An Announcement

An Announcement

Broadcast 6: Scientifically Impossible

What happened in the night that Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 was shot down over Tehran? A look at what had to go wrong for the Iranian military to shoot down a civilian airliner just after takeoff from a local airport.

Broadcast 5: James Bond, Erwin Rommel and Lady Gaga Rolled into One

The drone strike on Iranian general and black ops mastermind Qasem Soleimani in Iraq raises questions of legality and has heightened tensions in the region. Is a war between the US and Iran now inevitable?

Broadcast 4: A Ring to Rule Them All

A look at the Ring video doorbell, which started as a great idea to protect your home from burglars and which turned, with a little bit of help from Silicon Valley investors and your local police department, into one of the biggest surveillance nightmares of modern day urban life.

Broadcast 3: Big Day for Little Boris

The UK has had a general election, which means we’ll have to look into what happened and what it means for Britain, Brexit and the rest of Europe. I’m joined by special correspondent Mike, who’s been looking at the goings-on in the UK from across the Irish Sea.

Broadcast 2: Deadly Software on the Boeing 737 MAX

Today, we look at Boeing’s design flaws in the 737 MAX family of airplanes and how software was allowed to act on the planes in such a way as to make it impossible for the pilots to keep them in the air. How did the FAA’s regulatory oversight break down to such a degree? And why didn’t Boeing communicate better after the first crash?

Broadcast 1: A Perfect Phone Call

In the first episode of the podcast, your host introduces himself and explains what the show is about. To further demonstrate the mindset behind this project, we combine a look at how Trump’s Ukraine phone call was reported in the press versus what was actually said with a deep dive on impeachment procedure.