Friday, 24 May 2019

Podcast: Wasting celery

Some things seem difficult to purchase in the right quantities. Why do we always end up with too much celery in our fridge?

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Friday, 17 May 2019

Podcast: Spotting liars

Following Gavin Williamson’s sacking from Theresa May’s cabinet, we discuss the indicators of whether or not someone is telling the truth.  

Image: Gavin Williamson. By UK Parliament via Wikipedia

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Friday, 10 May 2019

Podcast: Can you Avoid Becoming a Victim of Irony?

David Cameron famously promised ‘stability and strong Government’ if he won the 2015 general election. How can we minimise our chances of our statements being undermined by subsequent events?

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Friday, 3 May 2019

Podcast: Why do Good Things always Come to an End?

As London’s black cabs move inexorably towards extinction, we ponder whether the progress of civilisation is merely illusory.

Image: JamesGardinerCollection via Flickr

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Friday, 26 April 2019

Podcast: Emotions and Decision-making

David Simoes-Brown, CEO of 100%Open, tells us why we should trust our feelings when it comes to important decisions.

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Saturday, 20 April 2019

Podcast: When do you Become a Grown-up?

When do you grow up? Is there a cut off age to childhood or are we constantly growing up?

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Friday, 12 April 2019

Podcast: Algorithmic Bias

What happens when algorithms learn to be biased? What does that even mean? We talk to special guest Dr Jess Whittlestone from the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence about whether algorithmic bias is something to worry about, and whether anything can be done about it? 

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