More interviews are in the pipeline that include topics such as Quantum Computing (scheduled for September 2017) and Crypto Currency.
Dr Helen Czerski
Dr Helen Czerski is a physicist, oceanographer and broadcaster with a passion for science, sport, books, creativity, hot chocolate and investigating the interesting things in life. She currently works in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at University College London, and is a science presenter for the BBC. Her documentaries include 'Colour', 'Sound' and the forthcoming 'Temperature'.
Here Helen gave a robust defence of the scientific method in an age where facts appear to have lost their value.
Dr Aleks Krotoski talks about the origins of the internet and how the Californian rock band 'The Grateful Dead' helped kickstart the greatest technology of the last century.
Dr Aleks Krotoski
Aleks Krotoski is a woman of many talents. She has been writing about interactivity since 1999, has has a PhD in the social psychology of relationships in online communities and frequently writes for publications such as the Guardian and the Observer. She also hosts the BBC Radio 4 show the Digital Human and countless podcast series.
In this interview, Aleks tells us how she became interested in psychology and tech, and explains the origins of the internet and how technology is effecting us all in the 21st century.
Prof. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Csíkszentmihályi Mihály is one of the worlds leading psychologists. He recognised and named the psychological concept of flow, a highly focused mental state. He is the Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Management at Claremont Graduate University.
In this audio interview the Professor speaks about his seminal work and his harrowing experiences during World War II that motivated him to study the pursuit of happiness.
Randi speaks on Uri Geller
James 'The Amazing' Randi
James Randi has an international reputation as a magician and escape artist, but today he is best known as the world’s most tireless investigator and demystifier of paranormal and pseudoscientific claims. Randi has pursued “psychic” spoonbenders, exposed the dirty tricks of faith healers, investigated homeopathic water “with a memory,” and generally been a thorn in the sides of those who try to pull the wool over the public’s eyes in the name of the supernatural.
In our interview, Randi discusses his early years and inspirations as well as his time exposing faith healers such as Peter Popoff and 'spoonbender', Uri Geller.
So far, interviewees have included...
James Randi does some slight of hand for us
Hello_World is the title of 1201_Alarm's first album. Inspired by science, technology, innovation and endeavour, each track has been inspirited by an interview with a leading scientist or critical thinker. The full interviews from this cast of amazing people will be released as a separate podcast in the weeks before the albums launch. Check below for a sneak peek.
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