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28 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Ted Chiang. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Ted Chiang, often where they are interviewed.

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28 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Ted Chiang. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Ted Chiang, often where they are interviewed.

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Episode 50: Ted Chiang

You Know What I Like...?
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Define science fiction in five words. Go. What do you mean that's too broad a question? Soon you'll be saying that people have strong opinions on the definition of all genres.

Come listen to us talk about Ted Chiang ask more broad questions such as:

  • Would you observe a parallel version of yourself?
  • Does science fiction need to be optimistic to have value?
  • Is being sent to hell for looking at an angel inherently terrifying, or is Sophie overreacting?

Give us your science fiction recommendations!

Jun 30 2020

37mins

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Exhalation by Ted Chiang

Two Guys, One Book
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We discuss the big philosophical ideas found in Ted Chiang's powerful new collection of short stories.

Apr 19 2020

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63. Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang

The Book Club Review
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Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang clocked in at number 80 on The Guardian's list of the 100 Best Books of the 21st Century. Barack Obama's a fan too. But what about Laura's book club? What did they make of this mesmerising collection of eight stories, one of which formed the basis of the film Arrival starring Amy Adams?

Real-life rocket scientists Kristy and Ed join the discussion and weigh in on the big questions. Like, will reading Chiang make you more intelligent? Do you have to be a sci-fi devotee to enjoy these stories? And finally, did the book make for a good book club discussion? All this, plus some great book recommendations for your next read.

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Books mentioned

This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal el-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

Wally Funk's Race for Space: The Extraordinary Story of a Female Aviation Pioneer by Sue Nelson

Pavane by Keith Roberts

Ed's author recommendations: John Brunner, James Blish ('Cities in Flight' and 'The Seedling Stars' [with the puddle story 'Surface Tension'] among others), and Algis Budrys

Mar 01 2020

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ป้ายยา 03 : นิยายวิทยาศาสตร์ที่กระตุ้นความคิดจาก Ted Chiang

THIS PODCAST SAVED MY LIFE
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ป้ายยาเป็นช่วงแนะนำสิ่งดีๆ ที่อยากเอามาแบ่งปันใน 5 นาที ครั้งนี้แนะนำนิยายวิทยาศาสตร์เปิดโลกผมจาก Ted Chiang ผู้เขียนเรื่องสั้นที่ต่อมากลายเป็นภาพยนตร์เรื่อง Arrival

Jan 28 2020

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The Great Silence by Ted Chiang read by Clouded Jester

Twitch, Stuff & Short Stories
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Decided to do a book read, it was something I had to do anyway so i put it in podcasting format.

Jan 26 2020

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"The Great Silence" by Ted Chiang

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The boyos delve into one of Obama’s favorite books of 2019 (Exhalation: Stories) for the shortest story they’ve done for a single episode! Plus a game about birds is played!

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Jan 13 2020

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REBROADCAST | Kiese Laymon | Ted Chiang | Rosanne Parry

OPB's State of Wonder
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State of Wonder is bringing back some of our best episodes, and today’s was an easy yes. Some years, you get some good books. And then there are years that deliver great ones. We hope you’ve got room on your shelf for some more winter reads, because this week we have three striking writers. They all talk about connection and relationships, between individuals and within a community, but they take us on vastly different journeys in the making. These books will hit you wherever you’re living.

Dec 06 2019

50mins

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#58 - Ted Chiang Stories

The Doofcast
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This week on the Doofcast we honor the request of Patron Edan M by discussing a couple of short stories by Science Fiction writer Ted Chiang. We talk about "The Truth of Fact, The Truth of Feeling" and "Story of Your Life."

Then the DOJ has decided to reverse 60 years of competition law in the film industry...and we are worried. 

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SHOW NOTES:

2:28 -  Main Segment: "The Truth of Fact, The Truth of Feelings" & "Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang.

1:13:47 - The DOJ reverses opinion on Paramount Consent Decrees

Nov 22 2019

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Episode 173: Talking to Your (Alternate) Self [Ted Chiang's "Anxiety is the Dizziness of Freedom"]

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David and Tamler dive back into the Ted Chiang well and explore the fascinating world described in "Anxiety is the Dizziness of Freedom." What if you could interact with alternate versions of yourself - versions that made different choices, had different jobs, or different partners? Would you get jealous of your other selves if they were more successful? Would you want them to be unhappy so you could feel better about your own choices and path? If your alternate self was in a good relationship with a woman, would you try to track down the version of that woman in this world? If you made an immoral choice but your other self made the moral one, what does that say about your character? And what does it say about free will and responsibility?

So many questions, such an interesting story - turns out we need to dedicate another segment next time to conclude the discussion. Hope you enjoy it! If you haven't bought Exhalation (Ted Chiang's new collection) We can't recommend it highly enough. This is the last story in that collection.

Plus – we select the topic finalists for our beloved Patreon listener-selected episode. Will Denial of Death make the cut again?

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Oct 01 2019

1hr 40mins

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"Exhalation" by Ted Chiang

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Erm, so we did another Ted Chiang short fiction! This one is about as heady and hard sci-fi as you can get! Bring it on! Also: A game is played involving Hugo winners and nominees!

31:18 A Literary Game

45:12 Final Thoughts

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Sep 23 2019

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