Rising Ape Speaks
By James Riley / Antony Poveda
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A weekly podcast where James Riley and Antony Poveda from Rising Ape Collective debate the advancement of civilisation and the demise of their own humanity... In a fun way!
||ExplicitEsperanto and the Man with the Paintbrush Moustache||Saluton mondo! Esperanto signifas ‘tiu kiu esperas’ en Esperanto. Ĉi semajno Antony kaj James malkovri, kial parolantoj de la plej bone konataj planlingvo havas kialon por atendi denove. Krome, ni trovos tute nova kialo por malami diktatoroj. Phew.||5 2 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEvolutionary Plasticity and the Rise of Bipedal Mice||In this episode of Rising Ape Speaks we discuss how draining almost all the water out of fish’s pool has illustrated that evolution is by no means a closed book. This leads on to James confessing his childhood spent dreaming… Read More Evolutionary||26 1 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitChaperon and the Substitute For a Mother’s Love||Professor Nutt and Dr Z aren’t yet a rap duo (unfortunately), but they are working hard developing a new and euphoric drug called ‘chaperon’. Its noble aim? To limit your alcohol cravings. Hooray for science! In this episode of Rising Ape Spea||14 1 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEthical Robots and the Coveting of thy Metal Ass||Recent research by Professor Alan Winfield and co suggests we could build ‘ethical’ robots. How do we even define ethical behaviour? Is your baby paying tax? Will we be able to freestyle Asimov’s laws of robotics? All big questions, but… Read Mo||4 1 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitXmas Special: Existential Risk and the Molecular Sex Robots||The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk studies existential risk … in a centre. In this bumper Christmas edition, find out what you should be terrified of this festive season (and every other season for that matter). Rising Ape: turning… Read||24 12 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPeaceful Plutonium and the Mega-Olympics||Why do we see chemicals as somehow inherently bad? And, what does the future hold for the Olympic games? Find out, along with lots more, in this episode of Rising Ape Speaks.||16 11 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJames Cameron and the Top Half Fish||James Cameron has been described as part-scientist and part-artist, but do his accomplishments warrant the label of ‘modern day Leonardo da Vinci’?||15 11 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
A great listen!
Great podcast full of amusing, if a bit random, sciencey stuff.
One of the best science podcasts I've ever listened to.