Radio Badger episodes

Podcast on tech, science, art and internet
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04 Jun 2017

DIY drones, Google IO, smart malware

Episode 52 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 52mb).

This episode is also available on Soundcloud, iTunes and Sticher.

Shownotes

In this episode @robbiemccorkell, @karismafilms and introducing @AJCumine chat about following hot topics.

  • Google IO impressions
  • New features in Chrome devtools
  • Neural networks designing neural networks
  • Upgrading firmware on a light bulb
  • New kind of stand alone VR headset
  • Inside out positional tracking
  • Robbie is maybe building his own drone
  • Open platform for DIY drones
  • Price range of drone components
  • FPV options for DYI drones
  • Strong magnetic interference vs drones
  • Destiny 2 not coming out on Steam, or how you can spend your WoW gold
  • Strikes, dungeons and raids
  • Special Blizzard currency
  • Wannacry
  • How to check if you are in the security sandbox when you are malware
  • Perfectly working hardware that requires Windows XP

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12 May 2017

Whispering Alexa and super deep planetary tunnels

Episode 51 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 67mb).

This episode is also available on Soundcloud, iTunes and Sticher.

Shownotes

In this episode @robbiemccorkell, @alexsavinme, @Midnite_ and @zoeabryant chat about following hot topics.

  • Top sport watches according to Monika
  • Samsung Gear S3 watch
  • Apple Watch recent update
  • Heavily discounted (and discontinued) Pebble Round
  • Phantom vibrations phenomenon
  • Open sourcing (discontinued) Pebble platform
  • Smart jewellery
  • American Gods
  • Guy on a Buffalo
  • Whispering Alexa - human-like update
  • Understanding context by robots
  • Making robots more human
  • Amazon Echo Look
  • Nintendo Switch proper review
  • Taste of the Nintendo game card
  • Stardew Valley
  • DJI Goggles
  • Controlling drone with movements of your head
  • Effective geofencing for drones
  • AR games for drones
  • The Boring Company
  • Boston's The Big Dig
  • Grace period for autonomous traffic
  • Benefits of having tunnels through the core of the planet

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08 Mar 2017

Milking a cow with a joypad

Episode 49 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 62mb).

This episode is also available on Soundcloud, iTunes and Sticher.

Shownotes

In this episode @robbiemccorkell and @alexsavinme chat about following hot topics.

  • Horizon Zero Down
  • Nintendo Switch
  • New Nintendo cartridges size and a way to stop people from swallowing them
  • Hard disc memory constraints on Nintendo Switch
  • Milking a cow with joypads
  • Registering a drone with FAA
  • Geofencing and unlocking no-fly zones with DJI
  • Places to safely fly your drone in London
  • Gimbal performance on DJI Mavic
  • DJI Matrice 200 drone specs
  • Ways to follow local air traffic when flying your drone
  • Biggest fear when buying a new drone
  • Tesla Model X test drive experience
  • Car key triangulation
  • Amendment on keeping EU residents in the UK
  • All Out Politics podcast
  • Online tool by BBC for transcribing videos built with React
  • Challenges of translating UI:s across languages
  • Round trip to the dark side of the Moon
  • Trappist-1 system discovery and how Elite Dangerous is related to all this

Expect daily vlog episodes from our trip to SXSW 2017 on this Youtube channel

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09 Apr 2017

SXSW 2017 special - a week in Austin, Texas. AI, wearables, chatbots, NASA, Snapchat Spectacles.

Episode 50 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 57mb).

This episode is also available on Soundcloud and Sticher.

Shownotes

In this episode @robbiemccorkell, @karismafilms, @Midnite_, @zoeabryant and @mveritym chat about following hot topics.

  • A week in Austin, Texas
  • Overwhelming experience of enormous scale
  • Ray Kurzweil on future of AI
  • Problems of AI understanding a comic book
  • Augmented intelligence
  • Issues with books on AI
  • Benefits of having a Neuralink
  • Blockchains and chatbots
  • Conversational interface vs GUI
  • Steven Wolfram on giving powerful computational tools to everyone
  • Neural networks in Wolfram Alpha
  • CIA talk on data processing and training
  • The world of quantified self
  • Wearables
  • Dangers of bad internet security on wearables
  • Using wearables to track your intimate life (sometimes accidentally)
  • Yasmine Green from Jigsaw company on fake news
  • Downsides of algorithmic detection of news source reliability
  • Apollo Mission Control documentary world premiere
  • Space on SXSW
  • Docking experience of the Orion spaceship
  • Spectacles by Snapchat first hand experience
  • Glassholes with Google Glass
  • Immutable reality

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21 Feb 2017

FOSDEM 2017, bot making, Estonian e-residentship unboxing

Episode 48 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 52mb).

This episode is also available on Soundcloud, iTunes and Sticher.

Shownotes

In this episode @robbiemccorkell, @alexsavinme, @marcelcutts and introducing @etiene_d chat about following hot topics.

  • Estonian e-residentship in practice
  • Inside of the Estonian consulate in London
  • Unboxing experience of a residentship
  • 2048-bit encryption key built into the Estonian e-card
  • Online certificates for marrying people
  • FOSDEM 2017 conf impressions
  • Organising your own mini-conference within a conference
  • The art of picking your schedule from 55 simultaneous tracks
  • Meeting your Eve Online clan people in real life
  • Trump 2 cash bot
  • Twitter bot generator in Clojure
  • React London 2017 conference - location, speakers and talks
  • Falsehoods about things
  • Problem with the year 2038
  • Standards to represent time
  • General relativity vs Special relativity
  • StackOverflow ustage stats on a weekend
  • Sci-fi book recommendations on a topic of dark dystopian future
  • Story of the Halo movie that was never made
  • Current count of marriage proposals to Alexa

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