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Alex and Kevin might be aliens, but the supercomputers are the real threat!

Show Notes

Vertiasium on rotationally-induced gravity (video)

Learn to Code: It’s Harder Than You Think

Coal miners learn to code

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Runaround - The Asimov story Kevin mentions


FPGA (Wikipedia)

Maximizing future possibilities (video)

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Kevin and Alex chat asteroid mining, Raspberry Pi Zero, and Euro Truck Simulator.

Show Notes

The $5 Raspberry Pi Zero

The Twiddler 3 Keyboard

The US says mining is fine

Euro Truck Simulator 2

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Alex and Kevin fight over futuristic propulsion, try to invent gravity, and express their undying love for tardigrades.

Show Notes

The Alcubierre Drive (Wikipedia)

The EM Drive (Wikipedia)

ISS boosting its orbit (video)

Kardaschev scale (Wikipedia)

Satupiter stole our stuff!

The formation of the solar system (video)

Legrangian points (Wikipedia)

Tardigrades have foreign DNA

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Alex and Kevin discuss Fortran, Common Core math, and more things they know nothing about!

Show Notes

NASA needs Fortram developers

5+5+5 isn’t 3+3+3+3+3

Common Core Math is not the enemy

There’s a new Star Trek!

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Kevin and Alex defend their profession from evil engineers, and see who can type the fastest.

Show Notes

Holes in the ISS (Smarter Every Day)

O-rings (Wikipedia)

Programmers: Stop Calling Yourselves Engineers

Stereoscopy (Wikipedia)

Qubit (Wikipedia)

Typing Club

Stenotype (Wikipedia)

Chorded typing with a piano keyboard