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#92 Favor Atender: The Return

In the United States, the idea of having a conversation with the President is pretty outlandish. But in Latin America, it’s a regular occurrence. The most accessible president on Latin American social media is Ecuador’s Rafael Correa. But what’s it like to get the attention of a head of state when you may not exactly…
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March 23, 2017

#91 The Russian Passenger

Somewhere in Russia, a man calls for a car. Somewhere in New York City, a stranger’s phone buzzes. Further reading haveibeenpwned.com A good article on how and why you should use password managers, and the best password managers out there. Further listening Simplicity by Macroform Email us at replyall@gimletmedia.com and use the subject “theory” if…
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March 16, 2017

#90 Matt Lieber Goes To Dinner

This week, one man has been warning the world about an impending disaster for years, but no one will listen. Also, Alex makes a dumb decision.

March 2, 2017

#89 Worldstar

The unlikely rise of Lee O’Denat, the founder of Worldstar Hip Hop. Also, we reopen a cold case. Further Listening Q’s interview on Shots Fired Q’s interview on The Champs

February 23, 2017

#88 Second Language

A new Yes Yes No, plus Sruthi meets her first fully-functional cyborg. Further Reading Norm Kelly’s Twitter Eric Valor’s Website Eric’s non-profit Sciopen Research Group

February 9, 2017

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