Stephen Fry and Richard Dawkins, two of the most respected minds in their respective fields, sit together on the CSICon stage to discuss science, religion, politics, and more.
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Stephen Fry is an English actor, screenwriter, author, playwright, journalist, poet, comedian, television presenter, film director and all round national treasure. Stephen’s new book, Mythos, his unique retelling of the Greek myths, was published in November 2017 and he is currently working on a one man stage show of the book for a first run at the Shaw Festival in Niagara.
Richard Dawkins is one of the most respected scientists in the world and an internationally best-selling author. Among his books are The Selfish Gene, The God Delusion, and his autobiography A Brief Candle in the Dark. He is a fellow of the Royal Society and of the Royal Society of Literature.
This talk took place at the CSICon 2018 in Las Vegas on October 20, 2018
John Siracusa returns to Pragmatic to discuss everything Zelda related, with a focus on Breath of the Wild and how so many established Zelda gameplay rules were thrown out the window with resounding success.
The UK could officially leave the European Union next month, which would be a huge change with hugely damaging consequences.
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Ian Frazier on the new generation of talented young pilots who like to fool around with quadcopters.
This week Audrey and I chat about the impact of Spectre and Meltdown, how easy it is to harvest credit cards numbers in the browser, and Kodak’s new cryptocurrency. Enjoy! Show Notes
[01:26] What it looks like when your neighborhood grocery store shuts down [06:02] Sams club closures [09:19] iPhone performance benchmarks after Spectre security update | Melv1n [10:51] “this translates into seven figures in our AWS bill” [13:29] Speculative execution considered harmful in 1995 [14:44] Phabricator is not affected by Spectre or Meltdown because PHP is too slow [15:55] What Spectre and Meltdown Mean For WebKit [16:33] I’m harvesting credit card numbers and passwords from your site. Here’s how. [29:02] Attack of the Week: Group Messaging in WhatsApp and Signal [34:31] Kodak bitcoin miner on display at CES 2018 [36:37] Kodak announces its own cryptocurrency and watches stock price skyrocket [39:02] Monkey selfie copyright dispute [43:44] This man has made more money trading cryptokitties than investing in his IRA [45:47] Blockchain is an elaborate work-around for a *very specific problem* [47:26] I Partied With The Robot Strippers Before The CES [48:49] Neural Network Pies [51:03] Cat that has never been so insulted in all nine of its lives of the day.
May 15, 2017 at 5:38 PM In his fourth decade as a comic, Jeremy Hardy is a staple of British comedy radio. His passion for vivid, punchline-filled writing is further enlivened by his political fervour. We find out what people most often get wrong about the birth of alternative comedy, discuss his choice of words and analogies, and explore why he hates being labelled a political comic.
Jeremy Hardy on tour - http://jeremyhardy.co.uk/tour/
Final Soho Theatre live podcast of this run with JO BRAND - www.sohotheatre.com/whats-on/the-co…cast-with-stuar
See Stu conclude his standup tour at Soho Theatre - www.comedian […]
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