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  1. LPX Episode 13: Someone is wrong on the internet! (Snopes editor Brooke Binkowski on fake news & real journalism)

    Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogleRedditTumblrEmailIn the lead-up to the 2016 presidential election in the United States, we heard a lot about “fake news” and its proliferation on social media, where millions of people get much of their news… and where many people like, share, or just scan through a sea of made-up headlines and news stories that can be tough to distinguish from factual reporting.

    We’ve heard even more about the issue after the election, with Google and Facebook both promising to ban their ad networks from running on fake news sites, among other things.

    But while there may be more fake news in our social media feeds than in the past, this is hardly the first time misinformation has been published online.

    And some people view it as their duty to correct bad information.

    What do you want me to do? LEAVE? Then they’ll keep being wrong! (credit: xkcd)

    For the past two decades, has been debunking myths, hoaxes, and other false information:

    Want to know if there’s real evidence of Bigfoot’s existence? Check Snopes.

    Want to know if Bill Gates is really giving away money to people who share a post on Snopes? Snopes to the rescue.

    And want to know if Marijuana can make you smarter? Snopes is on it.

    The answers to those questions, by the way are no, nope, and… maybe?

    Recently a lot of the stories Snopes have been investigating have been political… and a lot of them can be traced back to fake news sites.

    Brooke Binkowski is managing editor of, and she’s my guest for the LPX Show episode 12. Binkowski has an interesting take on fake news: the way to fight it is by producing better real news.

    A few notes about this episode:

    There’s some explicit language.

    One idea that’s brought up is that fact-checking articles don’t get viewed nearly as much as the original misinformation. There’s some data backing that up.

    Another is that liberals are more likely than conservaties to block or “unfriend” someone either in real life or on a social network because of differing political views. That’s based on a 2014 study from the Pew Research Center.

    Want to hear more from Brooke Binkowski? You can follow her on Twitter, check out her Facebook page, and read her work on Snopes,


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  2. Inbox Zero - Merlin Mann

    Google Tech Talks July 23, 2007


    Merlin Mann, a well known productivity guru and creator of the popular 43 folders website will talk about Getting Things Done, the importance of getting your inbox to zero, and strategies for dealing with high volume email. Credits: Speaker:Merlin Mann

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  3. Episode 2 - Only Child written by John Hodgman | Maximum Fun


    Dead Pilots Society


    John Hodgman


    Janet Varney


    John Ross Bowie


    Abe Chabon


    Mark Gagliardi


    Josh Malina


    Adam Savage


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    Hal Lublin


    Ben Acker


    John Roderick


    Samantha Sadoff


    Abby Wait

    In this episode of Dead Pilots Society, Ben Blacker interviews John Hodgman (The Daily Show, Pitch Perfect 2, Married, Ragnorak) regarding his dead pilot, Only Child.This episode was recorded live from San Francisco Sketchfest 2016. Along with John’s interview, you’ll also listen to a never-before-heard live table read of Only Child performed by some of today’s funniest comedic actors like:

    John Hodgman as John Hodgman, Janet Varney as Bridget and Mom, John Ross Bowie as Dad, Abe Chabon as Miles, Mark Gagliardi as Ed, Simon, and Basoonist, Josh Malina as Alex and Dr. Horchow, Adam Savage as Paul, Sage Ryan as Tim Fitch, Hal Lublin as Coach Mac, Ben Acker as CJ, John Roderick as Dr. Mister, Samantha Sadoff as Tina, and Abby Wait as Posie. Stage directions read by Andrew Reich.

    For more Dead Pilot Society episodes, please subscribe to the podcast! Make sure to like us at, follow us on Instagram @deadpilotspod, on twitter, and visit our website at Thanks for listening!

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  4. MacBreak Weekly 527 Double Sticker Probation | TWiT

    Rumors abound about a possible Macbook announcement event later this month, new iPad Pros next spring, and an OLED screen for the next iPhone. In the real world, Apple is opening n…

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  5. Song Exploder | Episode 28: The Long Winters

    John Roderick of The Long Winters tells the story of how the song "The Commander Thinks Aloud" was made.


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  6. Special B&B Throwback Episode: The iPhone 7 Event — Shawn Blanc

    Design, tech, writing, and other creative matters.

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  7. Getting Things Done® | Episode #21 - Optimizing Your GTD System

    How do you leverage procedures and tools for better outcomes?

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  8. Mac Power Users #340: GTD Workflows with Mike Williams - Relay FM

    Mike Williams, President and CEO of the David Allen Company joins Katie and David to talk about the GTD methodology, the tech he uses to get things done, implementing the 5 steps and common pitfalls and solutions.

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  9. Random Trek | “Half a Life” (TNG) with John Gruber (Episode 112)


    “Half a Life” (TNG) with John Gruber

    John Gruber, the most daring of fireballs, joins Scott to discuss TNG’s Half a Life (S4E220). Topics cover what to order at a steakhouse, what to order at a specific steakhouse (Barclay Prime), Picard’s odd behaviour, and our thoughts about Lwaxana and why no one ever says to her, “You sound an awful lot like the computer.”

    Next on Random Trek TNG’s Parallels.


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    "Half a Life" (TNG) with John Gruber

    John Gruber, the most daring of fireballs, joins Scott to discuss TNG’s Half a Life (S4E220). Topics cover what to order at a steakhouse, what to order at a specific steakhouse (Barclay Prime), Picard’s odd behaviour, and our thoughts about Lwaxana and why no one ever says to her, "You sound an awful lot like the computer."

    Next on Random Trek TNG’s Parallels.

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  10. 113 Myke Hurley, Co-Founder

    If you’ve ever dreamed of starting your own podcast network, this episode is for you. Myke Hurley is a veteran podcaster and the co-founder of, a popular and highly regarded tech podcast network with 20 shows. He joins Lex Friedman in…

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