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    Knotty Geeks Episode 21 - Quantum Washing Machines

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    Jeremy Reimer
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    Posted on: 2013-04-30 17:41:51.000
    In this episode of Knotty Geeks, we go to a random Starbucks in Burnaby and brave the weather and traffic noise to talk about how we’re basically missing the forest for the trees.

    What forest? What trees? We’re basically talking about how society is changing and how technology accelerates this change. From washing machines to quantum mechanics, we cover it all!



    Links from the show:

    Quantum theory - galaxy observing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wheeler’s_delayed_choice_experiment

    Ars Technica rise and fall of AMD http://arstechnica.com/business/2013/04/the-rise-and-fall-of-amd-how-an-underdog-stuck-it-to-intel/

    Washing machines and how they changed society http://www.amazon.com/Things-They-Dont-About-Capitalism/dp/1608193381

    Gun control and Australia http://www.castleawesome.com/2013/04/22/jon-stewart-gun-control-and-australia/

    John Birmingham novels - alternate history of WWII http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axis_of_Time






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