Friday, 13 September 2019

Podcast: Ignoring Officials

Do not listen to this podcast. When is it permissible to ignore the voice of authority?


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Friday, 6 September 2019

Podcast: Midges

They're persistent, irritating and difficult to ignore. Yes, Frazer, Nick and Peter discuss midges.

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Monday, 2 September 2019

Podcast: Vague Requirements

Would it be wrong to take a set of instructional schematics to the barber? We discuss when vague requirements work, and importantly when they don't.

Things mentioned in this podcast:
- Goodhart’s Law 




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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?

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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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