14. The Science of Social Media Image

14. The Science of Social Media

10 March - 20 mins
Podcast Series Show Me the Science with Luke O'Neill

Likes, favourites, tweets, tags and trends - it's a long way from the earliest forms of what is today's internet, and it's been an incredible story between then and now.

This week Luke goes right back to the beginning of networked computer power and explains the science that led from the world wide web to the global social media giants, and the science of how it is impacting us and our world.

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20 mins

Series Episodes

18. Science of Artificial Intelligence

18. Science of Artificial Intelligence

From voice recognition software to computers that can far outstrip even the world's greatest human thinkers, artificial intelligence is evolving to master tasks once far beyond the realms of machines, but how far can it go? How will AI change our lives? And will the robots one day take over? This week Luke explores the science of artificial intelligence Show me the Science is with thanks to B Braun. Listen and subscribe to Show Me the Science on Apple Podcasts ,Google Podcasts and Spotify.    Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.    You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

18 mins

7 April Finished

17. The Science of the Sun

17. The Science of the Sun

It warms us, energises us, it lights our way and it's the key to all life on earth, but what do we really know about the science of the sun? This week Luke explores everything from the colour spectrum to solar wind and the aurora borealis. Listen and subscribe to Show Me the Science on Apple Podcasts ,Google Podcasts and Spotify.    Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.    You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

16 mins

1 April Finished

16. The Science of Your Gut

16. The Science of Your Gut

This week Luke explores the science of the gut. As time goes on we learn more and more that what happens in our gut can have far reaching consequences, for better and worse. It's not always pretty, but the discoveries about the bacteria living inside us could have massive impacts on our lives. Listen and subscribe to Show Me the Science on Apple Podcasts ,Google Podcasts and Spotify.    Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.    You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

19 mins

24 March Finished

15. The Science of Extreme Weather

15. The Science of Extreme Weather

Hurricanes, floods, record rainfall. Our climate is getting more extreme, but what is the science behind our changing world? And can we reverse the trend? This week Luke explores the science of extreme weather. Listen and subscribe to Show Me the Science on Apple Podcasts ,Google Podcasts and Spotify.    Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.    You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

15 mins

17 March Finished

13. The Science of Sport

13. The Science of Sport

This week Luke explores the science of sport and exercise and explores questions like, do ice baths actually do any good? What makes someone a great athlete? Is it training or is it genetic? What are the three types of fitness? Listen and subscribe to Show Me the Science on Apple Podcasts ,Google Podcasts and Spotify.    Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.    You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

18 mins

3 March Finished

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