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  1. BBC - Podcasts and Downloads - Outriders

    This week Jamillah talks to the creator of electronics for people with disabilities so they can use games consoles, a guy who tells stories in 3d online, a couple of chaps who created music using camera sounds and the creator of Dr Puppet - a web based animation linked to the 50th anniversary of Dr Who.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/pods

    —Huffduffed by iamdanw

  2. The Truth About Mental Health: 6/6 Hikikomori 05 Jul 13

    Claudia Hammond travels to Japan to investigate a condition known as hikikomori

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/healthc

    —Huffduffed by iamdanw

  3. BBC - Podcasts and Downloads - Start the Week

    Emily Maitlis discusses the digital future with Google head Eric Schmidt; data journalist James Ball; curator Honor Harger; and risk expert David Spiegelhalter.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/stw

    —Huffduffed by iamdanw

  4. The birth of The Simpsons

    Cartoonist Matt Groening remembers how he created The Simpsons 25 years ago.

    —Huffduffed by kevinmarks

  5. Kevin Kelly | Trends and Social Consequences of Technology

    Our long-term interaction with the web will be defined by six trends. These trends will will involve dramatic changes that will make computing more like what we are used to seeing in many of today’s movies. Kevin Kelly explains why he believes that soon the internet will beneficially surround us in ways that most users don’t imagine today.

    http://itc.conversationsnetwork.org/shows/detail4930.html#

    —Huffduffed by briansuda

  6. PRI: To the Best of Our Knowledge

    Sequels and Spin-offs — At the end of Mary Shelley’s classic novel, "Frankenstein". Victor Frankenstein dies but his creation lives on. What happens to Frankenstein’s monster is left to the reader’s imagination. At least it was until Susan Heyboer O’Keefe wrote her novel, "Frankenstein’s Monster".

    —Huffduffed by briansuda

  7. Time Lords: The Science of Keeping Time | StarTalk Radio Show by Neil deGrasse Tyson

    The Nerdist Chris Hardwick and his trusty sidekick Matt Mira provide Dr. Who references and some timely humor for our show about clocks, calendars, and leaps in time. Anthony Aveni, professor of astronomy and anthropology at Colgate University, reveals whether the Mayan calendar predicts the end of the world in 2012, and provides insight into how early clocks and calendars were based not only on the Moon and Sun, but on Earth’s biology. Frank Reed, instructor of celestial navigation at Mystic Seaport in Connecticut, and Robert Seaman, computer programmer for the National Optical Astronomy Observatories, talk about why leap seconds are added to our fast-paced modern lives, and contemplate the future of time synchronization. From keeping Universal Time, to neutrinos that may travel faster than light, to geo-engineering the Earth into a global clock, take some time to consider how science sets the tempo of our past, present and future.

    http://www.startalkradio.net/?p=323

    —Huffduffed by briansuda

  8. Shel Silverstein - I Got Stoned & I Missed It

    Shel Silverstein was pretty famous children’s author and illustrator, but did you know he knew how to drink a little ripple and smoke a little reefer, too?

    —Huffduffed by briansuda

  9. Illegal music downloading BBC - Podcasts - The Report

    Illegal music downloading Thu, 14 Apr 11 The Report looks at plans to stop the illegal downloading of music and asks, is the Digital Economy Act unravelling? http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/r4report

    —Huffduffed by kevinmarks

  10. BBC - Podcasts - Secret History of Social Networking - Friends in High Places

    Rory Cellan-Jones tells the story of the social networking scramble of the early 2000s and finds out how Facebook emerged to become world’s biggest social network. Facebook wasn’t the first site of its kind - other businesses had a lot in common with Mark Zuckerberg’s efforts - but its simplicity and the single-minded focus of its CEO gave it an advantage over the competition. With big growth has come big controversy, over privacy, security, and targeted advertising. Rory finds out that some people are becoming more wary about what they share online - could new networks spot a gap in the market and steal Facebook’s crown? Part 2 of 3.

    —Huffduffed by briansuda

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