Monthly Archives: July 2016

Lost in the Stacks, Episode 312: Data Driven Decisions

Part 4 of DATA RULES

Guest: Marlee Givens of the Georgia Tech Library

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2016/07/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-july-29th-2016-data-driven-decisions-episode-312/

First broadcast on July 29 2016.

“Aren’t we using data whenever we make decisions?”

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Supercontext: Game of Thrones, Season 6

In an unusually giddy, slaphappy episode, Charlie & Christian try to understand how Game of Thrones’ sixth season was made. When does an adaptation stop being an adaptation? What happens when it passes — and surpasses — its source material?

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Supercontext: Saga, Volume 1

Is media better when its creators have total control? We look at the first volume of SAGA and explore issues of ownership, censorship and salesmanship with this near perfect comic book.

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 310: Statistical Significance

Part 2 of DATA RULES

Guest: Dr. Pete Ludovice of the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2016/07/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-july-15th-2016-statistical-significance-episode-310/

First broadcast July 15 2016.

“Sounds important; I don’t know why.”

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Supercontext: The Hateful Eight

Quentin Tarantino’s either an idiot savant or a savvy businessman with his latest film The Hateful Eight. So we cover script leaks, film stock, Black Lives Matter protests, police boycotts and much more about the making of this film to figure out why it’s so damn compelling.    

 

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 309: Data Librarianship: Naked and Afraid

Part 1 of DATA RULES

Guest: Dr. Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh of Georgia State University

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2016/07/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-july-8th-2016-data-librarianship-naked-and-afraid-episode-309/

First broadcast July 8 2016

“I will be stupid for you.”

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