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I'd like Augment with that Reality please

6/17/2018
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Augmented Reality is a technology that takes the world around you and adds virtual content on top such that it looks like it's actually there in the real world! We had been promised that Augmented Reality would revamp the tech scene and change the way consumers interact in the digital space. But its been few years since that promise and nothing major has come out of it at least in consumer space. Red, Chimps, and Toast discuss the reasons.

Duration:00:14:59

What is free speech?

6/10/2018
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Freedom of speech and the right to freedom of expression applies to ideas of all kinds including those that may be deeply offensive. From no-platforming to the NRA, conspiracist theorists and hate mongers, where should the idea of free speech start and end? Red, Chimps and Toast discuss this very important topic.

Duration:00:15:00

China's Social Credit System

6/3/2018
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The Chinese state is setting up a vast ranking system that will monitor the behaviour of its enormous population, and rank them all based on their "social credit." The "social credit system," first announced in 2014, aims to reinforce the idea that "keeping trust is glorious and breaking trust is disgraceful”. Red, Chimps and Toast discuss the implications of such a system.

Duration:00:15:00

AI Friend or Foe?

5/27/2018
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Everyone should think about the ethics of the work they do, and the work they choose not to do. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robots often seem like fun science fiction, but in fact, already affect our daily lives. AI poses a radically new challenge. For the first time, humanity is creating a technology that will be able to develop itself further, with potentially dire consequences. Red, Chimps and Toast think deep about future and ethics of AI.

Duration:00:15:00

The Rise Fake Media!

5/20/2018
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Fake news, lies and falsehoods spread like wildfire on social media, a new study confirms. People share wrong information faster than they pass along the truth. Doctored photos can easily create false memories. What happens when there’s fake video? Red, Chimps and Toast discuss the effects of Fake Media.

Duration:00:14:49

Podcasts!

5/13/2018
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A podcast about podcasts...well about awesome podcasts! Red, Chimps and Toast share some of their favourite podcasts. We also learn about the inspiration behind this podcast! Warning: this episode contains unusual humour (which may be unsuitable for adults), and advanced mathematics (which may be unsuitable for liberal-arts majors).

Duration:00:14:59

Modern Dating - Is Romance dead?

5/6/2018
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Whatever your relationship status; whether happily in a relationship, happily dating or happily single, our obsession with technology has inevitably changed the pattern of dating in the 21st century and produced a new format for modern day romance. Is Romance dead? Red, Chimps and Toast analyse modern dating. Warning: this episode contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children).

Duration:00:14:59

Dreams!

4/29/2018
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The series of thoughts, images, and sensations that occurrs in a person's mind during sleep AKA Dreams! In this episode Toast, Chimps and Red reveal their dreams and also try to interpret each others dream! Dream on!!

Duration:00:14:59

What you watching (on TV)?

4/22/2018
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Whether your tastes lean toward fun-but-frightening sci-fi anthologies or laugh-out-loud absurd comedies, there's so much on TV these days that's it's hard to know what to watch. Chimps finds from Red and Toast on what they are watching now...

Duration:00:15:00

Extinction or Extermination?

4/15/2018
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“Extermination involves deliberate destruction of pests or enemies. Extinction usually occurs through natural causes.” Conservationists have warned that the death of the last male northern white rhinoceros in Kenya is a sign that unsustainable human activity is driving a new era of mass extinctions around the globe. Red, Chimps and Toast discuss this serious issue.

Duration:00:15:00

Phobia!

4/8/2018
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"A phobia is an irrational and excessive fear of an object or situation. In most cases, the phobia involves a sense of endangerment or a fear of harm." In this episode Red, Chimps and Toast talk about their own phobia and learn about some common and some not-so-common phobias.

Duration:00:14:59

Superheroes!

4/1/2018
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Comics have been growing in popularity for a number of years. Most of us have grown up with comics and have seen these series evolve into films and TV adaptations. No matter whether you’re a novice or a comic book enthusiast, we all have our favourite comic superhero. Red, Chimps and Toast discuss their favourite superhero character, books, movies and more...

Duration:00:14:59

Books that changed your life?

3/25/2018
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What was the book that first made you stop – think – wonder – and start to live your life just a little bit differently? Many of us have one, whether it's a favourite novel, a thought-provoking autobiography or a collection of poems that adjusts your filter on the world. Reading not only transports you—it transforms you. Red, Chimps and Toast discuss books that changed their life...and this episode will change your life!

Duration:00:14:59

Let's Time Travel!

3/18/2018
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Some like the idea of "worm holes," which may be shortcuts through space-time. This and other ideas are wonderfully interesting, but we don't know at this point whether they are possible for real objects. Still, the ideas are based on good, solid science. In all time travel theories allowed by real science, there is no way a traveller can go back in time to before the time machine was built. Toast and Red discuss time travel movies and books! With a guest appearance from Chimps!

Duration:00:14:59

Whom do you trust? Corporates or Governments

3/11/2018
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Whom do you trust? The Corporates or Governments. When it comes to political philosophy, it seems we can often divide people into two opposite groups. Red Chimps and Toast discuss this in detail. Warning: this episode contains unusual humour (which may be unsuitable for adults), and advanced mathematics (which may be unsuitable for liberal-arts majors).

Duration:00:15:00

Is eSports really a sport?

3/4/2018
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Whether you play video games or haven't picked up a controller or decades, there is a strong chance you have heard about esports. A business that is estimated to be worth almost $1.5 billion by 2020, with some players that are already competing for prize pools of up to $24 million. eSports – or electronic sports – is the umbrella term for organised, competitive computer gaming, usually between professionals. Red, Chimps and Toast discuss if eSport should really be classified as a sport.

Duration:00:14:59

Where is my Universal Basic Income?

2/25/2018
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Universal basic income (UBI) is now firmly in mainstream political discourse. Political parties, activist groups and now even think tanks are taking the policy seriously. It is an unconditional, regular monetary payment made to every citizen that meets the basic necessities of life. Red, Chimps and Toast discuss this idea in detail.

Duration:00:14:59

do you need to upgrade your phone?

2/18/2018
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Phone manufacturers come up with new models every few months, making our perfectly functioning devices look useless and out of date. But we are also willing to fall into their traps. Should we buy the new phone if we are happy with my current device? Have the phones become a fashion statement rather than a utility? Red Chimps and Toast try to answer this... Warning: this episode contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humor (which may be unsuitable for...

Duration:00:14:59

Should all go vegan...like right now?

2/11/2018
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What would happen if every person on Earth adopted a vegan diet – without milk, meat, honey, or any other animal-sourced food? It’s a (very) hypothetical question that Red, Chimps and Toast try to answer....

Duration:00:14:59

Should Marijuana be legalised?

2/4/2018
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Marijuana is being legalised across various countries and states of USA. Red, Chimps and Toast discuss the pros and cons of this High and its legal effects. We also find out their personal histories with this drug.

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