The Polymath Project
By Charles Chu
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Interviews with some of the smartest & most interesting people in the world of ideas. Two questions I'm always asking: (a) "How does the world work?" and (b) "How can we do a better job of living in it?"
||CleanThe Duchess of Poker — Poker Pro Annie Duke on How to Make Better Decisions||I talk with former professional poker player (and champion) Annie Duke about her latest book, "Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts".||8/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDavid Quammen — The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life||Award-winning author and journalist David Quammen comes on the podcast to talk about his latest book, "The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life".||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInside the Mind of a Professional Artist: A Conversation with Damian Stamer||Damian Stamer, a internationally-respected professional painter, comes on to talk about his creative routines, major life influences, the insider's view of the art world, and much more!||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLearning How to Learn With Barbara Oakley||Barbara Oakley runs the world's largest MOOC (Massively Only Open Course), with over 2.3 million attendees. She joins me to talk about her newest book, "Learning How to Learn".||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMark Rippetoe on BS Science, Intellectual Courage, and How to Think for Yourself||Legendary strength coach Mark Rippetoe joins me for a conversation that goes well beyond strength. We talk about bad science, rejecting arguments from authority, intellectual courage, and much more.||8/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLeaving the University to Save the University — Debra Mashek on Bringing Back Viewpoint Diversity||Debra Mashek, Executive Director of Heterodox Academy, joins me to talk about the importance of viewpoint diversity. Deb left a tenured position at Harvey Mudd College due to a worrying trend that's going on in the universities: It's getting harder...||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReligion Is Not About Beliefs—Stephen Asma on Why We Need Religion||The debate around religion is more interesting th…||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTravel the World & Work from Anywhere: Nathan Sudds on the Experiment-Driven Life||For the first time in history, it's possible to l…||7/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIlluminating Human Nature: Nathan Lents on Evolutionary Errors & What They Tell Us About Who We Are||Professor Nathan Lents joins me to talk about his…||7/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Emeran Mayer on Optimal Health, the Future of Science, and The Mind-Gut Connection||Dr. Emeran Mayer talks with me about his recent b…||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I have read many article and many of your guest is my favorite author. I would love to listen to this podcast on the way to work or whenever I’m traveling. It would be very good if you can keep this up. Thanks!
I definitely enjoyed the breadth of this podcast. If it makes a comeback, I’ll definitely get back to listening to it.
So far, very interesting topics and speakers.
I read Charles’ writing on Medium and followed a link to this podcast. What a lucky find. I hope he continues so I can continue to learn!