Dr. Don Schaffner joins Brett to talk about everything from E. coli and microbial mutation to engaging once again in the PC/Mac debate.
Fiction writer and teacher José de Piérola stops by to talk about early computing, his switch to the humanities and eschewing of tech, and how he eventually ended up embracing technology within the humanities and his work as a fiction writer.
Will Styler, a doctoral candidate at the University of Colorado, is currently working in speech and computational linguistics. He stops by to talk about language, the benefits of both iOS and Android and to nerd out a bit about “sane audiophilia.”
Seth Brown, a.k.a. Dr. Bunsen, on statistically determining the chances that we’ll enjoy any particular variation of our favorite beverages, as well as some thoughts on building tagging systems and the always-enlightening Top 3 Picks.