TWS375: New Stories of Old Fears

On February 3, 2017, in Episodes, by the Encaffeinated ONE

TWS375 logoOn the show this week:

  • Demonstrousity
  • Scientiffy
  • Looks Good, Looks Bad
  • Another Kind of World

CQ: Approximately what percentage of the universe as we know it — and perhaps, as we will ever know it — is completely made up by us, and what percentage is objective reality?

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TWS370: Changeable Universe

On December 2, 2016, in Episodes, by the Encaffeinated ONE

tws370-logoOn the show this week:

  • Breaking The Rules
  • Broken
  • Lost and Found
  • Halloween & Costumes

CQ: With costumes and cosplay becoming more common and accessible, will costumes become part of more people’s casual wardrobe?

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TWS368: Backslash Flashback

On October 20, 2016, in Episodes, by the Encaffeinated ONE

tws368-logoOn the show this week:

  • Unusual Science
  • Usual Science
  • Animal Science
  • Unanimal Science

CQ: Is there any moral difference between creating an artificial intelligence on a computer or a new biological entity capable of thinking?

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TWS359: Indirect Experience

On May 22, 2016, in Episodes, by the Encaffeinated ONE

TWS349 logoOn the show this week:

  • Places Lost And Found
  • True Tales of Medical Fiction
  • Mechanical Animal
  • Some Call It The Dance
  • Triumph of Belief
  • Food For Naught
  • There Are No Small Inventions

CQ: Has humanity already transformed sufficiently to make current standard age ranges covering “child”, “adult” and “old adult” meaningless — and are they too ingrained to change? Why?

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TWS350: The Crap Up With Which We Put

On March 10, 2016, in Episodes, by the Encaffeinated ONE

TWS350 logoOn the show this week:

  • Sensical
  • Cycle of Life
  • What the Hack?
  • A Bad Idea At The Time
  • Extras

CQ: Should the half-life of an original movie be about 20 years before a remake is not only accepted but expected? Shorter? Longer? Why?

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TWS338: The Speed of Aught

On December 11, 2015, in Episodes, by the Encaffeinated ONE

TWS338 logoOn the show this week:

  • $pace
  • Out Think It Through
  • Behave Like Animals
  • Play time
  • Extras

CQ: Do we need semantic units like inches and feet or rational units like meters — or both?

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TWS337: Air And Back Again

On December 4, 2015, in Episodes, by the Encaffeinated ONE

TWS337 logoOn the show this week:

  • Space Transit Pass
  • Bio Mass Illucidation
  • Things That May Not Be There

CQ: Has the Internet fundamentally changed the way that humans communicate, or merely allowed us to communicate more fully in the ways we already have?

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TWS331: Cheering Until The Invisible Is Gone

On October 28, 2015, in Episodes, by the Encaffeinated ONE

TWS331 logoIn the show this week:

  • Perceptive Problems
  • Knowledge Lost & Found
  • To Nobel or To Ig Nobel
  • Extras

CQ: If we mine asteroids and other planets for their resources and bring them back to Earth, will we *overstock* the Earth with things?

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TWS328: Up In The Hair

On September 15, 2015, in Episodes, by the Encaffeinated ONE

TWS328 logoOn the show this week:

  • Rent For Space
  • We’re All In Your Mind
  • Self-Doubting Cars
  • Insightation Needed
  • Noisy Space
  • Extras

CQ: Will the current wave of political and cultural awareness about privilege, power and equity make it less likely that we will create robots as subservient entities, or more likely to avoid attempting to give them free will?

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TWS327: Incoming Data, Outgoing Individuals

On August 28, 2015, in Episodes, by the Encaffeinated ONE

TWS327 logoOn the show this week:

  • The Eye More Than Meats
  • A Little More Than Flesh, A Little Less Than Metal
  • You Think It’s An Illusion
  • Extras

CQ: Which is better: to intensely get to know the area you are in, or to travel widely but never stay in one place very long?

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