Chips with Everything

Chips with Everything

United Kingdom

Chips with Everything is our digital culture and technology podcast discussing what happens when people and tech collide. It's hosted by @leighalexander and @ollymann

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Episodes

What would an AI make you for dinner? – tech podcast  

Training neural networks to create recipes, jokes, and Doctor Who episodes

Can a neural network compose music you want to hear? – Tech podcast  

The AI composers that are helping people make their own personal soundtracks

What can we learn from naked mole rats and eusocial living? – tech podcast  

Julie Freeman is an artist who creates forms, animations, and soundscapes from tracking data. She created a multifaceted installation – A Naked Mole Rat Eutopia – at London’s Somerset House, featuring kinetic sculptures, an animation and a visualisation, all using live data from the naked mole rat community

How tech can help asylum claims, homelessness ... and parking fines - tech podcast  

The app that helps the homeless find government housing and asylum seekers avoid legal delays with their claims

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

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

Making viral art out of hardware – tech podcast  

Interrupting the march of technology through art

The Siri of the cell – tech podcast  

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

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

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

How tech is changing animal conservation – tech podcast  

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?

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

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?

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

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

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

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

Ping! Psychology of tech compulsions - Chips with Everything podcast  

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

How a blind runner tackles marathons – tech podcast  

Simon Wheatcroft went blind at age 17. Yet today, he runs marathons. Leigh Alexander explores the incredible story of how he is able to do this with the help of some particularly innovative technology. This is a re-run of a podcast we launched in June 2016

Cascade failure: an inside look at the Y2K bug - tech podcast  

On 31 December 1999, the unknowns of Y2K - or, the millennium bug - made for an uncertain New Years Eve. This week, we explore the plausibility of a mass technology failure with Martyn Thomas CBE., IT professor at Gresham College

Cascade failure: an inside look at the Y2K bug - tech podcast  

On 31 December 1999, the unknowns of Y2K - or, the millennium bug - made for an uncertain New Years Eve. This week, we explore the plausibility of a mass technology failure with Martyn Thomas CBE., IT professor at Gresham College

Inside Hillary Clinton's social media campaign for the White House – tech podcast  

Hillary Clinton’s former deputy social media director, Emmy Bengtson, opens up about her experience working for the Clinton camp, including the how the infamous ‘ Delete your account’ tweet came to be

State of surveillance: privacy in Donald Trump's America – tech podcast  

With Barack Obama’s presidency coming to a close, Ewen MacAskill, the Guardian’s defence and intelligence correspondent, helps us explore what mass surveillance in America might look like under Donald Trump

Future thinking: will artificial intelligence overtake humans? – tech podcast  

With technology developing at an increasingly rapid pace, as we head into 2017, we ask: will AI machines surpass the human race?

Constructed reality: are we living in a computer simulation? – tech podcast  

Elon Musk says the likelihood that we are not actually all living in a simulated world is ‘one in billions’. In this episode of Chips with Everything, philosopher and cognitive scientist Dr David Chalmers weighs in to explore those odds

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