Sinopsis

Podcast by Aleph Insights

Episodios

  • Investing in Yahoo: Spotting Potential

    Investing in Yahoo: Spotting Potential

    16/09/2016 Duración: 21min

    Nick, Peter and Fraser discuss why it is so hard to spot future potential in ideas.

  • How long should a podcast be?

    How long should a podcast be?

    09/09/2016 Duración: 25min

    Nick, Peter and Fraser ponder the length of podcasts and what that tells us about the size of an idea.

  • Sunspring

    Sunspring

    02/09/2016 Duración: 20min

    Peter, Nick and Fraser discuss the film Sunspring, written by an artificial intelligence. Is it a novelty or a sign of things to come?

  • Olympics and Marginal Gains

    Olympics and Marginal Gains

    26/08/2016 Duración: 21min

    Nick, Peter and Fraser discuss what the Olympics show us about the the human pursuit to reach for the limits of performance.

  • The Chilcot Inquiry

    The Chilcot Inquiry

    19/08/2016 Duración: 24min

    Nick, Peter and Fraser discuss mechanisms of government decision making in the wake of the Chilcot Report. http://www.iraqinquiry.org.uk

  • Ad Blocking

    Ad Blocking

    13/08/2016 Duración: 17min

    Nick, Peter and Fraser discuss ad blocking and what it can tell us about messaging.

  • Summer Classification

    Summer Classification

    05/08/2016 Duración: 19min

    Peter, Nick and Fraser discuss what summer is, and how we know when it's started.

  • Terrorism Prediction with Big Data

    Terrorism Prediction with Big Data

    29/07/2016 Duración: 21min

    Fraser, Nick and Peter consider the use of Big Data for prediction of terrorist attacks. New online ecology of adversarial aggregates: ISIS and beyond: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/352/6292/1459

  • Referendum Part 2

    Referendum Part 2

    24/07/2016 Duración: 18min

    Fraser, Nick and Peter wonder if they have had enough of experts.

  • Referendum Part 1

    Referendum Part 1

    15/07/2016 Duración: 19min

    In the wake of the Brexit vote, Peter, Nick and Fraser discuss what referendums can tell us, and what technology means for democracy.

  • Return to the Library Of Babel

    Return to the Library Of Babel

    09/07/2016 Duración: 15min

    Nick, Peter and Fraser return to the Library of Babel and discuss how to go about building one.

  • Averages

    Averages

    01/07/2016 Duración: 19min

    Peter, Nick and Fraser discuss what the point of averages is, and whether we will need them any more in a world of machine analysis.

  • Leicester City

    Leicester City

    25/06/2016 Duración: 18min

    Nick, Peter and Fraser discuss why Leicester City winning the Premier League was perhaps not all that surprising.

  • Irrationality

    Irrationality

    18/06/2016 Duración: 22min

    Nick, Peter and Fraser make some irrational assertions about decision-making.

  • Borges Library Of Babel

    Borges Library Of Babel

    10/06/2016 Duración: 19min

    Peter, Nick, Fraser and special guest Andres get lost in the vastness of Jorge Luis Borges’s Library of Babel and discuss what it tells us about probability, information, language and meaning.

  • Karate Kid

    Karate Kid

    03/06/2016 Duración: 17min

    Peter, Nick and Fraser discuss the the hit 1980s movie, The Karate Kid, and what it suggests about learning and skills development.

  • Hamburgers

    Hamburgers

    27/05/2016 Duración: 16min

    Peter, Fraser and Nick discuss the threat posed by rare hamburgers, and ways of assessing risk in the absence of data.

  • Celebrity Death Wave

    Celebrity Death Wave

    20/05/2016 Duración: 15min

    Peter, Nick and Fraser discuss the 2016 spike in celebrity deaths, how the scientific method applies to analysing it, and some of the fundamental constraints of fame.

  • Cruftsgate

    Cruftsgate

    16/05/2016 Duración: 17min

    Nick, Peter and Fraser discuss what Cuftsgate tells us about classification and categorisation.

  • Cosmopolitanism

    Cosmopolitanism

    06/05/2016 Duración: 15min

    Nick, Peter and Fraser discuss what cosmopolitanism is, and how it affects our beliefs about the world.

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