Chips with Everything

Chips with Everything

By The Guardian

Why are people designing video games in war zones? How do you catch a catfisher? Can we trust AI lie detectors? Each week, Jordan Erica Webber is joined by experts to answer these questions on our digital culture podcast, Chips with Everything

Episodes

The Guardian’s new podcast series about AI: Black Box – prologue

We wanted to bring you this episode from our new series, Black Box. In it, Michael Safi explores seven stories and the thread that ties them together: artificial intelligence. In this prologue, Hannah (not her real name) has met Noah and he has changed her life for the better. So why does she have concerns about him? If you like what you hear, make sure to search and subscribe to Black Box, with new episodes every Monday and Thursday.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
02/03/24·14m 36s

Weekend: episode two of a new podcast

Ease into the weekend with our brand new podcast, showcasing some of the best Guardian and Observer writing from the week, read by talented narrators. In this episode, Marina Hyde looks at the new additions to Downing Street (2m00s), Hadley Freeman interviews Hollywood actor Will Arnett (9m56s), Sirin Kale tries her hand at quiz show Mastermind (26m32s), and David Robson examines why we’re so stressed about stress (41m08s). If you like what you hear, subscribe to Weekend on Apple, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
01/04/22·49m 39s

Weekend: episode one of a new podcast

Ease into the weekend with our brand new podcast, showcasing some of the best Guardian and Observer writing from the week, read by talented narrators. In our first episode, Marina Hyde reflects on another less than stellar week for Boris Johnson (1m38s), Edward Helmore charts the rise of Joe Rogan (9m46s), Laura Snapes goes deep with singer George Ezra (18m30s), and Alex Moshakis asks, “Are you a jerk at work?” (34m40s). If you like what you hear, subscribe to Weekend on Apple, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
05/02/22·48m 45s

Comfort Eating with Grace Dent: episode one of a new podcast

Have you ever wondered what famous people actually eat? In our new podcast, Guardian restaurant critic Grace Dent does just that, asking well-known guests to lift the lid on the food they turn to when they’re at home alone – and what comfort foods have seen them through their lives. In the first episode, screenwriter Russell T Davies tells Grace about his childhood in Swansea, the delights of Woolworth’s pork and egg pies, and how his husband’s death informed his latest TV series, It’s a Sin. Future guests will include Nish Kumar, Rafe Spall and Aisling Bea. Episodes willl be released every Tuesday – search for it wherever you get your podcasts. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
01/07/21·39m 46s

Reverberate: episode 1 of our new series

The Guardian has launched a new series called Reverberate that we think you’ll like. Each week, Chris Michael will explore incredible stories from around the world about when music shook history. In the first episode, we hear from Kashy Keegan, an unknown singer-songwriter in a sleepy English town who became the voice of Hong Kong’s nascent pro-democracy movement. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to hear the rest of the series. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
08/02/21·25m 34s

Innermost: another episode of our new series

We wanted to bring you another episode from our Innermost series. In the last episode of our first season, two callers tell Leah Green how their relationships sent them down unexpected paths, one with criminal consequences Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to hear the rest of the series. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
03/08/20·20m 21s

Innermost: episode 1 of a new series

The Guardian has launched a new series called Innermost that we think you will like. Each week, callers will tell Leah Green what’s going on behind closed doors. In the first episode, we hear how an uncle’s funeral and meals with an emotionally distant brother help James and Jess think about their families in new and unexpected ways. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to hear the rest of the series. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
25/06/20·16m 34s

End of an era: Chips with Everything – podcast

In the final episode of Chips with Everything, Jordan Erica Webber and Alex Hern reminisce about their favourite episodes from the last couple of years. Plus, as the decade draws to a close, the duo discuss their favourite tech stories of the past 10 years. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
16/12/19·37m 23s

Grieving in the digital era: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber looks at how Twitter’s plans to deactivate unused accounts raised a broader conversation around the intersection of technology and death. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
09/12/19·26m 26s

Cities vs big tech: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber looks into the recent setbacks for Uber and Airbnb in cities such as London and Toronto. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
02/12/19·24m 27s

Becoming a meme: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber chats to the man behind the Hide the Pain Harold meme, and Elle Hunt explains why a person’s face might gain notoriety. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
25/11/19·24m 37s

Treating mental health with an app: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber looks at the pros and cons of mental health apps. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
18/11/19·28m 1s

Infiltrating a 'troll farm': Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber talks to undercover reporter Katarzyna Pruszkiewicz, who spent six months working in a PR firm in Poland, where she was told to promote controversial content that would influence people through a fake, rightwing Twitter account. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
11/11/19·19m 14s

A tale of two platforms: Chips with Everything podcast

Kari Paul and Alex Hern join Jordan Erica Webber to discuss how the big social media platforms are tackling the sticky issue of political adverts. Dr Kate Dommett also talks about how UK political parties could use or misuse social media as they launch their general election campaigns.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
04/11/19·25m 29s

All in a domain name: Chips with Everything podcast

The web domain democracy.com went up for auction last week with an asking price of at least $300,000 (£233,000). This week, Jordan Erica Webber looks at what makes a few words in a web browser worth thousands, if not millions of dollars. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
28/10/19·23m 5s

The digital welfare state: Chips with Everything podcast

As part of the Guardian’s Automating Poverty series, Robert Booth looked at how and why the Department for Work and Pensions in the UK is increasing investment in testing artificial intelligence to assess benefits claims. He talks to Jordan Erica Webber about his findings. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
21/10/19·24m 26s

Security vs privacy – who wins? Chips with Everything podcast

Ministers from several countries have written an open letter to the Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, asking him not to fully encrypt all of the company’s messaging services. This week, Jordan Erica Webber talks to the Guardian’s tech reporter Julia Carrie Wong and the security expert Alan Woodward about the implications of restricting end-to-end encryption. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
14/10/19·25m 43s

The Lovelace effect: Chips with Everything podcast

Ada Lovelace Day is in its 10th year, and to mark it, Jordan Erica Webber is joined by the founder of the event, Suw Charman-Anderson, to talk about why we need to do more to help support women working in STEM. She also talks to Dr Tilly Blyth, the head of collections and principal curator at the Science Museum in London, to learn more about why Ada Lovelace was a mathematician ahead of her time. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
07/10/19·26m 0s

Uber – a Silicon Valley drama: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber chats to New York Times reporter Mike Isaac about Super Pumped, his new book on the rise and fall of Travis Kalanick. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
30/09/19·38m 21s

Swiping left or right – politically: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber looks into the rise of identity politics in online dating. In this episode we hear from the journalist Rainesford Stauffer, dating expert Dr Jess Carbino and Tinder’s election bot creator, Yara Rodrigues Fowler. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
23/09/19·24m 26s

YouTube summer camps: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber is joined by Richard Sprenger, who recently went to Los Angeles to learn more about a new summer camp that aims to teach six to 10-year-olds how to become the next YouTube sensation.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
16/09/19·25m 29s

Siri, are you listening? Chips with Everything podcast

This week Jordan Erica Webber is joined by Alex Hern, as they look at the scandal that rocked the voice assistant world, and ask whether or not we can trust that voice assistants aren’t eavesdropping on our most private moments. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
09/09/19·0s

Turning off the internet: Chips with Everything podcast

Kashmiris have not had access to the internet for nearly a month. The blackout, from the start of August, is the 77th of the year so far in India. Jordan Erica Webber looks at the personal, legal and societal fallout of government-ordered shutdowns around the world. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
02/09/19·27m 36s

The death of iTunes... kind of: Chips with Everything podcast

The Guardian’s UK tech editor, Alex Hern, joins Jordan Erica Webber to discuss the imminent end to the iTunes store as we know it. They also take a nostalgic look at some of the other software we’ve lost. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
26/08/19·24m 53s

Domestic abuse meets big tech: Chips with Everything podcast

This week, Jordan Erica Webber talks to Anna, whose ex-partner surveilled her every move by using ‘stalkerware’ apps. Jordan also talks to MIT Technology Review journalist Charlotte Jee about what tech companies like Apple and Google could be doing to stop the proliferation of these apps. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
19/08/19·18m 34s

A week in the life of 8chan: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber talks to Julia Carrie Wong about the extremist message board 8chan after the suspect in the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, used the website to post a manifesto on why he targeted those he murdered. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
12/08/19·24m 36s

'The End of Forgetting': Chips with Everything podcast

This week, Jordan Erica Webber talks to Kate Eichhorn about her new book The End of Forgetting: Growing up with Social Media, which explores the dangers facing young people who may find it difficult to distance themselves from their pasts, long into the future. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
05/08/19·24m 9s

The price of being a ransomware hero: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber chats to Fabian Wosar, a renowned anti-ransomware expert, who has worked on thousands of cases during his career. The victims that Fabian helps love him. The ransomware hackers he thwarts – not so much. He talks about the sacrifices he has made for the job he loves. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
29/07/19·27m 3s

Gaming for abortion rights: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber talks to Laura Hudson, who wrote about video game producers making games that present players with situations where a character might choose to have an abortion. She also chats to Mary Flanagan of Tiltfactor about the potential impact games can have on changing opinions. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
22/07/19·21m 53s

Finding dark patterns online: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber teams up with Science Weekly host Ian Sample to find out more about how companies use various techniques to trick us into buying something we may never have needed, or wanted. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
15/07/19·27m 11s

Blockchain as art: Chips with Everything podcast

With the launch of the Facebook cryptocurrency Libra, Jordan Erica Webber revisits an old Chips episode looking at how artists are using blockchain to answer the big questions, like ‘what is the value of a human life?’. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
08/07/19·22m 0s

Is YouTube proud? – Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber looks at why some people, such as Carlos Maza, say YouTube needs to do more to protect minorities from hate speech. The Guardian’s UK technology editor, Alex Hern, joins in on the conversation. Note added 1 July 2019: Due to a communication mix-up, we erroneously stated in the first airing of this episode that Google, of which YouTube is a subsidiary, did not respond to our request for comment. The company did respond, citing their official blog post on the subject matter of this episode - read it here. Suggestions that Google did not respond have been omitted.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
01/07/19·28m 46s

"Smart City of Surveillance": Chips with Everything

Leyland Cecco and Lilian Edwards join Jordan Erica Webber to talk about the latest delays in plans to build a smart neighbourhood in Toronto.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
24/06/19·27m 30s

Gotta catch 'em all … in your sleep: Chips with Everything podcast

The Pokémon Company has announced the 2020 launch of Pokémon Sleep, a mobile game that will reward users based on how well they slumber. Jordan Erica Webber looks at why sleep experts are worried about the idea. She is joined by Dale Berning Sawa and Laura Dale. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
17/06/19·23m 23s

Cybersecurity and makeup tutorials: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber chats to Addie Wagenknecht, who is using the YouTube algorithm to her advantage by teaching cybersecurity tips while reviewing beauty products. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
10/06/19·19m 3s

Meeting your Islamophobic troll: Chips with Everything podcast

A couple of years ago, Hussein Kesvani started receiving anti-Islam messages from a Twitter account called True Brit. A few months later, he travelled to meet the man behind the account. Jordan Erica Webber chats to him about what that was like, as well as his new book Follow Me, Akhi, which looks at how the newest generation of British Muslims are growing up in the digital age.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
03/06/19·33m 53s

Pocketful of data: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber and Graihagh Jackson team up for the latest instalment of Science with Everything to look at the history and potential future of weather forecasting. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
27/05/19·26m 12s

Technology is messing with our emotions: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber chats to the authors of a new book which looks into why human emotions have changed so drastically in the last couple of centuries. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
20/05/19·25m 45s

Becoming a modern-day cyborg: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber talks to the co-host of Grindfest, a festival for which dozens of fans of a type of body modification called ‘grinding’ travelled to the Tehachapi mountains in California. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
13/05/19·27m 4s

Google's problem with AI and ethics: Chips With Everything podcast

After Google’s decision to scrap its new AI ethics council, Jordan Erica Webber revisits a Chips episode from last summer that looked at Google’s AI objectives. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
06/05/19·22m 43s

Lost in a Good Game: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber talks to psychologist Pete Etchells about his new book, which explores both his personal relationship with video games and how society views – and could learn to view – this form of entertainment.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
29/04/19·24m 20s

The local crime story that went viral: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber looks at a local crime brief that defied Facebook’s 2018 algorithm change, one that promised to transform users’ news feeds.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
22/04/19·23m 46s

Measuring your fashion footprint: Chips with Everything podcast

This week Jordan Erica Webber and Graihagh Jackson team up to examine the environmental price tag of the fast fashion phenomenon and explore how technology could hold the key to a more sustainable system. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
15/04/19·25m 25s

Porn legislation and MEPs' mistakes: Chips with Everything podcast

This week, Jordan Erica Webber catches up on recent internet-related laws that she fears are getting lost in the shadow of Brexit. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
08/04/19·25m 15s

How to catch a catfisher: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber chats to Max Benwell about how he managed to track down the person using his photos to deceive women, and what happened when he got them on the phone. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
01/04/19·25m 36s

Chips with Everything: bonus episode – podcast

Jordan Erica Webber is joined by the product manager for the Guardian Voice Lab about a new type of technology it has built. It’s called the Guardian Briefing. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
27/03/19·19m 18s

The early days of the world wide web: Chips with Everything podcast

Alex Hern speaks to Sir Tim Berners-Lee, 30 years after the computer engineer sent the proposal for what would become the world wide web. Jordan Erica Webber chats to Elle Hunt and Alex about their earliest memories of using the web. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
25/03/19·25m 31s

I'm a Barbie girl in a digital world: Chips with Everything podcast

To celebrate 60 years of Barbie, Jordan Erica Webber looks back at some of the key moments in the history of the world-famous doll, and examines how Barbie became a representative of the tech world. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
18/03/19·26m 28s

'Hire some bloody women', the gender data gap: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber teams up with Nicola Davis to look at the gender data gap in both big tech and science, and the dangerous repercussions for women in a world built for men. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
11/03/19·24m 37s

Rage against the machine: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber talks to Douglas Rushkoff about his new book, Team Human, a call to arms for people to start working together. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
04/03/19·21m 32s

Making an influencer: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber reports on the people who work behind the scenes to elevate an individual to the role of true Instagram influencer. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod
25/02/19·27m 22s

Facebook's quinceañera: Chips with Everything podcast

As Facebook turns 15, Jordan Erica Webber explores how the social media giant has transformed over the years
18/02/19·25m 53s

Grindr turns 10: Chips with Everything podcast

In this Valentine’s week special, Jordan Erica Webber looks at whether apps have helped or hindered the art of dating
11/02/19·22m 57s

Trusting in a GoFundMe world: Chips with Everything podcast

Crowdfunding platforms like GoFundMe have shown just how generous people can be towards complete strangers. Jordan Erica Webber looks at why humans are so willing to trust people they don’t know online.
08/02/19·20m 39s

The 5G wireless revolution: Chips with Everything podcast

We look at what to expect when 5G is rolled out in 2020 and how it could both help and hinder our lives
01/02/19·22m 44s

Is this thing on? Robot comedians | Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber chats to roboticist Heather Knight about why she builds performing robots. What can cyborg cabaret and robot standups teach us about human-robot interaction?
25/01/19·22m 33s

Can a computer be creative? Chips with Everything podcast

In our latest collaboration, Jordan Erica Webber teams up with Ian Sample of the Guardian’s Science Weekly podcast to look at why artwork produced using AI is forcing us to confront how we define creativity
18/01/19·24m 55s

Fortnite and the floss: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber looks at why a rapper, an actor and a teenage viral sensation have launched lawsuits against Epic Games for allegedly making money off their dance moves
11/01/19·20m 45s

Japan's new Y2K: Chips with Everything podcast

Almost two decades after the millennium bug failed to bite, Jordan Erica Webber looks at the potential consequences for big tech of the end of another era: Emperor Akihito’s reign in Japan
04/01/19·19m 58s

Tech in 2018 – the highs and many lows: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber and the Guardian’s UK tech editor explore the biggest stories of 2018 and consider what 2019 may have in store
28/12/18·36m 35s

Tracking Santa Claus: Chips with Everything podcast

In this Christmas special, Jordan Erica Webber learns how to track Santa using satellites and jet fighters as he journeys around the world bringing presents to millions of children
21/12/18·16m 29s

Building a video game industry from scratch: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber looks at why it’s difficult to be a game developer in Pakistan and Bosnia and Herzegovina
14/12/18·19m 56s

Amy Winehouse on tour as a hologram: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber explores the sometimes controversial world of holograms, from lessons taught by absent academics, to celebrities returning to the stage, even after their death
07/12/18·21m 15s

Finding the cloud under the sea: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber dives down to the ocean floor to look at the fibre-optic cables that carry nearly 99% of all transoceanic data traffic
30/11/18·21m 42s

Can we trust AI lie detectors? Chips with Everything podcast

In this collaboration between the Guardian’s Science Weekly and Chips with Everything podcasts, we explore whether we will ever be able to build an intelligent machine to detect our lies. And if we did, could we trust it?
23/11/18·26m 56s

Gaming as a force for good: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber meets the academics disproving the unsociable gamer stereotype and discovers how one game is helping scientists learn more about dementia
16/11/18·18m 39s

Magna Carta for the web: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber talks to two Mozilla Festival speakers who are trying different ways to teach individuals how to take back the internet and make it a trustworthy space again
09/11/18·19m 57s

The ancient Greeks warned us about AI: Chips with Everything podcast

Author Adrienne Mayor discusses the myths that contained the first blueprints for artificial intelligence
02/11/18·21m 13s

Insect-inspired drones and enviro-gamers: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber finds out how two scientists are employing green technology in very different ways to help curb environmental issues
26/10/18·28m 44s

The usefulness of useless robots: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber asks robot maker and innovator Simone Giertz why she dislikes the robots she makes. And how digital technology might be useful for managing our wellbeing
19/10/18·22m 41s

Big tech v democracy: Chips with Everything podcast

Is the brave new digital world affecting our politics? Could it render democracy obsolete? Jamie Bartlett joins Jordan Erica Webber to discuss
12/10/18·28m 3s

Algorithms and data – what does the future hold? Chips with Everything podcast

Can the messy and complex world we live in be reduced to algorithms? And should we even try? Mathematician and lecturer Hannah Fry attempts to answer all this and more
05/10/18·30m 3s

How the world wide web backfired: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber looks at how the rise of the internet has put a strain on democracy
28/09/18·20m 1s

The sex robot who talks back: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber talks to Dr Kate Devlin about how sex robot owners seek conversation as much as pleasure
21/09/18·20m 43s

Developing games in a war zone: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber looks at why people are using the medium of video games to depict the real life terrors of modern war
14/09/18·20m 55s

Children of the 3D printing revolution: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber looks at the battle to regulate 3D printing, a technology that can print untraceable guns and build homes
07/09/18·20m 7s

Riding the airwaves of pirate radio: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber delves into the murky world of pirate radio, from the first black radio station to broadcast in the UK to the rise in popularity of Haitian radio in Brooklyn
31/08/18·20m 26s

Draw me like one of your blockchains: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber looks at how artists are using blockchain technology to answer some of life’s most pertinent questions.
24/08/18·20m 27s

What if your favourite Instagrammer isn't real? Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber delves into the world of the virtual celebrity, from live concert performances to social-media influencers
17/08/18·19m 48s

Biomimicry: Does nature do it better?

In this special collaboration between the Guardian’s Science Weekly and Chips with Everything podcasts, we explore why it’s so hard to mimic nature
10/08/18·24m 57s

The future of smart cities is up for grabs: Chips with Everything podcast

What happens when our smart toaster and smart fridge tech is scaled up to create entire smart cities – and what are the limits to this expansion?
03/08/18·20m 16s

Will mind-controlled films change cinema? Chips with Everything podcast

The movie industry has seen tech advances since its inception. But do audiences really want to have a say in a film’s plot?
27/07/18·22m 45s

Our obsession with sci-fi technology: Chips with Everything podcast

In July 2018 a Dutch company showcased what it calls the first ever flying car already fit for purpose, at the Farnborough Airshow. But do we need flying cars in our lives?
20/07/18·22m 23s

Has cyber changed geopolitics forever? Chips with Everything podcast

David E Sanger, national security correspondent for the New York Times, speaks about his new book: The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage and Fear in the Cyber Age
13/07/18·20m 48s

The battle against deepfake pornography: Chips with Everything podcast

Academics and scientists are struggling to find ways to tackle the latest form of online sexual abuse
06/07/18·21m 49s

Can video games be addictive? Chips with Everything podcast

In June 2018, the World Health Organization released its latest version of the ICD-11. Among the new mental health disorders? Gaming disorder
29/06/18·24m 5s

What is Google doing with AI? Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber chats to a panel of artificial intelligence experts about what Sundar Pichai’s seven objectives could mean in practice
22/06/18·25m 55s

Satellite constellations and space junk: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber looks at what is currently happening in the world of space technology, including the burgeoning issue of space pollution
15/06/18·23m 35s

Can technology help dementia patients? Chips with Everything podcast

An exhibition in London looked at how digital touch technologies could reconnect a person in care with their loved ones
08/06/18·22m 56s

PlayStation at the Royal Albert Hall: Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber questions the significance of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s video game-themed concert
01/06/18·20m 49s

Doctor, I think I have GDPR fatigue: Chips with Everything podcast

The General Data Protection Regulation is coming into into force. Jordan Erica Webber finds out how the deluge of emails could be a health hazard
25/05/18·22m 50s

How can we stop robot abuse? Chips with Everything podcast

Scientists in Seoul have built a robot tortoise to help teach children not to ill-treat robots. Jordan Erica Webber investigates the ethical issues surrounding the advance of AI
18/05/18·20m 33s

Golden State Killer: the end of DNA privacy? Chips with Everything podcast

US investigators recently tracked down the suspect of a 40-year-old murder case after uploading DNA to a genealogy website. Jordan Erica Webber weighs up the pros of finding ancestors with the cons of selling privacy
11/05/18·24m 15s

How kids are getting into DIY tech: Chips with Everything podcast

This week, Jordan Erica Webber looks at how children are getting involved in maker culture and building their own adventure
04/05/18·21m 57s

Podcasts are the new black: Chips with Everything podcast

In late April Google announced it was getting more serious about podcasts with an interesting new strategy. Alex Hern looks at why tech platforms are so eager to master the podcast industry
27/04/18·25m 55s

Google vs the right to be forgotten: Chips with Everything podcast

In April 2018, Google lost a landmark case against a businessman who used his ‘right to be forgotten’ to have links to a previous conviction taken down from the search engine. Jordan Erica Webber discusses the importance of this case and looks ahead at the coming era of General Data Protection Regulation
20/04/18·23m 54s

Hey! Algorithms, leave them kids alone: Chips with Everything podcast

This week, Jordan Erica Webber looks into reports that YouTube Kids might create an algorithm-free platform to prevent children viewing inappropriate content by clicking on seemingly benign video suggestions
13/04/18·26m 0s

Robots are coming for our jobs: Chips with Everything podcast

An OECD report suggests robots could soon take 66m jobs from humans. That isn’t as bad as previously expected. But who will be first to lose their jobs to machines?
06/04/18·22m 9s

Hero to zero in Silicon Valley: Chips with Everything podcast

Scandals are rife in Silicon Valley and its greatest minds not as popular as when they first created some of the world’s most impressive technology. Jordan Erica Webber asks why
30/03/18·26m 47s

Escaping the 2D monitor – VR arcades: a Chips with Everything podcast

Jordan Erica Webber has her reservations when it comes to virtual reality in gaming. This week she battles with motion sickness and visits a VR arcade in London to see if her mind can be changed. Is there a future for these types of arcades?
23/03/18·19m 21s

Fake news is Twitter's flu: Chips with Everything podcast

This month, MIT scientists published a paper that found lies spread six times faster than real news on Twitter. This week, Jordan Erica Webber tries to understand why this happens
16/03/18·23m 27s

When death pings: Chips with Everything podcast

Would you download an app that sends you a reminder five times a day that you’re going to die? Some people are doing exactly that. This week, Jordan Erica Webber attempts to figure out why we need this kind of app, and why we’re so dependent on apps in general in our day-to-day lives
09/03/18·22m 31s
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