Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor! We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding p ...
Manage episode 275520638 series 2391163
By Aaron and Thomas, Aaron Rabi, and Thomas Smith. 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.
Finally, a break from all the depressing social commentary for a lighthearted 80's romp through scenic Detroit. This movie has so much 80's it's legally the equivalent of doing coke off a sex worker. We discuss the less heavily covered topic of replacing police offices with robots, and do our best to try to pretend like this isn't a solved question. Don't forget to start reading Parable of the Talents for election coverage 2020! AI policing: https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.5898/JHRI.5.3.Asaro?casa_token=5cpHKxloe-8AAAAA%3A-fY9ts3guSkc8jv2jpMw4FWLlc6WqeZ0ncZEY7h1fBd4jGPZ6Y55UOlm2bU11JVr3sLZbxJvJHp_ZJ0 Editing by Luisa Lyons, check out her amazing podcast Filmed Live Musicals: http://www.filmedlivemusicals.com/ Support us at Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/0G Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/0gPhilosophy Join our Facebook discussion group (make sure to answer the questions to join): https://www.facebook.com/groups/985828008244018/ Email us at: email@example.com If you have time, please write us a review on iTunes. It really really helps. Please and thank you! Sibling shows: Serious Inquiries Only: https://seriouspod.com/ Opening Arguments: https://openargs.com/ Embrace the Void: https://voidpod.com/ Recent appearances: James had me on Ethics and Chill to discuss how algorithms are a key player in this C+ dystopia we're stuck in. https://ethicsandchill.org/2020/09/11/episode-24/ CONTENT PREVIEW: Dr. Who and the Daleks and Radical Pacifism