55 episodes

We dive deep into the science, tech, and social issues explored in the novel "After On." It's NOT necessary to be an "After On" reader to listen, learn & enjoy this podcast!

The After On Podcast Rob Reid

    • Science
    • 4.9 • 12 Ratings

We dive deep into the science, tech, and social issues explored in the novel "After On." It's NOT necessary to be an "After On" reader to listen, learn & enjoy this podcast!

    Detecting Disease Outbreaks from Internet Traffic | Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

    Detecting Disease Outbreaks from Internet Traffic | Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

    This is closely tied to a 4-hour collaboration between Sam Harris and me, which Sam is posting to his podcast's feed. I strongly recommend that episode too! But it's not "required" for you to get everything out of this fascinating conversation with Seth.

    • 1 hr 42 min
    Announcing a New Season

    Announcing a New Season

    This "episode" is just a quick new announcement of a new season of the podcast (finally)! And also of something very cool that I'm working on with fellow podcaster Sam Harris.

    • 2 min
    The Case Against Reality | Don Hoffman (classic + updated)

    The Case Against Reality | Don Hoffman (classic + updated)

    Quantitative Psychologist Don Hoffman has a head-spinning take on the true nature of reality vs. what our senses report to us. This is a revisitation of our original interview, expanded with lots of new material recorded last week.  

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Many Quantum Worlds | Sean Carroll

    Many Quantum Worlds | Sean Carroll

    Quantum mechanics – and its eerie "Many Worlds" interpretation – are explored in terms that both poets & physicists can appreciate.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    On Consciousness | Annaka Harris

    On Consciousness | Annaka Harris

    The baffling and fascinating mysteries connected to the phenomenon of consciousness are explored in this conversation with the deeply thoughtful science writer, Annaka Harris.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    About that TED Talk | Kevin Rose

    About that TED Talk | Kevin Rose

    This morning, TED posted a talk I just gave at their annual conference (on 11 days notice!). Kevin Rose interviewed me about my talk for his podcast. I’m posting his interview here as well.

    • 1 hr 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Brave Futures ,

Great format, discussion and topics

After on is such a great podcast, definitely one of my top 5 recurring listens. Great topics, excellent depth and breadth of discussion and Rob has a seriously impressive grasp of every subject discussed. Put this podcast on your must have list!

Skoonkie ,

Ep 26

Really interesting, mind-bending information.
Worth a listen

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