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A podcast about improv and robotics. Mostly about improv. After finding an abandoned YesBot 5000 improv robot in the woods behind his house, improviser (and amateur roboticist) Chris Mead embarks on a mission to programme it to be the world’s best improviser. Every week he speaks to a different improv guest, giving them the opportunity to input FIVE lines of code – FIVE rules, tips or behaviours that will make YesBot the perfect scene partner. At the end of the episode, when the programming is complete, he switches the robot on and stands back to watch the fireworks. Sometimes literally. YesBot. A podcast about improv and robotics. But mostly about improv.

A podcast about improv and robotics. Mostly about improv. After finding an abandoned YesBot 5000 improv robot in the woods behind his house, improviser (and amateur roboticist) Chris Mead embarks on a mission to programme it to be the world’s best improviser. Every week he speaks to a different improv guest, giving them the opportunity to input FIVE lines of code – FIVE rules, tips or behaviours that will make YesBot the perfect scene partner. At the end of the episode, when the programming is complete, he switches the robot on and stands back to watch the fireworks. Sometimes literally. YesBot. A podcast about improv and robotics. But mostly about improv.
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Location:

London, United Kingdom

Description:

A podcast about improv and robotics. Mostly about improv. After finding an abandoned YesBot 5000 improv robot in the woods behind his house, improviser (and amateur roboticist) Chris Mead embarks on a mission to programme it to be the world’s best improviser. Every week he speaks to a different improv guest, giving them the opportunity to input FIVE lines of code – FIVE rules, tips or behaviours that will make YesBot the perfect scene partner. At the end of the episode, when the programming is complete, he switches the robot on and stands back to watch the fireworks. Sometimes literally. YesBot. A podcast about improv and robotics. But mostly about improv.

Twitter:

@yesbot5000

Language:

English


Episodes

Heather Urquhart

7/17/2017
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Chris talks to Heather Urquhart of The Maydays and Ten Thousand Million Love Stories about connection, relationships and singing if you're in any doubt.

Duration: 00:27:15


Dylan Emery

7/2/2017
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Chris talks to Dylan Emery of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical and Ghost Couple about being a geek and being mostly Spanish.

Duration: 00:44:47


Valerie Ward

6/26/2017
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Chris talks to Valerie Ward of Parallelogramophonograph about love, assumptions and not changing the subject.

Duration: 00:35:58


Cariad Lloyd

4/14/2017
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Chris talks to Cariad Lloyd of Austentacious about finding the joy and how you should always be makin' choices.

Duration: 00:55:36


Roy Janik

4/1/2017
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Duration: 00:38:40