Ep. 55 Calculations

 
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By Atief Heermance, Robert de Neufville, Scott Eastman, Atief Heermance, Robert de Neufville, and Scott Eastman. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Episode 55 of the NonProphets podcast, in which Atief, Robert, and Scott discuss their Predictit account, including the class of questions on which they have been losing money (1:04), as well as how they approach gaining probative information out of Trump administration pronouncements (12:00). They then discuss Russia, including propaganda and assassinations (22:08), whether Scott is a Time Lord (23:57), trust, authenticity, and the Russian concept of "vranyo" (30:14), which national figures have substantial collective trust (36:04), and approaches to political debates and political persuasion (41:03). They close with a discussion of the consequences of the recent self-driving car fatality, as well as the genders, if any, of KITT and KARR (50:04). As always, you can reach us at nonprophetspod.wordpress.com or at nonprophetspod@gmail.com. (recorded 3/23/2018)

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