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The comedy podcast exploring modern technology and the makers from history who made it all possible.

The comedy podcast exploring modern technology and the makers from history who made it all possible.
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United Kingdom

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The comedy podcast exploring modern technology and the makers from history who made it all possible.

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English


Episodes

#6: Should We All Live In Space?

6/24/2019
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Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping songs. In episode 6 they're exploring space! Let's hope they make it back to earth in one piece. It's time for TechLOLogy.

Duration:00:33:30

#5: Dude, Where's My Hoverboard?

6/17/2019
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Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping songs. In episode 5 they're exploring the future of transport! Where are the hoverboards that we were promised as children? It's time for TechLOLogy.

Duration:00:29:50

#4: How Do I Know You're Not A Robot

6/10/2019
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Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping songs. In episode 4 they're exploring the world of robotics. It's time for TechLOLogy.

Duration:00:29:00

#3: Can I Get An Upgrade?

6/3/2019
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Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping songs. In episode 3 they're exploring the world of augmented humans! Find out why Bec can't brush her teeth without hearing music from the Black Eyed Peas. It's time for TechLOLogy.

Duration:00:28:56

#2: Can I Hack Your Heart?

5/27/2019
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Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping songs. In episode 2 they're exploring the world of medical technology! Kick back while the trio discuss defribrillators, fitbits and non-bots. It's time for TechLOLogy.

Duration:00:28:08

#1: Did Facebook Try To Sell Me A Bubble House?

5/20/2019
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Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping songs. In episode 1 they're entering the world of Big Data. Listen to Bec's best Brummy accent as the trio discuss spying companies, weird online ads and much more... It's time for TechLOLogy.

Duration:00:32:29

We're back... are you ready for some techLOLogy?

3/10/2019
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Our talented trio are back, with a new series and a new name! Find out how you can join us for the live recording of The DesignSpark Podcast in London during March 2019. Lucy, Bec and Harriet return to explore the past, present and future of technology... with a comical twist!

Duration:00:01:05

History Makers E6 - Cyber: “I have been using my free anti-virus trial for 10 years”

10/7/2018
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Former Robot Wars judge and DesignSpark blogger Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by award winning comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all possible. In episode six, the trio discusses whether cyber is our salvation or damnation. Dr Lucy demystifies all things cyber, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring a maker from history to life and Bec desperately changes all of her...

Duration:00:24:01

History Makers E5 - 3D Manufacturing: “How to get the Kinder surprise toy without opening the egg"

9/30/2018
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Former Robot Wars judge and DesignSpark blogger Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by award winning comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all possible. In episode five, the trio discusses whether 3D manufacturing and printing is our salvation or damnation. Dr Lucy explains the weird world of 3D manufacturing, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring a maker from history to life...

Duration:00:28:22

History Makers E4 - Navigation: “GPS would make the Wizard of Oz boring”

9/23/2018
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Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all possible. In episode four, the trio discusses whether navigation technology is our salvation or damnation. Dr Lucy guides us through the subject of navigation, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring a maker from history to life and Bec locates the nearest exit in case of emergency. So set your ears...

Duration:00:30:39

History Makers E3 - Computer Programming: "The first computer bug was a moth"

9/16/2018
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Former Robot Wars judge and DesignSpark blogger Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all possible. In episode three, the trio discusses whether computer programming is our salvation or damnation. Dr Lucy explains the origins of programming, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring a maker from history to life and Bec works out whether C++...

Duration:00:30:57

History Makers E2 - Artificial Intelligence: "What would Mary Shelley make of Westworld?"

9/10/2018
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Former Robot Wars judge Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by award-winning comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all possible. In episode two, the trio discusses whether artificial intelligence is our salvation or damnation. Dr Lucy explains how AI has developed, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring Mary Shelley to life and Bec keeps her eye on the kill switch in case it all...

Duration:00:36:06

History Makers E1 - Wireless Communication: "It's addictive, dangerous and I don't trust it"

8/30/2018
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Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all possible. In episode one, the trio discusses whether wireless communication is our salvation or damnation. Dr Lucy explains how Wi-Fi works, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring some makers to life and Bec tells us why we should have never moved on from plastic cups and a piece of string. So...

Duration:00:27:05