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Are electronic personal assistants the future?

... is: will we spend all of our time talking to gadgets? Tom Crawford spoke to tech expert and Angel Investor Peter Cowley ... can add entries into your calendar, etc. - lots of things. Tom - You’ve brought one of them along with you to the ...

The science of faster bicycles

... riders, there’s some serious science behind the bikes as Tom Crawford has been finding out. But first, a flashback to five ... of cycling. Sir Chris Hoy is in uncharted waters now… Tom - It still gives me goosebumps even now. Not content with ...

Navier Stokes: equation to rule them all

... body. Fluids expert and mathematician Keith Moffatt took Tom Crawford down to the deep dark depths of Cambridge's maths lab... Tom - We've just gone underground and we're stood outside a ...

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Are Internet Filters Really Keeping Children Safe?

... of blocking or ‘overblocking’ of useful content. Tom Crawford spoke to Oxford University’s Victoria Nash… ... in stopping children from having nasty experiences online. Tom - How did you assess how effective these filters were ...

Bigger and stronger: the next Large Hadron Collider

... much closer to those seen during the ‘Big Bang’. Tom Crawford heard about the project from physicist Carsten ... we are limited in the ultimate energy of these colliders. Tom - Can we not upgrade or extend the current Large Hadron ...

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Fake News: Why is it spreading?

... Indiana University has made it his mission to find out. Tom Crawford heard how... Filippo - Here what we wanted to look ... So we built a model to study that particular question. Tom - What did you find out then? Was the high quality ...

Could we use maths to talk to aliens?

... daily lives. But would aliens be able to understand it? Tom Crawford spoke to Professor Ian Stewart from the University ... what’s important might set things up in a different way. Tom - It almost sounds to me like you’re saying the maths ...

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AI researchers sound alarm against killer robots

... for a ban on the use of AI in managing weapons systems. Tom Crawford spoke to Peter Clark, founder of the Resurgo ... intruder’s must be destroyed - pow, pow, pow, pow, pow Tom - Is this a case of a robot with a gun just walking ...