Ockham's Razor - Program podcast

ABC Radio National

Science & Medicine

William of Ockham was an English monk, philosopher, theologian, who provided the scientific method with its key principle 700 years ago. 'What can be done with fewer assumptions is done in vain with more,' he said. That is, in explaining any phenomenon, we should use no more explanatory concepts than are absolutely necessary. Simplicity should never be despised. Thoughtful people have their say, without interruption, on important science-related topics.


Telecommuting in the 21st century

April 23rd, 2016

Episode 133 of 197 episodes

Geoff Hudson says we've seen telecommuting before—tried, tested and failed. But if we create better systems of implementation, Hudson says it's a technology that could allow many of us to live well outside Australia's major cities.

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