Why is my smartphone cheap while my healthcare is crazy expensive? Alex Tabarrok explains the Baumol Effect.
Paul and Matthew discuss the history of, and threats to, Section 230. Jennifer Huddleston rebuts the argument that Section 230 was a gift to big tech.
Emily Oster joins us to give data-based parenting advice that may surprise you.
Diego Zuluaga joins the show today to discuss the latest on Libra, Facebook’s venture in cryptocurrency.
What was the real beef between Crowder and Maza? Matthew Feeney and Paul Matzko dive in to the mines of content moderation.
David Kaye joins us today to discuss how social media platforms are actually massive bureaucracies.
To suss out fact from fiction, Paul and Matthew invited Matt Crozat from the Nuclear Energy Institute to discuss HBO’s portrayal of Chernobyl.
Have you been bombarded with robocalls? The average American is getting 22 calls per month and Ethan Garr joins us to discuss how he is trying to mitigate the pestering.
Carl B. Frey joins us to discuss how we can study the industrial revolution to inform our understanding of the imminent automation revolution.
Paul Matzko and Matthew Feeney dissect the gig economy & how their contractors generally seem to enjoy the flexibility of their work.
Zach Graves and Ryan Radia join us this week to debate if anti-conservative bias on social media is real or not.
Zach Graves and Daniel Schuman join us to discuss how Congress is designed to be a debate process, but it is hard to debate when you don’t have the expertise in a certain topic area, like technology.
Paul interviews Ian Adams and Mark Lutter on two very different topics with one connection: the value of planning for the future.
Paul interviews Robert Zubrin at the Lincoln Network’s “Reboot American Innovation” conference about the future of human spaceflight and the need for it to stay innovative.
Our brains cannot remember the faces of everyone we cross on the street, but for better & for worse facial recognition software can.
Liz Mair joins us to discuss Nunes, his cow, & how the lawsuit has created an internet backlash drawing more attention to parody accounts.
Salim Furth joins us for a discussion on why rent in urban areas is skyrocketing and what can be done to fix it.
John Ibbitson joins our show to discuss how around mid-century our population will no longer be growing, but declining.