Curiosity Daily Podcast: Blame Trolling on “Everyday Sadism,” How to Sleep Better During Lockdown, and a Breakthrough in Random Number Generation

Learn about why “everyday sadism” might help explain trolling and bullying; why our quality of sleep is worse during lockdown (and how to fix it); and a breakthrough random number generation algorithm that could help researchers analyze complex systems. Plus: Cody nerds out about Games Done Quick and video game speed runs!

July 14, 2020

Episode Show Notes:

Blame "everyday sadism" for trolling, bullying, and violent crime by Kelsey Donk

Our sleep during lockdown is more regular, but lower quality (and there's a fix) by Kelsey Donk

New MIT algorithm can simulate a roll of loaded dice — and that could help analyze complex systems by Grant Currin

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