May 29, 2015

1. More people would turn in their taxes if the government went ahead and filled out the forms for them. Richard Thaler, a behavioral economist, tells us the counterintuitive things he’s learned by studying our deeply irrational behavior. 

2. A militia in Iraq built a machine-gunning ground drone that they can control with a tablet. Former Air Force pilot Missy Cummings and author Peter Singer discuss the future of war and robotic conflict. 

3. There’s a way to see if the grass really is greener on the other side of the cubicle, without your boss ever finding out. Tom Leung, CEO of Poachable, explains the rise of the anonymous job hunt.

And the show's music:

Drink To Be Me, Babe, Then - AC Newman

The Dirty Jobs - The Who

Arco Arena (Instrumental) - Cake 

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