Archives for August 2012

Art, dance and unidentifiable cities

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Jamillah Knowles | 15:11 UK time, Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Hello Outriders!

I hear there was even some magical goings on in my absence. It's good to return to find there has been a little wizardry!

This week on the podcast I've got more from Chris and a little video remixing from one of the well known groups who make viral, yet dance-able video productions.

Well, It seems that Chris was so enthusiastic about tracking down Outriders all over the web, that he had more than enough for the past weeks as well as something for us now.

From walking around with paper models of over sized World of Warcraft weapons to planting giant replicas of Google map pins in real locations - Artist Aram Bartholl is interested in exploring the boundaries between offline and online worlds.

 

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Brains, GaymerCon and Adventure

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Jamillah Knowles | 11:57 UK time, Tuesday, 21 August 2012

By Chris Vallance

This week on the podcast
Daniele Perito of UC Berkley spoke to us about what the study, On the Feasibility of Side-Channel Attacks with Brain-Computer Interfaces, tells us about potential future security risks associated with devices which monitor our brain activity.

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Robots, wasps and taxis

Jamillah Knowles | 14:47 UK time, Wednesday, 15 August 2012

By Chris Vallance:

This week on the podcast we were joined by comedians Matt Parker and Timandra Harkness who along with their robot friends star in the engineering comedy show Humans V Nature: Engineering for the Win.

Paul Daniels has an iPhone app out – aimed at magicians – he spoke to me about magic and technology while trying to zap a rogue wasp.

Lastly tweeting cabbie Lee Cox interpreted the taxi rank twitter tremors for us.

Ideas are welcome for next week’s programme, you can hail us at @bbc_outriders on Twitter.

Cheers, Chris

Hacking, Singing and Debating Future Technology

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Jamillah Knowles | 14:27 UK time, Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Hello Outriders!

This week on the podcast I have been at City Hall in London finding out a little more about the the Capital's growth as a technology centre, I've heard about how a man and his guitar can fight for his consumer rights online and I've learned a little about hackers having fun with their own telephone network.

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