Moonshots and Worldviews

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Dave and Emily White, fresh from the University of Iowa Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology’s yearly 4Cast conference,  talk about their presentation on the podcast, which was fun.  And they, along with Rob Humble and Doug Russo, talk about the President’s recent State of the Union address, including the so-called “moonshot” to cure cancer.  Can that even work?  Rob takes issue with the whole moonshot comparison.

Also, Google Cardboard saves a baby after other visualization techniques fail.  A Boston urologist is upset that he’s been fired for opposing his hospital’s LGBTQ inclusiveness policies which he finds incompatible with his ‘biblical worldview.’  Should personal beliefs enter into a physician’s practice of medicine? And the Carver College of Medicine’s own Examined Life Journal (our literary journal featuring fiction, non-fiction, and poetry) has been released.

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