Big Picture Science – Moral’s Law: Colin Allen / Moral Machines

October 24, 2016

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Moral’s Law – Colin Allen click to listen (trt 13:49) Part 4 of Moral’s Law, featuring Colin Allen, historian and philosopher of science and cognitive science at Indiana University and Co-author of Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right From Wrong.

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Big Picture Science – Moral’s Law: David DeSteno / Emotional Morality

October 24, 2016

Moral’s Law – David DeSteno click to listen (trt 14:25) Part 3 of Moral’s Law, featuring David DeSteno, psychologist at Northeastern University and author of The Truth About Trust.

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Big Picture Science – Moral’s Law: Our Moral Future

October 24, 2016

Moral’s Law – Our Moral Future click to listen (trt 1:38) Part 2 of Moral’s Law, featuring a peak into the future of human morality.

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Big Picture Science – Moral’s Law: Micheal Shermer / Moral Arc

October 24, 2016

Moral’s Law – Micheal Shermer click to listen (trt 11:03) Part 1 of Moral’s Law, featuring Micheal Shermer, publisher of Skeptic Magazine and author of The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom.

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Big Picture Science – Time Travel Agents

October 16, 2016

Big Picture Science – Time Travel Agents Hey, let’s meet last week for coffee. Okay, we can’t meet in the past … yet. But could it be only a matter of time before we can? In an attempt to defy the grandfather paradox, scientists try sending a photon back in time to destroy itself. Also, […]

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Big Picture Science – Time Travel Agents: David Andrews / Line Time

October 16, 2016

Big Picture Science / Line Time click to listen (trt 10:31) Part 4 of Time Travel Agents, featuring David Andrews, Author of “Why Does the Other Line Always Move Faster?”

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Big Picture Science – Time Travel Agents: Emma Bentley / Queuing Up

October 16, 2016

Big Picture Science / Queuing Up click to listen (trt 1:25) Part 3 of Time Travel Agents, featuring Emma Bentley, actual British person, and sister-in-law of Molly Bentley, conveying the very British anxieties involved with waiting in line.

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Big Picture Science – Time Travel Agents: Richard Muller / Physics of Time

October 16, 2016

Big Picture Science / Physics of Time click to listen (trt 14:20) Part 2 of Time Travel Agents, featuring Richard Muller, physicist at the University of California Berkeley and author of “Now: The Physics of Time.”

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Big Picture Science – Time Travel Agents: Seth Lloyd / Teleportation

October 16, 2016

Big Picture Science / Teleportation click to listen (trt 11:09) Part 1 of Time Travel Agents, featuring Seth Lloyd, professor of quantum mechanical engineering, M.I.T., discussing recent experiments in teleporting photons, including one in which they attempted to send a photon back in time to destroy its former self.

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Big Picture Science – Skeptic Check: Science and the Election

October 10, 2016

Big Picture Science – Skeptic Check: Science and the Election This year’s election is divisive, but one subject enjoys some consensus: science and technology policies are important. So why aren’t the candidates discussing these issues? The answers might surprise you. The organizer of Science Debate, who wants a live debate devoted to science and technology, […]

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