IDW News

The Latest Publications from the Intellectual Dark Web

#166 — The Plague Years

Posted by on Aug 21, 2019 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Matt McCarthy about his book “Superbugs: The Race to Stop an...

Read More

#165 — Journey into Wokeness

Posted by on Aug 13, 2019 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Caitlin Flanagan about her work as writer. They discuss controversies on social...

Read More

#164 — Cause & Effect

Posted by on Aug 5, 2019 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Judea Pearl about his work on the mathematics of causality and artificial...

Read More

#163 — Ricky Gervais

Posted by on Jul 12, 2019 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Ricky Gervais. They discuss fame, the effect of social media, the changing state of...

Read More

#162 — Medical Intelligence

Posted by on Jul 3, 2019 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Eric Topol about the way artificial intelligence can improve medicine....

Read More

#161 — Rise & Fall

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Jared Diamond about the rise and fall of civilizations. They discuss...

Read More

#160 — The Revenge of History

Posted by on Jun 17, 2019 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Michael Weiss and Yascha Mounk about the state of global politics. They discuss the...

Read More

#159 — Conscious

Posted by on Jun 5, 2019 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Annaka Harris about her new book, “Conscious: A Brief Guide to the...

Read More

#158 — Understanding Humans in the Wild

Posted by on May 30, 2019 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Adam Grant about the social science of the workplace. They discuss how teams work...

Read More

#157 — What Does the Mueller Report Really Say?

Posted by on May 20, 2019 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Benjamin Wittes about both volumes of the Mueller Report. You can support the...

Read More

#16 – Our Lines are Open: Confessions of a Talk Radio Host with Matt Gurney

Posted by on May 14, 2019 on libsyn.com

Jon has a frank conversation with his friend and former colleague at Canada’s National Post, Matt Gurney, a Toronto-based political...

Read More

#15 – Khalistan in Canada with Balraj Deol and Niru Kumar of Desiland

Posted by on May 14, 2019 on libsyn.com

In a crossover episode with the new Desiland podcast, Jon speaks with host Niru Kumar and veteran journalist Balraj Deol, editor of...

Read More

#156 — The Evolution of Culture

Posted by on May 13, 2019 on libsyn.com

In the episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Nicholas Christakis about his new book, “Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins...

Read More

#155 — Mental Models

Posted by on Apr 29, 2019 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Shane Parrish about some of the mental models that should guide our thinking and...

Read More

#154 — What Do Jihadists Really Want? (2019)

Posted by on Apr 24, 2019 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris reads from an issue of Dabiq, the magazine of ISIS, and discusses the beliefs and...

Read More

#153 — Possible Minds

Posted by on Apr 15, 2019 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris introduces John Brockman’s new anthology, “Possible Minds: 25 Ways of...

Read More

#14 – Such a Shanda with Naftuli Moster

Posted by on Mar 28, 2019 on libsyn.com

Jon speaks with renegade Jewish activist Naftuli Moster. During his childhood, Moster was just another nice Jewish boy at a New York City...

Read More

#13 – Comedy Without Hashtags with Craig Lauzon

Posted by on Mar 28, 2019 on libsyn.com

We often hear about how political correctness is killing comedy. But for Craig Lauzon and other First Nations performers, that’s...

Read More

#152 — The Trouble with Facebook

Posted by on Mar 27, 2019 on libsyn.com

In the episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Roger McNamee about his book Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook...

Read More

#151 — Will We Destroy the Future?

Posted by on Mar 18, 2019 on libsyn.com

In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Nick Bostrom about the problem of existential risk. They discuss...

Read More