Posts tagged 'Podcast'

Re-examining Exams

I was listening to a discussion about a study titled “Bullshitters. Who Are They and What Do We Know about Their Lives?”. Most of the other coverage of the study has been around which groups of people were shown to be either more or less truthful while merely describing the …

Thanks to The Practical Stoic Podcast

I would like to thank Simon Drew, for producing The Practical Stoic Podcast. Simon has been producing three episodes a week and has over 200 episodes now. He makes a very clear and patient presentation of many aspects of modern stoicism including lots of advice.

If you are curious about …

Preflight Briefings

I am still working my way through the back catalogue of DisasterCast and today got to one on the preflight briefing.

It was the next on my list when I was on the plane back home but I was too tired to listen to it that night. I am not …

Thanks to... Let Me Google That

I would like to take the opportunity to thank Abby Norman for her wonderful podcast series Let Me Google That.

Almost every day she picks a subject that interests her and does a five to 10 minute talk about it. These subjects can be on almost anything, the history of …

In Praise of.. Podcasts

I love to listen to podcasts, particularly when doing simple tasks. Podcasts allow me to learn new things and entertain me while I continue to get some things done. If I was getting my entertainment by TV, then I would have to sit still and be unproductive.

The key aspects …

Thanks to.. DisasterCast

I recently found out about a podcast that was started back in January 2013 called DisasterCast.

A podcast about scary things and how to stop them happening.

It is presented by Drew Rae who I recognised from his contributions to The Pod Delusion a podcast I was listening to …

Using Stereo in Podcasts

I have finished listening to a podcast that consisted of an interview between two people.

The creator of the podcast decided to make full use of the stereo streams. The interviewer was asking the question in the left audio channel and the interviewee was in the right channel. This may …

What is Drama?

That is when people worry about each other instead of what they are doing.

That was a quote from Sunday Stoic episode 71 (2018-07-08).

I had never thought of it that way before.

Thanks to Mary Miller and the Sunday Stoic.