Big Picture Science – Living Computers: John Barrett / Internet of Things

December 8, 2014

Living Computers – John Barrett click to listen Part 4 of Living Computers, featuring John Barrett, electronic engineer at the NIMBUS Centre for Embedded Systems Research at the Cork Institute of Technology in Ireland. (TRT 12:55)

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Big Picture Science – Living Computers: Andre & Andy / Iconic A.I.

December 8, 2014

Living Computers – Bormanis & Ihnatko click to listen Part 3 of Living Computers, featuring Star Trek screenwriter Andre Bormanis, and technology journalist Andy Ihnatko, describing iconic sci-fi representations of artificial intelligence. (TRT 2:29)

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Big Picture Science – Living Computers: Christopher Voigt / Programming Living Cells

December 8, 2014

Living Computers – Christopher Voigt click to listen Part 2 of Living Computers, featuring Christopher Voigt, bioengineer at MIT, describing his work programming living cells: “It’s just using biochemistry instead of electrons to do the same calculation”. (TRT 10:50)

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Big Picture Science – Living Computers: Walter Isaacson / The Innovators

December 8, 2014

Living Computers – Walter Isaacson click to listen Part 1 of Living Computers, featuring Walter Isaacson, president and CEO of the Aspen Institute and the author of The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution. (TRT 13:48)

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Big Picture Science – Long Live Longevity

December 1, 2014

Long Live Longevity Here’s to a long life – which, on average, is longer today than it was a century ago. How much farther can we extend that ultimate finish line? Scientists are in hot pursuit of the secret to longer life. The latest in aging studies and why there’s a silver lining for the […]

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Big Picture Science – Long Live Longevity: Claudia Hammond / Perception of Time

December 1, 2014

Long Live Longevity – Claudia Hammond Part 6 of Long Live Longevity, featuring Claudia Hammond, BBC broadcaster and author of Time Warped: Unlocking the Mysteries of Time Perception.(TRT 8:46)

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Big Picture Science – Long Live Longevity: Frank Drake / Alien Longevity

December 1, 2014

Long Live Longevity – Frank Drake Part 5 of Long Live Longevity, featuring Frank Drake, astronomer, SETI Institute, on the final variable in the Drake Equation: Longevity.(TRT 5:36)

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Big Picture Science – Long Live Longevity: Peter Crane / Ginko

December 1, 2014

Long Live Longevity – Peter Crane Part 4 of Long Live Longevity, featuring Peter Crane, botanist, dean of the School of Forestry and Environmental studies at Yale University, and author of Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot.(TRT 9:06)

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Big Picture Science – Long Live Longevity: Laura Carstensen / Perception of Aging

December 1, 2014

Long Live Longevity – Laura Carstensen Part 3 of Long Live Longevity, featuring Laura Carstensen, psychologist, Stanford University, director of the Stanford Center on Longevity, on the uniquely human understanding of aging and our approach to longevity.(TRT 9:34)

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Big Picture Science – Long Live Longevity: The Carefree Mole Rat

December 1, 2014

Long Live Longevity – The Carefree Mole Rat Part 2 of Long Live Longevity, featuring an imagined conversation between the long lived mole rat and his not so long lived pal, the rock mouse.(TRT 0:56)

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