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Terrifying Robot Dog

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A weekly podcast about how technology is changing the way we interact with the world. Hosted by Jonathan Stark and Kelli Shaver.

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A weekly podcast about how technology is changing the way we interact with the world. Hosted by Jonathan Stark and Kelli Shaver.

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Terrifying Robot Dog

Latest release on Mar 18, 2020

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 6 days ago

Rank #1: Infinte Interns

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Is machine learning the new relational database?

Titles We Considered

  • Infinite Interns
  • Unstructured Query Language

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Jul 13 2018

37mins

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Rank #2: Circuit du Soleil

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Robot cats, flying androids, and motorcycle drones, oh my!

Jul 06 2018

31mins

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Rank #3: April Fools Year

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A fake photo is worth a thousand fake words.

Jun 29 2018

43mins

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Rank #4: Duster Diamonds

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Plants in space, a psychotic AI, and cringe-y WWDC news.

Titles We Considered

  • Schrodinger's Lawnmower
  • Angry Canadian
  • Martian Fanzines
  • Just Draw It Out
  • Sympathy Logic
  • Loser AI
  • Duster Diamonds

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Cheers!

—J&K

Jun 08 2018

40mins

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Rank #5: Rat Fingers

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Rat Fingers

Yeah... robots coated in rat flesh is now technically a thing.

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Titles We Considered

  • Finger Bot
  • Cheeseburger Slot
  • Rat Fingers
  • Blockchain Lawn
  • Drip Dry Tusks

Jun 01 2018

33mins

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Rank #6: Yelling At Robots

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WARNING: This is our most epic wafflecast yet

After lawn care, lame warrantees, and stacking hay, we do eventually get to talking about tech :)

May 25 2018

54mins

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Rank #8: From The Comfort Of Our Hovercouch

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What would happen if you were being controlled by an anonymous internet hive mind?

Titles We Considered

  • Shall We Play A Game?
  • From The Comfort Of Our Hovercouch
  • Five Bocks
  • Under The Diaper

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Nov 09 2018

30mins

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Rank #9: The Terror That Flaps In The Night

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Gadget week review of the Rocketbook Everlast connected notebook.

This week, we geek out about notebooks - in particular, digital workflows that involve pen and paper.

  • Rocketbook Everlast
  • Rocketbook Wave
  • Rocketbook One
  • Levenger Circa Notebooks
  • iPad Pro + Apple Pencil

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Titles We Considered

  • Terror That Flaps In The Night
  • Pencil Person
  • Shadow Wing
  • Damp Tongue
  • The Perfect Notebook Quest

Credits

This week's episode was edited in part by Cooper Stark. Don't forget to like and subscribe ;-)

Sep 07 2018

38mins

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Rank #10: 2000 Square Foot Waffle

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Everything from cybergeddon to summer jobs to yarn bombs. You've been warned.

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Aug 31 2018

42mins

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Rank #11: School of Hot Pockets

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A discussion of the book Driverless by Hod Lipson

Aug 24 2018

36mins

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Rank #12: The Cooper Show

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JS is on vacation this week, so we uploaded this short interview with Cooper talking a bit about making animations.

For the record, he also edited the episode and created the outro music.

See you next week!

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Aug 17 2018

7mins

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Rank #13: Nerdvasion at the Arena

Aug 10 2018

37mins

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Rank #14: Self-Driving Segue

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Mmmm... a short stack of waffles

Talking Points

  • Liquid water on Mars?
  • Connected hoodies tracking your location
  • Destination specific self-driving cars

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Titles We Considered

  • Very Small Tools
  • Problematic Hot End
  • Not Unfun
  • Martian Santa
  • Dumbclothes
  • Self-Driving Segue

Jul 27 2018

28mins

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Rank #15: Kissy Teenage Stuff

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Are computers better at entertaining us than we are?

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  • Brain Off
  • Kissy Teenage Stuff
  • Lazy Electrons

Jul 20 2018

36mins

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Rank #16: Needlecast

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Hello, dear listener!

Kelli and I are back with episode 1 of season 7 to review the book Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan.

It's a very good book with lots of cool technology that holds all sorts of implications for future society.

Enjoy!

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Titles We Considered

  • Sleeve Death
  • Organic Damage
  • Needlecast
  • Boyfriend's Ex-Body
  • Nudal Frontity
  • Twin Of All Twins
  • Git Merge Brain
  • Season X

Thanks

—JS & KS

May 17 2018

43mins

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Rank #18: Immortality As A Service

Dec 08 2017

31mins

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Rank #19: Fade To Black

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Fade To Black

INTRO

Hello and welcome to Terrifying Robot Dog! I'm Jonathan Stark - and I'm Kelli Shaver - and we are here to talk about how technology is changing the way we interact with the world.

This week we talk about Max Jesus.

Please stay tuned, Terrifying Robot Dog is next...

HOUSEKEEPING

  • Oops! JS said the Lore TV show is on Netflix, but it is actually on Amazon.

FEATURE

The Church of AI

LINKS

TITLES WE CONSIDERED

  • Max Jesus
  • Fade To Black
  • Old Man Yells At Cloud
  • God Is On AWS

CLOSING

That's our show for .... ever. Cue our awkward goodbye.

Oct 13 2017

31mins

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Rank #20: Keep Getting Differenter

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Keep Getting Differenter

INTRO

Hello and welcome to Terrifying Robot Dog! I'm Jonathan Stark - and I'm Kelli Shaver - and we are here to talk about how technology is changing the way we interact with the world.

This is TRD Book Club with Brave New World by Aldus Huxley.

Please stay tuned, Terrifying Robot Dog is next...

HOUSEKEEPING

  • Missed last week due to illness - sorry!
  • Shoutouts - Jeremy Caudle
  • Nov 20th for Third Order

FEATURE

TRD Book Club with Brave New World by Aldus Huxley

LINKS

TITLES WE CONSIDERED

  • Humans Factory
  • Cake or Death?
  • The Feelies
  • Scent Organ
  • Keep Getting Differenter
  • Bonanza of Hedonistic Pleasure
  • Normtopia

CLOSING

That's our show for this week. I'm Jonathan Stark - and I'm Kelli Shaver - and we hope you join us again next week for Terrifying Robot Dog. Bye!

POST-SHOW

Would you like to see Kelli and I in your inbox once a week? Get new episodes delivered straight to you with show notes, links to additional content, and more... Plus, you can reply to any message to suggest topics for future episodes. To get the inside track, go to terrifyingrobotdog.com and look for the KEEP ME IN THE LOOP button. That url again is terrifyingrobotdog.com.

Sep 22 2017

55mins

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