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This week Lucy has interviewed Dr Sue Black about Quantum Computing.  Technology Evangelist, Sue, is a Professor of Computer Science at Durham University. She set up the first online network for women in tech (BCSWomen) in 1998 and led the campaign to save Bletchley Park.  Find out more about Dr Sue Black at: https://sueblack.co.uk/ Listen Elsewhere:  Apple Podcasts Bullhorn Breaker Castbox Castro Luminary             Google Podcasts Player FM Pocket Casts Podchaser Podbean Podknife             Overcast Spotify Stitcher Android Apps Subscribe By Email RSS Feed
Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back again, as they use facts, songs and precision-engineered puns to master the mysteries of Quantum Computing.   Join them on their journey, which includes Lucy's Quick Start Guide, Harriet's History of Quantum Computing, Bec's Big Idea, Harriet's song and much more...    Listen Elsewhere:  Apple Podcasts Bullhorn Breaker Castbox Castro Luminary             Google Podcasts Player FM Pocket Casts Podchaser Podbean Podknife             Overcast Spotify Stitcher Android Apps Subscribe By Email RSS Feed
This week Matt Parker has left a voicemail on our expansion pack, testing Bec, Harriet and Lucy. Mathematician and comedian Matt co-hosts the "A Problem Squared Podcast" with Bec Hill and has a question about Biometrics for our hosts.   Find out more about Matt on his website at: http://standupmaths.com/   Listen Elsewhere:  Apple Podcasts Bullhorn Breaker Castbox Castro Luminary             Google Podcasts Player FM Pocket Casts Podchaser Podbean Podknife             Overcast Spotify Stitcher Android Apps Subscribe By Email RSS Feed
Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back again, as they use facts, songs and precision-engineered puns to master the mysteries of Biometrics.   Join them on their journey, which includes Lucy's Quick Start Guide, Harriet's History of Biometrics, Bec's Big Idea, Harriet's song and much more...    Listen Elsewhere:  Apple Podcasts Bullhorn Breaker Castbox Castro Luminary             Google Podcasts Player FM Pocket Casts Podchaser Podbean Podknife             Overcast Spotify Stitcher Android Apps Subscribe By Email RSS Feed
This week Bec Hill has been to interview climate charity worker and campaigner for a better future, Alice Bell, for our expansion pack. Alice is a part-time historian of the apocalypse and part-time campaigner for a better future. She is currently writing a book on the history of the climate crisis: OUR BIGGEST EXPERIMENT, which will be released with Bloomsbury Sigma in Autumn 2021. If you can’t wait that long, she has just written an illustrated non-fiction book on the environmental crisis for Thames and Hudson, CAN WE SAVE THE PLANET? Her day job is co-running the climate charity, Possible. They build projects which bring people and technologies together to tackle the climate crisis; from tree planting days to connecting railways to community owned solar farms. You can follow Alice on Twitter at: @alicebell Listen Elsewhere:  Apple Podcasts Bullhorn Breaker Castbox Castro Luminary             Google Podcasts Player FM Pocket Casts Podchaser Podbean Podknife             Overcast Spotify Stitcher Android Apps Subscribe By Email RSS Feed              
This week YouTuber and food tech expert Barry Lewis has left a voicemail for Bec, Harriet and Lucy to ask them an important question.  Listen to our hosts answers, which include an array of Elvis related egg puns and some great ideas for new inventions.  Find out more about Barry Lewis at https://barrylewis.net/ and watch his awesome videos on YouTube by Clicking Here.   Listen Elsewhere:  Apple Podcasts Bullhorn Breaker Castbox Castro Luminary             Google Podcasts Player FM Pocket Casts Podchaser Podbean Podknife             Overcast Spotify Stitcher Android Apps Subscribe By Email RSS Feed
This week Dr Lucy Rogers, Bec Hill and Harriet Braine are discussing Food Technology.  Listen Elsewhere:  Apple Podcasts Bullhorn Breaker Castbox Castro Luminary             Google Podcasts Player FM Pocket Casts Podchaser Podbean Podknife             Overcast Spotify Stitcher Android Apps Subscribe By Email RSS Feed
This week's expansion pack is an exclusive interview with IoT and Smart Homes expert Stacey Higginbotham.  Stacey has been covering technology for major publications for 18 years. Her work has appeared in Fortune (where she was Senior Editor), PCMag, MIT Tech Review, Gigaom and Worth magazine. She publishes a weekly newsletter called Stacey Knows Things and is the host of The Internet of Things Podcast and This Week in Google podcast. We sent Harriet to find out more... Listen Elsewhere:  Apple Podcasts Bullhorn Breaker Castbox Castro Luminary             Google Podcasts Player FM Pocket Casts Podchaser Podbean Podknife             Overcast Spotify Stitcher Android Apps Subscribe By Email RSS Feed
It's time for some Tech with a Comedy Twist! Dr Lucy Rogers, Bec Hill and Harriet Braine return for another episode of The DesignSpark Podcast, the show that uses facts, songs and well-engineered puns to master the mysteries of modern technology.  This week, the trio are exploring Smart Homes, as they discuss everything from meter readings and smart fridges to Alexa and "Smart Scotsmen" who can save you money on your energy bills! Join them on their journey, which includes Lucy's Quick Start Guide, Harriet's History of Smart Homes, Bec's Big Idea, a song sung from the point of view of a Smart Appliance within a Smart Home and much more...  https://www.rs-online.com/designspark/s3-e1-mastering-the-mysteries-of-space-tourism Listen Elsewhere:  Apple Podcasts Bullhorn Breaker Castbox Castro Luminary             Google Podcasts Player FM Pocket Casts Podchaser Podbean Podknife             Overcast Spotify Stitcher Android Apps Subscribe By Email RSS Feed
Mark Thompson is a British astronomer, television presenter and writer best known for being one of the presenting team on the BBC show Stargazing Live and is a regular face on Good Morning Britain. Following last week's episode on Space Tourism, Mark has been in touch and left a voicemail for Lucy, Bec and Harriet. He's left a question for them to discuss.  Listen Elsewhere:  Apple Podcasts Bullhorn Breaker Castbox Castro Luminary             Google Podcasts Player FM Pocket Casts Podchaser Podbean Podknife             Overcast Spotify Stitcher Android Apps Subscribe By Email RSS Feed  
It's time for some Tech with a Comedy Twist! Dr Lucy Rogers, Bec Hill and Harriet Braine are back for Series 3 of The DesignSpark Podcast, the show that uses facts, songs and well-engineered puns to master the mysteries of modern technology.  In this episode, the trio are exploring the world of Space Tourism. It is the area of technology that comprises two of the world's most difficult things; rocket science and customer service.  Join them on their journey, which includes Lucy's Quick Start Guide, Harriet's History of Space Tourism, Bec's Big Idea, a song sung by the Voyager 2 space probe (who is a Geordie apparently) and much more...  https://www.rs-online.com/designspark/s3-e1-mastering-the-mysteries-of-space-tourism   Listen Elsewhere:  Apple Podcasts Bullhorn Breaker Castbox Castro Luminary             Google Podcasts Player FM Pocket Casts Podchaser Podbean Podknife             Overcast Spotify Stitcher Android Apps Subscribe By Email RSS Feed    
Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping songs. In episode 6 they're exploring space! Let's hope they make it back to earth in one piece.  It's time for TechLOLogy.
Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping songs. In episode 5 they're exploring the future of transport! Where are the hoverboards that we were promised as children? It's time for TechLOLogy.
Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping songs. In episode 4 they're exploring the world of robotics.  It's time for TechLOLogy.
Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping songs. In episode 3 they're exploring the world of augmented humans! Find out why Bec can't brush her teeth without hearing music from the Black Eyed Peas.  It's time for TechLOLogy.
Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping songs. In episode 2 they're exploring the world of medical technology! Kick back while the trio discuss defribrillators, fitbits and non-bots.  It's time for TechLOLogy.
Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping songs. In episode 1 they're entering the world of Big Data. Listen to Bec's best Brummy accent as the trio discuss spying companies, weird online ads and much more... It's time for TechLOLogy.
Our talented trio are back, with a new series and a new name! Find out how you can join us for the live recording of The DesignSpark Podcast in London during March 2019. Lucy, Bec and Harriet return to explore the past, present and future of technology... with a comical twist! 
Former Robot Wars judge and DesignSpark blogger Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by award winning comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all possible. In episode six, the trio discusses whether cyber is our salvation or damnation. Dr Lucy demystifies all things cyber, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring a maker from history to life and Bec desperately changes all of her passwords to something more complicated than 1234. So set your ears to receive and your mind to blown for History Makers! Featured Maker: Ada Lovelace History Makers is brought to you by DesignSpark, the engineering community of RS Components. DesignSpark provides free software, tools and resources to help turn your ideas into reality. Join free today at www.designspark.com.  
Former Robot Wars judge and DesignSpark blogger Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by award winning comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all possible. In episode five, the trio discusses whether 3D manufacturing and printing is our salvation or damnation. Dr Lucy explains the weird world of 3D manufacturing, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring a maker from history to life and Bec desperately clings on to the concept of hope in a world increasingly obsessed by materialistic wealth. So set your ears to receive and your mind to blown for History Makers! Featured Maker: Josiah Wedgwood History Makers is brought to you by DesignSpark, the engineering community of RS Components. DesignSpark provides free software, tools and resources to help turn your ideas into reality. Join free today at www.designspark.com.  
Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all possible. In episode four, the trio discusses whether navigation technology is our salvation or damnation. Dr Lucy guides us through the subject of navigation, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring a maker from history to life and Bec locates the nearest exit in case of emergency. So set your ears to receive and your mind to blown for History Makers! Featured Maker: John Harrison History Makers is brought to you by DesignSpark, the engineering community of RS Components. DesignSpark provides free software, tools and resources to help turn your ideas into reality. Join free today at www.designspark.com.  
Former Robot Wars judge and DesignSpark blogger Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all possible. In episode three, the trio discusses whether computer programming is our salvation or damnation. Dr Lucy explains the origins of programming, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring a maker from history to life and Bec works out whether C++ really is Fortran's evil cousin or just her best ever maths score. So set your ears to receive and your mind to blown for History Makers! Featured Maker: Grace Hopper History Makers is brought to you by DesignSpark, the engineering community of RS Components. DesignSpark provides free software, tools and resources to help turn your ideas into reality. Join free today at www.designspark.com.  
Former Robot Wars judge Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by award-winning comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all possible. In episode two, the trio discusses whether artificial intelligence is our salvation or damnation. Dr Lucy explains how AI has developed, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring Mary Shelley to life and Bec keeps her eye on the kill switch in case it all goes wrong. So set your ears to receive and your mind to blown for History Makers! Featured Maker: Mary Shelley History Makers is brought to you by DesignSpark, the engineering community of RS Components. DesignSpark provides free software, tools and resources to help turn your ideas into reality. Join free today at www.designspark.com.  
  Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all possible. In episode one, the trio discusses whether wireless communication is our salvation or damnation. Dr Lucy explains how Wi-Fi works, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring some makers to life and Bec tells us why we should have never moved on from plastic cups and a piece of string. So set your ears to receive and your mind to blown for History Makers! Featured Makers: Guglielmo Marconi, Heinrich Hertz, Hedy Lamarr History Makers is brought to you by DesignSpark, the engineering community of RS Components. DesignSpark provides free software, tools and resources to help turn your ideas into reality. Join free today at www.designspark.com.  
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Podcast Details

Created by
DesignSpark
Podcast Status
Unknown
Started
Aug 30th, 2018
Latest Episode
Aug 10th, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
25
Avg. Episode Length
25 minutes
Explicit
Yes
Order
Serial

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