#137 The Dangers Of Utopia: Michael Shermer

Our guest, Michael Shermer, is the publisher of Skeptic Magazine and the author of the new book "Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia." Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson calls him "a beacon of reason in an ocean of irrationality."

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#136 Ending Sexual Harassment: Claire Cain Miller

Our guest is journalist Claire Cain Miller, who writes for The Upshot, a New York Times site that covers policy and economics. What actually stops sexual harassment at work? Miller discusses solutions and challenges.

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#126 Using Data To Predict the Future: Rebecca Costa

In her new book, “On The Verge,” and on this podcast, Rebecca Costa says we now have the power to predict the future, adapting in advance to changing conditions.  She also tells us about the ideas raised on the popular radio show, “The Costa Report” and in her bestselling book, “The Watchman’s Rattle.”

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