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Every week, Supercharged tackles a complex—and sometimes unusual—question about technology, science, psychology, and human existence to find out how we can approach life better in our rapidly changing world. Got a question you'd like us to answer or comment for the show? Visit awkwardhuman.com/supercharged for lots of options! Check out our Subreddit, too! If you love the show, please help us keep making it! (This does not require a financial contribution.) Hosted by Adam Dachis & Darren Herczeg.

1: The Best Ways To Wreck Your Credit Score
5/8/2014, 6:00:00 PM
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2: Lost in the Slow Lane
5/15/2014, 7:00:00 PM
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3: Data Is the New Mood Ring
5/22/2014, 8:30:00 PM
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4: A Notebook for Your Face
5/29/2014, 6:00:00 PM
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5: Wait for It
6/5/2014, 6:15:00 PM
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6: Amazon Clears the Low Bar Again
6/12/2014, 11:00:00 PM
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7: Non-Playable Sex Objects
6/19/2014, 11:30:00 PM
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8: An Accessory for the Tablet in Your Pants
6/26/2014, 11:15:00 PM
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9: This Episode Has Been Redacted
7/3/2014, 11:00:00 PM
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10: Potato Salad = $40,000, Apps = $1
7/11/2014, 4:00:00 PM
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11: Couch to 4K
7/18/2014, 3:00:00 PM
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12: Lost, Found, and Followed
7/25/2014, 8:00:00 PM
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13: Candy Is Encouraged
8/4/2014, 4:00:00 PM
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14: The Encyclopedia of Food Hacks
8/9/2014, 4:00:00 PM
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15: Maru the Cat vs. the Dark Side of the Internet
8/18/2014, 5:00:00 PM
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16: The Personal Trainer in Your Pocket
8/21/2014, 11:45:00 PM
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17: There's Never Only One Roach
8/28/2014, 8:00:00 PM
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18: My Mother's Maiden Name Is Pizza
9/4/2014, 11:00:00 PM
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19: Coffee, Cigarettes, Enya, and Mom
9/11/2014, 11:00:00 PM
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20: Free Public Wi-Fi*
9/18/2014, 9:00:00 PM
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21: Bent, Broken, and Shellshocked
9/25/2014, 11:30:00 PM
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22: Hey Bro, Updates Available
10/2/2014, 9:00:00 PM
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23: Crowdfunding: Your New Money Shredder
10/9/2014, 10:45:00 PM
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24: The Most Magical, Boring News You've Heard Yet
10/16/2014, 11:30:00 PM
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26: Tardy Slip
11/1/2014, 12:00:00 AM
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27: Shockhammer: Part I
11/3/2014, 2:45:00 AM
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28: Kitchen Information Cylinder
11/7/2014, 12:00:00 AM
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29: Black Thursday
11/14/2014, 12:30:00 AM
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30: Pocketful of Pi
11/21/2014, 12:00:00 AM
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31: Thanksgiving Food Hacks
11/26/2014, 12:30:00 AM
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32: Jeff Goldblum Is Still 6'4"
12/4/2014, 11:45:00 PM
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33: Kids Just Want an Arbitrary Point System
12/11/2014, 10:30:00 PM
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34: The #Shower Experience
12/18/2014, 10:30:00 PM
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35: Worldwide Goat Meat
12/23/2014, 7:45:00 PM
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36: It's Easier to Get Vicodin Than Cancel Your Cable
1/1/2015, 10:00:00 PM
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37: Bill Gates Drinks Poop Water
1/9/2015, 12:15:00 AM
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38: Broken Glass and Peanut Shells
1/15/2015, 9:15:00 PM
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39: Free Windows!
1/22/2015, 9:00:00 PM
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40: Myths: Busted
1/29/2015, 9:45:00 PM
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41: An Unkindness of Ravens
2/5/2015, 9:00:00 PM
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42: Kitler's Travels
2/12/2015, 9:00:00 PM
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43: You're a Junk Hut
2/19/2015, 8:00:00 PM
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44: Fruity Pebble's Non-Ionizing Radiation
2/26/2015, 9:45:00 PM
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45: Not Exercising Is NEAT!
3/5/2015, 9:45:00 PM
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46: Apple: Charging More for Less Since 1984
3/12/2015, 8:30:00 PM
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47: The Home Automation Gateway Drug
3/19/2015, 8:45:00 PM
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48: Parry, Feint, and Thrust
3/26/2015, 9:00:00 PM
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49: Meerkat Got Periscoped
3/31/2015, 10:45:00 PM
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50: Quetiapine Latuda
4/9/2015, 11:15:00 PM
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51: She's Drunk the Kool-Aid?
4/16/2015, 9:00:00 PM
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52: Public Shaming 2.0
4/23/2015, 10:00:00 PM
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53: Frugal Fever
4/30/2015, 5:15:00 PM
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54: Healthcare in America (Part I)
5/7/2015, 10:30:00 AM
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55: Pain, Drugs, and Genetics (Part II)
5/14/2015, 11:00:00 PM
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56: Talez from the Darque Net
5/21/2015, 11:00:00 PM
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57: The Porn Cave
5/28/2015, 9:30:00 PM
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58: A Frank Conversention About HBNo
6/4/2015, 10:30:00 PM
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59: It's Not Just a Wrestling Move Anymore
6/11/2015, 9:45:00 PM
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60: E3 2015: Land of Nostalgia
6/18/2015, 11:45:00 PM
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61: WWTSD: What Would Taylor Swift Do?
6/25/2015, 9:30:00 PM
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62: Choose Your Own Metaphor
7/4/2015, 6:00:00 PM
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63: The Gumball Poodle Rocket Club
7/9/2015, 4:15:00 PM
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64: TMT (Too Much Technology)
7/16/2015, 11:45:00 PM
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65: BAGL
7/23/2015, 10:00:00 PM
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66: Adolescent Vacation Dentistry
7/30/2015, 10:30:00 PM
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67: They Filled the Most Holes
8/6/2015, 10:45:00 PM
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68: Bombproof Your Horse
8/13/2015, 11:00:00 PM
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69: Dirty Work
8/20/2015, 10:00:00 PM
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70: Wet Heat and Dog Testicle Sushi
8/25/2015, 11:15:00 PM
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71: Instant Cardiac Explosion
9/3/2015, 10:00:00 PM
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72: Pencils and Ink
9/10/2015, 10:45:00 PM
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73: Do Me Do Me Do Me: The Cult of Busy
9/18/2015, 10:45:00 PM
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74: Mixing Internet with Politics
9/25/2015, 4:00:00 AM
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75: #Scamazon (or Why You Shouldn't Rim Pop Rocks)
10/2/2015, 2:30:00 AM
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76: First World Solutions
10/9/2015, 12:30:00 AM
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77: Evil Mind Hacks
10/16/2015, 1:00:00 AM
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78: Don't Track Me, Bro!
10/23/2015, 2:00:00 AM
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79: The Febreze Killer
10/30/2015, 12:00:00 AM
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80: The Price of Poverty
11/6/2015, 12:45:00 AM
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81: Social Norm Override
11/12/2015, 12:15:00 AM
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82: The Machines Are Coming
11/19/2015, 11:45:00 PM
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83: Mediturkey
11/26/2015, 5:45:00 AM
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84: The Virtual World of Smart IUDs
12/3/2015, 2:00:00 AM
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85: Accidentally Racist Technology
12/10/2015, 11:45:00 PM
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86: Loserboards
12/16/2015, 12:30:00 AM
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87: Creativity
12/24/2015, 8:30:00 PM
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88: Darth Jar Jar (and Other Conspiracy Theories)
12/31/2015, 10:00:00 PM
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89: Perhaps It's Easier to Get Snakes on a Plane
1/8/2016, 12:30:00 AM
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90: The New OS
1/15/2016, 11:30:00 PM
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91: Crushing Debt
1/22/2016, 1:00:00 AM
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93: DawgCoin.cash
2/5/2016, 2:30:00 AM
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94: Smartphone Psychology
2/10/2016, 11:00:00 PM
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95: Build It Beautiful
2/18/2016, 10:15:00 PM
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96: Penetration Testing
2/24/2016, 11:15:00 PM
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97: Nothing Happened This Week
3/3/2016, 12:15:00 AM
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98: ASH: Artificial Sexual Harassment
3/11/2016, 12:00:00 AM
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99: The Future: An Introduction
3/17/2016, 12:45:00 AM
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100: Shockhammer's 100th Episode
3/24/2016, 12:45:00 AM
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101: Supercharged's 100th Episode (Also Batteries)
3/31/2016, 11:45:00 PM
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102: Nanotechnology
4/6/2016, 11:00:00 PM
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103: Artificial Intelligence (and the Olive Garden)
4/14/2016, 6:00:00 AM
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104: Alien Life
4/20/2016, 11:00:00 PM
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105: How to Die Properly
4/27/2016, 11:15:00 PM
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106: Virtual First World Realities
5/5/2016, 8:00:00 AM
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107: No Chrono, Just Cross
5/13/2016, 2:15:00 AM
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108: Inuit Games (or How to Fix the Music Industry)
5/20/2016, 3:30:00 AM
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109: Passive Data Collection
5/27/2016, 7:30:00 AM
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110: Active Data Collection
6/1/2016, 8:00:00 PM
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111: What Is a Person?
6/9/2016, 11:30:00 PM
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112: ARMR
6/16/2016, 3:00:00 PM
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113: The Gawker/Hogan Clusterf$!k
6/22/2016, 11:45:00 PM
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114: The Next Internet OS
6/29/2016, 10:45:00 PM
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115: Implausible Alien Invasions
7/6/2016, 10:00:00 PM
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116: The Weird, Wide World of Pokémon GO
7/15/2016, 12:30:00 AM
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117: Current State Fitness
7/21/2016, 9:30:00 PM
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118: A Changing World
7/29/2016, 4:45:00 PM
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119: Smellovision 2.0
8/4/2016, 9:30:00 PM
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120: VRLA: What's Next in Emerging Realities
8/12/2016, 9:30:00 AM
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121: Beyond Health Tracking
8/18/2016, 9:15:00 PM
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123: Battle of the Billionaires
9/2/2016, 1:00:00 AM
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124: Synthesizing Modularly
9/9/2016, 12:45:00 AM
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125: Dimensions of Consciousness
9/17/2016, 9:00:00 PM
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126: Digital Democracy
9/23/2016, 3:45:00 AM
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127: The Lofty Aspirations of the Financial Elite
9/30/2016, 12:15:00 AM
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128: Google's Daydream
10/7/2016, 12:15:00 AM
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130: The Switch
10/22/2016, 4:00:00 AM
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131: Playtest
10/30/2016, 2:00:00 AM
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132: The Galimatias Hour (or More)
11/4/2016, 1:00:00 AM
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133: Scapegoats
11/19/2016, 1:00:00 AM
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134: 2016: A Year in Review
12/25/2016, 12:00:00 AM
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135: Jesus vs. Drugs: A New Beginning
1/21/2017, 5:00:00 AM
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140: Human Psychology and Predictive Data
2/28/2017, 8:00:00 AM
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141: The Cost of Online Social
3/4/2017, 2:00:00 AM
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142: The Robot Uprising: Part I
3/11/2017, 8:00:00 PM
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143: The Robot Uprising: Part II
3/16/2017, 9:15:00 PM
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144: The Robot Uprising: Part III
3/24/2017, 12:00:00 AM
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145: The YouTube Dilemma
4/5/2017, 7:00:00 AM
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146: The Last Console
4/10/2017, 12:00:00 AM
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147: The Future of Broadcast Entertainment
4/24/2017, 4:45:00 AM
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148: Anger
4/23/2017, 7:30:00 AM
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149: The Product Bubble
4/28/2017, 1:15:00 AM
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150: The Theory of Eyeglasses and Ugly Food
5/4/2017, 3:45:00 PM
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151: The Big Five
5/12/2017, 11:00:00 PM
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152: I/O and Astrophysics
5/19/2017, 9:00:00 AM
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153: Hacking and Corporate Ethics
5/29/2017, 5:00:00 PM
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154: Social Network Support (with Koko!)
6/1/2017, 9:00:00 PM
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155: Reality Distortion Fields
6/12/2017, 7:15:00 PM
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156: Meeting Mr. Bowser: An E3 Story
6/17/2017, 4:45:00 AM
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157: Accidental Robot Mario
6/22/2017, 10:00:00 PM
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160: The Starcat's Prisoner Dilemma
7/15/2017, 10:30:00 AM
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162: Wet Blanket
7/27/2017, 10:45:00 PM
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163: Wandering Ben and a Case of Distrust
8/3/2017, 11:30:00 PM
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164: Kidneys with Mikey!
8/12/2017, 10:00:00 PM
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165: Productivity Problems
8/21/2017, 5:00:00 AM
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166: An Honest Funeral
8/26/2017, 10:00:00 PM
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167: A Petscop Preview (and Other Tangents)
9/7/2017, 8:00:00 AM
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168: Lyrebird
9/17/2017, 11:00:00 PM
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169: Scammerbait
9/17/2017, 11:00:00 PM
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170: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to VR...
9/24/2017, 11:00:00 PM
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171: Productivity II: The Sequel
9/28/2017, 9:30:00 PM
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172: The Encyclopedia of Human Terror
10/6/2017, 4:30:00 AM
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173: Shockhammer: Titor Popper's Replicants of 2149
10/13/2017, 8:00:00 AM
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174: Bigger Data
10/22/2017, 8:00:00 PM
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175: The Facebook Facade
11/4/2017, 2:00:00 AM
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176: Now!
11/14/2017, 12:00:00 AM
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177: Mixing the Oil and Water of New Hollywood
11/14/2017, 10:00:00 PM
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178: When Plants Sing
11/30/2017, 5:00:00 PM
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179: Explain Me Please!
12/8/2017, 12:00:00 AM
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180: Bad News Everyone!
12/15/2017, 12:00:00 AM
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184: lazRfit
1/21/2018, 11:00:00 PM
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185: Kids + Technology = ?
1/28/2018, 6:30:00 PM
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186: Our DeepFake Future Emerges
2/1/2018, 11:00:00 PM
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187: How to Bring a Game to Life
2/16/2018, 12:00:00 AM
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188: A Conspiracy of Violence
2/23/2018, 1:30:00 AM
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189: Natural Contradictions
3/9/2018, 12:00:00 AM
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190: Fake Machine Learning
3/9/2018, 12:45:00 AM
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192: Killer Tech!
3/22/2018, 9:00:00 PM
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193: Universal Basic Income
3/29/2018, 9:00:00 PM
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194: Selfies and Legacies
4/5/2018, 8:00:00 PM
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195: Vocaloids, and the Democratization of Creativity
4/13/2018, 5:00:00 PM
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196: Modular Robotics (with Eric Schweikardt)
4/20/2018, 7:00:00 PM
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197: Is This Real Life?
4/26/2018, 9:00:00 PM
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198: Tommy Gets a Laptop!
5/13/2018, 12:00:00 AM
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199: Immersive Experience
5/13/2018, 1:15:00 AM
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200: Lifehacker Reunion: Part I
5/18/2018, 5:00:00 PM
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201: Lifehacker Reunion: Part II
5/28/2018, 5:00:00 PM
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202: More Public Shame!
6/7/2018, 6:15:00 PM
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203: Phone Addictions
7/11/2018, 7:00:00 PM
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Supercharged 207: Cutting the Cord in 2018
8/2/2018, 7:00:00 PM
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Supercharged 208: Getting Started
8/9/2018, 6:00:00 PM
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