Michael Stevens is the creator of Vsauce, a YouTube channel originally focusing on games and moved to science education – a series that now has over 18 million subscribers and 1.2 billion views after 10 years. His videos blend philosophy, maths and science and he’s now touring with Mythbuster Adam Savage for Brain Candy Live, which premieres in Perth on the 22nd January after a successful US tour.
Talk the Talk spoke to Michael about science communication, how to interact with critics and what it’s like doing a big science tour.
A report from a futurologist is claiming that we’re only ten years away from having deep and meaningfuls with our puppers and kittehs. But there might be some technical hurdles — including the possibility that there’s nothing going on to translate.
Daniel, Kylie, and Ben think it over on this episode of Talk the Talk.
Are you stuck for what to go as for Halloween? AI to the rescue!
A computer scientist is using neural networks to invent Halloween costumes. Do you think you could pull off Punk Tree? Or perhaps Lady Garbage is more your style. So what are neural nets, and what is this deep learning that everyone is talking about? And what other names could AIs invent?
We’re talking with the creator Janelle Shane on this episode of Talk the Talk.