Sun, 9 November 2014
Roboticist and educator Dr. Julie Carpenter tells us about her research with bomb disposal experts, how society might have to change as robots become more advanced and even what happens when a robot powers down in front of a small child. Recorded late August 2014.
Festo seagull drone: http://youtu.be/9YGLZXEwRVc
Festo kangaroo: http://youtu.be/_4luJ0ZSqy8
Music is Open by Com Truise
Direct download: HatchetJob108.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:15pm UTC
Fri, 7 February 2014
In our yearly HatchetJob awards AKA Insert Category show, we invent awards for the games we played in 2012 - yes 2012 - from the serious to the stupid. Can you guess which title won Wub Wub?
Music is Don't Go (RumbleStep Mix) by CDK
Direct download: HatchetJob107.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 3:02am UTC
Wed, 15 January 2014
Dr.Tom Stafford is a lecturer in psychology and cognitive science at the University of Sheffield. He explains why the way you practice affects how good you get at something - and he's got 850,000 people to back him up.
Tom's blog: http://www.tomstafford.staff.shef.ac.uk/?p=221
Tom on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tomstafford
Direct download: HatchetJob106.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:07pm UTC