Robin Dunbar talks with Guardian Science Weekly podcast about his new book “How Many Frinds Does One Person Need”

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  1. How Many Friends Does One Person Need?

    Renowned evolutionary anthropologist Professor Robin Dunbar explains how the very distant past underpins all of our current behaviours, and how we can best utilise that knowledge.

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  2. #352: The Ghost of Bobby Dunbar

    In 1912 a four year-old boy named Bobby Dunbar went missing in a swamp in Louisiana. Eight months later, he was found in the hands of a wandering handyman in Mississippi (the picture at left was taken just days later). Reporter Tal McThenia co-authored a book about the Bobby Dunbar story called A Case For Solomon.

    —Huffduffed by akurjata

  3. Science Friday - Connected

    "Connected (broadcast Friday, September 25th, 2009) How can your friends — and your friends’ friends — affect you? We’ll talk with Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler, two researchers exploring social networks and how they affect our health and behavior. In their new book ‘Connected,’ the pair describe research into how social networks tie into obesity, smoking, voting behavior, happiness, and more. "
    http://www.sciencefriday.com/program/archives/200909255

    —Huffduffed by tiffehr

  4. 352: The Ghost of Bobby Dunbar

    In 1912 a four year-old boy named Bobby Dunbar went missing in a swamp in Louisiana. Eight months later, he was found in the hands of a wandering handyman in Mississippi. (The picture at left was taken just days later.)

    —Huffduffed by zzot

  5. The Ghost of Bobby Dunbar

    In 1912 a boy named Bobby Dunbar went missing in a swamp in Louisiana. Eight months later, he was found. In 2004, his granddaughter discovered a secret beneath the legend of her grandfather’s kidnapping. We devote our entire episode to the story.

    —Huffduffed by adactio

  6. Resistance Radio – Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz – 01/05/14

    James Tracy said of her: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz has defined the term engaged intellectual through a life spent on the frontlines of the past four decades of social struggles. She has never abandoned her roots through the process of becoming one of the most respected Left academics in the United States.” She is the author of Red Dirt, Outlaw Woman, Blood on the Border, Roots of Resistance, and The Great Sioux Nation, which was just rereleased.

    —Huffduffed by cazepeda

  7. 5by5 | Mikes On Mics #78: Beyond Dunbar

    "The Mikes" discuss the challenges of balancing an ever growing personal and professional network. Schechter swallows his pride and acknowledges Vardy’s strength in nurturing a vast number of high-quality relationships. Then Schechter ruthlessly questions

    http://5by5.tv/mikesonmics/78

    —Huffduffed by mhkid

  8. A Little Less Conversation

    Some people thought the laying of the trans-Atlantic cable might bring world peace, because connecting humans could only lead to better understanding and empathy. That wasn’t the outcome—and recent utopian ideas about communication (Facebook might bring us together and make us all friends!) have also met with a darker reality (Facebook might polarize us and spread false information!). Should we be scared of technology that promises to connect the world? Guests include: Robin Dunbar, inventor of Dunbar’s Number; Nancy Baym, Microsoft researcher.

    https://slate.com/technology/2018/10/people-thought-the-trans-atlantic-cable-or-facebook-might-bring-world-peace.html

    —Huffduffed by adactio

  9. A Little Less Conversation

    Some people thought the laying of the trans-Atlantic cable might bring world peace, because connecting humans could only lead to better understanding and empathy. That wasn’t the outcome—and recent utopian ideas about communication (Facebook might bring us together and make us all friends!) have also met with a darker reality (Facebook might polarize us and spread false information!). Should we be scared of technology that promises to connect the world? Guests include: Robin Dunbar, inventor of Dunbar’s Number; Nancy Baym, Microsoft researcher.

    https://slate.com/technology/2018/10/people-thought-the-trans-atlantic-cable-or-facebook-might-bring-world-peace.html

    —Huffduffed by kevinpacheco

  10. The Cost Of Doing Business | The Amp Hour Electronics Podcast

    This week we discuss the implications of work culture at engineering companies. Also FPGAs, bootstrapping companies, acquisitions, the falloff of product

    http://www.theamphour.com/264-the-cost-of-doing-business/

    —Huffduffed by chriskaschner