How computers and digital technology affect our lives around the world. Presented by Gareth Mitchell. Available for download weekly on Tuesdays.

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  • Uber controversy in Sydney; Safer social networks for children; Wellcome: Mindcraft; danceroom Spectroscopy

    Tue, 16 Dec 14

    36 mins

    27 days remaining

    Uber has been criticised for raising its tariff during the siege in Sydney; Digital Awareness UK and Project Rockit's plans to curb cyberbullying; Wellcome Collection's exploration of the mind – from Franz Mesmer to Freud in Mindcraft; David Glowacki glimpses into the invisible molecular world in danceroom Spectroscopy

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  • Typhoon Hagupit / OSM; Logan Symposium; Seizure Wristband; Robot World

    Tue, 9 Dec 14

    35 mins

    20 days remaining

    How open street maps have helped to limit the devastation of Typhoon Hagupit; Colin Grant talks to James Bamford about journalism, hacking, whistle blowers and the NSA; A report on the wristband that aims to alert people with epilepsy to potential seizures; Simon Morton reports on the competition for humanoid robots in South Korea

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  • Phone Data Mapping Ebola; Peek Vision: Interactive glove for Deaf-Blind people

    Tue, 2 Dec 14

    39 mins

    13 days remaining

    Using mobile phone data to track the spread of Ebola; Cheap tests with a special clip attached to a mobile phone to help save eyesight; Tom Bieling describes how his interactive glove helps deaf-blind people to communicate

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  • 25 Nov 14: Amnesty: Detekt; Thinkable; Slush; Tony Sale Computer Conservation Award

    Tue, 25 Nov 14

    33 mins

    6 days remaining

    Software to protect targeted human rights activists from online surveillance; Ben McNeil describes the new model for science research via crowdfunding; Mark Bosworth reports on Helsinki’s biggest ever tech event; A report on the winners of the latest Tony Sale computer conservation award

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