This week’s episode was produced by Alex Bouthillier at Apollo Media

Elon Musk says our reality is an elaborate video game from the future. Are you real? Are you really reading this? Does this podcast actually exist? We discuss. Also math reveals why you’re less popular than your friends (don’t worry, it’s not just you), and we expore how data-driven techniques for fighting facism are different than BuzzFeed personality quizzes.

Thank you to this week’s sponsor, Shopify, who is hiring! If you’re an analyst, data scientist or data engineer and fancy a stint in beautiful Ottawa, you’re in luck! Go solve problems, work with cool tech, and take selfies with Justin Trudeau!