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We are a show about interesting stuff. Twice a month, we dive deep into a topic we find fascinating from science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. We go over its history, and how it works. Join us in learning everything we can, since this will all be on the test.

Encyclopedia Podcastica Silicon Valley Skeptics

    • Science
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

We are a show about interesting stuff. Twice a month, we dive deep into a topic we find fascinating from science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. We go over its history, and how it works. Join us in learning everything we can, since this will all be on the test.

    Voting Systems

    Voting Systems

    Voting, how does it work? Or, how does it not work? In this episode we interview Jeff Justice of the The Center for Election Science on how our current system for voting fails and what systems work better. You can learn more about The Center for Election Science at https://www.electionscience.org/

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Tide Pod Challenge

    Tide Pod Challenge

    Should you try the Tide Pod challenge? No! Now that we have that out of the way, let us tell you how the Tide Pod challenge became a thing and why you should never let a Tide Pod anywhere near your mouth.

    • 1 hr
    019 - Dunning-Kruger Effect

    019 - Dunning-Kruger Effect

    What better hosts to talk about the Dunning-Kruger Effect than two guys who researched it for a day! If this episode isn't a perfect example of its own subject, um.. you get your money back.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    018 - Guns

    018 - Guns

    Pew! Pew! 'Merica! Let's talk about everyone's favorite killing machines: guns! They go bang, and how they work is really interesting. They have a deep, interesting history too.

    • 2 hr 19 min
    017 - March for Science Silicon Valley (with Phil Plait!)

    017 - March for Science Silicon Valley (with Phil Plait!)

    March for Science Silicon Valley - EchoPlex Media - Sweet HayaH - Yuli Talyansky - Raging Grannies - Noah Kibreab of Melted State - Atheist Community of San Jose - Girls Make Games - Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley - Phil Plait - CyberSDF (Intro Music) -

    • 58 min
    016 - Virtual Reality

    016 - Virtual Reality

    Virtual Reality is making a comeback, thanks to, surprisingly, smartphones! Lots of advancements in sensor technology have made virtual reality a lot better than it was back when I was a kid. Join us and learn about virtual reality! Encyclopedia Podcastica is a production of the Silicon Valley Skeptics and the Humanist Community in Silicon Valley.

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

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cayce100 ,

Informational, cheesy, and fun!

Great podcast so far. Love the enthusiasm about the topic discussed! Topic felt like it was explained well! The puns are cheese though :p but its pretty fun. Looking forward to new episodes!

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