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Just what do you think you’re doing Dave? Podcast

Just what do you think you’re doing Dave? Podcast

By Dave
Some rational thoughts about science (and the world) and how I see it.
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May 27, 2022

Just what do you think you’re doing Dave? Podcast

Carl Sagan on Civil Liberties
Back in 1987 (yes 35 years ago!) Sagan gave a talk to the ACLU about the science, civil liberties, and democracy. The source is this:
September 23, 2022
Airlines, flying, fuel, air traffic control and more!
We were stuck on an airplane for a while, so my son and I talked about things we heard. I share some of that with you.
August 15, 2022
Inventions & Patents
I talk about the joy of inventing something and the patent process. I talk about the three people who influenced me and helped get me to think critically.
July 26, 2022
The Tour de France
I talk about various aspects of the event. Which I love watching.
July 09, 2022
The scientific method
I talk about the scientific method and give a simple experiment you can test it out with - and talk about how that simple notion led to bigger things.
June 24, 2022
Space launches, private companies, and nasa
Here’s my take on all that happened to get us from the launches I was a part of to where we are today.
June 10, 2022
My experience with the space program
I spent 18 months as a graduate student working on the space program. I talk about my experiences and what I learned along the way
May 31, 2022
Intro to my podcast
Who am I? What is this? And a commencement address.
May 31, 2022
Bonus material: elections
Here’s some detail about elections and election security
May 31, 2022
Bonus material: Read more, watch TV less
How can you contribute to making yourself and society smarter?  The first step is to stop watching the crap on TV.
May 28, 2022
Bonus material: WWII and Japan
The stories of our interactions with Japan leading up to our entry into WWII are sometimes forgotten. Here's a primer.
May 28, 2022
Bonus material: Climate Change
The Earth doesn't care what you think...
May 28, 2022
Bonus material: Feeding the hungry
A famous restaurant closed and the owner set about feeding the hungry.
May 28, 2022
Bonus material: Coronavirus. The issues start at the top
How can anyone say trump is doing...anything right? He’s bumbling through this.
May 28, 2022
Bonus material: This is about 45 and what he did.
I provide clips from various sources to illustrate my point.
May 28, 2022
Bonus material: The pandemic and Disney
A random stream of consciousness .
May 28, 2022
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