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Episode 038 – The Future of Humanity

David Rainsberger II Ideas, Podcast, Science, Space, Technology Leave a Comment

The Dweebs contemplate the next 85 years of humanity. Space exploration and biological manipulation are on the horizon. Will we take advantage of our exponential growth of technology in a positive way? Or will it inevitably be our demise? Suggested Media: Mining Legislation EmDrive and Cannae Alcubierre Drive Tsiolkovsky rocket …

Episode 038 – The Future of Humanity was last modified: May 26th, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

De-Extinction

Episode 037 – De-Extinction

David Rainsberger II Ideas, Podcast, Science, Technology Leave a Comment

The Dweebs talk about De-Evolution and how plausible it is to bring species back from the dead. With Jurassic World around the corner we touch on what all this creating dinosaurs stuff is about. Could we bring dinosaurs back from extinction? Suggested Media: Bird Beak Manipulation The Long Now Foundation …

Episode 037 – De-Extinction was last modified: May 18th, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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Episode 033 – Automotive Automation

David Rainsberger II Podcast, Technology Leave a Comment

Dweebs talk about automotive automation and the future of transportation. Is Tesla going to be the biggest name in 21st century transportation and will hydrogen or batteries be our savior from gasoline? Suggested Media: Full Spider-Man Interview with Kevin Feige Supercharger Stations Map Elon Musk on Flying Cars Mercedes-Benz F …

Episode 033 – Automotive Automation was last modified: April 12th, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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Episode 032 – Interstellar Review

David Rainsberger II Movies, Podcast, Space Leave a Comment

Dweebs review the film Interstellar. Space epic directed by Christopher Nolan blew peoples minds in 2014 and we discuss the science and plausibility now that it is finally available to purchase. Suggested Media: Timeline Infographic Alternative Ending 10 Dimensions Explained Black Hole Paper Written Gargantuan Make sure to follow us on …

Episode 032 – Interstellar Review was last modified: April 5th, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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Relinquishing Natural Selection for Social Selection

David Rainsberger II Ideas, Science Leave a Comment

Natural selection is the mechanism the biological world is constantly being worked through. The species that has more survival advantages will continue on to spread their genetic material through the gene pool. Those that have disadvantageous changes will be weeded out giving way for the old saying, “survival of the fittest”. …

Relinquishing Natural Selection for Social Selection was last modified: March 15th, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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Episode 024 – Dawn and New Horizon Missions

David Rainsberger II Podcast, Science, Space Leave a Comment

The Dweebs talk about the Dawn spacecraft currently making its approach to Ceres, and the New Horizons spacecraft making its final approach to the Pluto system. Suggested Media: A Post By Riley – Pluto Close Up: Mark Your Calenders Dawn Spacecraft New Horizon Spacecraft Make sure to follow us on Twitter …

Episode 024 – Dawn and New Horizon Missions was last modified: March 3rd, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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Debunkery- Liquid Glass

Riley Sproul Debunkery, Ideas, Science Leave a Comment

Hello all, I’m starting a intermittently regular series here on Dweebed: Debunkery. Where I’ll briefly (or sometimes not so briefly) debunk, examine, or otherwise explain the truth behind a common myth. For the first entry into the Debunkery series we have liquid glass! At some point in years past I …

Debunkery- Liquid Glass was last modified: March 12th, 2015 by Riley Sproul

FalseMemory

False Memories: Part 3…7… 1, Definitely Part 1

Riley Sproul Ideas, Psychology, Science Leave a Comment

I want to tell you about false memories. Or at least I think I do… Hmm. Many of us think of our eyes, ears, and memory as cameras, microphones, and a hard drive. But we’re biological beings, and we are massively flawed. Many of our most surprising flaws are neurological …

False Memories: Part 3…7… 1, Definitely Part 1 was last modified: January 23rd, 2015 by Riley Sproul