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 165 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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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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episode 162: Doors


What about when they’re ajar?...


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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
 
 

episode 158: Pants


The entire conversation is pants. (The Brits will get that.)...


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 2019-06-03  2m
 
 

episode 157: Board Games


How much board is required?...


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 2019-05-20  9m
 
 

episode 156: Combination Restaurants


We’ll see you at the Carl’s Jr./Green Burrito/KFC/Taco Bell....


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 2019-05-06  7m
 
 

episode 155: TV and Movies


When is it a TV show and when is it a movie? It’s confusing....


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 2019-04-15  15m
 
 

episode 154: American Food


It all goes back to Mesopotamia....


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 2019-04-01  6m