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One True Podcast

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One True Podcast explores all things related to Hemingway, his work, and his world. The show is hosted by Mark Cirino and produced by Michael Von Cannon. Join us in conversation with scholars, artists, political leaders, and other luminaries. For more, follow us on Twitter @1truepod. You can also email us at 1truepod@gmail.com.
 
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Greg Hancock & Patrick Curran

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A podcast dedicated to all things quantitative, ranging from the relevant to the highly irrelevant. Co-hosts Patrick Curran and Greg Hancock talk about serious statistical topics, but without taking themselves too seriously. Think: CarTalk hi-jacked by the two grumpy old guys from the Muppets, grousing about quantitative methods, statistics, and data analysis, all presented to you with the production value of a 6th grade school project. But in a good way.
 
Science for people who give a sh*t. Want to feel better AND unf*ck the world? The 6-time Webby nominee delivers deep conversations with the world's smartest people (scientists, doctors, CEO's, farmers, and more!), and digestible news updates every single week, loaded with tips and steps you and we can take to fix this place right up. We're talkin' clean energy and coral reefs, COVID vaccines and pediatric cancer research, clean water and carbon capture tech, asteroid deflection and artificia ...
 
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Craig chats with AJ Messier and Steven Hoffner, who directed and produced a documentary called The Cannons, about a mostly Black youth hockey team in Washington DC. It's being shown at Hyland Cinema on Saturday. Then, a conversation with Philadelphia Phillies manager Rob Thomson following their trip to the World Series and his history playing baseb…
 
In today’s episode, Greg and Patrick talk about model under-, just-, and over-identification, starting with the algebraic foundations and moving into implications for the practice of structural equation modeling. Along the way they also mention shagging cars, new Ferraris, bank statements, prerecorded reactions, Quantitude implied contract, necessa…
 
What’s one big change we can make that can make our food healthier, make farming more lucrative, draw down carbon in the atmosphere, and reduce climate emigration? That’s today’s big question, and my guest is Sasankh Munukutla. Sasankh is the Co-Founder of Terradot, a satellite and AI-based gigaton-scale, soil-carbon sequestration verification syst…
 
On the Friday Round Table, Craig welcomes activist Mojdeh Cox, along with political insiders Shobhita Sharma and Nathan Smith to the studio. They discuss Bill 23 and the impact on housing and cities in Ontario, along with overcrowded children's hospitals and the emergency act inquiry. The Craig Needles Podcast is brought to you by Lexus of London.…
 
There won't be another strike, at least for now, but what is the state of Ontario's education system? How has the Ford-Lecce era impacted it? Dr. Prachi Srivastava is a professor in the department of education at Western University and joins Craig to discuss. The Craig Needles Podcast is brought to you by Lexus of London.…
 
Aluminum. It’s everywhere! And we’re going to need a hell of a lot more of it in the future. Aluminum is a primary ingredient in solar, wind, hydro, concentrated solar, bioenergy, the grid, batteries, hydrogen, and more. And that’s just electricity generation and distribution, to say nothing of consumer goods, from EVs to baseball bats. Great news:…
 
At London City Hall on Wednesday, councillors appointed Londoners to various boards and commissions. However, the process for the London Public Library Board was unusual. Council had voted on seven members, but decided to re-vote because some members didn't like the gender breakdown of those seven members. The result? Ryan O'Hagan, who is non-binar…
 
This week: Global climate news roundup beyond COP27 The human cost of vaccine inequity Water runs dry Chatbots aren't your friends Caveats to exciting AI developments Here's What You Can Do: More Democratic Senators means a greater chance the US can stand by it's climate commitments. Donate to Senator Warnock's December runoff campaign here, and th…
 
In today's episode Patrick and Greg talk about that sweet spot between panel designs and time series designs, intensive longitudinal data — both the logistical and analytical challenges, but more importantly its tremendous potential. Along the way they also mention camp fire face-plants, fear of horses, your spare eyelid, polishing your Nobel Prize…
 
We welcome prolific scholar Don Daiker to help us celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of The Nick Adams Stories. We discuss the volume’s impact and legacy, Philip Young’s controversial editorial decisions, the sequencing, and the characterization of Nick himself, in all of his various phases. Which stories does Daiker consider und…
 
There’s nothing quite like breaking bread with family and friends, old or new. By mid-2020, we’d have all taken the opportunity to break bread with just about anyone. Why are recipes, and the stories behind them, some of the most enduring parts of each of our cultures? How can we be more intentional about cooking food more often, food that makes us…
 
On the latest edition of the Friday Round Table, Craig is joined by London City Councillor Shawn Lewis, Thames Centre Deputy Mayor Kelly Elliott and former city councillor Cheryl Miller to talk about the top issues of the week. They talk about the ongoing negotiations between the province and CUPE, the future of education minister Stephen Lecce, th…
 
Over a year after Justin Bourassa's death, both the SIU and London Police internal investigations have wrapped up. But, questions still remain about the moments leading up to his death on October 28th, 2021 when he was shot by a London Police officer on Richmond Row. London Police Deputy Chief Trish McIntyre spoke to some of those questions at the …
 
In this week's episode Greg and Patrick get to explore modern methods for missing data analysis while belaboring quotes from Top Gun with their guest Craig Enders from the University of California at Los Angeles. Craig looks back over the past 20 years of developments in missing data analysis to discuss what has worked, what hasn't worked, and what…
 
It’s always worth revisiting the inarguable fact that our country was designed to be inequitable. And while much progress has been made over time, the powers that be continued to imagine and design new ways of marginalizing, at best, Black, Brown, Asian, and Indigenous people throughout our society and economy. But who will tell their story? And wh…
 
With CUPE education workers off the job, Craig asks former MPP Suze Morrison for her take on what's happened at Queen's Park and what might be next. Then (25:59) Andrew Lokan, the board chair from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association joins the podcast to talk about the notwithstanding clause and why he thinks it's time to remove it from the Can…
 
This week: Climate change in the curriculum Increasingly divergent subvariants Cell-cultured meat RSV vaccines are coming Generative AI (...didn't write this, but it might one day) Here's What You Can Do: Teachers can't teach without understanding the material. Check out ClimeTime and the CLEAN project for free, vetted resources for educators K-12.…
 
As the provincial government prepares to use the notwithstanding clause to force a new collective agreement on 55,000 school support staffers, CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn joins Craig on the podcast to talk about what's happened and what may happen next. The Craig Needles Podcast is brought to you by Lexus of London.…
 
Climate change is a touchy topic in farm country. But one third of greenhouse gas emissions come from food and agriculture, so it’s crucial that the industry becomes part of the climate change solution. For years almost all the action on climate change centered on energy – solar and wind and electric vehicles taking on coal and gas and oil. But now…
 
It's an all-council post-election edition of the Friday Round Table. Skylar Franke, Shawn Lewis and Elizabeth Peloza joined Craig on the heels of their election victories to talk about the race, voter turnout, Londoners key priorities and more. The Craig Needles Podcast is brought to you by Lexus of London.…
 
This week: $1 billion for electric school buses A potential "tripledemic" sandwich (not as delicious as it sounds!) One person's (treated) wastewater is another person's drinking water Most pregnancy-related deaths in America are preventable Bumble goes public with their "Private Detector" code Here's What You Can Do (usually more varied, but until…
 
Only 25% of eligible Londoners voted in the municipal election. That was actually a middle of the pack total among Ontario cities. Why do so few people want to vote? Political scientist Kate Graham joins the podcast to share her thoughts. Then, Craig talks about the results of London's municipal election and what his biggest surprises were when the…
 
In this week's Halloween-themed episode, Patrick and Greg have fun talking about things in their academic jobs that scare them, from things that are a little scary to things that they find absolutely terrifying. Along the way they also discuss Mrs. Kopicky's caramel popcorn balls, Wolf of Wall Street, Kenny T, forgetting you've told a story before,…
 
One hundred years ago, in September 1922, Turkish forces torched the port city of Smyrna in a hellish episode towards the end of the Greco-Turkish War. The ensuing evacuation, with its chaos and grisly violence, inspired Hemingway’s journalism as well as his short fiction. Hemingway’s most enduring effort to capture this atrocity is "On the Quai at…
 
Throughout history, kings, queens, governments, churches, and donors have funded contests and awarded prizes for solving the most difficult problems of the day. Today, as we stand on the precipice of huge problems and opportunity, with everyone looking around going “What can I do?” the utility and relative inclusivity of prizes like these remains c…
 
On the Friday Round Table, Craig welcomes activist Mojdeh Cox, former London city councillor Cheryl Miller and political insider Ryan Gauss to the studio. They talk about policing in London in the wake of a few negative national news stories about the service, and then discuss the Ford government's plan to send parents $200 to get their kids help w…
 
This week: Plant-based meat stocks Another COVID winter is coming A long-term plan for the baby formula shortage The uncertain future of telehealth Willfully shunning data privacy Here's What You Can Do: Help elect progressive state and federal candidates who will shift our diets and land use toward healthier, more sustainable food systems Check yo…
 
We are asking the entire One True Podcast community to contribute to the Hurricane Ian relief effort. Our production studios are in Fort Myers, Florida, which took the brunt of the storm, so we want to do anything we can to lend a hand. This episode honors the recovery effort by urging our listeners to go to www.communitycooperative.com and give ge…
 
London researchers have discovered some biomarkers in long COVID patients. What does that mean? Dr. Douglas Fraser of Lawson Health Research joins the podcast to discuss what this could mean for the treatment of long COVID. (Link to the story about the study here: https://blackburnnews.com/london/london-news/2022/10/13/london-researchers-say-people…
 
In this week's episode Greg and Patrick talk about the frequent gap between research questions and methods and ways to think about reengineering your variables, your parameters, or your entire model to help get what you want. Along the way they also mention: living in the dorms, Greek god sculpture rockets, not living in the dorms, Christmas tree t…
 
Let's talk robots. But first: There’s a very particular bottleneck where groundbreaking science is more applicable than ever but inaccessible to many. The tools are unaffordable to the schools and groups who could use them to hook kids right when they’re most excited, kids with a huge variety of lived experienced, who have grown up in the climate e…
 
Former NDP candidate Shawna Lewkowitz, CUPE Local 101 President Steve Holland and Blackburn Media news manager Scott Kitching join Craig to talk about the top issues of the week on the Friday Round Table. With ten days left until the municipal election, they talk about what may drive voter turnout and the key campaign issues, then discuss the provi…
 
DT Cochrane did a report for Canadians 4 Tax Fairness showing big corporations are avoiding paying roughly 30-billion in taxes each year. How do they do it? How do we fix it? DT joins to discuss. Then, (20:11) Craig's thoughts on the resignations at Hockey Canada and what may be next, and a few thoughts on the municipal election as we're less than …
 
In this week's episode Patrick and Greg spend a wonderful, if not at times awkward, hour talking with Dan Bauer about the genesis, application, and future directions of what may be the world's worst acronym: MNLFA, or moderated nonlinear factor analysis. Along the way they also mention unsolicited help from teenagers, gold stars, acronyms, words th…
 
How lucky are we? How lucky are we that we live in a time of such great opportunity – when, yes, we’re teetering on the edge of a global climate calamity, still reeling from a pandemic, knowing that our problems and challenges are not only enormous, but systemic, all-encompassing, and often linked together. How lucky are we to be able to say – look…
 
On the Friday Round Table, Craig talks with ANOVA Executive Director Jessie Rodger, political insider Shobhita Sharma. They talk about Pierre Poilievre's video tags, door knocking gone bad for a London City Councillor (7:30), the unfolding situation at Pillar Non-Profit Network (12:30) and the 20th anniversary of Budweiser Gardens (18:30). The Crai…
 
This week: What climate change means for insurance Pregnancy and the COVID vaccine Food insecurity in America What wildfire smoke means for air quality Internet blackout in Iran What we can do Understand your flood risk with Flood Factor, a free tool to learn if your property has flooded in the past, is currently at risk, and how that risk changes …
 
In this week's episode Greg and Patrick talk about partial least squares, a technique that resembles structural equation modeling but with a lot of flexibility, including but not limited to its ability to accommodate both reflective and formative constructs. Along the way they also mention dark RedBubble, Sheep’s Kin, snorting SEM, the Coors Light …
 
On this edition of the Friday Round Table, Craig welcomes former Green Party candidate Carol Dyck, London Home Builders Association CEO Jared Zaifman and Classic Rock 98.1 Program Director Dan Wylie to the studio to discuss the issues of the week. They look at endorsements in the Mayoral race, election sign rules (9:25), whether events on the east …
 
This week: It's hurricane season Viral levels in wastewater spiking What the world might look like in 2050 Results from the biggest-ever Alzheimer's study Asking better questions about our apps Action Steps Send disaster recovery supplies to Florida, donate or volunteer with World Central Kitchen to feed people in Florida and/or Puerto Rico, help t…
 
In this week's episode Patrick and Greg explore the often neglected method of two-stage least squares; they take a walk down memory lane to explore its origins and then drag it kicking and screaming into the 21st century for much promising use within the latent variable model. Along the way they also mention magic dishwashers, being under-estimated…
 
For decades Americans have relied on wood, oil, and gas to power, heat, and cool our homes, and the water we use to drink, cool, and bathe in. But these things have helped fuel our climate crisis – by some estimates, residential energy use accounts for about 20% of US greenhouse gas emissions. That’s a lot. Not to mention, burning wood inside and u…
 
Former city councillors Cheryl Miller and Roger Caranci join CUPE Local 101 President Steve Holland on Craig's Friday Round Table. They talk about Khalil Ramal's mayoral platform, possible illegal campaigning in London (18:40), more turmoil over at Pillar Non-Profit Network (23:24) and homecoming weekend at Western (30:13). The Craig Needles Podcas…
 
This week: The companies building a new clean economy (and the pretenders) The "I" in COVID Defrauded pandemic funds for hungry kids Preventing overdoses with safer supply programs Increasing surveillance Action Steps Read Protocol's tips to make your company more sustainable If it's been 3-6 month since your last infection or shot, get boosted Fee…
 
Jarad Fisher is a London City Council candidate. Jason Slaughter is a former Londoner who has left the city, and started a YouTube channel dedicated to making cities better places. They both joined Craig on the podcast to talk about a safer London with more transportation options. The Craig Needles Podcast is brought to you by Lexus of London.…
 
This week Patrick and Greg talk about maximum likelihood estimation: what it is, where it comes from, how it works, what it can do, and what it can't do. Along they way they also mention tour-bombing your kid, licking the turtle, Van Halen and AC/DC, orange mustaches, brandy snifter pong, bus #27, Ronnie Fisher, why people hate us, circus tents, ni…
 
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