"Dad I have a question"

"Dad I have a question"

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By Spencer Rascoff
10-year-old Luke Rascoff asks his dad questions about politics, the economy, technology and science.
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Episode 30: How baseball rules are changing
We discuss how the rules to baseball are changing. And listen to the end to hear some of Spencer’s crazy ideas on how to improve America’s pastime.
13:28
August 16, 2019
Episode 29: How not to get scammed
We discuss common internet and telephone scams and how to avoid them.
14:54
August 8, 2019
Episode 28: What is Wikipedia?
What is Wikipedia and how does it work?
11:28
July 4, 2019
Episode 27: What is Facebook’s “Libra” cryptocurrency?
We discuss Facebook’s announcement of “Libra”, its new cryptocurrency and it’s wallet “Calibra” which uses blockchain.
18:52
June 22, 2019
Episode 26: What are debit cards and credit cards?
Luke and special guest Katerina learn about debit cards and credit cards.
17:22
June 11, 2019
Episode 25: What is Cloud Computing?
We discuss cloud computing and Amazon Web Services.
10:08
May 31, 2019
Episode 24: What is a trade war?
Episode 24: What is a Trade War? What are tariffs?
12:15
April 26, 2019
Episode 23: How do utility bills work?
We discuss how the water company, the electricity company and the gas company bill their customers. Plus a bonus discussion of fake grass!
11:31
April 17, 2019
Episode 22: How do airline ticket prices work?
We discuss airline ticket prices, supply and demand, and how to save money on airline tickets.
17:01
March 31, 2019
Episode 21: What is Franchising?
We discuss how franchising works. McDonalds, Subway, and more!
13:59
March 10, 2019
Episode 20: How does Google work (part 2)?
We discuss search engine marketing, Google AdWords, pay-per-click advertising
13:56
March 2, 2019
Episode 19: How does Google work (part 1)?
We discuss how google search results work. In the next episode, we will discuss how google makes money.
21:36
February 23, 2019
Episode 18: The Sharing Economy
We discuss peer-to-peer companies like Airbnb, Uber, Prosper and more.
15:24
February 16, 2019
Episode 17: What are Unions?
Discussion of what Unions are.
12:24
February 3, 2019
Episode 16; Government Shutdown
In this episode we discuss the Government Shutdown.
12:38
January 24, 2019
Episode 15: What is Brexit?
What is Brexit?
22:26
January 14, 2019
Episode 14: Pyramid Schemes
In this episode we discuss pyramid schemes, Ponzi schemes and multi-level marketing.
13:54
January 2, 2019
Episode 13: Bitcoin and cryptocurrency.
We discuss bitcoin and cryptocurrency.
15:43
December 30, 2018
Episode 12: Supply and Demand. Discussing the pricing of Christmas trees and the price of oil.
The supply and demand curve. Merry Christmas!
13:03
December 26, 2018
Episode 11: Blockchain
In this episode, we discuss Blockchain - what is Blockchain, and what could it be used for?
13:56
December 22, 2018
Episode 10: Social Security
Episode 10: Social Security. Luke asks great questions and comes up with good ideas on how to improve social security!
12:36
December 8, 2018
Episode 9: Insurance
Discussion of the different types of insurance and how insurance companies make money.
19:24
November 25, 2018
Episode 8: the stock market
New episode of "Dad I have a question" podcast: How does the stock market work? Learn how Luke will expand his lemonade stand empire by selling stock. I explain to Luke: #IPOs #StockMarket #Dividends #StockSplits #StockBuybacks #ShortSelling #Podcast
18:13
November 17, 2018
Episode 7: What makes a successful business?
Luke and I discuss what makes a successful business by exploring the economics of a lemonade stand. We talk about “the 4 Ps” and an income statement. Who needs business school when you have this podcast?!
11:54
November 10, 2018
Episode 6: Taxes
Luke and his little sister Katerina discuss how taxes work.
17:21
November 5, 2018
Episode 5: International Debt Crises
Do countries go bankrupt?
27:14
October 19, 2018
Episode 4: Savings
Savings
13:03
October 13, 2018
Episode 3: Inflation
11:17
October 13, 2018
Episode 2: Banks
11:40
October 13, 2018
Episode 1: Patents
Discussion of patents and trademarks
14:22
October 13, 2018
Welcome to "Dad, I have a question"
Luke, an inquisitive 10 year old, asks questions to his dad
00:22
October 13, 2018
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