Episode 143 – 6th July 2012

Higgs Higgs Hooray! This week we celebrate the discovery of the Higgs Boson, speak to human cyborg Kevin Warwick, and find out how to get more girls into the games industry – and also why bubbles are so awesome!

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Higgs Update (2:00) by Kash Farooq (ft Jon Butterworth)
Human Cyborg (10:06) by James O’Malley (ft Kevin Warwick)
Greg Palast Response (20:41) by Drew Rae
Lords Reform Update (27:34) by Cory Hazlehurst
Girl Gamers (36:02) by Kate Russell
Bubbles! (49:28) by James O’Malley (ft Gianluca Memoli)
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy and Brian Two

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3 thoughts on “Episode 143 – 6th July 2012

  1. Am I the only one to *eyeroll* at Kevin Warwick and his publicity stunts? “Look at me, I’m a cyborg, my nervous system was sending and receiving electronic impulses via machines”. Yes, in a much cruder and less integrated way than has been happening with the thousands of people who had heart pacemakers and cochlear implants long before him.
    I’m sure he does a lot of very valuable work, but his cyborg stunts aren’t it.

  2. Thank you for the response on Greg Palast. I had never heard of him, but there was something about his self-promotional attitude that put me off.

  3. onoes! Kate! Y u do it rong?

    All your *base* are belong to us, not bases!

    I’m a very sympathetic grammar pedant, but two wrongs don’t make a right..? Something like that.

    Regardless, we enjoyed that report a lot.

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