin Rose

Canceling PTSD with MDMA (part 2) | Rick Doblin

The drug known as Molly, Ecstasy and MDMA may soon get regulatory approved for therapeutic use, thanks to a 34-year campaign waged by Rick Doblin. Rick and I discuss all of this, plus his own unique story.

60 MIN2019 MAY 29
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Canceling PTSD with MDMA (part 2) | Rick Doblin

Canceling PTSD with MDMA (part 1) | Rick Doblin

The drug known as Molly, Ecstasy and MDMA may soon get regulatory approved for therapeutic use, thanks to a 34-year campaign waged by Rick Doblin. Rick and I discuss all of this, plus his own unique story.

66 MIN2019 MAY 21
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Canceling PTSD with MDMA (part 1) | Rick Doblin

AI Boom, or Doom? | Stuart Russell

The drug known as Molly, Ecstasy and MDMA may soon get regulatory approved for therapeutic use, thanks to a 34-year campaign waged by Rick Doblin. Rick and I discuss all of this, plus his own unique story.

90 MIN2019 APR 30
Comments
AI Boom, or Doom? | Stuart Russell

Defeating Food Allergies | Kari Nadeau

The food allergy epidemic is mysterious, volatile, and growing fast. Kari Nadeau and her Stanford team are trying to halt it.

107 MIN2019 APR 9
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Defeating Food Allergies | Kari Nadeau

End Games (part 2) | Naval Ravikant

A rampage killer with a knife can kill a few. With a gun, dozens. With a jetliner, way more. What might future tech enable? In Part Two of our conversation, Naval and I discuss "The Ender."And how to preclude this monstrosity.

66 MIN2019 MAR 21
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End Games (part 2) | Naval Ravikant

End Games (part 1) | Naval Ravikant

Naval & I discuss a horrifying risk. We questioned whether to post this. Might it give someone ideas? Well, the bad guys already HAVE ideas. And cataclysms are only averted if we face them. There’s still time.

73 MIN2019 MAR 19
Comments
End Games (part 1) | Naval Ravikant

Latest Episodes

The Case Against Reality | Don Hoffman (classic + updated)

Quantitative Psychologist Don Hoffman has a head-spinning take on the true nature of reality vs. what our senses report to us. This is a revisitation of our original interview, expanded with lots of new material recorded last week.

101 MIN2019 JUL 30
Comments
The Case Against Reality | Don Hoffman (classic + updated)

Many Quantum Worlds | Sean Carroll

Quantum mechanics – and its eerie "Many Worlds" interpretation – are explored in terms that both poets & physicists can appreciate.

97 MIN2019 JUL 15
Comments
Many Quantum Worlds | Sean Carroll

On Consciousness | Annaka Harris

The baffling and fascinating mysteries connected to the phenomenon of consciousness are explored in this conversation with the deeply thoughtful science writer, Annaka Harris.

80 MIN2019 JUN 25
Comments
On Consciousness | Annaka Harris

About that TED Talk | Kevin Rose

This morning, TED posted a talk I just gave at their annual conference (on 11 days notice!). Kevin Rose interviewed me about my talk for his podcast. I’m posting his interview here as well.

81 MIN2019 JUN 19
Comments
About that TED Talk | Kevin Rose

Canceling PTSD with MDMA (part 2) | Rick Doblin

The drug known as Molly, Ecstasy and MDMA may soon get regulatory approved for therapeutic use, thanks to a 34-year campaign waged by Rick Doblin. Rick and I discuss all of this, plus his own unique story.

60 MIN2019 MAY 29
Comments
Canceling PTSD with MDMA (part 2) | Rick Doblin

Canceling PTSD with MDMA (part 1) | Rick Doblin

The drug known as Molly, Ecstasy and MDMA may soon get regulatory approved for therapeutic use, thanks to a 34-year campaign waged by Rick Doblin. Rick and I discuss all of this, plus his own unique story.

66 MIN2019 MAY 21
Comments
Canceling PTSD with MDMA (part 1) | Rick Doblin

AI Boom, or Doom? | Stuart Russell

The drug known as Molly, Ecstasy and MDMA may soon get regulatory approved for therapeutic use, thanks to a 34-year campaign waged by Rick Doblin. Rick and I discuss all of this, plus his own unique story.

90 MIN2019 APR 30
Comments
AI Boom, or Doom? | Stuart Russell

Defeating Food Allergies | Kari Nadeau

The food allergy epidemic is mysterious, volatile, and growing fast. Kari Nadeau and her Stanford team are trying to halt it.

107 MIN2019 APR 9
Comments
Defeating Food Allergies | Kari Nadeau

End Games (part 2) | Naval Ravikant

A rampage killer with a knife can kill a few. With a gun, dozens. With a jetliner, way more. What might future tech enable? In Part Two of our conversation, Naval and I discuss "The Ender."And how to preclude this monstrosity.

66 MIN2019 MAR 21
Comments
End Games (part 2) | Naval Ravikant

End Games (part 1) | Naval Ravikant

Naval & I discuss a horrifying risk. We questioned whether to post this. Might it give someone ideas? Well, the bad guys already HAVE ideas. And cataclysms are only averted if we face them. There’s still time.

73 MIN2019 MAR 19
Comments
End Games (part 1) | Naval Ravikant

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