Curious Minds Podcast
What is Deep Learning, and how can computers learn 'skills' and 'intuition'? Ran Levi & Nate Nelson tell the story of Artificial Intelligence.
The Mir Space Station was a true Soviet engineering wonder, an achievement comparable with the US landing on the Moon. Yet in its later years, Mir survived some horrific & hair-raising accidents...
How a random discovery - a Palimpsest found in an old church in Turkish Istanbul, casts Archimedes' genius in an even more surprising light.
A computer virus discovery in 1989 led a young Bulgarian security researcher on a hunt for the prolific creator of the Eddie virus: The Dark Avenger.
Are Software Bugs Inevitable? Part 2: The Most Expensive Failed Software Project Ever | Curious Minds Podcast
The story of the FBI's VCF project - perhaps the most expensive failed software project ever - and Dr. Fred Brooks' classic book, 'The Mythical Man-Month'.
Are Software Bugs Inevitable? Part 1: FORTRAN and the Denver Airport Baggage Disaster | Curious Minds Podcast
Are Software errors inevitable? we'll tell the story of FORTRAN and the sad, sad tale of the Denver Airport Baggage Disaster.
In 1983, Reagan shocked the world when he announced the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI). Was Reagan’s Initiative the reason for the USSR collapse?
Grokster's legal battle against the Record Companies, the sinister poisoning of file sharing networks by OverPeer - and the rise of BitTorrent.
Napster, a revolutionary Peer-to-Peer file sharing software, was launched in 1999 - and forever changed the media world.
Heroes of Podcasting: An interview with Aaron Mahnke about the role of storytelling in podcasting, his inspirations and how he started Lore.