Friday, 23 June 2017

Podcast: Facebook Censorship

Following the exposure of Facebook's content filtering rules, Peter, Chris and Fraser discuss censorship and ethics in data science.



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Friday, 16 June 2017

Podcast: WannaCry ransomware

Chris, Fraser and Nick discuss the public perception of WannaCry.



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Friday, 9 June 2017

Podcast: Heebie Jeebies

What are the Heebie Jeebies? What purpose do they serve?



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Friday, 2 June 2017

Podcast: General Election

Fraser, Nick, Chris and Peter discuss the their certainty in general election results.



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Friday, 26 May 2017

Podcast: Cold vs Hot

Nick, Fraser, Chris and Peter discuss whether Cold is worse than Hot.



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Sunday, 21 May 2017

Podcast: Stupid Flies, Stupid Humans?

Chris, Peter, Nick and Fraser talk about what the seemingly idiotic behavior of flies tells us about the choices that human make.



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Friday, 12 May 2017

Podcast: Unconstrained Hot Tubs

Nick, Fraser, Chris and Peter discuss what the removal of constraints means for behaviour.



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Friday, 5 May 2017

Podcast: Mass Surveillance

Peter, Fraser, Chris and Nick discuss mass surveillance. Is it a good thing, allowing better analysis or is it a dangerous erosion of privacy.



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Monday, 1 May 2017

Podcast: Trolley Problem

Nick, Chris, Fraser and Peter discuss the trolley problem in relation to the terrorist attack in Stockholm.



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Friday, 21 April 2017

Podcast: Lift buttons

Do you show your frustration by hammering the lift call button? Peter, Nick and Fraser discuss the urge for multiple button presses.



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Monday, 10 April 2017

Podcast: Good Judgment

Nick, Peter and Fraser speak with special guest Michael Story of Good Judgement Inc about the uptake of good analytical practice.




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Friday, 31 March 2017

Podcast: Blackberry Keyboard and UIs

Fraser, Nick and Peter talk about interfaces. What does the Blackberry keyboard tell us about generalisation and specialisation?




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Friday, 24 March 2017

Podcast: Ernie vs. Bert (1979)

Peter, Nick and Fraser scrutinize the infamous distribution of pie between Bert and Ernie.


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Friday, 17 March 2017

Podcast: Derek Parfit - Rational Irrationality

Peter, Fraser and Nick discuss the thought experiments of Derek Parfit.

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Friday, 10 March 2017

Podcast: Peas on Plates

Chris, Fraser, Peter and Nick explore how social conventions make decisions for us.

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Friday, 3 March 2017

Podcast: Unexplained Mysteries

Nick, Peter, Chris and Fraser discuss the point at which mysteries become unexplained and when should you stop looking for something lost.

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Friday, 24 February 2017

Podcast: BMI

Nick, Chris, Fraser and Peter discuss the purpose of BMI.

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Monday, 20 February 2017

Podcast: Computer Interfaces

Chris, Peter, Fraser and Nick ponder the nature of computer interfaces.


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Friday, 10 February 2017

Podcast: Fake News

Chris, Peter, Fraser and Nick discuss Fake News. Can we believe a word of it?


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Friday, 3 February 2017

Podcast: False Memories

Fraser, Nick and Chris consider why we remember things that didn't happen.


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Saturday, 28 January 2017

Podcast: Technological Obsolesence

Chris, Fraser and Peter discuss the rates of change and life cycles in technology.


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Saturday, 21 January 2017

Podcast: Facebook and Insurance

Chris, Peter and Fraser discuss the insurance industries use of social media data to assess risk in individuals.


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Friday, 13 January 2017

Podcast: Funes the Memorious - Jorge Luis Borges

Peter, Fraser, Nick speak with special guest Andres about what Funes's affliction tells us about thinking and perception.


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Friday, 6 January 2017

Podcast: Trump and Hindsight Bias

Fraser, Nick and Peter experiment with their own biases, by comparing their pre-US election forecasts with their post-event beliefs.


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