I’d always wondered what really went wrong in the botched response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The Atlantic’s superb ‘Floodlines’ podcast goes into detail over eight parts. From the first hand accounts from residents, to an interview with ex-FEMA chief Michael Brown, it’s a highly recommended listen.
how the internet is changing, and how it’s changing us.
Rabbit Hole is an excellent narrative podcast from the New York Times, exploring how algorithms shape how we think. It’s primarily focused on Youtube, but the tech involved applies to social networks widely. It’s eight parts and I can’t recommend it more. Available wherever you get podcasts.
If you’re a fan of the Ibiza era of clubbing and tunes, this is a great watch. Maxi Jazz’s guest appearance in a suit jacket emblazoned with Heath Ledger’s Joker is also brilliant.
The NYT have put together a stunning photo feature of 100 images from Cassini’s mission to Saturn. Take a few minutes and scroll through it. Gorgeous.
Fascinating article on pain and how a single gene could become a volume knob for human suffering. Highly recommended read.