242 episodes

Jason Snell asks John Siracusa to rule on the meaning of various words and concepts. It’s not just about robots anymore.

Have a question for John? Email robot@theincomparable.com.

Robot or Not‪?‬ The Incomparable

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 108 Ratings

Jason Snell asks John Siracusa to rule on the meaning of various words and concepts. It’s not just about robots anymore.

Have a question for John? Email robot@theincomparable.com.

    Holes in a Straw

    Holes in a Straw

    Topology can be tricky....

    • 1 min
    Monolith

    Monolith

    It’s a big thing in the middle of nowhere. Does it need to be a rock to be a monolith?...

    • 4 min
    Electronic vs. Electric

    Electronic vs. Electric

    When is something electronic, and when is it electric?...

    • 3 min
    Cameos

    Cameos

    Is that just a really short acting part, or is it only a cameo?...

    • 11 min
    Stay-at-Home Moms

    Stay-at-Home Moms

    We salute all Moms, no matter their classification....

    • 4 min
    Robot Loathing

    Robot Loathing

    Listener/Professor Lisa can handle conceptual analysis on her own, but she does wonder why campus delivery robots make her so angry. (It wasn’t just because they’re Russian.)...

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
108 Ratings

108 Ratings

Blizzard1s2d ,

Extremely short and fun!

Brief little discussions about definitions, wacky in a fun way.

Henry The Moonrabbit ,

i listen to it with my dad in the car

he bought me a shirt

Violinknitter ,

Zeppelin

Of all the podcasts I listen to, this one has the silliest premise.

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