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Location:

London, United Kingdom

Networks:

The Guardian

Description:

Aleks Krotoski and the Guardian's tech team with news and discussion every Tuesday from the digital worlds of technology, gaming and the web.

Language:

English

Contact:

Kings Place, 90 York Way London N1 9GU 0044 20 3353 2999


Episodes

Making art out of Crossrail – tech podcast

7/28/2017
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Navine G Khan-Dossos’s work explores the shared geometric and algorithmic language of Islamic art and the internet

Duration: 00:14:02


One artist's deep dive into the online 'manosphere' – tech podcast

7/21/2017
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Angela Washko tells us how she immersed herself in men’s rights communities and made a dating simulator about pickup artists

Duration: 00:19:27


A memory box for the digital age – tech podcast

7/14/2017
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Kumbu, a service to preserve your digital memories, in the way you recognise them

Duration: 00:36:23


How smart cities can create their own poetry – tech podcast

7/7/2017
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Artist Naho Matsuda has harnessed real-time smart city data in Manchester to create live poetry displays reflecting on what’s happening in real time

Duration: 00:34:36


How to free yourself from your smartphone – tech podcast

6/30/2017
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Binky is a spoof social media app suggesting the real reason we use our phones has less to do with keeping in touch, and more to do with compulsive behaviour

Duration: 00:15:10


Can emoji evolve into a meaningful language? – tech podcast

6/23/2017
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Dr Vyvyan Evans on the first emoji terror threat and what the future holds for non text-based communication

Duration: 00:18:55


What would you put in a virtual museum? – tech podcast

6/16/2017
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Artist Pippin Barr explores a virtual world where computer game visuals meet the work of artists Donald Judd and Gregor Schneider

Duration: 00:21:57


How natural language tech is changing interactive gaming: tech podcast

6/9/2017
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Socially intelligent design is changing how writers approach interactive story-telling

Duration: 00:19:06


Dating revolutionised by big data and memes – tech podcast

5/19/2017
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Dr Steve Carter, chief scientist at eHarmony, talks about the company’s use of algorithms and memes to make real-world dating more successful

Duration: 00:28:22


Tech as a creative instrument for music – tech podcast

5/12/2017
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Sound artist Kathy Hinde and computer artist Matthew Olden AKA I Am The Mighty Jungulator talk about creative ways of using tech as a musical tool

Duration: 00:16:36


Tracking the 'render ghosts' – tech podcast

5/5/2017
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Artist James Bridle reveals his quest to trace the anonymous faces appearing on hoardings around our cities

Duration: 00:13:18


The quest to crack and preserve vintage Apple II software – tech podcast

4/28/2017
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Why circumventing 1980s copy protection is the first step in saving part of tech history

Duration: 00:13:36


What's behind the Russian hacking allegations? – tech podcast

3/24/2017
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Are we facing a new cyber cold war, or is there more behind allegations of Russian hacking in the US?

Duration: 00:18:28


Making viral art out of hardware – tech podcast

3/17/2017
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Interrupting the march of technology through art

Duration: 00:17:29


The Siri of the cell – tech podcast

3/10/2017
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How Alexa-style language processing is allowing scientists to talk to the cells of our bodies

Duration: 00:15:32


The people's memes: how social media and populism are changing our lives – tech podcast

3/3/2017
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How social media and populism are coupling in new and powerful ways – and changing our lives in the process

Duration: 00:25:28


How tech is changing animal conservation – tech podcast

2/24/2017
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Leigh Alexander finds out how animal tracking tech is changing understanding of our own species too. And how do you go about QR-coding a bumblebee?

Duration: 00:19:27


How do you build a self-repairing city? – tech podcast

2/17/2017
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Leigh Alexander finds out how close we are to the end of potholes and road works. Could Leeds become the first city to repair itself, using new robot technology?

Duration: 00:16:27


The Ratio Club and the rise of British cybernetics – tech podcast

2/10/2017
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Alex Hearn takes a look back at the ‘no professors allowed’ informal dining club The Ratio Club which laid the foundations for the British cybernetics movement and, ultimately, artificial intelligence

Duration: 00:24:34


Ping! Psychology of tech compulsions - Chips with Everything podcast

2/6/2017
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We explore how our addiction to notifications and alerts influences how we use technology and go about our everyday lives WARNING: explicit language

Duration: 00:19:10

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