Friday, 29 May 2020

Podcast: Mob mentality

Is there a wisdom in crowds, or are we all heading over the cliff like lemmings?

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Friday, 22 May 2020

Power shifts

Does the way different nations have responded to the Covid-19 pandemic tell us anything about the international balance of power?

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Friday, 15 May 2020

Friday, 8 May 2020

Podcast: What makes a good excuse?

Explaining the situation or avoiding your responsibilities - are excuses valid and is there an art to them?

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Friday, 24 April 2020

Podcast: Good things coming from bad things

Are there any positives to emerge from the global pandemic? How can we make the most of a bad situation?

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Friday, 17 April 2020

Podcast: The Best Thing since Junction-Field Effect Transistors

Penicillin, the printing press, and cheese and onion crisps - What makes an invention well known rather than merely successful?

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Friday, 10 April 2020

Podcast: Health Data

Fraser, Nick and Peter discuss health data and measuring medical outcomes with special guest Neil Bacon. 

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Friday, 3 April 2020

Podcast: Fame. What’s the point?

Here lies Matt Goss: look on his works, ye mighty, and despair.

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Friday, 27 March 2020

Podcast: Old Squares

Does experience make us wiser or simply more boring? Three middle aged men will tackle the question with a total lack of bias.

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Friday, 20 March 2020

Podcast: Moderation v Excess

Small doses, or all or nothing - what is the best way to live life?

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Friday, 13 March 2020

Podcast: What are Extremism and Terrorism?

Was it useful to label Extinction Rebellion as a terrorist organisation? How is terrorism different from extreemism?


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Friday, 6 March 2020

Podcast: Psychological Resilience

We ask whether mental toughness is all in the mind.

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Saturday, 29 February 2020

Podcast: Knives are dangerous, so why do we use them?

Edged tools have been used by hominids for millions of years, but the elastoplast was only invented just over 100 years ago. Did we get our priorities right?

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Friday, 21 February 2020

Podcast: Charity

Emotion, recency and virtue signalling - does it matter what drives charitable behaviour?

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Monday, 17 February 2020

Podcast: Does revenge work and how do you de-escalate?

A dish best served cold, or not at all? We discuss revenge as a strategy.

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Sunday, 19 January 2020

Podcast: Death Of Serendipity

Does our always on, instantly connected world mean that we’ve lost the joy of serendipity? Can we engineer our environment to maximise the chance of good things happening to us?

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Friday, 10 January 2020

Podcast: Does inequality actually matter?

Does inequality actually matter? If it does, why? What problems does it cause? Is it self fulfilling? Is our objection to it a moral one, or is there there rational economic issues with it?

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Sunday, 5 January 2020

Podcast: Cats vs Dogs

Are you a cat or a dog person? Which is best?

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