Reconcilable Differences

John Siracusa and Merlin Mann try to figure out exactly how they got this way. Hosted by Merlin Mann and John Siracusa.


Reconcilable Differences 7: 50 Shades of John

This week, John and Merlin do some follow-up on John's picky eating and his family's failures at meal planning. Both men cop to loving soup. Also some updates on Destiny.

Then on to the big topic: how does John's mind work, and how did he get that way?

(Recorded July 17, 2015)

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'No Feigning Surprise'

The New Science Behind Our 'Unfair' Criminal Justice System : NPR

In his new book, he cites research which suggests handsome defendants get lighter sentences, that parole boards are tougher when they get tired and that some common police practices encourage false identification of suspects. Benforado says there are ways to improve the system to account for unseen biases and cognitive failures that undermine the search for truth. Adam Benforado was an associate professor of law at Drexel University.

Daredevil TV series

John should have said "ill intent," not "ill will." Ill Will is a gun in Destiny.


 2015-08-13  2h12m