Ped & Tom ride their hobby horses through some of their favorite topics; such as speeding and safe driving, dumping Facebook and shadow profiles, fitness tracking and smart devices, supervolcanoes and asteroid impacts, and being kind to one another. Plus, a salute to Professor Hawking.
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Safe Driving Followup [00:00]
- The Need for (Safe) Speed
- Relevant Massachusetts Law concerning blocking intersections
- One Way Japanese Drivers Are Polite
Dumping Facebook [22:35]
- Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal
- How do I deactivate my account? (Facebook)
- Station 13 podcast
Smart Devices [45:03]
End of the World Scenarios [52:05]
- Yellowstone Magma Plume
- Possible asteroid impactor 101955 Bennu
- Space probe OSIRIS-REx
- Gravitational keyhole
- The HAMMER
Egoisitic Altruism [1:03:36]
- A Selfish Argument for Making the World a Better Place (Kurzgesagt)
- Zero-sum world vs. Positive-sum world
Farewell to Stephen Hawking [1:16:30]
Music by Lee Rosevere (CC by 4.0)