290 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 • 117 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.

    Vending Machine

    Vending Machine

    Friend of the show Frank is seeking to delineate when something is a “vending machine” and when it’s just a machine that vends....

    • 3 min
    El Camino

    El Camino

    Thanks to Friend of the Show Casey, we’re talking about weird cars and car classes again....

    • 4 min
    Autonomous Excavator

    Autonomous Excavator

    Listener Ivan sent in a link to an autonomous excavator that assembled a six-foot wall out of rocks. Is it the Roomba of construction materials?!...

    • 2 min
    Dishwashing Methods

    Dishwashing Methods

    A tale of dishwashers and large sinks....

    • 7 min
    Theme Songs / Skip Intro

    Theme Songs / Skip Intro

    We follow up on some feedback about our theme songs, and theme songs in general, while taking on whether we use the Skip Intro button when we should be listening to TV theme songs....

    • 9 min
    ⚾️ Robot Umps ⚾️

    ⚾️ Robot Umps ⚾️

    It’s baseball’s Opening Day, so here’s our discussion of automated balls and strikes, also known as “Robot Umps,” how they relate to automated Hawk-Eye tennis calls, and why we won’t ever know how good human umpires could actually be....

    • 9 min

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117 Ratings

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