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The story of technological progress is one of drama and intrigue, sudden insight and plain hard work. Let’s explore technology’s spectacular failures and many magnificent success stories.

The story of technological progress is one of drama and intrigue, sudden insight and plain hard work. Let’s explore technology’s spectacular failures and many magnificent success stories.

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Houston, TX

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The story of technological progress is one of drama and intrigue, sudden insight and plain hard work. Let’s explore technology’s spectacular failures and many magnificent success stories.

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English


Episodes

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1882: Quieting the Conversation

5/29/2020
Episode: 1882 In which we need just enough noise to drown out the conversation. Today, we try to quiet a conversation.

Duration:00:03:48

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2485: Jean LeRond d’Alembert

5/28/2020
Episode: 2485 Jean Le Rond d'Alembert: Controversial Mathematician of the Enlightenment. Today, who won that race?

Duration:00:03:48

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2408: Roman Political Invective

5/27/2020
Episode: 2408 Roman Political Invective. Today, a look at Roman mudslinging.

Duration:00:03:50

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3235: Verna Fields, “Mother Cutter”

5/26/2020
Episode: 3235 Gender, labor history, and the devaluation of film editing. Today, the mother of all film editors.

Duration:00:04:39

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1880: Clark and Bronowski

5/25/2020
Episode: 1880 Kenneth Clark and Jacob Bronowski: a convergence. Today, Kenneth Clark and Jacob Bronowski.

Duration:00:03:46

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1879: Right Now

5/24/2020
Episode: 1879 Living in the present: an impossible goal. Today, we look for Right Now.

Duration:00:03:46

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1878: Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier

5/22/2020
Episode: 1878 Fourier, Egypt, and modern applied mathematics. Today, Joseph Fourier.

Duration:00:03:46

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3053: Music and the Brain

5/21/2020
Episode: 3053 Music and the Brain. Today, this is your brain on music.

Duration:00:03:57

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2382: The Invention of the Paperboy

5/20/2020
Episode: 2382 The Invention of the American Paperboy during the Great Depression. Today, the invention of the paperboy.

Duration:00:03:49

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2480: Stephanie Kwolek and Kevlar

5/19/2020
Episode: 2480 Stephanie Kwolek: Inventor of Kevlar. Today, not-so-shining armor.

Duration:00:03:48

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1876: Bayesian Statistics

5/18/2020
Episode: 1876 In which Thomas Bayes mixes prior knowledge with a priori deduction. Today, we learn how to hedge bets.

Duration:00:03:45

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1877: Ötzi’s Death

5/17/2020
Episode: 1877 Ötzi's death: 5300-year-old forensic evidence brings ancient technology to life. Today, Ötzi's death.

Duration:00:03:46

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1875: Inventing Modern

5/15/2020
Episode: 1875 Inventing Modern: In which a book instructs its author. Today, history repeated.

Duration:00:03:47

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3051: Rhetoric

5/14/2020
Episode: 3051 The Art of Rhetoric. Today, do facts speak for themselves?

Duration:00:03:51

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2246: Into the Wind

5/13/2020
Episode: 2246 Sailing into the wind: vectors, language, and a fine summer's day. Today, our guest, chaplain and sailor John Price, heads into the wind.

Duration:00:03:49

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3234: The Moving Sofa Problem

5/12/2020
Episode: 3234 The Moving Sofa Problem. Today, we talk about the mathematics of moving a couch.

Duration:00:04:22

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1874: Jana River

5/11/2020
Episode: 1874 Implications of a 30,000-year-old culture at Siberia's Jana River. Today, old spears, by the cold Jana River.

Duration:00:03:45

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1873: Mozart at Eight

5/10/2020
Episode: 1873 Mozart at eight: a contemporary view. Today, when Mozart was eight.

Duration:00:03:46

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1872: Reliving 1953

5/8/2020
Episode: 1872 Art and revolution: reliving 1953. Today, this is not a movie review, but ...

Duration:00:03:48

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3049: Charcoal Briquettes

5/7/2020
Episode: 3049 Charcoal Briquettes. Today, we barbeque.

Duration:00:03:49