All posts tagged society

Episode 156: Rules for Radicals

Virginia and Nick use an old copy of Saul Alinsky’s “Rules for Radicals” as a framework for discussing Nick’s DMS activities.

Episode 155: Complexity

Virginia tells Nick about her awesome theory related to complexity and regulation.

Episode 152: The McKinney Incident

Nick and Virginia marvel at the stupidity on display at the McKinney pool party a month or so age.

Episode 131: License Plate Tracking 

Nick discusses the seedy practice of tracking license plates and whether or not citizens can opt out.

NerdAbsurd Flashback: John M. Barry

In December, we’re running some of our best podcast interviews. Check out this oldie by goodie: On this podcast, we speak with author, John M. Barry, about the erosion of land from the Louisiana coast.  This erosion impacts Louisiana residents, who are susceptible to future storm surfers during hurricanes that might otherwise have been dispelled by the additional landmass. John was part of a committee dedicated to protecting Louisiana’s coastline Read More...

NerdAbsurd Special: Expect More by David Lankes (Chapter 8)

This is Chapter 8 of David Lanke’s audio book, “Expect More: Demanding Better Libraries for Today’s Complex World.” We hope you’ve enjoyed NerdAbsurd Special! You can find out more about the book on David’s site. Enjoy! Click here to listen!

NerdAbsurd Flashback: Sandra E. Allen

In December, we’re running some of our best podcast interviews. Check out this oldie by goodie: The team discusses journalism, media, and books with writer Buzzfeed Sandra E Allen. To learn more, check out Sandra’s Buzzfeed articles, her website, her literary magazine, and the Buzzfeed Longform website. Click here to listen!

NerdAbsurd Special: Expect More by David Lankes (Chapter 7)

This is Chapter 7 of David Lanke’s audio book, “Expect More: Demanding Better Libraries for Today’s Complex World.” New chapters will be released every two weeks, and you can find out more about the book on David’s site. Enjoy! Click here to listen!

NerdAbsurd Special: Expect More by David Lankes (Chapter 6)

This is Chapter 6 of David Lanke’s audio book, “Expect More: Demanding Better Libraries for Today’s Complex World.” New chapters will be released every two weeks, and you can find out more about the book on David’s site. Enjoy! Click here to listen!

NerdAbsurd Special: Expect More by David Lankes (Chapter 5)

This is Chapter 5 of David Lanke’s audio book, “Expect More: Demanding Better Libraries for Today’s Complex World.” New chapters will be released every two weeks, and you can find out more about the book on David’s site. Enjoy! Click here to listen!