Friday, 16 August 2019

Podcast: Summer Re-release: Dated Films

While Aleph Insights is on a summer break from recording podcasts, here's an episode from our archive.


Why do some films age better than others?





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Saturday, 10 August 2019

Podcast: Summer Re-release: Optimised Fruit

While Aleph Insights is on a summer break from recording podcasts, here's an episode from our archive.

What does tastiness tell us about fruit choice? Could we engineer the perfect fruit? Or are we just comparing apples and oranges?

Image: Malte Sörensen via Flickr


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Friday, 19 July 2019

Podcast: Is it Still the Nineties?

Is it meaningful to assign personalities to the decades? 

Things mentioned in this podcast:
- The thirty-year nostalgia cycle   
- When did the sixties really begin
- Did the nineties ever end? 
- Life satisfaction over time   



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Friday, 12 July 2019

Podcast: Happy Endings

Was the ending contrived? Were you satisfied by the way it ended? What makes a good ending?

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Monday, 8 July 2019

Podcast: Scaling Up to Oblivion

Why did Jamie's Italian fail? What goes wrong when businesses try to scale.

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Friday, 28 June 2019

Podcast: Chernobyl

How can we avoid the end of the world through nuclear and other cataclysmic accidents? Could Chernobyl happen again? How can we design our systems and train our people to prevent accidents? We discuss with our guest Tom Plant. 

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Friday, 21 June 2019

Podcast: The Death of Grumpy Cat

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others'. A loss the meme world. Memes, what are they? Do they have some property that makes them reproduce more effectively than other ideas.

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