The Reality Check #206: Violence Declining + Judge Shows + Steve Jobs Stole The Mouse

In this week’s episode Pat Roach joins in as a guest. Darren starts things off with a discussion on whether violence is declining; a review of Steven Pinker’s The Better Angels of Our Nature. Adam passes judgment on courtroom television shows and Pat explores the myth that Steve Jobs stole the mouse from Xerox Parc.

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Show Notes

Violence Declining

Aaron The Book Reporter at New Books In Brief

Judge Shows

What Legal Authority Does Judge Judy Have? – Mental Floss

How Do Those Judge Shows On TV Work? Weakonomics

Out of Order: Infiltrating Judge Joe Brown – Cracked.com

The People’s Court – Wikipedia

Divorce Court – Wikipedia

Judge Judy – Wikipedia

Judge Alex – Wikipedia

Judge Joe Brown – Wikipedia

Judge Judy Sheindlin – Little Known Facts – Yahoo! Voices

In The Audience At One Of Those Fake-Judge “Reality” Shows – Houston – News – Hair Balls

Did Steve Jobs Steal the Mouse?

SRI Timeline of Innovation

Gladwell on Innovation Truths and Confusions

Douglas Engelbart

Xerox Parc, Apple and the Truth about Innovation

Engelbart: The Mother of all Demos

Video: The Mother of all Demos (1 of 9)

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