Tonight’s hosts: David, Scott, Kyle & Thaed. Here are the topics:
–Ask the Economist.
–Reductionism and the enjoyment of life. Does understanding everything in daily life to a fundamental level destroy the capacity to enjoy it? Does greater understanding of the universe make life less desirable? (9:06)
–In a future world of hyper efficiency, what will people do for a living? (16:20)
–Say you are a billionaire and you want to make your home town a better place. How do you use your money to make this happen? (21:03)
–Dave’s Stalin Quote: death of a soldier is a tragedy, the death of a 1000 soldiers is a statistic. Was this ever true? Is it true today? (39:43)
–What will it take for Linux to make really progress in the marketplace against Windows? (44:21)
–Golf: is it still how business is acquired? Do you have to play golf to be successful? Can you play WoW instead? (53:21)