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A weekly roundup of the weird, strange, odd, wonderful, unusual stories I find, loosely organized. A lighthearted yet honest & hopeful look at the world of UFOs, bigfoot, ghosts, magic, frontier/fringe science & the strange beings that we are.

A weekly roundup of the weird, strange, odd, wonderful, unusual stories I find, loosely organized. A lighthearted yet honest & hopeful look at the world of UFOs, bigfoot, ghosts, magic, frontier/fringe science & the strange beings that we are.
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A weekly roundup of the weird, strange, odd, wonderful, unusual stories I find, loosely organized. A lighthearted yet honest & hopeful look at the world of UFOs, bigfoot, ghosts, magic, frontier/fringe science & the strange beings that we are.

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English


Episodes

TWS392: There Are Worlds Without Us

11/23/2017
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On the show this week: Revisible; Off-planet Casual; By the Numbers; CQ: With the age of the Internet, we can experience things from all over the world in an instant, and integrate them into our personal culture -- but does that mean that the notion of "regional" or "national" culture are doomed to fade?

Duration: 01:05:22


TWS391: AI, Eh? Uh-Oh

11/23/2017
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On the show this week: Think Different. Pray Same.; Space For Filling; Non-Traditional; CQ: Which industry will be disrupted first: the clothing industry, when robotic tailors can custom-make clothing locally rather than ship them, or the travel industry, when we can VR remote into robotic surrogates?

Duration: 01:01:18


TWS390: Hal-Con 2017 Chat

11/21/2017
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My friends (Nax, Marie and Pat) join me to chat about what we enjoyed from Hal-Con, what we'd like to see, and what makes a con something we want to attend.

Duration: 00:58:59


TWS389: Playin’ Footy

11/19/2017
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On the show this week: Spotting the Unobvious; A Toehold on History; Robot, Know My Face; CQ: Is AI like fire (very useful in making life easier, but dangerous and when it gets out of control, generally causes a localized problem) or like water (essential, mostly controllable but tends to be incredibly powerful in a large area for a short time)?

Duration: 01:02:52


TWS388: Virtual Fictional Reality

11/17/2017
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On the show this week: Either Seen Or Known; The Upside Down; CQ: Waves of themes and styles of fiction often follow turbulent times, so what do you imagine people are writing which will follow our current times?

Duration: 01:01:16


TWS387: The One That Didn’t Get Away

11/15/2017
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On the show this week: Heart Officlal Life * It's The End * Whackers * CQ: Should aliens interfere with Earth, in order to save it? In other words, is the Prime Directive not only not a benign idea, but actually dangerous and irresponsible?

Duration: 00:59:36


TWS385: Until the Time of End

7/15/2017
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On the show this week: Big Picture Items * Spooky Science * Culture Clash * CQ: Can we have another Roswell-like event, or have we either a) made the aliens cautious about coming near the planet or b) become too cynical or observant to fall for such a confusion or hoax again? Full list of 14 articles after the jump!

Duration: 01:03:43


TWS384: Unidentified Trying Object

7/14/2017
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On the show this week: History Repeats (Until It Doesn't); Electric Slides; Body Tweaking; CQ: It was once believed that you needed a university degree to get a really good job, but with artificial intelligence eventually replacing menial jobs *and* being a better data-shuffler than people, will it be the 'creative economy' where the future jobs are? And if so, will we be recommending improv classes rather than university degrees?

Duration: 01:01:39