Outriders

Outriders

Outriders is BBC Radio 5 live's programme dedicated to exploring the frontiers of the web. It is broadcast on Tuesdays at 0300 in Up All Night.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • Outrider: Heartbleed, the Radiophonic Workshop and word preserving robots

    Tue, 15 Apr 14

    Duration:
    24 mins

    This week Outriders looks at the Heartbleed bug, veterans of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop talk about the prospect of performing live at Glastonbury and how robots are helping to preserve a trillion words.

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  • 08/04/14: Worlds of Sound

    Tue, 8 Apr 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    This week Jamillah Knowles finds out about the worlds of sound when we are online or immersed in gaming.

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  • 01 APR 14: Outriders - On the Map

    Tue, 1 Apr 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    This week Jamillah finds out more about mapping - as an artistic pursuit, in the way of neocartography and in Minecraft.

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  • Outriders: 25 Mar 14: Dancing with machines

    Tue, 25 Mar 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    This week Jamillah and Rhod discover the ballet about Anonymous, how dancers can conduct music and how to knit your brainwaves.

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  • Outriders: 18 Mar 14 Outriders and the Arts

    Tue, 18 Mar 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    This week Jamillah has been learning about how art has been inspired by Alan Turing, how we might be able to explore the Tate with robots and why arts organisations can do well with a digital presence.

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  • Outriders: 11 Mar 14 Symbols and signs

    Tue, 11 Mar 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    This week Jamillah explores a new addition to Unicode, how emoticons show up in the brain and what it takes to create a clear symbol :)

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  • Outriders: 25 Feb 14: Selfies, music and Venezuela

    Tue, 25 Feb 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    This week Jamillah finds out about self-monitoring citizen media in Venezuela, how 'Selfies' reflect our culture and why social media might not be the cure for the music business.

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  • Outriders: Outriders & the animals 18 Feb 14

    Wed, 19 Feb 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    This week Jamillah finds out how a fish can drive, what cats like to do with an iPad and how our environments could be changed to help working animals use technology.

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  • Outriders: New networking 11 Feb 14

    Tue, 11 Feb 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    This week Jamillah discusses open source hardware and software for lowering the costs of mobile networks with guests in Oaxaca, Moscow and West Yorkshire and then learns about a new browser looking to use peer to peer sharing as an alternative to the Web.

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  • Outriders: Tech that fits like a second skin 04 Feb 14

    Tue, 4 Feb 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    This week Jamillah explores the requirements of open data for culture hacking, how 3D printing is changing nail fashion and the metallic false eyelashes that can control your TV with a wink.

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