Hello World - How To Be Human In The Age Of The Machine

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01Power20180910Society has slowly handed over significant control to computers but how much should we rely on them over our own instincts? Mathematician Hannah Fry uncovers the hidden algorithms which can be found behind almost every aspect of our modern lives. She lifts the lid on their inner workings, demonstrating their power and exposing their limitations.

Written and read by Hannah Fry
Abridged by Robin Brooks
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

Hannah Fry uncovers the hidden algorithms behind almost every aspect of our modern lives.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

02Data20180911Society has slowly handed over significant control to computers but how much should we rely on them over our own instincts? Mathematician Hannah Fry uncovers the hidden algorithms behind almost every aspect of our modern lives; lifting the lid on their inner workings, demonstrating their power and exposing their limitations.

Data: In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, can our personal information ever be safe online?

Written and read by Hannah Fry
Abridged by Robin Brooks
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

Hannah Fry uncovers the hidden algorithms behind almost every aspect of our modern lives.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

03Medicine20180912Society has slowly handed over significant control to computers but how much should we rely on them over our own instincts? Mathematician Hannah Fry uncovers the hidden algorithms behind almost every aspect of modern life; lifting the lid on their inner workings, demonstrating their power and exposing their limitations.

Medicine: the cutting edge areas of research that offer a model for humans and computers working together.

Written and read by Hannah Fry
Abridged by Robin Brooks
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

Mathematician Hannah Fry considers the algorithms opening up new frontiers in medicine.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

04Cars20180913Society has slowly handed over significant control to computers but how much should we rely on them over our own instincts? Mathematician Hannah Fry uncovers the hidden algorithms behind almost every aspect of our modern lives; lifting the lid on their inner workings, demonstrating their power and exposing their limitations.

Cars: will algorithms power the perfect autonomous vehicle? Between Bayes theorem and the problem of mischievous humans, Hannah Fry has her doubts...

Written and read by Hannah Fry
Abridged by Robin Brooks
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

Hannah Fry reveals the algorithms which might power the autonomous vehicles of the future.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

05Humans20180914Society has slowly handed over significant control to computers but how much should we rely on them over our own instincts? Mathematician Hannah Fry uncovers the hidden algorithms behind almost every aspect of our modern lives; lifting the lid on their inner workings, demonstrating their power and exposing their limitations.

Humans: charting a course to a future where humans and computers work together.

Written and read by Hannah Fry
Abridged by Robin Brooks
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

Dr Hannah Fry charts a course to a future where humans and computers work together.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres