343 episodes

Author and analytic journalist Colin Wright puts the news into context.

Let's Know Things Colin Wright

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    • 4.8 • 497 Ratings

Author and analytic journalist Colin Wright puts the news into context.

    Low-Carbon Concrete

    Low-Carbon Concrete

    This week we talk about steel, calcium carbonate, and the construction industry.

    We also discuss emissions, COP27, and incentives.

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    Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com

    Check out my other shows & publications: understandary.com

    • 26 min
    Crypto Contagion

    Crypto Contagion

    This week we talk about SBF, FTX, and Binance.

    We also discuss bank runs, FTT, and financial contagions.

    Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support

    Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com

    Check out my other shows & publications: understandary.com

    • 30 min
    US Midterms 2022

    US Midterms 2022

    This week we talk about Congress, the Red Ripple, and voter turnout.

    We also discuss polling, Trump, and DeSantis.

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    Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com

    Check out my other shows & publications: understandary.com

    • 29 min
    US-Saudi Relations

    US-Saudi Relations

    This week we talk about MBS, Biden, and OPEC Plus.

    We also discuss the clean energy transition, fistbumps, and kowtowing.

    Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support

    Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com

    Check out my other shows & publications: understandary.com

    • 24 min
    Alt-Tech

    Alt-Tech

    This week we talk about Ye, Parler, and Twitter.

    We also discuss Cloudflare, Truth Social, and antisemitism.

    Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support

    Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com

    Check out my other shows & publications: understandary.com

    • 28 min
    Chip War

    Chip War

    This week we talk about TSMC, the Three-Body Problem, and economic warfare.

    We also discuss fundamental research, technological know-how, and the 2022 Communist Party Congress.

    Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support

    Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com

    Check out my other shows & publications: understandary.com

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
497 Ratings

497 Ratings

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A relaxing bit of knowledge

Wonderfully relaxing way to learn and be entertained. It helps keep me calm in these stressful times. Thank you.

ctcrock ,

Fascinating!

Fascinating podcast! The host clearly puts a lot of work into it into every single episode, so the show is consistently high-quality. He always finds interesting ways to look at the topic and he’s naturally good at explaining things in an easily understandable way.

TheDudeAbided ,

Never disappoints!

Whether I think I’m interested in the topic or not, I learn something surprising and new every time… good for people who are generally inquisitive, covers all sorts of subjects. The pace is steady and precise, so you walk away with the feeling of having absorbed what you listened to. One of the few where I make it a point to catch every episode..

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