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Engines of Our Ingenuity

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The Engines of Our Ingenuity is a radio program that tells the story of how our culture is formed by human creativity. 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 Engines of Our Ingenuity is a radio program that tells the story of how our culture is formed by human creativity. 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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The Engines of Our Ingenuity is a radio program that tells the story of how our culture is formed by human creativity. 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 3194: The Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence

11/15/2018
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Episode: 3194 Purple Men: The History of the Color Purple. Today, whatever happened to SETI?

Duration:00:03:26

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1598: Surface Tension

11/14/2018
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Episode: 1598 Surface Tension: a tiny force, but omnipresent. Today, we look at the edge of a water droplet.

Duration:00:03:52

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3193: Purple Men

11/13/2018
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Episode: 3193 Purple Men: The History of the Color Purple. Today, we see purple.

Duration:00:04:28

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1597: Ottoman Telegraph

11/12/2018
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Episode: 1597 The Ottoman Empire telegraph, linking Europe and Asia. Today, the telegraph connects Europe and Asia.

Duration:00:03:53

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1596: The First Automobile?

11/9/2018
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Episode: 1596 Looking for the "first" automobile. Today, let's try to find the first automobile.

Duration:00:03:53

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3192: Self Reflection

11/8/2018
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Episode: 3192 Behind the Scenes at The Engines of Our Ingenuity. Today, inside the Engines of Our Ingenuity.

Duration:00:03:25

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1595: Alfred Stieglitz

11/7/2018
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Episode: 1595 In which Alfred Stieglitz and 291 anticipate Modern. Today, Stieglitz and photography, art and reality.

Duration:00:03:51

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2832: Claude-Louis Navier

11/6/2018
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Episode: 2832 Math meets engineering: Claude-Louis Navier's bridge. Today, building bridges.

Duration:00:04:03

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1594: The Mad Scientist

11/5/2018
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Episode: 1594 The Mad Scientist -- he keeps coming back. Today, the mad scientist.

Duration:00:03:54

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1593: LST-325

11/2/2018
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Episode: 1593 The LST-325: Thirty old men and an old ship become young again. Today, the LST-325.

Duration:00:03:55

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2830: Generative Art

11/1/2018
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Episode: 2830 Computing Generative Art. Today, new territory.

Duration:00:03:54

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1592: Specialized Language

10/31/2018
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Episode: 1592 In which we use fancy words instead of simple ones. Today, the quotidian denominator.

Duration:00:03:42

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2828: Cray

10/30/2018
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Episode: 2828 Seymour Cray and Cray Supercomputers. Today, we go super.

Duration:00:03:48

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1591: Completed Technologies

10/29/2018
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Episode: 1591 Baroque violins and the notion of a completed technology. Today, let's talk about complete technologies.

Duration:00:03:41

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1590: The Great Wall of China

10/26/2018
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Episode: 1590 The Great Wall of China -- a long and checquered history. Today, a 2300-year-old wall.

Duration:00:03:38

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3191: Friedrich Fröbel and Kindergarten

10/25/2018
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Episode: 3191 Friedrich Fröbel and Kindergarten. Today, we play.

Duration:00:04:39

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1589: Pluto (The Planet)

10/24/2018
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Episode: 1589 Pluto: We finally reach the outer fringe of the Solar System. Today, we discover Pluto.

Duration:00:03:44

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1588: Nieuport 17

10/22/2018
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Episode: 1588 The Nieuport 17, early harbinger of the finished WW-I fighter. Today, a case history of technological change.

Duration:00:03:40

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1587: Early Warplanes

10/19/2018
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Episode: 1587 In which airplanes gradually learn to wage war. Today, we turn plowshares into swords.

Duration:00:03:40

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3190: Victorian Supernatural Science

10/18/2018
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Episode: 3190 Henry and Eleanor Sidgwick and Victorian Supernatural Science. Today, Sidgwick, Sidgwick, and the paranormal.

Duration:00:04:42