In this episode, we play the analog text adventure Action Castle. We also talk more generally about what constitutes a game, what we each like to play, as well as the finer points of documenting the beauty of nature.
We had every intention of releasing an episode soon, yet we were foiled by inferior audio technology. For those wondering what we talked about, it was based on the essay A circumpolar night’s dream by anthropologist Tim Ingold. (If you try, you can probably find a [totally legal and acceptable] pdf which may contain this essay.) […]
In this episode, we talk about what we wish had been taught in schools. We discuss the finer points of computer literacy, history in non-history courses, and science. Fueled by nostalgia, we get introspective at the end. Subscribe on iTunes or your favorite podcast app! Or download from Internet Archive here. Or watch on YouTube here. Discuss […]
In the first episode released after being officially available on the iTunes store, we talk mostly about personality tests — those that are serious, and those that are fun. In addition, we talk about Lord of the Rings, time-tracking, and sea monsters. Get yourself a proper podcast app and subscribe on iTunes! Or download from Internet Archive […]
In this episode we discuss the essay A Mathematician’s Lament by Paul Lockhart, which lays out interesting ideas about mathematics education. We then talk about whether the current public education system is any good, if we can anthropomorphize society. We also learn two new words. Or download from Internet Archive here. You can also find this episode […]
In this episode we discuss gift giving, word use, sarcasm, and how to solve all the world’s problems. Or you can download the episode on Internet Archive here. Discuss this episode on reddit.