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Scientific Podcast Goes Boink, Episode 172: Well, That Was A Waste

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On this week's episode:

0:00 - Scientific Podcast Goes ASMR and go see Deadpool
3:00 - Financial intermediation is basically junk
7:34 - Video Games, and the time wasted playing them
16:00 - South Park doesn't care for caring
29:57 - Guilt over wasted time and why am I reading this?
43:00 - Time & Attention
46:26 - Another #NoOpinions crisis
52:58 - Tell me about something you like, Bill

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For your full enjoyment, links to things discussed on the podcast:

The Efficient Market Hypothesis
Tyler Cowen interviewing Cliff Asness
Folt
Coolgames Inc
Monster Factory Radio
South Park is a safe space
Merlin Mann on Time & Attention
And some further thoughts on productivity from Mann
- CORRECTION: The book is titled Writing With Style
- Dev, "Lowkey"
- Dev, "Bass Down Low" vs Selena Gomez, "B.E.A.T"
- Brooke Candy some time ago and now
- Becky G once upon a time and pretty uncomfortable now