Each episode, Pedestrian's resident true crime nuts Josie and Mel bring a different unsolved Australian mystery yarn to the table and share their (often completely cooked) theories on what the f--k happened. From the Beaumont Children to the Lithgow Panther to the Somerton Man, each mystery is weirder than the last.
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Best Pedestrian Podcast Network podcasts we could find (updated May 2020)
Best Pedestrian Podcast Network podcasts we could find
Updated May 2020
Updated May 2020
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From first dates to red flags, DMs and beyond, we call on celebrities and dating experts (in the form of Pedestrian staff) to try and demystify the world of dating in 2018.
A mental health podcast for digital natives where Lucinda Price (@frooomes) and Madison Griffiths (@madisonrgriffiths) interview the people you follow URL and ask them what's going on IRL.
Balls Up is a podcast made by footy fans, for footy fans. If it's in-depth expert analysis you're looking for, you won't get it here. Hosted by Pedestrian.TV's Head of Editorial / GWS Giants fan Josie Rozenberg-Clarke and Music & Culture Editor / Essendon diehard Courtney Fry, Balls Up is their take on the round that was, the round that's coming up and thoughts on the big news coming out of the AFL each week. The hosts will be joined in each episode by a footy-related guest for a bit of bant ...
A review of the week's top stories at the intersection of sustainable transportation, urban planning, and economic development. Hosted by Jeff Wood of The Overhead Wire.
The Data Skeptic Podcast features interviews and discussion of topics related to data science, statistics, machine learning, artificial intelligence and the like, all from the perspective of applying critical thinking and the scientific method to evaluate the veracity of claims and efficacy of approaches.
A series of talks and lectures from Oxford Mathematicians exploring the power and beauty of their subject. These talks would appeal to anyone interested in mathematics and its ever-growing range of applications from medicine to economics and beyond.
A constant stream of SingularityHub's high-quality articles, read to you via an AI system.
Microsoft Just Built a World-Class Supercomputer Exclusively for OpenAI . Last year, Microsoft announced a billion-dollar investment in OpenAI, an organization whose mission is to create artificial general intelligence and make it safe for humanity. No Terminator-like dystop...By Jason Dorrier
Daniel Kang joins us to discuss the paper Testing Robustness Against Unforeseen Adversaries.
This Is Our Chance to Redesign Work. Let's Make It Human-Centric . Long before coronavirus appeared and shattered our pre-existing “normal,” the future of work was a widely discussed and debated topic. We’ve watched automation slowly but surely expand its capabilities...By Vanessa Bates Ramirez
Buildings Consume Lots of Energy—Here's How to Design Whole Communities That Give Back as Much as They Take . Although the coronavirus pandemic has dominated recent headlines, climate change hasn’t gone away. Many experts are calling for a “green” economic recovery that directs investments into low-carbon ener...…
This week we're joined by April Bertelsen, Transit Modal Coordinator with the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to talk about the Rose Lanes Project. April chats about implementation, public engagement, and the benefits of the pilot project approach. Follow us @theoverheadwire Support us on Patreon!…
How Scientists Influenced Monkeys' Decisions Using Ultrasound in Their Brains . A few years ago, in a pitch black room at Stanford University, a monkey sat silently in his custom-made chair, utterly bewildered. It wasn’t because of the head brace, which held his head completely st...By Shelly Fan
In this, the second online lecture we are making widely available, Ben Green introduces and delivers a short lecture on Primitive Roots, part of the Number Theory Lecture course for Second Year Undergraduates. We are making these lectures available (there are many more on this YouTube Channel via the Playlist) to give an insight in to the student e…
Oxford has gone online for lockdown. So how do our student lectures look? Let Marc Lackenby show you as he looks at paths between vertices in a graph with a view to finding the shortest route between any two vertices. Works for your Satnav for example. We are making these lectures available (there are many more on this YouTube Channel via the Playl…
AI Is Getting More Creative. But Who Should Own the Art It Produces? . Creativity is a trait that makes humans unique from other species. We alone have the ability to make music and art that speak to our experiences or illuminate truths about our world. But suddenly, huma...By Thomas Freund
4 Non-Obvious Trends That Matter During This Pandemic . Last year at South By Southwest, author and entrepreneur Rohit Bhargava spoke to a packed auditorium about trends that, though they may not be obvious, are playing a serious role in shaping the future....By Vanessa Bates Ramirez
Epic Games' Insane Video Game Graphics Demo Explained in Simple Terms . Most of the words that follow aren’t necessary to see why the reveal of Unreal Engine 5, an Epic Games video game graphics engine set for release in 2021, blew up the internet last week. You can watch ...By Aaron Frank
Frank Mollica joins us to discuss the paper Humans store about 1.5 megabytes of information during language acquisition
A New Bionic Eye Could Give Robots and the Blind 20/20 Vision . A bionic eye could restore sight to the blind and greatly improve robotic vision, but current visual sensors are a long way from the impressive attributes of nature’s design. Now researchers have found...By Edd Gent
3 Major Materials Science Breakthroughs—and Why They Matter for the Future . Few recognize the vast implications of materials science. To build today’s smartphone in the 1980s, it would cost about $110 million, require nearly 200 kilowatts of energy (compared to 2kW per year to...By Peter H. Diamandis, MD
This week we’re joined by Germaine Halegoua, an Associate Professor of film and media studies at the University of Kansas to talk about her book The Digital City: Media and the Social Production of Place. She talks about how people use digital media to relate to cities whether that’s images on Instagram or through Google Maps. We also talk about ho…
The US Government Just Invested Big in Small-Scale Nuclear Power . Amid the coronavirus lockdowns around the world, one of few positive pieces of news we’ve heard is that carbon emissions have dropped dramatically. The clearer skies and cleaner air have led to a renew...By Vanessa Bates Ramirez
Scientists Are Cloning the Coronavirus Like Crazy. Here's Why—and the Risks . Most biomedical researchers are busy finding ways to squash the new coronavirus. Meanwhile, synthetic biologists are busy cloning it in droves. In late February a team from the University of Bern, led ...By Shelly Fan
Smartphones will help save lives. Smartphones' value is exaggerated. What is the reality? And, as ever, what is the Maths behind it all? Leading Network Scientist Renaud Lambiotte downloads the facts in this Oxford Mathematics Public Lecture.By Renaud Lambiotte
This week we're joined by Chrissy Mancini Nichols to talk about some of the solutions cities are discussing to help businesses out during the Coronavirus. Odds and Ends AirBnB slump could return housing to cities - Guardian Nashville to raise property taxes - Bloomberg Santa Monica a harbinger of things to come? - LA Times Theme of the Week - Coron…
Here Are the Results of the Biggest Universal Basic Income Trial Yet . Widespread job losses due to the coronavirus pandemic are leading to renewed interest in the idea of a universal basic income (UBI). That coincided perfectly with publication of the results of the bigg...By Edd Gent
OpenAI Finds Machine Learning Efficiency Is Outpacing Moore’s Law . Eight years ago a machine learning algorithm learned to identify a cat—and it stunned the world. A few years later AI could accurately translate languages and take down world champion Go players. Now, ...By Jason Dorrier
Jayaraman Thiagarajan joins us to discuss the recent paper Calibrating Healthcare AI: Towards Reliable and Interpretable Deep Predictive Models.
Forget Exercise—These Mice Got Ripped With Gene Therapy . Trying to hack fitness is a multi-million-dollar industry; we’ve all seen at least one ad featuring a purported miracle product that claims it can make people lose weight and look great—without even tr...By Vanessa Bates Ramirez
The World Food Program’s Coronavirus Fight—and How You Can Help . The coronavirus outbreak has thrown the world into turmoil. On top of the infections and deaths it’s caused, there have been significant knock-on effects on financial markets, supply chains, businesses...By Vanessa Bates Ramirez
This week on Talking Headways we’re joined by CAHSR Northern California Regional Director Boris Lipkin. He talks with us about the California High Speed Rail project and the recently released draft environmental work. Boris also gives us his thoughts on megaregions, megaproject management lessons, and the agency’s ability to use future funds availa…
Will 3 Billion People Really Live in Temperatures as Hot as the Sahara by 2070? . Humans are amazing creatures, in that they have shown they can live in almost any climate. Think of the Inuit who live in the Arctic or the Bedouins in the deserts of North Africa. But a new study sugg...By Mark Maslin
To Find a Coronavirus Vaccine Faster—Should We Deliberately Infect Thousands of People? . “First, do no harm” is a core principle for all physicians. Yet with the new coronavirus wreaking havoc across the globe, the medical community is now asking: What if “first, do harm” is the right path...By Shelly Fan
This week on the podcast Tracy McMillan of Nelson Nygaard and Chrissy Mancini Nichols of Walker Consultants join the show to talk about density and the coronavirus. Though we end up talking more about institutions because density, while a big current topic, isn't in our minds why the virus is spreading. Odds and Ends 100,000 retail stores could be …
Hacking Plant Life: Artificial Photosynthesis Takes a Leap Forward . All life on earth ultimately gets its energy from the sun through the amazing ability of plants to sustain themselves on nothing more than water, air, and sunlight. Now researchers have taken a major s...By Edd Gent
Volvo Will Add Lidar for ‘Eyes-Off-the-Road’ Self-Driving Cars on Highways . It’s 2020. Why can’t we binge Netflix as our cars drive us down the highway? Well, we’ve made progress, but not at the pace once promised. While some cars offer automated driving modes, you’re not to t...By Jason Dorrier
What does it mean to understand a neural network? That’s the question posted on this arXiv paper. Kyle speaks with Tim Lillicrap about this and several other big questions.
Will Humans Go Extinct? For All the Existential Threats, We’ll Likely Be Here for a Very Long Time . Will our species go extinct? The short answer is yes. The fossil record shows everything goes extinct, eventually. Almost all species that ever lived, over 99.9 percent, are extinct. Some left descenda...…
The New Indiana Jones? AI. Here's How It's Overhauling Archaeology . Archaeologists have uncovered scores of long-abandoned settlements along coastal Madagascar that reveal environmental connections to modern-day communities. They have detected the nearly indiscernible ...By Peter Rejcek
This week we're joined by journalist Conor Dougherty to talk about his book Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America. Conor talks about growing up in San Francisco, his literary inspirations for the book, and the arc of some of the real characters in his book.
Biological to Artificial and Back: How a Core AI Algorithm May Work in the Brain . Blame is the main game when it comes to learning. I know that sounds bizarre, but hear me out. Neural circuits of thousands, if not more, neurons control every single one of your thoughts, reasonings, ...By Shelly Fan
This 'Once-For-All' Neural Network Could Slash AI’s Carbon Footprint . AI is creeping into everything from smartphones to cars, but tailoring neural networks to each new bit of hardware is expensive and contributes to AI’s rapidly-growing carbon footprint. So MIT research...By Edd Gent
Don't Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste. Instead, Use It as a Catalyst for Innovation . “I think we need to scale back, or maybe even stop...” Have you been on the receiving end of an email to that effect from a senior leader in your organization in response to an uncertain, challenging, an...By Barry O'Reilly
Dan Elton joins us to discuss self-explaining AI. What could be better than an interpretable model? How about a model wich explains itself in a conversational way, engaging in a back and forth with the user. We discuss the paper Self-explaining AI as an alternative to interpretable AI which presents a framework for self-explainging AI.…
How to Make Sense of the Uncertainty in a Coronavirus World . As the internet churns with information about Covid-19, about the virus that causes the disease, and about what we’re supposed to do to fight it, it can be difficult to see the forest for the trees. Wh...By Tiffany Vora
The World's Biggest Social Virtual Reality Gathering Is Happening Right Now . It’s one of the most under-appreciated science fiction films of the past decade, but Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (also the most expensive independent film ever made) subtly...By Aaron Frank