We Have Concerns

Jeff Cannata and Anthony Carboni talk about the personal philosophical concerns they find lurking inside everyday things. It's fun?


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episode 12: Online Dataing

You think Facebook doing experiments on their users is creepy?  Wait until you hear how OK Cupid has been messing with people trying to find love. Anthony and Jeff discuss whether sociological study is worth invasion of privacy. Hey! If you're enjoying t


 2014-07-30  22m

episode 11: Luxury and Executioner

Anthony and Jeff are both on board for self-driving cars.  But a new article that poses a thought experiment about what might happen if an autonomous automobile had to make a decision to sacrifice the few to save the many has them re-ordering the entire s


 2014-07-28  21m

episode 10: Garbage In, Nothing Out

Jeff and Anthony take a look at an article which suggests the more we consume, the less we create.  Would keeping track of all the time spent screwing around on the Internet change your behavior?  Do you need to absorb media to to be creative, or does bom


 2014-07-25  23m

episode 9: Jolt of Personality

Trans-cranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) - the process of directly electrocuting parts of the brain to accelerate learning - causes Anthony and Jeff to debate the possibility of the human soul.  If we are just a series of electrical impulses, does


 2014-07-23  23m

episode 8: Tale as Old as Slime

US Customs and Border Security confiscated 67 of the world's largest snails at Los Angeles International airport, on their way from Nigeria to San Dimas, California. Which, of course, leads Anthony and Jeff to ponder the horrors of 8 inch long snails, and


 2014-07-21  19m

episode 7: Routine Inspection

Anthony and Jeff found an infographic charting the daily routines of some of the world's most famous creative people. Does it reveal anything about the creative process? Is there a way to be productive and only sleep 3 hours a night?  Is it better to be s


 2014-07-18  19m

episode 6: 004- Leave the Machine That is Britney Alone

Some jackass leaked a version of Brittany Spears' vocals for 'Alien' without auto-tune and the Internet went wild. Jeff and Anthony wonder if the outrage is more tone-deaf than the track.    Article:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/08/britney-spe


 2014-07-16  19m

episode 5: The Guilt of the Netflix Queue

A new study proves we rarely finish the books we start. Our Netflix queues are full of deep, intelligent films that we never watch- why is it so hard to stick to what's good for us? The Bestsellers on Amazon that go unread: http://online.wsj.com/articles


 2014-07-14  25m

episode 4: Cupcakes and the Nature of Longing

A chain of cupcake stores went out of business and the Internet is FREAKING OUT, MAN. An enterprising eBay user is selling the 'last cupcake' for $250. Jeff and Anthony try to figure out why we cling to the past so much. Special bonus mentions: Potato sa


 2014-07-11  21m

episode 3: Living That Brock Life

The construction of the world’s largest water slide gets Jeff and Anthony thinking about daredevil mentality, the line between brave and stupid, and the secret wish to be an alpha male. The story: http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-trb-verruckt-w


 2014-07-09  24m