7 episodes

A weekly podcast where James Riley and Antony Poveda from Rising Ape Collective debate the advancement of civilisation and the demise of their own humanity... In a fun way!

Rising Ape Speaks James Riley / Antony Poveda

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A weekly podcast where James Riley and Antony Poveda from Rising Ape Collective debate the advancement of civilisation and the demise of their own humanity... In a fun way!

    Esperanto and the Man with the Paintbrush Moustache

    Esperanto and the Man with the Paintbrush Moustache

    Saluton mondo! Esperanto signifas ‘tiu kiu esperas’ en Esperanto. Ĉi semajno Antony kaj James malkovri, kial parolantoj de la plej bone konataj planlingvo havas kialon por atendi denove. Krome, ni trovos tute nova kialo por malami diktatoroj. Phew. Ĉi podkastojn… Read More Esperanto and the Man with the Paintbrush Moustache

    Evolutionary Plasticity and the Rise of Bipedal Mice

    Evolutionary Plasticity and the Rise of Bipedal Mice

    In this episode of Rising Ape Speaks we discuss how draining almost all the water out of fish’s pool has illustrated that evolution is by no means a closed book. This leads on to James confessing his childhood spent dreaming… Read More Evolutionary Plasticity and the Rise of Bipedal Mice

    Chaperon and the Substitute For a Mother’s Love

    Chaperon and the Substitute For a Mother’s Love

    Professor Nutt and Dr Z aren’t yet a rap duo (unfortunately), but they are working hard developing a new and euphoric drug called ‘chaperon’. Its noble aim? To limit your alcohol cravings. Hooray for science! In this episode of Rising Ape Speaks, Antony and… Read More Chaperon and the Substitute For a Mother’s Love

    Ethical Robots and the Coveting of thy Metal Ass

    Ethical Robots and the Coveting of thy Metal Ass

    Recent research by Professor Alan Winfield and co suggests we could build ‘ethical’ robots. How do we even define ethical behaviour? Is your baby paying tax? Will we be able to freestyle Asimov’s laws of robotics? All big questions, but… Read More Ethical Robots and the Coveting of thy Metal Ass

    Xmas Special: Existential Risk and the Molecular Sex Robots

    Xmas Special: Existential Risk and the Molecular Sex Robots

    The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk studies existential risk … in a centre. In this bumper Christmas edition, find out what you should be terrified of this festive season (and every other season for that matter). Rising Ape: turning… Read More Xmas Special: Existential Risk and the Molecular Sex Robots

    Peaceful Plutonium and the Mega-Olympics

    Peaceful Plutonium and the Mega-Olympics

    Why do we see chemicals as somehow inherently bad? And, what does the future hold for the Olympic games? Find out, along with lots more, in this episode of Rising Ape Speaks.

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ejw2424 ,

A great listen!

Great podcast full of amusing, if a bit random, sciencey stuff.

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Just brilliant

One of the best science podcasts I've ever listened to.

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