The 9pm Killer Robot Restaurant Booking with UNSW Scientia Professor Toby Walsh

UNSW Scientia Professor Toby Walsh (left) and one of the special friends he made along the way. (Photo: Christian Kielmann/TU Berlin)

The first special-guest episode in the spring series is a fascinating chat about artificial intelligence, killer robots, and more with UNSW Scientia Professor Toby Walsh, chief scientist of the brand new UNSW AI Institute.

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Weekly Wrap 568: Nostalgia about travel, technical disasters, and too much blockchain

Returning from Canberra, 15 April 2016

Monday 12 to Sunday 18 April 2021 was another week in which I started reminiscing about travel, which is why there’s a random old photo of the view from a train window at the head of this post. But there was also a podcast this week, and a ZDNet article, and a failed livestream.

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Weekly Wrap 528: The COVID-19 stress increases as I descend into confusion about the lockdown

Xi'an Cuisine in Chinatown

My week of Monday 6 to Sunday 12 July 2020 was curious one. I felt the joy of being able to get out and about, but I felt the fear of Victoria’s borders being closed and the stress being increased for the rest of us Australians as the ’rona kills more of us. Still, I made a podcast.

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