Robot or Not?

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

https://www.theincomparable.com/robot/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 4m. Bisher sind 170 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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episode 168: Augmented Reality


An Accidental AR podcast....


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   9m
 
 

episode 167: Pet Names


Can we differentiate between how people name pets and how they name children? Listeners Rover and Whiskers, drop us a line....


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   7m
 
 

episode 166: Smart Devices


Where do we draw the line between a regular device and a “smart” device?...


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   4m
 
 

episode 165: Leftovers


When does a meal turn into leftovers?...


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 2019-09-09  5m
 
 

episode 164: Cover Version


Listener Luke sent in this week’s theme song. Is it a cover version of our canonical theme song? When is a new version of a song not a cover?...


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 2019-08-26  4m
 
 

episode 163: Family


What constitutes family? Blood relatives only? Are friends family? Are co-workers family? Can you escape your family?...


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 2019-08-14  7m
 
 

episode 162: Doors


What about when they’re ajar?...


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 2019-07-29  3m
 
 

episode 161: Storefronts


Select all the STOREFRONTS to prove that you’re a human....


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 2019-07-15  6m
 
 

episode 160: Bacon


By popular demand, John has done his research—or maybe not?—and is here to break down what is bacon and what is an impostor....


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 2019-07-01  6m
 
 

episode 159: Campus Delivery Robots


Prompted by a note from Listener Zach, we discuss the trend of “autonomous food delivery vehicles” on college campuses....


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 2019-06-11  4m