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



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#204: The Dump Valve​​

March 17th, 2023 · 88 minutes

Things kick off with Merlin's noisy electronic livestock and a frustrating health update from John. Whose family now hates him.

In Follow-Up, Mr. Siracusa provides his son with a correction on The Novocaine Story, which leads to a digression into how John's dad writes text messages........

This ends up providing a great segue into the main topic: how memory breaks, and how we try to address it.

Because, as you quickly realize, many memories involve other people who have—well—different memories. But, also, why did I go to the garage, because I'm pretty sure I went there for a reason.

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(Recorded on Monday, March 6, 2023)

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